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Gary Sim - On-line Articles and References

The following three articles are spin-offs from Looking For Maud. They are kindly hosted on the Vancouver Island University (formerly Malaspina University-College) Home Room web site by education history professor Dr. Patrick Dunae.
         Ruiter Stinson Sherman Biography
         John Kyle A.R.C.A. Biography
         School Days magazine (Vancouver 1919 - 1930)



Web sites related to current memberships and activities

The Alcuin Society selected Gary Sim as the feature artist for the June 2004 issue of Amphora, Number 135, and has published numerous articles and illustrations by Sim since then. Commissions include an article on the 40th anniversary of the Society, and a woodblock engraving for the Printers Mark series of limited edition original prints tipped into issues of Amphora. The Alcuin Society presents the prestigious annual Alcuin Canadian book design awards, holds events such as the Wayzgoose letterpress printing fair and the Antiquarian Books Roadshow, and publishes numerous books and ephemera in addition to holding seminars and other special events related to the promotion of "finely wrought books among booklovers around the world."
         Alcuin Society

Gary Sim was registered as an Associate Member of the Architectural Institute of British Columbia (Architectural Technologist AIBC) from 2001 until his resignation from the AIBC in 2016. The registration process involved formal training, a minimum of 5 years of architectural experience, and a written examination on the Constitution, Bylaws, and Code of Ethics of the AIBC. Sim served on the Architectural Technologists Advocacy Committee at the AIBC for two years, served on the Gallery Advisory Committee for four years and was Chair of the Committee for two years, and sat on the Communication Board of the AIBC representing the Gallery Advisory Committee while chairing the committee. He also represented the AIBC on the City of Vancouver Public Art Committee for two years in 2000 - 2001, Chairing the Committee for the second year of his term.

Sim has been a Corporate Member of the B.C. Historical Federation since receiving their Certificate of Merit for his BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS project in 2013. He has been a sponsor for three of the last four annual conferences, and represented Sim Publishing at Kamloops in 2013 and Cloverdale in 2014.
         B.C. Historical Federation

Gary Sim was juried in as an active member of the Federation of Canadian Artists in 2009, and remained an active member until 2015. Entries to juried exhibitions led to work being shown in a number of exhibitions at the gallery on Granville Island. The FCA was founded in 1941 as a national artists organization, and continues to support and assist artists across Canada.

Sim has been an active member and regular donor to the Malaspina Printmakers Society on Granville Island since 2005. He has exhibited numerous prints in the open exhibitions at the gallery, and has a number of prints on consignment at the gallery.
         Malaspina Printmakers Society



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