BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

Ione Elizabeth McIntyre (Betty, also Iona)
(nee Collins, m Alan McIntyre)

January 9 1917 - October 3 1999

Vancouver School of Art (grad 1931)
Art Students League of New York
M.A., Art Education

Ione McIntyre was born on Bowen Island. She studied at the Vancouver School of Art, graduating in 1931, and in New York at the Art Students League.

She exhibited two paintings in the 1945 British Columbia At Work exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

She also exhibited her work in the B.C. Artists annuals at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1945, 1946, 1947, 1955, 1965, and 1968. She lived in Vancouver in 1946, and Alberni in 1955.

In 1964 she exhibited two oil paintings in the Burnaby Art Gallery spring exhibition, "Little Red Riding Hood" and "The Leader."

The CELEBRATION catalogue also noted that she had a two-person show at the BAG in 1978, a one-person show at the Italian Cultural Centre in 1980, and had recently "returned to her Bowen Island home from adventure in Europe."

She died in North Vancouver in 1999 at the age of 82. Her occupation was noted as "Painter - Artist." She was divorced at the time. She had been living on Bowen Island.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION
1980 Solo Exhibition Italian Cultural Centre

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21 VAG   B.C. Artists 14th Annual Portrait (1)
Portrait (2)
1945 Nov. 13 - Dec. 2 Labour Arts Guild   B.C. At Work Stump Ranch
Sawmill
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual Portrait
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual Victoria

References

SPRING VERNISSAGE (1964) (refer to BAG64)

THREE HOURS LATER - A Catalogue of B.C. Artists and their Work (1974) (refer to 3BC)
      Soldiers of the Tsar drawing illustrated by McIntyre

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)
      Brief entry, 5 references

CELEBRATION (refer to BAG81)

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

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

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
     1 references to McIntyre.

YUMMM! THE COOKIE EXHIBITION (refer to CCDM01)

RICHMOND ART GALLERY 25:25 - 1980-2005 (refer to RAG05)

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

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

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