BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

Bert Quinn

?1907 - ?

Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts
P.A.S.O.V.A.S.

Bert Quinn was probably born in Vancouver in 1907. He was a member of P.A.S.O.V.A.S., the Pioneer Art Students of Vancouver Art School, an artist's group formed in 1930 from the students who entered the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts in its first year and a half of classes in 1925 and 1926.

Quinn started classes at the VSDAA in 1925, while living at 2544 Cornwall Street in Vancouver. He did not receive a diploma from the art school.

He later exhibited in the PASOVAS group exhibitions in 1930 and 1934.

He exhibited his work in the B.C. Artists annual exhibitions in 1933 and 1934.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1930 Nov. 27 - Dec. 7 PASOVAS   Art Club Exhibition Booklet Cover
Shop Early
Shop More
Canmore Briquettes
Brockton Point
U.B.C. Annual
Wash Drawing
Arm Chair Comfort
Cuts
Campfire Girl
Strollers
Fencers
1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 2nd Annual Me
Christina Lake
1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14 VAG   B.C. Artists 3rd Annual Brother Peter
Crevelle
M.S. Yngaren
Kitsilano Beach
1934 ? - ? VAG   B.C. Artists Edmonton Exhibition Crevelle

References

Vancouver School of Decorative & Applied Arts - List of Students

Clippings

"... and Bert Quinn by a considerable amount of commercial work which he has been commissioned to do for various Vancouver firms."
      From "Pasovas Club Has Splendid Annual Show"
      Vancouver Province, November 6, 1934


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