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Ronald Threlkeld Jackson

1902 - 1992

B.C. Society of Fine Arts (Member)
Federation of Canadian Artists (Founding Member 1941)

Ronald Jackson was born in Hamiota, Manitoba.

He was on a list titled "Leading Vancouver Artists," provided to the Labour Arts Guild on April 10, 1946 by the Vancouver Art Gallery to assist in the Guild's call for entries to the second annual B.C. At Work exhibition.

He exhibited with the B.C. Society of Fine Arts intheir 39th Annual Exhibition in 1949, as well as in 1941, 1944, 1954, and 1956.

He also exhibited at the annual B.C. Artists exhibitions in 1934, and from 1936 until 1943, held at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

In 1977 the artist was living in Vancouver.

Exhibitions

DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14 VAG   B.C. Artists 3rd Annual The Spinnaker Run
Shimonoseki, Japan
1935 Sept. 20 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 4th Annual Widgeon
Pintail
1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11 VAG   B.C. Artists 5th Annual Drake, Canvas Back
Mallards
Rising Widgeon
1936 Oct. 15 - 20 VAG   B.C. Artists Chilliwack Exhibition Rising Widgeon
1937 Sept. 17 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 6th Annual Startled Widgeon
Gentle Flight
1938 Sept. 16 - Oct. 9 VAG   B.C. Artists 7th Annual Nicola Valley
Up-Country
1939 Sept. 15 - Oct. 8 VAG   B.C. Artists 8th Annual Mountain Mass
Driftwood
The Lighthouse
1940 Sept. 20 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 9th Annual Kamloops Lake
The Church in the Wood
1941 May 10 - June 1 BCSFA   31st Annual Clayoquot, B.C.
Sumas Sunlight
1941 Sept. 26 - Oct. 19 VAG   B.C. Artists 10th Annual Kamloops Country
Mud Hills on the Thompson River
1942 Sept. 25 - Oct. 18 VAG   B.C. Artists 11th Annual Up Country
Ashcroft Hills
1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20 VAG   B.C. Artists 12th Annual Up Coast
1944 May 13 - June 4 BCSFA   34th Annual Ring Bills Coming In
Widgeon
Black Geese, Gulf of Georgia
1944 July 4 - Aug. 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 3rd Annual Summer Clayoquot
1946 July 2 - 28 VAG   Jubilee Exhibition Up Country
1949 May 3 - 22 BCSFA   39th Annual Ashcroft Country
Spence's Bridge
Bonaparte Valley

References

VISUAL ARTS BRITISH COLUMBIA (refer to VABC77)

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

ARTISTS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (refer to ABC86)

ALEXANDER HARRISON GALLERIES (refer to AHG95) retrospective

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)

BEYOND THE CANVAS - Artists, Stories and the Sea by Jennifer Breckon and James P. Delgado
      Featuring the Mary and Bill Everett Family Collection
      2000, ISBN 0-9695221-4-2; exhibition at the Vancouver Martime Museum; illust. in colour
      Includes Foreword by Patricia E. Bovey, Introduction by James P. Delgado; list of works
      Essay A Collector Recollects by Bill Everett
      Exhibition included work by Jackson

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
      2 references cited for Jackson, including Macdonald listed above.

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

GREATER VANCOUVER ART GALLERIES 1954-2020 (refer to GVAG20)
     1 reference to Jackson

Clippings

"Artists represented in the group comprise the following ... Ronald Jackson ... (continues)
      From "Maritime Art Association"
      Vancouver Art Gallery Bulletin, November (?), 1939

"Ronald Jackson has taken to painting wild life, and his studies of birds on the wing are very satisfying in an academic sort of way."
      From "Notable Exhibits of Artists' Work" by Mildred Valley Thornton
      Vancouver Sun (presumed), May 1944

"However, one can not omit mentioning ... pictures by ... Ronald Jackson, ... (continues)"
      From "Lively Spirit Pervades B.C. Artists' Exhibition" by Palette. Vancouver Daily Province, May 3 1949


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