Art & Artists in Exhibition: Vancouver 1890 - 1950
     Home     Artists     Exhibitions     Organizations     Clippings     References    

Major Charles Busteed (Bill) Fowler

1849 - March 29 1941

B.C. Art League (Finance Committee 1920)
B.C. Society of Fine Arts

Major Charles Bill Fowler was appointed to the Finance Committee of the B.C. Art League at its formation in 1920.

He exhibited three paintings in the 1922 Annual Exhibition of the B.C. Society of Fine Arts. He submitted work and exhibited in the B.C. Artists' exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery from 1933 to 1935.

He was noted as being the oldest exhibitor in the 1936 David Spencer Golden Jubilee Exhibition at age 87. He died in Vancouver in 1941 aged 91.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1922 Sept. 16 - 23 BCSFA   14th Annual Exhibition Brent Tor, Devonshire
Interior Baltimore Cathedral
Under Croft, Diocesan Hall, Baltimore
1932 May - July VAG   All Canadian Exhibition Brenton, Devonshire
1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 2nd Annual Sunset O'er English Bay
Book Plates
1933 Dec. 1 - 17 VAG   B.C. Artists Christmas Exhibition Saanich Inlet
An Irish Cottage
1934 Dec. 4 - 16 VAG   B.C. Artists Christmas Exhibition English Bay from Point Grey
Irish Cottage near Kinsale, Ireland
1935 Sept. 20 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 4th Annual Vancouver's Hub from South Bank of False Creek
1936 Aug. 18 - 28 David Spencer B.C. Artists' Golden Jubilee (artwork)
1946 July 2 - 28 VAG   Jubilee Exhibition Kitsilano Beach

References

100 YEARS OF B.C. ART (refer to VAG58)

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

Clippings

"The committees which will be recommended to the League were named as follows:
   Finance: Major Fowler ..."
      From "B.C. Art League Committees Are Active" by (unknown)
      Western Woman's Weekly, October 9, 1920

" ... Major C.B. Foyler (sic), ... and others are exhibiting in the various classes."
      From "Bargains in Art"
      Vancouver Sun, December 1, 1933


     Home     Copyright 2010 - 2020