BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

John (Jack) Douglas Gregson

June 17 1910 - October 29 2006

Kamloops Outdoor Club (established)
Kamloops Naturalist Club (established)
Freeman, City of Kamloops (1990)

John Gregson was born in Blackfald, Alberta. The family moved to Courtenay when he was young. He graduated from UBC in 1934 with a BA, and from University of Alberta in 1936 with an MSc. He worked for the Government of Canada Department of Agriculture as an entomologist, where he became an expert on ticks.

He married Barbara Grace Claxton, a Registered Nurse, in Kamloops on May 23 1939.

He exhibited artwork in B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery from 1941 to 1949. He was living in Kamloops in the 1940s, and was still living there in 1977.

Gregson died in Kamloops at the age of 96.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1941 Sept. 26 - Oct. 19 VAG   B.C. Artists 10th Annual Waterton
1942 Sept. 25 - Oct. 18 VAG   B.C. Artists 11th Annual Dry Belt
Revelation Pass
1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20 VAG   B.C. Artists 12th Annual Mulvehill
Alpine Garden
1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22 VAG   B.C. Artists 13th Annual Clouds and Hills
Indian Village
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual The Reward (Tranquille Lake Country)
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual Mountain Pass
1949 Oct. 8 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 18th Annual Montana May

References

VISUAL ARTS BRITISH COLUMBIA (refer to VABC77)

http://www.beyondnootka.com/biographies/john_gregson.html

https://www.comoxvalleyrecord.com/obituaries/john-douglas-gregson/

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