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Edith Humphrey Killam
(Mrs. Lawrence Killam)

1882 - 1962

B.C. Society of Fine Arts (Member)
Palette and Chisel Club

Mrs. Killam was born 1882 in Hampton, New Brunswick, according to McMann's RCA. She received European art training, later exhibiting in Vancouver with groups such as the B.C. Society of Fine Arts and the Palette and Chisel Club.

She exhibited in Vancouver in the 1930, 1950, and 1951 annual B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

The exhibition catalogue of the 1930 Spring Exhibition of the B.C. Society of Fine Arts noted that she was a member of the Society. She also exhibited with the group in 1927, 1950, 1952, 1953, and 1954.

She exhibited her artwork at the Vancouver Exhibition in 1930, representing both the B.C. Society of Fine Arts and the Palette and Chisel Club.

Exhibitions

DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1917 Sept. 14 - 22 BCSFA   Eleventh Exhibition Carnarvon
The Hardwoods
Frances
Tree Tops
Sunset
Mountains
1926 May 8 - 15 BCSFA   18th Annual On Waverley Road, N.S.
Camp
Clouds, St. John River
Milton Pond, Yarmouth, N.S.
1928 Feb 18 - Mar 18 Palette and Chisel Club   Exhibition Boats, Coal Harbour
Nasturtiums
The Mooring
Old Powder Magazine, Halifax, N.S.
Cove, Buccaneer Bay
Geraniums
At Vaucroft
1930 Aug. 6 - 16 VanExh   Oil Paintings & Water-colours Nasturtiums
Sunshine
1932 Oct. 5 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 1st Annual Camp
1933 May 20 - 31 VAG   Palette & Chisel Club Exhibition Geraniums
Tulips
The Cherry Tree
Sunlight
The Blue Bowl
The Garage
1933 June 3 - 11 BCSFA   23rd Annual Poppies
Nasturtiums
Ruth
1950 April 25 - May 14 BCSA   40th Annual Camp Killam
1950 Nov. 28 - Dec. 17 VAG   B.C. Artists 19th Annual Camp Stove

References

THE FINE ARTS IN VANCOUVER, 1886 - 1930 (refer to THOM)

ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS -
EXHIBITIONS & MEMBERS 1880 - 1979
(refer to RCA81)
      Lists entries for Killam in 1924 and 1925 RCA exhibitions.

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

Not listed in McMann's Biographical Index of Artists in Canada.

INDEX TO NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA EXHIBITION CATALOGUES
and CHECKLISTS 1880 - 1930

      2007; ISBN 978-0-88884-835-2; softcover, 514 pages
      Published by National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives: Occasional Paper Number 7
      Includes essay, catalogues, artist listings, collector listings, bibliography
      Reference to Killam page 299.

Clippings

"Among members who have had the advantage of European training in the continental schools are ... Edith H. Killam ..."
      From "Eleventh Annual Exhibition of Fine Arts", Bernard McEvoy
      Studio Magazine, London England, February 15, 1918


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