|BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS|
Stevens was a member of the Atelier Sketch Club, a group formed by art students taking Evening Classes at the Vancouver School of Art. The group put together an exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1940.
She exhibited work in B.C. Artists' annual exhibitions from 1942 to 1950 and in 1958, held at the Vancouver Art Gallery, and in the 1944 British Columbia At Work exhibition.
She married artist Clive Cope on March 26, 1943 in Vancouver. His occupation was noted as "commercial artist - advertising" and hers was "industrial artist - woodenware."
She had a solo exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1949.
She exhibited as Dorothy Stevens-Cope in the 1945 B.C. Artists exhibition, and as Dorothy Stevens Cope (no hyphen) in the 1946 and 1948 Atelier Club Annual Exhibitions.
She exhibited in the Seattle Art Museum's annual Northwest Artists exhibition from 1961 to 1964.
|1949 Aug. 23 - Sept. 11||17 Watercolours||VAG|
|1940 April 2 - 14||Atelier Club Group exhibition||Under The Bridge|
|On The North Shore|
|1940 Sept. 20 - Oct. 13||VAG B.C. Artists 9th Annual||On Twigg Island|
|1941 Sept. 26 - Oct. 19||VAG B.C. Artists 10th Annual||Cliffhouse|
|1942 Sept. 25 - Oct. 18||VAG B.C. Artists 11th Annual||Across the Road|
|1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20||VAG B.C. Artists12th Annual||Landscape|
|Woman and Screen|
|1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22||VAG B.C. Artists 13th Annual||Late Hour|
|Walker's House, Toronto|
|1944 Nov. 21 - Dec. 10||Labour Arts Guild 1st B.C. At Work||Cleaning Up|
|1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21||VAG B.C. Artists 14th Annual||Marge|
|1946 June 11 - 30||Atelier Club 7th Annual||After Curtain Call|
|At the Cross Roads|
|1946 July 2 - 28||VAG Jubilee Exhibition||Walker's House|
|1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13||VAG B.C. Artists 15th Annual||Old House, Vancouver|
|1946 Oct. ? - ?||FCA 40 Selections from 15th BCA||Old House, Vancouver|
|1948 Mar. 23 - Apr. 1||Atelier Club 9th Annual||The Valley|
|1949 Oct. 8 - 30||VAG B.C. Artists 18th Annual||Near Whytecliff|
|1950 April 25 - May 14||BCSA 40th Annual||House on Broadway|
|1950 Nov. 28 - Dec. 17||VAG B.C. Artists 19th Annual||Doctor's House|
100 YEARS OF B.C. ART (refer to VAG58)
B.C. ARTISTS 27th ANNUAL (refer to BCA58)
SEATTLE ART MUSEUM - NORTHWEST ARTISTS EXHIBITIONS 1914 - 1975
Refer to NWA BC artists by exhibition
Refer to NWAA BC artists alphabetically
ARTISTS IN CANADA 1982 - UNION LIST OF ARTISTS' FILES (refer to AIC82)
BRITISH COLUMBIA WOMEN ARTISTS 1885-1985 (refer to AGGV85)
MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS -
SPRING EXHIBITIONS 1880 - 1970 (refer to MM88)
A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS
(refer to M)
Short reference to Cope
BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA
(refer to BIAC03)
5 references cited for Cope.
B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE marriage (refer to BCVS)
"Art Group, Youth Share City Gallery"
Vancouver Province, April 4 1940
"Atelier Sketch Club Takes A Bow"
News Herald, April 3 1940
"Among the watercolors noted ... Dorothy Stevens' two sketches for
their free, bold handling."
From "Speaking of Art" by Browni Wingate
News Herald, September 28 1942
"Some of the present regular members are, Dorothy S. Cope,
a decorator of wooden ware, ... "
From "Office, Shipyard Workers Find Relaxation In Drawing"
News Herald, April 17 1943
"There is strength also ... in Dorothy Stevens-Cope's
"Crossroads," vitally expressive of rural British Columbia."
From "Graphic Arts and Sculpture Place in Gallery Exhibition" by Palette
Vancouver Province, September 24 1945