BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

Marjorie Lyne
(Mrs. Marjorie Lyne Allen)
(also Margaret, Lynn, Lynne)

dates

Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts (Diploma 1929)
P.A.S.O.V.A.S.

Marjorie Lyne was a member of P.A.S.O.V.A.S., the Pioneer Art Students of Vancouver Art School, an artist's group formed in 1930 from the students who entered the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts in its first year and a half of classes in 1925 and 1926.

Lyne started classes at the VSDAA in 1925, while living at 1135 West 11th Avenue in Vancouver, and was in the art school's first graduating class in 1929. She exhibited her artwork with the B.C. Society of Fine Arts in their 1929 annual exhibition.

She exhibited in the PASOVAS group exhibitions in 1930, 1932 and 1934.


Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1929 Nov. 16 - 30 BCSFA   Winter Exhibition Cameron Lake
Galiano Island
Real Happiness
1930 Nov. 27 - Dec. 7 PASOVAS   Art Club Exhibition Cameron Lake
Galiano Island
Lone Tree, Yosemite
Lingerie Shop Poster
Newspaper Cuts
Cigarette Box
Card Box
Costume Design and Illustrations
Kiddie's Cot Cover Stencil
1932 Sept. 17 - 30 PASOVAS   Club Exhibition Street Car Poster
Connaught Skating Club Poster
"From Vaucroft"
1933 May 3 - 18 VAG   VSAGA 1st Annual Exhibition Howe Sound from Point Grey

References

Vancouver School of Art - The Early Years, 1925 - 1939, by E. Theodore Lindberg
      1980 Sept. 15 - Oct 15, The Inaugural Exhibition of the Charles H. Scott Gallery; no ISBN
      Exhibition catalogue, 36 pages; instructor & student work illustrated in colour and b&w
      Includes Introduction by Robin Mayer; historical survey, list of paintings, bibligraphy.

First Class - Four Graduates From The Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts
      1987, Letia Richardson; The Floating Curatorial Gallery at Women in Focus
      Exhibition catalogue; ISBN 0-921823-03-7
      Includes survey essay of women artists in Vancouver.

Clippings

"A new departure for one of this group of painters is Marjorie Lyne Allen's sketches of polo players, work which is distunguished by excellent action."
      From "Pasovas Club Has Splendid Annual Show"
      Vancouver Province, November 6, 1934

"Very striking are Margaret Lynne (sic) Allen's polo pictures that have all the boldness of a poster."
      From "Pasovas Art Show"
      Vancouver Sun, November 6, 1934


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