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Merwyn E.B. McVicar

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Alberni Valley Art Group (founding member 1943)

Merwyn E.B. McVicar showed work in the 1943 and 1948 B.C. Artists exhibitions and in the 1944 British Columbia At Work exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Entry forms noted that he was living in Port Alberni.

He also had work in the Federation of Canadian Artists Third Traveling Exhibition in 1947.

In 1977 the artist was still living in Port Alberni. Macdonald noted that McVicar had been a pharmacist there since 1930.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20 VAG   B.C. Artists 12th Annual Mrs. John D. McPhail
Lieut. Bruce Fleming
1944 Nov. 21 - Dec. 10 Labour Arts Guild   1st B.C. At Work Pharmacy
1947 FCA   Third Traveling Exhibition October, Vancouver Island
1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 17th Annual Lilies

References

VISUAL ARTS BRITISH COLUMBIA (refer to VABC77)

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

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

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
     1 reference to McVicar, Macdonald above.

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