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GRIER, Stella Evelyn (Gould)

Naissance
Toronto, Ontario, 1898
Décès
Ottawa, Ontario, 1994
Notice biographique
After studying with her father Sir Wyly Grier, well-known portrait painter, Stella Grier studied at the Art Students League in New York, St. Martins' School, Goldsmith College and the New Cross School in London, England.On her return to Canada she became a free lance commercial artist in Toronto, where she worked at the T. Eaton's Store, and Boston. She later returned to England where she taught children's fashion drawing at the Carlton Studios in London. On her subsequent return to Canada, she talught at King's Hall, Compton Quebec and later at the Department of Archaeology of the Royal Ontario Museum. She also illustrated children's school books. she chiefly worked in pastels but also did some oil painting. Her work has been exhibited in London, the United States, South America and in Canada. In 1930 she was elected an Associate of the Royal Canadian Academy.
Médias
Drawing
Painting
Pastels
Etudes
Art Students' League, New York
Goldsmiths College, London
New Cross School, London
St. Martin's School, London
Associations
Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, 1930 Associate
Lieux de conservation des dossiers et archives
University of British Columbia - Fine Arts Library
London Public Library, ON
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives
Art Gallery of Ontario - Edward P. Taylor Research Library and Archives
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC
Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, ON
Trent University Archives, ON
BIBLIOGRAPHIE

Documents sur l'artiste
"?" Journal, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada 9 (Jan. 1932): 19.
"Le 51e Salon du Printemps." La Presse (Montreal) 20 Apr. 1934.
"Noted Painter Stella Grier Here to do Series of Child Portraits." Halifax Mail Star 25 Apr. 1963.
"Royal Canadian Academy of Arts." Journal, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada 8 (Dec. 1931): 408.
Bentham, Christine and Katharine Hooke. From Burleigh to Boschink: A Community Called Stony Lake. Toronto: Natural Heritage Books, 2000.
Grier, William Milton. The Griers: Pioneers in America and in Canada 1816-1991. Denver, Colorado: Grier & Company, 1991.
Imperial Institute. Imperial Gallery of Art, Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings, Engravings and Sculpture by Artists Resident in Great Britain and the Dominions. South Kensington, Britain: Imperial Institute, 1929.
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.
McMann, Evelyn de Rostaing. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Formerly Art Association of Montreal: Spring Exhibitions, 1880-1970. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1988.
McMann, Evelyn de Rostaing. Royal Canadian Academy of Arts/Académie royale des arts du Canada: Exhibitions and Members 1880-1979. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1981.
National Gallery of Canada. Exhibition of Contemporary Canadian Painting. New York: Carnegie Corporation, 1936.
Petteys, Chris, et al. Dictionary of Women Artists: An International Dictionary of Women Artists Born Before 1900. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1985.
Stocking, John et al. "The Official Portraits of the University of Calgary: A Preliminary Listing." Special Collections Calgary: University of Calgary, Special Collections Division, 1991.
Thieme, Ulrich and Felix Becker. Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Leipzig, Germany: E. A. Seamans, 1962.

Documents rédigés par l'artiste
Harding, Alice et al, with illustrations by Stella Grier. The Pat and Patsy Pre-Primer. London and Toronto: J.M. Dent, 1944.
Hyslop, Marjorie Gordon with illustrations by Stella Grier. Toy Shop Tales. Toronto: J.M. Dent, 1930.
Raff, Emma Scott with illustrations by Stella Grier. Of Queen's Gardens. ?.
Walsh, J.C. et al, with Illustrations by Stella Grier. Our World Has Changed: Grade IV. Toronto: Ryerson, 1938.

Texte intégral de compte rendu (pdf).
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 1893) "Royal Canadian Academy. Opening of the Exhibition to the Public Yesterday."  Montreal Herald  mars 02, 1893.  p.8.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, mars 03, 1915) Irene B. Wrenshall.  "Toronto."  American Art News  avril 10, 1915.  13.27: p.7.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, novembre 17, 1921) Hector Charlesworth.  "Impressions of the Royal Canadian Academy."  Toronto Saturday Night  novembre 26, 1921.  p.5.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, novembre 29, 1928) Augustus Bridle.  "Royal Canadian Academy Opens Here this Evening. Nearly 500 Pictures Sent in and 240 Are Hung - Most Brilliant Collection of Thoroughly Lawful Pictures in Life of R.C.A."  Toronto Star  novembre 29, 1928.  p.13.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, novembre 29, 1928) "Canadian Academy Exhibition Strikes More Modern Note."  Mail and Empire (Toronto)  novembre 30, 1928.  p.8.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, novembre 29, 1928) N. H..  "Canadian Art Reaches Peak at R.C.A. Show."  Evening Telegram (Toronto)  décembre 08, 1928.  p.32.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, novembre 29, 1928) "R.C.A. Select Pictures for London Exhibition."  Evening Telegram (Toronto)  décembre 08, 1928.  p.33.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, novembre 29, 1928) Mary-Etta MacPherson.  "Canadian Art in Review. Gleanings from the Fiftieth Exhibition of the Royal Canadian Academy, Held in Toronto Recently."  Canadian Homes and Gardens  février 1929.  pp.20-21.   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
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Montreal, novembre 21, 1929) "R.C.A. Show Opened with Private View. Fifty-first Annual Exhibition Housed in Art Association Galleries."  Gazette (Montreal)  novembre 22, 1929.  p.18.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Montreal, novembre 21, 1929) H. Poynter Bell.  "The Fifty-First Exhibition of the Royal Canadian Academy."  Royal Architectural Institute of Canada  janvier 1930.  pp.29-33.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, mars 1931) Frederick Griffin.  "Heming's New Line in Art Striking Feature of Exhibit. Dorothy Stevens Presents Challenging Picture at Ontario Artists's Display."  Toronto Star  mars 05, 1931.  p.43.   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 19, 1931) "Canadian Artists Are Well Represented At R.C.A. Exhibition."  Montreal Star  novembre 20, 1931.  p.19.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Montreal, novembre 19, 1931) "Landscapes, Portraits, Water Colors, Sculpture, Viewed at Exhibition of Royal Canadian Academy."  Montreal Star  novembre 25, 1931.  p.11.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Montreal, novembre 19, 1931) W. S. Maxwell.  "Fifty-Second Annual Exhibition, Royal Canadian Academy of Arts."  Royal Architectural Institute of Canada  janvier 1932.  9.1: pp.14-21.   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, avril 15, 1934) Reynald.  "Le 51e salon de printemps. Morte-saison pour les nôtres."  La Presse (Montreal)  avril 20, 1934.  p.29.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, avril 15, 1934) "Art Association Spring Show Opens. Private View Inaugurates Exhibition Containing Over Five Hundred Works."  Gazette (Montreal)  avril 20, 1934.  p.17.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, avril 15, 1934) "Fifty-First Spring Exhibition of the Art Association."  Montreal Star  avril 20, 1934.  p.15.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 21, 1935) "Nearly 500 Works at Spring Exhibit. Variety in Show at Galleries of Art Association of Montreal. 1,080 Items Submitted. Judges Reveal Open Minds and 52nd Annual Contains Much to Meet Differing Tastes."  Gazette (Montreal)  mars 22, 1935.  p.3.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 21, 1935) "Spring Exhibition of Art Association Opened on Thursday."  Montreal Star  mars 22, 1935.  p.17.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 18, 1937) "The Spring Exhibition of the Art Association."  Montreal Star  mars 19, 1937.  p.17.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 18, 1937) "Nearly 500 Works at Spring Exhibit. Art Association's 54th Annual Show Opens with Private Views. Judges Open-Minded."  Gazette (Montreal)  mars 19, 1937.  p.13,17.   Comptes rendus intégraux

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