BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

John Ivanovich Planidin

May 24 1911 - March 7 1997

Art, Historical & Scientific Association
Federation of Canadian Artists
Western Art Circle

John I. Planidin was born in West Grand Forks. He married Mary Savenkoff in Grand Forks on September 10 1942. His religion was noted as Doukhobor, he was employed as a farmer.

He exhibited his work in the 1944, 1945, and 1947 B.C. Artists exhibitions, and in the 1944 and 1945 British Columbia At Work exhibitions, all held at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Macdonald notes that he also exhibited with the Western Art Circle, Federation of Canadian Artists, and was a member of the Art, Historical & Scientific Association. He was living in Burnaby.

The 1946 Vancouver City Directory lists Planidin as an employee at Midland-Pacific Terminal, living at 406 Alexander Street in Vancouver. The 1955 Directory lists him as a labourer, living in Burnaby.

Planidin died in Burnaby in 1997 at the age of 85. No birthplace or employment was noted on the death certificate.


EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22 VAG   B.C. Artists 13th Annual Okanagan Lake
1944 Nov. 21 - Dec. 10 Labour Arts Guild   1st B.C. At Work Longshoremen
Wheat Shoveler
Loading the Box Car
1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21 VAG   B.C. Artists 14th Annual Okanagan Clay Cliffs
Summerland, B.C.
1945 Nov. 13 - Dec. 2 Labour Arts Guild   2nd B.C. At Work "Pamir" in Vancouver
Midland-Pacific Terminal
Passer, Jigger and Sewer
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual A Ruined Castle, Nature's Clay Imitation

References

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

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)
      Brief entry, one reference

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

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