Art & Artists in Exhibition: Vancouver 1890 - 1950
Alice Blanche Dean Parker
(m James Stewart Allin)
December 7 1912 - October 16 2001
Alice Parker was born in High River, Alberta.
She was an early graduate from the Vancouver School of
Decorative and Applied Arts, receiving her diploma in 1934. She immediately
enrolled in the Provincial Normal School for teacher training.
After graduating in 1935 she was an art teacher in Kelowna and Victoria.
Collection Allan Collier
The Spring 1936 edition of The Smock Pocket, the
Vancouver School of Art Graduates' Association newsletter
noted, that she was the Second Vice-President of the Group.
She married James Allin on July 8, 1940, and subsequently used her married name
when showing artwork in exhibitions. In 1977 she was living at 2073 Allenby
Street in Victoria, noted as a painter - watercolourist. She died
in Victoria in 2001.
VISUAL ARTS BRITISH COLUMBIA Victoria
(refer to VABC77)
BRITISH COLUMBIA WOMEN ARTISTS 1885-1985 (refer to
Obituary, Victoria Times Colonist October 21 2001, page 29
Email information from Allan Collier June 3 2020