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Janet Mary Eaves
(Mrs. Aubrey G. Goodall)

c1880 - March 1 1969

B.C. Art League (Charter Member)
B.C. Society of Fine Arts


Eaves was born in Devonshire, England. She came to Canada in 1911, and married Aubrey Grant Goodall in Vancouver on April 3, 1914.

Eaves had at least one illustration in the 1918 issue of The Gold Stripe - Volume One, and there was a short biographical note including a photograph of her on page 13 (see below).

She was a charter member of the B.C. Art League when it was founded in 1920, her address "Buena Vista P.O.".

She exhibited in the 1920, 1922, and 1925 annual exhibitions of the B.C. Society of Fine Arts, held at the Vancouver School Board offices on Hamilton Street.

Eaves died in Summerland, B.C. in 1969 at the age of 89, according to B.C. Vital Statistics on-line.


Exhibitions

DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1920 September 18 - 25 BCSFA   Annual Exhibition Decorative Nursery Panel
1922 Sept. 16 - 23 BCSFA   14th Annual Exhibition Saint Elizabeth
Lilith
Hand Weaving & Applique designed, woven & executed
1925 May 9 - 16 BCSFA   17th Annual Exhibition Study of Child

References

The Gold Stripe - Volume One
      1918, Christmas. Published by the Amputation Club of B.C., Vancouver
      216 pages (including text, advertisements and photographs)
      One illustration by Eaves, and short biography page 13.

Clippings

"Janet Eaves (Mrs. Aubrey Goodall), one of our artist contributors, was born in Devonshire, England. She studied art for some years in Dusseldorf, came to Canada in 1911, and has since devoted her talents to black and white work. She has a brother who is a staff officer with Sir Douglas Haig."
      "Some Contributors", The Gold Stripe - Volume One, 1918


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