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CHENEY, Anna Gertrude Lawson (Nan)

Naissance
Windsor, Nova Scotia, 1897
Décès
Vancouver, 1985
Notice biographique
Nan Lawson Cheney (née Anna Gertrude Lawson) studied at Newcombe College Art School, Tulane in about 1917-18, at the School of Medical Illustration, Johns Hopkins, with J.W. Beatty, at the Ontario College Summer School, with Franklin Brownell, at the Art Association of Ottawa (1926), with Aldro Hibbard in Massachussetts, with Lilias Torrance Newton at the Art Association of Montreal (1934) and with Alexandre Iacovleff at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (1936). She was friends with Emily Carr, and she spent her working life in British Columbia.
Médias
Painting
Etudes
Newcombe College Art School, Tulane, 1917 - 1918
School of Medical Illustration, Johns Hopkins
Ontario College of Art Summer School (Sous la direction de J.W. Beatty)
Art Association of Ottawa, 1926 (Sous la direction de Franklin Brownell)
Private study (Sous la direction de Aldro Hibbard)
Art Association of Montreal, 1934 (Sous la direction de Lilias Torrance Newton)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1936 (Sous la direction de Alexandre Iacovleff)
Lieux de conservation des dossiers et archives
Vancouver Public Library, BC - Fine Arts and History Department
University of British Columbia - Fine Arts Library
Vancouver Art Gallery, BC - Library
Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, ON
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives
Art Gallery of Ontario - Edward P. Taylor Research Library and Archives
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts / Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, QC
British Columbia Archives
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC
University of British Columbia - Rare Books and Special Collections
University of British Columbia - Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences
Canadian Museum of Civilization Archives, QC
BIBLIOGRAPHIE

Documents sur l'artiste
"B.C. Artist's Picture Bought by Easterner." Vancouver Sun 29 Jul. 1941.
"B.C.'s First Medical Artist Dies at 88." Vancouver Sun 7 Nov. 1985.
"Has Fine Display Oil Paintings." Ottawa Journal 15 Mar. 1933.
"La Galérie Eaton: L'exposition des artistes de la province de Québec." La Patrie (Montreal) 21 Oct. 1927: 14.
"Le Salon du Printemps." La Patrie (Montreal) 26 Mar. 1928: 17.
"On Display at Art Centre." Saskatoon Star Pheonix 11 Apr. 1949.
"Ottawa Artist, Native of Windsor, Has Exhibition." Tribune (Windsor, Nova Scotia) 24 Mar. 1933.
"Well-Known Artist Paints Local Landscapes." Cranbrook Courier (British Columbia) 6 Sept. 1945.
E.W.H. "Nan Lawson Cheney Oil Paintings." Ottawa Citizen 15 Mar. 1933.
Girard, Henri. "Exposition des artistes de Quebec." Revue Moderne (Montreal) (Jul. 1929): 13.
MacDonald, Colin S. The Dictionary of Canadian Artists. (Volumes 1-8 by Colin S. MacDonald, and volume 9 by Anne Newlands and Judith Parker) Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 2009
http://www.rcip-chin.gc.ca/application/aac-aic/description-about.app?lang=en.
Morin, Leo-Pol. "Le Salon du Printemps à la 'Art Association'." La Patrie (Montreal) 28 Mar. 1928.
Palette. "Persian Miniatures Feature Gallery Show." Vancouver Province 23 Feb. 1953.
Palette. "Women Artists Prove Ability in New Show." Vancouver Daily Province 4 Jan. 1949.
Pazdro, Roberta. "BC Women Artists 1920-1950." British Columbia Women Artists 1885-1985 Victoria, British Columbia: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1985: 15..
Scott, Andrew. "Cheney - Alive With the Legends of Painting in British Columbia." Vancouver Sun 11 Aug. 1978.
Scott, Andrew. "Emily Carr." Arts West 4.6 (Nov-Dec 1979): 24-30.
Walker, Doreen, ed. Dear Nan: Letters of Emily Carr, Nan Cheney and Humphrey Toms. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1990.

Texte intégral de compte rendu (pdf).
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 24, 1927) "Over 300 Exhibits in Spring Art Show. Forty-fourth Exhibition Opened with Private View Last Night. Will Close April 18. Landscapes and Marines Predominate - Some Prominent Artists and Several of Younger Group Unrepresented."  Gazette (Montreal)  mars 25, 1927.  p.6.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 22, 1928) "Spring Exhibition at Art Galleries. Younger Men and Women Encouraged by Jury of Selection."  Gazette (Montreal)  mars 23, 1928.  p.8.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 21, 1929) "Spring Exhibition at Art Galleries. Jury Selection Sympathetic to Sincere and Normal Work - Promise Shown by New Exhibitors."  Gazette (Montreal)  mars 22, 1929.  p.12.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 21, 1929) Henri Girard.  "Le salon du printemps."  La Revue Moderne  mai 1929.  p.10.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 21, 1930) "Spring Exhibition Has Private View."  Gazette (Montreal)  mars 22, 1930.  p.3.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 20, 1931) "Art Association 48th Spring Show High In Interest."  Gazette (Montreal)  mars 21, 1931.  p.16.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Montreal, novembre 19, 1931) "Wide Range of Art In R.C.A. Exhibition."  Gazette (Montreal)  novembre 20, 1931.  p.10.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Montreal, novembre 1933) "Governor-General Opens Annual Art Exhibition. His Excellency Recalls Tradition of Predecessors-Stresses Art's Part in Renaissance of National Taste."  Montreal Star  novembre 17, 1933.  p.20.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 19, 1936) "Spring Exhibition on Generous Scale. Show at Art Gallery Opened Last Night Contains 621 Items."  Gazette (Montreal)  mars 20, 1936.  p.2.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 19, 1936) "Annual Spring Exhibition at Art Association."  Montreal Star  mars 20, 1936.  p.8.   Comptes rendus intégraux

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