|BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS|
She was the mother of John Verral.
She exhibited with the The Palette and Chisel Club at the B.C. Art Gallery in 1926 and 1928, at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1933, and as a member of the Club at the Vancouver Exhibition in 1924, 1925, and 1930.
She exhibited at the National Gallery of Canada in 1930 and 1931.
Verral exhibited one painting at the Canadian National Exhibition in 1930.
She exhibited in the Seattle Art Museum's annual Northwest Artists exhibition in 1930.
She exhibited her work in the B.C. Artists annuals at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1932, 1938, 1940, 1941, and 1948.
She taught E.J. Hughes painting.
She exhibited her work with the B.C. Society of Fine Arts from 1924 to 1953, and retroactively in 1960.
She died in North Vancouver in 1953 at the age of 81. Her occupation was noted as "Artist - Painting."
|1924 May 3 - 17||BCSFA 16th Annual Exhibition||Still Life|
|1924 Aug. 9 - 16||Vancouver Exhibition Annual Exhibition||Brass and Flowers|
|Fishing Boats, France|
|Nasturtiums in White Bowl|
|1925 May 9 - 16||BCSFA 17th Annual||Snapdragons|
|1926 May 8 - 15||BCSFA 18th Annual||Flowers|
|Flowers in "Gouache"|
|1926 Nov. 6 - 20||Palette and Chisel Club First Exhibition||(flowers)|
|1928 Feb 18 - Mar 18||Palette and Chisel Club Exhibition||In Chinatown|
|House Boats, French's Wharf|
|Lane In Chinatown|
|In Mr. Baxter's Garden|
|1929 May 18 - June 8||BCSFA 21st Annual||Tulips|
|1929 Nov. 16 - 30||BCSFA Winter Exhibition||Roses|
|1930 May 31 - June 14||BCSFA Spring Exhibition||Tulips|
|1930 Aug. 6 - 16||VanExh Oil Paintings & Water-colours||Red Roses|
|1930 Aug. 22 - Sept. 6||CNE Water Colours||Tulips|
|1932 Oct. 5 - 30||VAG B.C. Artists 1st Annual||Flower Study|
|1933 May 20 - 31||VAG Palette & Chisel Club Exhibition||Old Plum Trees|
|The Window Sill|
|The Blue Jar|
|1933 June 3 - 11||BCSFA 23rd Annual||White Roses on a Red Table|
|1936 June 26 - July 12||BCSFA 26th Annual||Bouquet|
|1938 April 29 - May 15||BCSFA 28th Annual||Dogwood|
|1938 Sept. 16 - Oct. 9||VAG B.C. Artists 7th Annual||Flower Study|
|1940 May 17 - June 2||BCSFA 30th Annual||Study of Dogwood|
|1940 Sept. 20 - Oct. 13||VAG B.C. Artists 9th Annual||Flower Study|
|1941 Sept. 26 - Oct. 19||VAG B.C. Artists 10th Annual||Lamp Light|
|1942 May 15 - 31||BCSFA 32nd Annual||Magnolia|
|1942 July 7 - Sept. 2||VAG B.C. Artists 1st Annual Summer||Peony|
|1947 April 12 - 13||WVCAC Exhibition of Fine Arts||Gladiolii|
|1948 May 18 -June 6||BCSFA 38th Annual||Gladiolas|
|1948 Sept. 18 - Oct. 10||VAG B.C. Artists 17th Annual||Flower Study|
|1949 May 3 - 22||BCSFA 39th Annual||Flower Study|
|1950 April 25 - May 14||BCSA 40th Annual||Tulips|
WHO'S WHO IN NORTHWEST ART (refer to WWNA41)
THE FINE ARTS IN VANCOUVER, 1886 - 1930 (refer to THOM 1969)
ARTISTS IN CANADA 1982 - UNION LIST OF ARTISTS' FILES (refer to AIC82)
BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA
(refer to BIAC03)
1 reference cited for Verral: Who's Who in Northwest Art.
B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE death (refer to BCVS)
"Mrs. Verral has a couple of watercolors which are
even better than those hung in the last exhibition."
From "B.C. Society of Fine Arts" by Bernard McEvoy
Vancouver Province, April 28 1928
"Foremost in the watercolor section is a group of large still lifes by M.O. Verral ... "
From "Fine Showing By B.C. Artists Follows Conventional Lines" by E.N.B.
Vancouver Province, April 30 1938
"Honourable Mentions were accorded as follows: Watercolour: Mrs. M.O. Verral ("Flower Study") ... "
From "Medal Awards in B.C. Artists' Exhibition"
Vancouver Art Gallery Bulletin Vol. 6 No. 2 October 1938
Information provided courtesy Joanna Spurling, VAG Library & Archives
" ... Mrs. M.O. Verral contributes distinguished flower pieces ..."
From "B.C. Society of Fine Arts Display Sets New High Mark" by Palette Vancouver Province, May 16 1942
"The Society membership has been constantly strengthened in the succeeding years
by the addition of other members, which included in the early years ... Mrs. M.O. Verral ... "
From "B.C. Society of Artists - A History" by J.D. Parker
B.C. Society of Fine Arts 40th Annual Exhibition Catalogue, 1950