John Henry Eustis

September 20 1909 - October 30 1996

Provincial Normal School
Provincial Normal School Sketch Club

J.H. Eustis was born in Bisbee, Arizona in 1909. Both of his parents were from Wales.

He attended the Provincial Normal School, at least for the 1932-33 school year, and was a member of the school's Sketch Club under the leadership of W.P. Weston.

Eustis married Dorothy Grace Apps in Vancouver on June 29 1943. His occupation was noted as School Teacher, she was a "Sewing Operative - glove manufacturing."

He exhibited his work in the B.C. Artists annual exhibitions in 1942, 1945, and 1949. He was living in Vancouver in 1945, and Brighouse in 1949.

Eustis died in Delta in 1996 at the age of 87, he had been living in Delta, and was survived by his wife.

1942 Sept. 25 - Oct. 18 VAG   B.C. Artists 11th Annual Still Life with Squash
Barn with Fences
1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21 VAG   B.C. Artists 14th Annual Retired
Still Life
1949 Oct. 8 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 18th Annual Distant Fields


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"Mr. John Eustis was elected president and Miss Clara Watson, social secretary. Both were very able executives, Mr. Eustis proving his capability in organizing the club and encouraging them in their work, and Miss Watson, in arranging for refreshments."
      From "Normal School Sketch Club"
      Provincial Normal School Annual, 1932-33

"J.H. Eustis in his "Still Life with Squash" has indicated in a rich rhythmically arranged composition a Cezanne influence."
      From "Colorful Display Presented In Exhibition By B.C. Artists" by Palette
      Vancouver Province, September 19 1942