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James Dalzell Johnston

1918 - ?

Vancouver School of Art (Diploma 1948)
Coast Group
Moose Jaw Fine Arts Guild

James Dalzell Johnston was born at Birnie, Manitoba. He exhibited his work in the B.C. Artists annuals in 1945, 1946,1947 and 1949, and also in the 1945 British Columbia At Work exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery. His entry form for the B.C. Artists exhibition stated that he was living in New Westminster at the time.

He submitted four drawings to the 1949 B.C. Graphic exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery, two of them were selected for the exhibition. He was living in Kelowna at the time. By 1952 he was living in Moose Jaw, SK.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21 VAG   B.C. Artists 14th Annual Design for Labour
Man With Drainpipe
1945 Nov. 13 - Dec. 2 Labour Arts Guild   B.C. At Work Preparation for Spring Fishing
Housing
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual Man of Aimless Vitality
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual The Kettle Drummer
1948 Nov. 9 - 28 Coast Group   B.C. Painters East Indian
Horse in Deep Grass
Rehearsal for Winter Fair
Experience with a Steer
1949 Oct. 8 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 18th Annual Yellow Spray in Spring
Pruners
1949 Nov. 22 - Dec. 11 VAG   First B.C. Graphic A Cow Eating (rejected)
The Swilling & Filling of Sancho Panza (rejected)
Milking
A Boy

References

3rd BC GRAPHIC & CANADIAN SOCIETY OF GRAPHIC ART (refer to BCG57)

BURNABY NATIONAL PRINT SHOW (refer to BAG61)

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

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)
      Brief entry, two references

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
     1 reference to Johnston: M above.

Clippings

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