Art & Artists in Exhibition: Vancouver 1890 - 1950
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William Lewy Leroy Stevenson

1905 - 1966

Calgary Art Club (Member 1926-?)

William Leroy Stevenson was born in Guelph, Ontario in 1905.

He moved to Vancouver in 1930, where he exhibited his work in the annual B.C. Artists shows at the Vancouver Art Gallery from 1946 to 1950, 1952, and 1953.

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION
1948 Apr 20 - May 9 Still Lifes (22 artworks) VAG

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1946 Sept. 21 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 15th Annual Still Life
1947 Sept. 20 - Oct. 12 VAG   B.C. Artists 16th Annual Still Life
1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 17th Annual Head and Flowers
Asters
1949 Oct. 8 - 30 VAG   B.C. Artists 18th Annual Watercolor
1950 Nov. 28 - Dec. 17 VAG   B.C. Artists 19th Annual Beer Hall

References

THE MOUNTAINS AND THE SKY by Lorne E. Render
      1974, Glenbow-Alberta Institute; published by McClelland and Stewart West
      ISBN 0-7712-1001-2; 224 pages, illustrated throughout in colour and b&w
      The Expedition Artists; The West Visited; The First Residents; Contemporary Views
      Includes introduction, reference notes, extensive bibliography, list of works, index
      Biographical information on Stevenson pages 193-194, work illustrated page 191

ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS -
EXHIBITIONS & MEMBERS 1880 - 1979
(refer to RCA81)

WINNIPEG WEST - Painting and Sculpture in Western Canada 1945 - 1970 by Christopher Varley
      1983, Edmonton Art Gallery, ISBN 0-88950-037-1
      60 pages, illustrated exhibition catalogue
      Includes six essays, two on Vancouver; bibliography
      Reference to Stevenson page one.

MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS -
SPRING EXHIBITIONS 1880 - 1970
(refer to MM88)

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
      5 references cited for Stevenson, not including RCA listed above.

Clippings

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