BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

William Charles Frederick Gillam

October 14 1867 - February 10 1962

Vancouver Exhibition Association

William Charles Frederick Gillam was born in Brighton, England in 1867. He was an architect, painter, and etcher.

According to information in Building the West, he arrived in Vancouver in 1911, where he practiced architecture until 1922, also holding a job of munitions inspector during World War One. He moved to California where he continued work as an architect, and displayed his art as a member of the California Society of Etchers, the Palo Alto Art Club, and the Berkeley League of Fine Arts.

Gillam exhibited his work with the Vancouver Exhibition Association in 1924 and 1925 prior to his departure to California, where he died in 1962.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1924 Aug. 9 - 16 Vancouver Exhibition   Annual Exhibition The Cloister
Mission Dolores
The Leap
The Triple Doorway
The Windmill

References

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

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
      8 references cited for Gillam.

BUILDING THE WEST - Early Architects of British Columbia
      2003; Edited by Donald Luxton, numerous contributing authors and researchers
      Talonbooks, ISBN 0-88922-474-9
      560 pages, extensively illustrated in black and white, some colour
      Biographies of over 400 architects and firms; extensive bibliography
      Includes one page biography of Gillam and 6 photos of his building designs, including 2 renderings.

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