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William Gilbert Kinnis

1921 -

Vancouver School of Art (Diploma 1944)
Federation of Canadian Artists (Chair 1949-50)

William Gilbert Kinnis was born in Trail, B.C., and graduated from the Vancouver School of Art in 1944. He showed his work in the 1943 and 1944 B.C. Artists annual exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery. He was living in Vancouver in 1943.

He then moved to Montreal where he took further studies under Lismer and Tonnoncour. He exhibited with the Montreal Museum in 1950 and 1960. He showed work in Quebec until at least 1990.

Exhibitions

DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20 VAG   B.C. Artists 12th Annual Indian Church
Mill with Burner
1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22 VAG   B.C. Artists 13th Annual Squatter Shack


References - MONOGRAPHS

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References - GROUP EXHIBITIONS

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

References - GENERAL

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)
      Brief biography, four footnotes.

MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS -
SPRING EXHIBITIONS 1880 - 1970
(refer to MM88)
      Brief listing for Kinnis, 3 paintings in 2 exhibitions.

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
      1 reference to Kinnis: M above, MM not listed.

Clippings

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