|BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS|
In 1942 Payne was Art Master of the Qualicum Beach Private School.
He had two solo exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery, in 1942 and 1947. He had work in the B.C. Artists annual exhibitions in 1947 and 1948. He also apparently had work exhibited with the B.C. Society of Fine Arts in 1925. He died in 1954, according to McMann, but BC Vital Statistics notes 1950, and that he had retired from a job as pulpmill whitewasher in Port Alice in 1950 after seven years, and was living with his wife Eliza Kirker in Vancouver at 1114 Barclay Street.
|1942 May 5 - 17||Solo Exhibition (32 watercolours and oils)||VAG|
|1947 Nov. 4 - 23||Solo Exhibition (22 watercolours)||VAG|
|1925 May 9 - 16||BCSFA 17th Annual Exhibition||Winter Moonlight|
|1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12||VAG B.C. Artists 16th Annual||The Lone Gull|
|View From the Mill|
|1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10||VAG B.C. Artists 17th Annual||Quatsino Sound|
BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA
(refer to BIAC03)
2 references cited for Payne, including Macdonald above
B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE (refer to BCVS)
"Gallery Showing Payne Paintings" by
Mildred Valley Thornton
Vancouver Sun, May 6 1942