BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

William Young McLeish

August 13 1889 - September 15 1970

Atelier Sketch Club (Member)

William Young McLeish was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He came to Canada c1902, then moved to Vancouver c1920.

He exhibited in the 1945 British Columbia At Work exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

He exhibited his work in the B.C. Artists annuals at the Vancouver Art Gallery from 1944 through to 1950, 1952, and 1954.

He exhibited in the 1948 Atelier Club Ninth Annual Exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

McLeish died in Vancouver in 1970 at the age of 81. His occupation was noted as "Teacher" from which he had retired in 1955. He was married to Madge Goody.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22 VAG   B.C. Artists 13th Annual Hope Mountain
1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21 VAG   B.C. Artists 14th Annual Forest Fantasy, Stanley Park
Hollyburn Ski Camp
1945 ? - ? FCA   B.C. Artists Selections from 14th Ann. Forest Fantasy, Stanley Park
1945 Nov. 13 - Dec. 2 Labour Arts Guild   B.C. At Work Shelter from the Westerlies
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual Beggar-maid
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual Peak of Mt. Rundle, Banff
1948 Mar. 23 - Apr. 1 Atelier Club   9th Annual Forest Fantasy, Stanley Park
Mt. Bougeau, Banff
1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 17th Annual Mountain Girl
Ontario Farm, Ottawa River
1949 July 12 - July 31 VAG   Stanley Park in Pictures From War to Peace in Stanley Park
Waiting at First Tee
1949 Oct. 8 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 18th Annual Beaver Lake, Stanley Park
1950 Nov. 28 - Dec. 17 VAG   B.C. Artists 19th Annual Farm Near Chilliwack, B.C.
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References

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

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