|BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS|
She later studied at the B.C. College of Arts, but did not graduate from the school. She helped teach a pottery class at the College. She also studied in Europe, according to information from a telephone interview by the Editor with her relatives.
She exhibited her work as a guest in a 1936 exhibition of the PASOVAS Art Club, held at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Wintemute worked for the Playhouse Theatre Company, although the dates for this have yet to be confirmed by the Editor.
A handwritten letter on file at the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, sent in preparation for the exhibition, noted that Wintermute had "just received honorable mention for her stage settings + costumes at the Junior League convention in Baltimore."
B.C. Vital Statistics on-line provides information that Willson E. Wintemute married Eleanor Cuthburt Quigley in Victoria on October 18 1906. These are the artist's parents. Wintemute never married, and lived at home with her parents for most of her life. She enjoyed fly-fishing as a recreational pastime, traveling to Pennask Lake, B.C., near Douglas Ranch.
Wintemute was living at Crofton Manor seniors home in 1995 when she died at St. Vincent's Hospital at the age of 85, her occupation was noted as "None."
|1936 Feb 21. - Mar. 5||PASOVAS Art Club exhibition||(costume designs)|
CROFTON HOUSE SCHOOL, The First Ninety Years, 1898-1988
1988, Elizabeth Bell-Irving, Crofton House School, ISBN 0-9693399-0-1
278 pages, illlustrated b&w, includes index, numerous appendices
Includes references to Beatrice Lennie and Isabelle Wintemute
Telephone interview with Mr. Errol Irving Wintemute, of Delta, B.C., March 15 2008, by Gary Sim
Telephone interview with Mrs. John. R. Wintemute, of Parksville, B.C., March 15 2008, by Gary Sim
B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE death (refer to BCVS)
"One section is given to Isabel Wintemute's original
and clever costume designs. These are for the "Insect Ballet" and "King Hunger."
Miss Wintemute won honorable mention recently for her costume designs at the
Junior League Art Show to which artists of both United States and Canada
contributed work. She is one of the non-members invited to contribute."
From "PASOVAS EXHIBIT - Pioneer Art Students' Show" by (unknown)
Daily Province, February 21 1936