BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS  

Barbara West (nee Morley-Horder)

February 8 1900 -

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Barbara West was born in London, England in 1900. She married R. Rolleston West in London in 1930, and the couple moved to BC shortly afterwards.

She exhibited artwork in the 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938, and 1940 B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Who's Who in Northwest Art notes that West was a painter in water colour and oils; trained at the Vancouver School of Art and Federal Art School in Los Angeles; and was a student of Frederick Varley's. She was living at 3641 Cameron Avenue in Vancouver, B.C. in 1941. See also R. Rolleston West, living at same address.

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14 VAG   B.C. Artists 3rd Annual In the Rockies
1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11 VAG   B.C. Artists 5th Annual Garibaldi Lake and Castle Towers
Panorama Ridge, Garibaldi Park
1936 Oct. 15 - 20 VAG   B.C. Artists Chilliwack Exhibition Garibaldi Lake and Castle Towers
1937 Sept. 17 - Oct. 10 VAG   B.C. Artists 6th Annual Down by the Second Narrows
The House on the Logs, False Creek
1938 Sept. 16 - Oct. 9 VAG   B.C. Artists 7th Annual Patricia Bay, V.I.
The Rock
1940 Sept. 20 - Oct. 13 VAG   B.C. Artists 9th Annual Olives and Oranges, Ogai, Calif.
Tujunga Canyon

References

WHO'S WHO IN NORTHWEST ART (refer to WWNA41)

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
     1 reference to West: WWNA above.

BRITISH COLUMBIA WOMEN ARTISTS 1885-1985 (refer to AGGV85)

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