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Margaret Dorothy Shelton
(Mrs. Marcellus)

1915 - 1984

Alberta Society of Artists

Margaret Shelton was born in Bruce, Alberta, in 1915. She was educated in Calgary, studying under H.G. Glyde and Walter J. Phillips. Although primarily an Alberta artist, she also traveled in British Columbia and created a number of important artworks of the province. These include the print Fraser Canyon seen below, Homestead at Revelstoke, and Shooks Barn, Hatzic. Shelton died in Calgary AB in 1984.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
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GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK

References

THE SHELL CANADA COLLECTION (refer to SHEL77)

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

IMAGES OF THE LAND - Canadian Block Prints 1919 - 1945
      1984 (1st Edition) Patricia Ainslie, Glenbow Museum; 1985 (2nd Edition)
      166 pages; ISBN 0-919224-40-7
      Extensively illustrated in colour and black and white
      Numerous chapters on all aspects of prints, including techniques, associations, exhibitions
      Footnotes, bibliography, catalogue, artist index, list of lenders, exhibition itinerary
      Includes discussion of Shelton's life and work, and four prints illustrated.

BY A LADY, Celebrating Three Centuries of Art by Canadian Women by Maria Tippett
      1984, Viking, ISBN 0-670-84458-6
      226 pages, illustrated in colour and b&w, list of illustrations, index
      Brief mention of Shelton; one work illustrated: Rosedale Mine Tipple

PRINTMAKING IN ALBERTA - 1945 - 1985, by Bente Roed Cochran
      1989, 174 pages; The University of Alberta Press; ISBN 0-88864-139-7
      Illustrated in colour and b&w
      Part I: Canadian Printmaking and its Influence on Alberta Printmakers
      Part II: Printmaking in Alberta
      Part III: Alberta Print Artists (includes 2 page biography of Shelton and works illustrated)
      Includes list of print exhibitions; extensive notes and references; index

ALBERTA SOCIETY OF ARTISTS - The First Seventy Years
      2000, by Kathy E. Zimon; illustrated b&w with colour section at end
      University of Calgary Press; ISBN 1-55238-034-3
      Includes list of members, executive, exhibitors in selected exhibitions, index
      Includes references to Shelton.

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
     2 references to Shelton.

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)
     One page of references to the artist.

THE BOW - LIVING WITH A RIVER, edited by Gerald T. Conaty
      Includes essays by G.T. Conaty, Daryl Betenia, Catharine Mastin
      2004; ISBN 1-55263-634-8; Glenbow Museum, published by Key Porter Books Ltd.
      160 pages, hardcover; extensively illustrated with artwork and historical photographs
      Includes essays, select artist biographies, art and general bibliographies, index
      Artwork by Shelton includes cover image Fishing on the Bow.

THE FECKLESS COLLECTION (refer to FECK18)

Clippings

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