|BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS|
She studied in the 1930s under A.C. Leighton, H.G. Glyde, and Walter Phillips. She taught art for a while at Crofton House school for girls in Vancouver.
She exhibited her work in a number of the B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery, from 1939 to 1948. Her address was given as Matsqui, BC from 1944 on. She later moved to White Rock.
She had work in the B.C. Society of Fine Arts annual exhibition in 1943.
She also exhibited in the 1944 and 1945 British Columbia At Work exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
When Shand died she left approximately 1,700 paintings to the White Rock Lions Club for the benefit of children and other Lions Club charities. (per The History of the Arts in White Rock).
Shand died in White rock in 1985 at the age of 84. She was widowed, her occupation was noted as "Teacher - School."
|1941 May 27 - June 8||Solo exhibition||VAG|
|1939 Sept. 15 - Oct. 8||VAG B.C. Artists 8th Annual||Study (B.C.)|
|1940 Sept. 20 - Oct. 13||VAG B.C. Artists 9th Annual||Logging Engine|
|1941 Sept. 26 - Oct. 19||VAG B.C. Artists 10th Annual||Plentiful Harvest|
|Old Land Mark|
|1942 Sept. 25 - Oct. 18||VAG B.C. Artists 11th Annual||Study|
|Nature's Architecture (P.G.E. Railway)|
|The Mood of the Canyon (P.G.E. Railway)|
|It's Seventieth Year|
|1942 Nov. 3 - 15||FCA Red Cross Benefit||(no information available)|
|1943 May 15 - June 6||BCSFA 33rd Annual||Snow Clad, Little Mountain|
|1943 July 2 - Aug. 25||VAG B.C. Artists 2nd Annual Summer||Grain Elevators|
|1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20||VAG B.C. Artists 12th Annual||Wintry Woods|
|1944 Sept. 23 - Oct. 22||VAG B.C. Artists 13th Annual||Colonnades of Commerce|
|Fraser Valley Barn|
|1944 Nov. 21 - Dec. 10||Labour Arts Guild 1st B.C. At Work||Native Wealth|
|1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21||VAG B.C. Artists 14th Annual||Howe Sound|
|Spoon Bay, Vancouver Island|
|1945 Nov. 13 - Dec. 2||Labour Arts Guild 2nd B.C. At Work||Yacht Club, Victoria|
|Strawberry Hill, Fraser Valley|
|1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13||VAG B.C. Artists 15th Annual||Mt. Cheam, Harrison Hot Springs|
|1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12||VAG B.C. Artists 16th Annual||Mt. Rundle, Banff|
|Mt. Cheam, B.C.|
|1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10||VAG B.C. Artists 17th Annual||Before Fraser Flood|
|Harrison Hot Springs, Mt. Cheam|
BRITISH COLUMBIA WOMEN ARTISTS 1885-1985 (refer to AGGV85)
THE HISTORY OF THE ARTS IN WHITE ROCK (refer to WR93)
B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE death (refer to BCVS)
" ... Among those contibuting paintings and drawings are: ... Ruby Brown Shand ... "
from "Noted Artists Offer Paintings For Red Cross" Vancouver Daily Province (presumed), November 1942