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Miss Edith Wrigley

c1863 - April 17 1939 (?)

B.C. Society of Fine Arts
Vancouver Sketch Club


Miss Edith Wrigley exhibited in Vancouver with the B.C. Society of Fine Arts in September 1917, September 1921, September 1922, May 1923, May 1925, and May 1926.

She exhibited work with the Vancouver Sketch Club in at least 1920, according to a review of the exhibition, and also at the Vancouver Exhibition in 1925.

B.C. Vital Statistics on-lines gives the information that Edith Wrigley died in Vancouver at age 76 on April 17 1939, possibly the artist.


Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1917 Sept. 14 - 22 B.C.S.F.A.   Eleventh Exhibition On The Fraser
Daffodils
Dahlias
1921 Sept. 19 - 24 BCSFA   13th Annual Exhibition Dorothy Perkins
Roses and Old Ivory
Two Pink Roses
1922 Sept. 16 - 23 BCSFA   14th Annual Exhibition Snowdrops
Primroses
Wall Flowers
1923 May 12 - 19 BCSFA   15th Annual Exhibition Violets
Crocuses
A Stormy Day
1924 May 3 - 17 BCSFA   16th Annual Exhibition Breath of Spring
Tulips
1925 May 9 - 16 BCSFA   17th Annual Exhibition "Michaelmas Daisies"
Violets
Japonica
1926 May 8 - 15 BCSFA   18th Annual Exhibition Nasturtiums
Flowers and Still Life
1932 May - July VAG   All Canadian Exhibition Spring
Nasturtiums

References

CITY & PROVINCIAL DIRECTORIES 1914/1918-19/1921-22 (refer to DIR)

Clippings

"Under the professional classification, Miss Edith Wrigley won first prize for any other subject in water colors and second prize for landscape in water colors."
      From "Arts Clubs Active - Vancouver Sketch Club", by (unknown)
      Western Woman's Weekly, September 18, 1920

"Miss Edith Wrigley's still life study, "Roses and Old Ivory," was a beautiful piece of work, both in color and technique."
      From "Vancouver Sketch Club" by (unknown)
      Western Woman's Weekly, October 9 1920


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