BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

Gilbert Henry Kershaw

March 31 1908 - March 24 1965

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Gilbert H. Kershaw was born in England. He came to BC c1919, and moved to Kimberley c1942. He married Mary Dorothy Walker in Rossland on August 28 1930. His occupation was noted as "photographer."

He showed work in the B.C. Artists Christmas exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1933.

He later exhibited his work in the 1944 and 1945 British Columbia At Work exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Kershaw died in Kimberley in 1965 at the age of 56. His occupation was noted as "Draftsman - Mining" at which he had worked for 23 years. He was married to Bessie H. Leith at the time.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1933 Dec. 1 - 17 VAG   B.C. Artists Christmas Exhibition The White Wings of the Sea
Winter Sunshine near Rossland, B.C.
1944 Nov. 21 - Dec. 10 Labour Arts Guild   1st B.C. At Work Backfilling
1945 Nov. 13 - Dec. 2 Labour Arts Guild   2nd B.C. At Work Scraper Stops, Sullivan Mine

References

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

Clippings

" ... G.H. Kershaw, ... and others are exhibiting in the various classes."
      From "Bargains in Art"
      Vancouver Sun, December 1, 1933


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