|BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS|
In 1931 she was living in Montreal. She exhibited five paintings with the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts from 1931 to 1941. She exhibited extensively with the Art Association of Montreal from 1913 to 1915, 1927 to 1934, and 1941 and 1944.
SHACKLETON, Kathleen, M.E.|
Born in Ireland, daughter of the late Dr. Henry Shackleton and sister of the noted English explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton; educated, Sydenham High School, London, England; studied art and journalism; has done numerous illustrations for books and magazines; illustrated first book "Sausy and All," written by her sister Helen Shackleton; was portrait artist and editor on Montreal Star; 1923 painted portraits of early Canadian settlers for the C.P.R.; spent four months travelling in the Arctic, painting portraits of the natives of Aklavik, N.W. Territories, commissioned by the Hudson's Bay Co.; 1927 painted 77 portraits of Northern Canadian Indians; has travelled extensively; Residence: London, England, and Vancouver Hotel, Vancouver, B.C.
WHO'S WHO IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 1937-38-39 (see below)
Shackleton died in London in 1961. There are extensive references available for Shackleton and her work on the Internet.
|1939 Aug. 15 - 27||Portraits of Persons & Places||VAG|
|1939 Sept. 15 - Oct. 8||VAG B.C. Artists 8th Annual||Henry Bulwer, Esq. (of Vancouver)|
|Arctic Trading Store|
|1940 Sept. 20 - Oct. 13||VAG B.C. Artists 9th Annual||T.A. Kelley, Esq.|
|Mrs. Victor Odlum|
|Mrs. Owen Lauritzen|
THE DICTIONARY OF BRITISH ARTISTS 1880 - 1940 (refer to DBA76)
ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS -
EXHIBITIONS & MEMBERS 1880 - 1979 (refer to RCA81)
ARTISTS IN CANADA 1982 - UNION LIST OF ARTISTS' FILES (refer to AIC82)
MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS -
SPRING EXHIBITIONS 1880 - 1970 (refer to MM88)
A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS
(refer to M)
2-1/2 pages of information and references to the artist.
BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA
(refer to BIAC03)
5 references listed for Shackleton, including RCA above.
"Miss Kathleen Shackleton Shows Canadian Paintings In Institute In London" by A.C. Cummings
Winnipeg Tribune, July 19 1939
"Exhibition by Miss Shackleton"
News Herald, August 16 1939
"City Portraits in Art Display"
Vancouver Sun, August 18 1939