|BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS|
She moved to Vancouver c1913, where she exhibited in the 1932, 1950, and 1951 annual B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Her daughter Ruth Killam also became an artist.
She showed work with the Vancouver Sketch Club on December 1, 1917.
She exhibited in the Seattle Art Museum's annual Northwest Artists exhibitions in 1919.
She first exhibited with the B.C. Society of Fine Arts in 1917, then again in 1926 and 1933 (although she was a member of the Society for eight years), and then as an invited exhibitor in 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.
Killam died in Vancouver in 1962 at the age of 79 years. Her occupation was noted as "at home."
|1917 Sept. 14 - 22||BCSFA Eleventh Exhibition||Carnarvon|
|1917 December 1||Sketch Club Exhibition||(titles not known)|
|1926 May 8 - 15||BCSFA 18th Annual||On Waverley Road, N.S.|
|Clouds, St. John River|
|Milton Pond, Yarmouth, N.S.|
|1928 Feb 18 - Mar 18||Palette and Chisel Club Exhibition||Boats, Coal Harbour|
|Old Powder Magazine, Halifax, N.S.|
|Cove, Buccaneer Bay|
|1930 Aug. 6 - 16||VanExh Oil Paintings & Water-colours||Nasturtiums|
|1932 Oct. 5 - 30||VAG B.C. Artists 1st Annual||Camp|
|1933 May 20 - 31||VAG Palette & Chisel Club Exhibition||Geraniums|
|The Cherry Tree|
|The Blue Bowl|
|1933 June 3 - 11||BCSFA 23rd Annual||Poppies|
|1950 April 25 - May 14||BCSA 40th Annual||Camp Killam|
|1950 Nov. 28 - Dec. 17||VAG B.C. Artists 19th Annual||Camp Stove|
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.
B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE death (refer to BCVS)
"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