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Henrietta Mabel May

1884 - October 8 1971

Royal Canadian Academy of Art (ARCA 1915)
Canadian Group of Painters
Federation of Canadian Artists (Founding Member 1941)

Mabel May was born in Westmount, Quebec in 1884, where she lived for the early years of her life. She moved to Vancouver in 1949 where she lived until her death in 1971.

She had two paintings in the 1932 All Canadian Exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery. In 1939 she had a solo exhibition of oil paintings at the gallery.

May exhibited for many years with the Royal Canadian Academy of Art, from 1910 to 1952. Many references are available for May that are not listed in BC Artists.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION
1939 May 2 - 14 Solo Show VAG

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1932 May - July VAG   All Canadian Exhibition A Grey Day
Autumn in the Laurentians

References

ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS -
EXHIBITIONS & MEMBERS 1880 - 1979
(refer to RCA81)

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

BRITISH COLUMBIA WOMEN ARTISTS 1885-1985 (refer to AGGV85)

MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS -
SPRING EXHIBITIONS 1880 - 1970
(refer to MM88)

Represented by The Gallery of the Golden Key (refer to GGK)

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)
      Extensive 2-1/2 pages artist info

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
     11 references to May

Clippings

"Manitoba Art Display Here" by (unknown)
     Vancouver Sun, May 6 1939


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