Flora Crawford Winning
(nee Powel, Mrs. Walter Winning)


B.C. Art League (Active Member)
Vancouver Exhibition
Vancouver Sketch Club

Flora Winning lived in North Vancouver, and in British Columbia since 1913, according to an entry form she filled out for an exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery for a B.C. Artists exhibition, in which she showed her work for a number of years.

She was an early member of the B.C. Art League, and exhibited two paintings in the 1924 exhibition held by the Vancouver Exhibition, also in 1930 and 1932, representing the Vancouver Sketch Club. She was employed as an Accountant.

She was listed as an Active Member in the 1925 B.C. Art League List of Members, living at 1740 George Ave., N. Vancouver.

B.C. Vital Statistics on-line records the marriage of Walter Winning to Flora Crawford Powel in Vancouver on October 9 1915, and the death of Flora Winning in Vancouver on December 19 1958 at the age of 64. (July 22 2015)

1921 Nov. 5 Sketch Club    Monthly Exhibition (decorating plaque)
1922 April 1 Sketch Club    Monthly Exhibition (sunset scene)
(several pencil sketches)
1923 March 3 Sketch Club    Monthly Exhibition (portrait sketch of a lady)
1924 Feb. 2 Sketch Club    Monthly Exhibition Rose Study
1924 Aug. 9 - 16 VanExh   Annual Exhibition Study
1925 Nov. 28 - Dec. 5 Sketch Club    Semi-Annual Exhibition (titles not known)
1927 April 2 Sketch Club    Monthly Exhibition (titles not known)
1930 Aug. 6 - 16 VanExh   Oil Paintings & Water-colours Walter Winning, Esq.
Miss Maureen Fallows
1932 Aug. 29 - Sept. 5 VanExh   Vancouver Sketch Club Exhibit Child at Play
1933 Sept. 22 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 2nd Annual Portrait of a Girl
1934 Sept. 21 - Oct. 14 VAG   B.C. Artists 3rd Annual Girl with Red Gold Hair
1935 Sept. 20 - Oct. 15 VAG   B.C. Artists 4th Annual Girl's Head
1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11 VAG   B.C. Artists 5th Annual Charlotte
1939 Sept. 15 - Oct. 8 VAG   B.C. Artists 8th Annual Kate
1943 Sept. 25 - Oct. 20 VAG   B.C. Artists 12th Annual Girl's Head
1945 Sept. 22 - Oct. 21 VAG   B.C. Artists 14th Annual Miss May P. Judge


B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE marriage, death (refer to BCVS)


"The Art League membership is increasing rapidly, the following having joined since the last meeting: ... Mrs. F.C. Winning ..."
      From "Important Meeting of B.C. Art League"
      Western Woman's Weekly, April 23 1921

"The exhibitors were: ... Mrs. A. Walker, portrait sketch; ... "
      From "Many View Sketch Club Exhibit and Much Work Shown"
      Vancouver Sun, November 7 1921

"A colorful sunsets (sic) scene was contributed by Mrs. Whinning (sic), also several pencil sketches."
      From "Sketch Club Tea Enjoyable Event; Good Work Shown"
      Vancouver Daily World, April 3 1922

" ... two canvases have a dominating effect on the room as they face each other from opposite ends. These are the portrait sketch of a lady by Miss Margaret Wake, and another unusual portrait conception keyed in a scale of yellows by Mrs. Walter Winning. (continues) "
      From "Vancouver Sketch Club"
      Vancouver Province, March 5 1923

"Those exhibiting included ... Mrs. W. Winning ... "
      From "Sketch Club Semi-Annual Art Exhibition"
      B.C. Ladies' Mirror, December 15 1923

" ... while a water color "Rose Study" by Mrs. F.J. Winning calls for special mention by reason of its naturalness."
      From "Sketch Club Exhibit Held"
      Vancouver Daily World, February 4 1924

"Others exhibiting were ... Mrs. W.W. Winning, ... "
      From "Private View Precedes Sketch Club Exhibition"
      Vancouver Province, November 30 1925

"Among other exhibitors were A. Power, N. Knight, and Mrs. Winning, who each exhibited meritorious work."
      From "By The Way In Art"
      Vancouver Province, April 4 1927