Art & Artists in Exhibition: Vancouver 1890 - 1950
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Edith (also Edythe) M. Brand
(also Edith Hembroff-Brand, Edith Hembroff-Schliecher)
(m. Frederick J. Brand; m. Julius Schleicher)

December 13 1906 - 1994

Island Arts and Crafts Society
B.C. Society of Fine Arts (Member ?- 1936-1943)

Edith Brand was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in 1906. She was a pupil at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, California, and at the School of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California. She was also a student of Andre L'Hote in Paris, France.

She exhibited her work and was listed as a member in the exhibition catalogues of the B.C. Society of Fine Arts for a few years under the name Hembroff-Brand, from at least 1936 until 1943. She also showed work in the B.C. Artists annual exhibitions from 1936 to 1938. She was a painter in oil and watercolour, and a printmaker using the technique of etching.

She showed work at the Music and Art Foundation, Seattle, Washington, where she won a prize; and was an exhibitor at the Salon des Independents, in Paris, France. She taught the special art class at Crofton House School, Vancouver. She also lived in Victoria, on Craigdarroch Road in 1941, and exhibited work with the Island Arts and Crafts Society between 1930 and 1932.

She died in Victoria, B.C. in 1994.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1935 Sept. 20 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 4th Annual Stella
1936 June 26 - July 12 BCSFA   26th Annual Helen
Springtime
P.V. Ustinov
1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11 VAG   B.C. Artists 5th Annual M.E.C.
Perugia, Italy
1936 Oct. 15 - 20 VAG   B.C. Artists Chilliwack Exhibition M.E.C.
1937 April 16 - May 1 BCSFA   27th Annual Still Life
Madeleine
Point Grey
1937 Sept. 17 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 6th Annual Woodland Scene
Thatched Roof and Trees
1938 April 29 - May 15 BCSFA   28th Annual Still Life
Holiday
At Camp
Ukrainian Girl
1938 Sept. 16 - Oct. 9 VAG   B.C. Artists 7th Annual Negro Girl
Portrait Study
1939 June 9 - 25 BCSFA   29th Annual Invalid
Nude


References - MONOGRAPHS

Refer to BIBLIO.

References - GROUP EXHIBITIONS

VANCOUVER: ART & ARTISTS 1931 - 1983 (refer to VAG83)

CONTEMPORARIES OF EMILY CARR IN BRITISH COLUMBIA (refer to SFU74)

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

References - GENERAL

WHO'S WHO IN NORTHWEST ART (refer to WWNA41)

ISLAND ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY - List of Exhibitors

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

VISUAL ARTS BRITISH COLUMBIA (refer to VABC77)

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
      1 reference cited for Hembroff-Brand: Who's Who in Northwest Art.

THE FECKLESS COLLECTION (refer to FECK18)

Clippings

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