BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

Betty Jane Campbell Newton (Miss)

November 25 1908 - July 21 1992

Island Arts and Crafts Society

Betty Campbell Newton was born in England.

She exhibited artwork with the Island Arts and Crafts Society between 1931 and 1941.

She had work in the 1932, 1933 and 1948 annual B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery. In 1948 she was living in Victoria.

She also exhibited her work in the 1945 British Columbia At Work exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Newton illustrated the book The Flying Canoe: Legends of the Cowichans, published in Victoria by J. Parker Buckle Printing, 1949, written by Beryl Mildred Cryer.

Newton died in Victoria in 1992 at the age of 83. She was single, her occupation was noted as "Gov't Worker - B.C. Gov't."

Exhibitions

DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1932 Oct. 5 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 1st Annual Hong
1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 2nd Annual Sangha Singh
1939 Mar. 14 - 26 VAG   IACS Vancouver Island Exhibition Davids
Sikh
1945 Nov. 13 - Dec. 2 Labour Arts Guild   B.C. At Work At the Loom
1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 17th Annual Where Emily Carr Worked (in her sister's cottage)

References

ISLAND ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY - List of Exhibitors

PLANTAE OCCIDENTALIS (refer to UBC79)

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

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

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

https://aggv.ca/emuseum/people/3753/betty-campbell-newton;jsessionid=47694F53A8CE6D6AB155CAAB82E084A3

Clippings

"Other notable exhibits include ... a pastel by Betty Newton, "At the Loom,"... "
      From "B.C. Industry Lives in Gallery Display"
      Newspaper unknown, (November 1945)

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