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He was a member of the Island Arts and Crafts Society, and had work in their 1912 exhibition. His last work was shown with the group in 1925.
His studio was listed in a 1928 advertisement in THE CALL OF THE COAST, published in Vanocouver (see below).
PARKER, Arthur Henry|
Born August 15, 1878 at Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, son of the late Henry Parker; studied painting (landscape, seascape and figure) under Sir Alfred East R.A., and J.A. Bacon, England; diplomas: London, Paris, Art Schools of Newcastle U.L and Hanley, Staffs., England; "accepted" by Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Toronto, 1924; has exhibited paintings at London, Birmingham, Manchester, Bolton, Stoke-on-Trent and other art centres in England; has travelled extensively on Continent of Europe exhibiting at prominent European Art Centres; his work has been complimented by H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, Sir John Lavery, president, R.A., London, England; served overseas in France 1915 until end of Great War; married 1904, Alice Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Foster, of "The Grange," Butterton, England; Mrs. Parker is a writer and poet of considerable note; member, executive of The Bolton Arts Society; North Staffordshire Arts Society and Sketching Club; Arts and Crafts Society, Victoria; Recreations: tennis, bowling, golf; Church of England; Residence: Cedar Hill, Victoria, B.C.
WHO'S WHO IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 1937-38-39 (see below)
His birth date is alternately given as 1874.
|1936 July 14 - 26||Watercolour Paintings||Vancouver Art Gallery|
|1933 Mar. 3 - 15||VAG IACS Vancouver Island Exhibition||Mt. Sir Donald, Canadian Rockies|
|The Chalk Hills, Dover|
|1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11||VAG B.C. Artists 5th Annual||Midsummer Garden, Residence of S.R. Smith, Esq.|
|Evening on the English Downs|
|The Corn Mill, England|
|1936 Oct. 15 - 20||VAG B.C. Artists Chilliwack Exhibition||The Corn Mill, England|
|1937 Sept. 17 - Oct. 10||VAG B.C. Artists 6th Annual||Moonrise Across the Straits|
|Early Morning Light, Forbidden Plateau, Vancouver Island|
|The Grozzon, Italian Alps|
|1941 Sept. 26 - Oct. 19||VAG B.C. Artists 10th Annual||Misty Morning|
WHO'S WHO IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 1937-38-39
A Record of British Columbia Men and Women of Today
S. Maurice Carter Editor & Publisher
Copyright 1939, printed by The Robson Printers, Vancouver B.C.
208 pages, hardcover; name index (8 pages), biographies (196 pages), obits. (4 pages)
WHO'S WHO IN NORTHWEST ART (refer to WWNA41)
ISLAND ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY - List of Exhibitors
ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS -
EXHIBITIONS & MEMBERS 1880 - 1979 (refer to RCA81)
Short listing, 1 painting exhibited in 1923.
ARTISTS IN CANADA 1982 - UNION LIST OF ARTISTS' FILES (refer to AIC82)
MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS -
SPRING EXHIBITIONS 1880 - 1970 (refer to MM88)
BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA
(refer to BIAC03)
3 references cited for Parker including MM.
CITY & PROVINCIAL DIRECTORIES 1922-25/27-32 Victoria (refer to DIR)
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