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Gladys Kathleen MacKintosh Ewan
(married George Ewan)

(?) - 1944 - 1972 - (?)

B.C. Society of Fine Arts (Assoc. Member)

Gladys K. Ewan was born in Victoria. She exhibited her work in the 1944 B.C. Artists exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery, winning the Beatrice Stone Medal for her painting Study in Light. She gave her address as Victoria, B.C. She also had work in the 1945, 1947, 1949 and 1950 B.C. Artists exhibitions.

She also had work in the 1944 and 1945 British Columbia At Work exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Ewan was widowed when her husband George Lawrence Ewan died in Victoria in 1972, he was recently retired from 17 years with BC Provincial Forestry doing aerial survey work.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22 VAG   B.C. Artists 13th Annual Study in Light
Indian Village, Shalalth, B.C.
1944 Nov. 21 - Dec. 10 Labour Arts Guild   1st B.C. At Work Noon Hour
Drill Press
Control
1945 July 3 - Aug. 26 VAG   B.C. Artists 4th Annual Summer Study in Light
1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21 VAG   B.C. Artists 14th Annual Figure Study
Conversation
1945 Nov. 13 - Dec. 2 Labour Arts Guild   2nd B.C. At Work Bridge Repairs
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual Still Life
1949 Oct. 8 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 18th Annual Landscape
1950 Nov. 28 - Dec. 17 VAG   B.C. Artists 19th Annual Drawing

References

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

BRITISH COLUMBIA WOMEN ARTISTS 1885-1985 (refer to AGGV85)

EYE APPEAL 1987 (refer to CNIB87)

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)
      Half page biography with references.

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
     2 references to Ewen.

B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE husband death (refer to BCVS)

Clippings

"Art in Victoria and elsewhere on Vancouver Island has taken on fresh impetus during the past six months. Among individual successes, Victoria-born Gladys E. Ewan won top award in the last annual B.C. artists exhibition at the gallery."
      From "Collection of Eastern Artist Features Art Gallery Display" by Palette
      Vancouver Daily Province, January 24 1945

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