Art & Artists in Exhibition: Vancouver 1890 - 1950
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Ernest (Ernie) Arthur Harris

1908 -

Provincial Normal School
Federation of Canadian Artists (Founding Member 1941)

Ernest A. Harris exhibited with the Island Arts and Crafts Society in 1922.

In 1925-26 he was attending the Provincial Normal School, and was a member of its Sketch Club.

He was a founding member of the Federation of Canadian Artists in 1941.

The titles of his artworks exhibited in the BC Artists exhibitions indicate his involvement with World War Two, it would be interesting to know more information about this.

He exhibited in the B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1938, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1946, 1947, and 1955.

In 1977 the artist was living in Vancouver.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1938 Sept. 16 - Oct. 9 VAG   B.C. Artists 7th Annual ... And in Lighthouses
Cannery, West Vancouver
1941 Sept. 26 - Oct. 19 VAG   B.C. Artists 10th Annual Wreck
1942 Sept. 25 - Oct. 18 VAG   B.C. Artists 11th Annual Basement Dissertation
The Church on the Dike
1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20 VAG   B.C. Artists 12th Annual Obstacle Course
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual Caen
Line-up in Normandy
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual Beach Fire
Driftwood

References

ISLAND ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY - List of Exhibitors

VISUAL ARTS BRITISH COLUMBIA (refer to VABC77)

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

VANCOUVER PUBLIC LIBRARY - B.C. ARTISTS FILES (refer to VPL)

Clippings

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