BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

August (Gus) Hillgren

March 11 1881 - September 13 1964

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August Hillgren was born in Norway, and came to Vancouver c1914. He was employed as a logger.

He exhibited work in the 1944 British Columbia At Work exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery. His name was incorrectly listed as "O. Hillgren" in the exhibition catalogue.

Hillgren died in Vancouver in 1964 at the age of 83. He retired from the logging industry in 1951. He was single.


EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1944 Nov. 21 - Dec. 10 Labour Arts Guild   1st B.C. At Work Timber Fallers
Loggers in Town

References

A CENTURY OF SCULPTURE (refer to SSBC98)

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

Clippings


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