BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

Maxwell (Max) Singleton Maynard

December 30 1903 - November 23 1982

B.C. Society of Fine Arts

Max Maynard was born in Madras, India in 1903. Both of his parents were from England. He exhibited with the Island Arts and Crafts Society between 1928 and 1932.

He exhibited in the Seattle Art Museum's annual Northwest Artists exhibition in 1930.

Maynard married Evelyn Wheeler in Victoria on March 24 1932. His occupation was noted as "teacher."

He won the Beatrice Stone medal in the 5th B.C. Artists exhibition in 1936 for his painting "Cowichan Lake Landscape".

He exhibited with the B.C. Society of Fine Arts in their annual exhibitions in 1937, 1938, and in 1942.

He died in Victoria in 1982 at the age of 78, his occupation noted as "Professor." He was divorced from Fredelle Bruser. A memorial exhibition was held at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria in 1983.

Exhibitions

DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11 VAG   B.C. Artists 5th Annual Cowichan Lake Landscape No. 1
Cowichan Lake Landscape No. 2
1936 Oct. 15 - 20 VAG   B.C. Artists Chilliwack Exhibition Cowichan Lake Landscape No. 2
1937 April 16 - May 1 BCSFA   27th Annual The Sooke Road
1938 April 29 - May 15 BCSFA   28th Annual Milne's Landing
Landscape
1942 May 15 - 31 BCSFA   32nd Annual Tzouhalem
Dark Day at Tzouhalem
1942 July 7 - Sept. 2 VAG   B.C. Artists 1st Annual Summer Head of a Girl
Figure Study


References - BIBLIOGRAPHY

Refer to BIBLIO.

References - GROUP EXHIBITIONS

SEATTLE ART MUSEUM - NORTHWEST ARTISTS EXHIBITIONS 1914 - 1975
     Refer to NWA BC artists by exhibition
     Refer to NWAA BC artists alphabetically

CONTEMPORARIES OF EMILY CARR IN BRITISH COLUMBIA (refer to SFU74)

PRINTMAKING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 1889-1983 (refer to AGGV83)

References - GENERAL

ISLAND ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY - LIST OF EXHIBITORS

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

ART BANK CATALOGUE (refer to AB87)

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
      1 reference cited for Maynard: Macdonald above.

GREATER VANCOUVER ART GALLERIES 1954-2020 (refer to GVAG20)
     1 reference to Maynard.

VANCOUVER PUBLIC LIBRARY - B.C. ARTISTS FILES (refer to VPL)

B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE marriage, death (refer to BCVS)

Clippings

"Max Maynard shows strength in his landscapes around Tzouhalem."
      From "B.C. Society of Fine Arts Display Sets New High Mark," by Palette
      Vancouver Daily Province, May 16, 1942

"Well-known Vancouver artists recently elected (BCSFA) members include ... Max Maynard ..."
      From "B.C. Artists' Display To Calgary For Exhibition," by Palette
      Vancouver Daily Province, May-June 1942

"Among other prominent exhibitors are ... Max Maynard ... (continues)
      From "Summer Show at Gallery Major Event for Art Lovers," by Palette
      Vancouver Daily Province, July 7, 1943


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