BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

Sonia Cornwall

1919 - March 16 2006

Cariboo Art Society (co-founder)

Sonia Cornwall was born in Kamloops, B.C. She was the daughter of artist Vivian Cowan. The family lived at the Onward Ranch at 150 Mile House, where visitors from the UBC arts program came to paint, including artists A.Y. Jackson and Joe Plaskett.

Cornwall was educated in Calgary, and married Hugh Cornwall in 1948.

She exhibited artwork in the 1950 annual B.C. Artists exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

She died at home in 2006 at the age of 87.

In 2013 an extensive biography of Cornwall and her mother was published (see below).

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1950 Nov. 28 - Dec. 17 VAG   B.C. Artists 19th Annual Ranch Buildings

References

BIBLIO

VISUAL ARTS BRITISH COLUMBIA (refer to VABC77)

BRITISH COLUMBIA ART COLLECTION 1974-80 (refer to BCAC80)

ARTISTS IN CANADA 1982 - UNION LIST OF ARTISTS' FILES (refer to AIC82)

THE GRANDE DAMES OF THE CARIBOO (refer to FOW13)

Clippings


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