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HAWORTH, Bobs Cogill

Born
Queenstown, South Africa, 1900
Died
Toronto, Ontario, 1988
Biography synopsis
Barbara Zema Warbain Haworth "Bobs" (née Cogill) studied at the Royal College of Art, London, England with Rothenstein, Tristram and Dora M. Billington. She received the degree of A.R.C.A. from the University of London and moved to Toronto in 1923. She was assigned to record activities of the Canadian Armed Forces in British Columbia during World War II and design silkscreen prints for the National Gallery of Canada. She taught ceramics at the Toronto Central Technical School and lectured at the University of Toronto. She was a member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, the Canadian Group of Painters, the Royal Canadian Academy (A.R.C.A.,1948), the Ontario Society of Artists, and was Honorary President of the Canadian Guild of Potters. She illustrated Marius Barbeau's "Kingdom of the Saguenay" (1936) with Peter Haworth, and she illustrated the book "Habitant Merchant."
Media used
Book illustration
Mural painting and decoration
Painting
Pottery
Education
Royal College of Art, London, England (under Rothenstein; Tristram, Dora M. Billington)
University of London
Memberships
Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour
Canadian Group of Painters
Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Associate, 1948
Ontario Society of Artists
Canadian Guild of Potters, Honorary President
File & Archive locations
Queen's University Archives, ON
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC
Canadian Museum of Civilization Archives, QC
Art Gallery of Ontario - Edward P. Taylor Research Library and Archives
Edmonton Art Gallery, AB - Library
London Public Library, ON
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts / Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, QC
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives
Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, ON
Toronto Reference Library, ON
University of British Columbia - Fine Arts Library
University of Calgary Library, AB
Vancouver Art Gallery, BC - Library
Winnipeg Art Gallery, MA - Clara Lander Library
Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, ON
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Writings about
Toronto Saturday Night (2 Apr. 1949).
" ... Group Shows at Art Association." Gazette (Montreal) 5 Jan. 1946.
"59 Paintings Auctioned for Refugees' Benefit Bring Total of $2459." Ottawa Citizen 4 Oct. 1940.
"Art Exhibit Discussed: Private Showing Given Members of Windsor Association." Windsor Star 1 Dec. 1942.
"Canadian Group Show at Art Association: Varied Offerings Occupy Two Main Galleries." Gazette (Montreal) 8 Jan. 1944.
"Canadian Group Shows Nearly 100 Paintings." Gazette (Montreal) 10 Jan. 1948.
"Femmes peintres canadiennes." Le Devoir (Montreal) 23 Mar. 1948: 6.
"Le décor des pêcheries." La Presse (Montreal) 27 Mar. 1948.
"N.Y. Art Show Features Works of Canadians." Montreal Daily Star 29 Apr. 1947: 9.
"Oil Paintings Now on Display Here." Times-Globe (Saint John) 2 Nov. 1943: G1.
"Oil Paintings On View Next Week." Times-Globe (Saint John) Oct - Nov.(?) 1943.
"Painting Exhibit is Being Held Over." Times-Globe (Saint John) 6 Nov. 1943.
? The Journal, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (May 1927): 169.
Aitken, Kate. "Montreal Women's Art Chosen for NY Exhibit." Standard (Montreal) 29 Mar. 1947: 12.
Art Gallery of Ontario. Rody Kenny Courtice, B.Cogill Haworth, Yvonne McKague Housser, Isabel McLaughlin, November 15th-December 15, 1940. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1940.
Ayre, Robert. "Art News and Reviews: Canada's Art Exhibition At the World's Fair 'Credit to the Dominion'." Standard (Montreal) 8 May 1939: M7.
Ayre, Robert. "Art Notes: Spring Show May Become A National Institution." Star (Montreal) 17 May 1952.
Ayre, Robert. "Contemporary Painting: Art Surveys Canadian Scene." Montreal Star 11 Nov. 1963.
Ayre, Robert. "Significant Exhibition at Toronto by Diligent Canadian Group of Painters 'Bristling With Signs of the Times'." Standard (Toronto) 18 Nov. 1939: M6.
Boutilier, Alicia. 4 Women Who Painted in the 1930s and 1940s: Rody Kenny Courtice, Bobs Cogill Haworth, Yvonne McKague Housser and Isabel McLaughlin. Ottawa: Carleton University Art Gallery, 1998.
Brigden, F.H. "A Review of the Arts at the Canadian National Exhibition, 1932." Journal, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (Oct. 1932): 230-232.
Canadian Group of Painters. Canadian Group of Painters, Exhibition 1942. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1942.
Canadian Group of Painters. Canadian Group of Painters, Exhibition 1955-1956. Montreal: 1956.
Canadian Group of Painters. Canadian Group of Painters, Exhibition 1957. Montreal: 1957.
Canadian Group of Painters. Canadian Group of Painters, Exhibition 1958. Vancouver: 1958.
Canadian Group of Painters. Canadian Group of Painters, Exhibition 1959. Toronto: 1959.
Canadian Group of Painters. Canadian Group of Painters, Exhibition 1960. Montreal: 1960.
Canadian Group of Painters. Canadian Group of Painters, Exhibition 1961. Vancouver: 1961.
Canadian Group of Painters. Canadian Group of Painters, Exhibition 1962. Toronto: 1962.
Canadian Group of Painters. Canadian Group of Painters, Exhibition 1963-1964. Montreal: 1963.
Canadian Group of Painters. Canadian Group of Painters, Exhibition 1965. Victoria: 1965.
Canadian Group of Painters. Canadian Group of Painters, Exhibition 1966. Hamilton: 1966.
Duval, Paul. Canadian Water Colour Painting. Toronto: Burns & MacEachern, 1954.
Farr, Dorothy and Luckyj, Natalie. From Women's Eyes: Women Painters in Canada. Kingston: Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 1975.
Jackson, A.Y. A Painter's Country. Toronto: Clarke Irwin, 1972.
Jewell, Edward Alden. "Canadian Women Offer Art Display." New York Times 29 Apr. 1947: 33.
Kritzwiser, Kay. "Housewife's prize means a larger studio." Globe & Mail (Toronto) 6 Oct. 1969: 15.
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.
Mawr, David. "Canadian Group of Painters Exhibit Opens." Windsor Daily Star 14 May 1949.
McCarthy, Pearl. "Art and Artists: Fine Show Home Again From N.Y." Globe and Mail (Toronto) 6 Sept. 1947: 8.
McInnes, G. Campbell. Canadian Art. Toronto: MacMillan, 1950.
Museu nacional de belas artes. Pintura Canadense Contemporarnea. Rio De Janeiro: Museu nacional de belas artes, 1944.
National Council of Women of Canada. Canadian Women Artists' Exhibition, Sponsored by Local Council of Women of Kitchener. Kitchener: Canadian Arts Council and Department of External Affairs, 1947.
National Council of Women of Canada. Femmes peintres canadiennes: Expositions présentée par le conseil national des femmes canadiennes. 1947.
National Gallery of Canada. Exhibition of Contemporary Canadian Painting. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1936.
Normand, Renee. "Les Arts: Ayant presente un forum..." Le Canada (Montreal) 18 Jan. 1949.
Ontario Society of Artists. Catalogue of the Ninety-Seventh Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture of the Ontario Society of Artists, 1969. London, Ontario: Unknown, 1969.
Palette. "B.C. Coast at War Depicted by Noted Toronto Artists." Province (Vancouver) 20 Jan. 1944.
Royal Canadian Academy. Royal Canadian Academy 87th Annual Exhibition 1966. Toronto: 1966.
Royal Canadian Academy. Royal Canadian Academy 88th Annual Exhibition 1967. Montreal: 1967.
Surrey, Philip. "Silk Screen Prints Enlist." Canadian Art 1.2 (Dec-Jan.) 1943-4.
Tippett, Maria. By a Lady. Toronto: Viking, 1992.
Vancouver Art Gallery. Do You Own a Contemporary Painting? Annual Exhibition Organized by the Women's Auxiliary to the Vancouver Art Gallery. Vancouver: 1960.

Writings by
Barbeau, Marius; Illustrated by Bobs Cohill & Peter Haworth. Kingdom of the Saguenay. Toronto: MacMillan, 1936.

Full text pdfs of exhibition reviews
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Montreal, November 19, 1931) "Wide Range of Art In R.C.A. Exhibition."  Gazette (Montreal)  November 20, 1931.  p.10.   Full-text pdf
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, March 1932) Hector Charlesworth.  "O.S.A's Sixtieth Show."  Toronto Saturday Night  March 19, 1932.  p.10.   Full-text pdf
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, March 1934) Lucy Van Gogh.  "Art World."  Toronto Saturday Night  March 10, 1934.  p.9.   Full-text pdf
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition.: (Montreal, November 21, 1935) "The Fifty-Sixth Exhibition of the Canadian Academy."  Montreal Star  November 22, 1935.  p.13.   Full-text pdf
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition.: (Montreal, November 21, 1935) Reynald.  "Le 56e Salon de l'Académie. A défaut de révéler des tendances neuves, le Salon garde une allure distinguée et une belle tenue d'ensemble. Plus de "bon ton" que de vitalité. Maints portraits."  La Presse (Montreal)  November 22, 1935.  p.19.   Full-text pdf
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition.: (Montreal, November 21, 1935) "Art Gallery Scene of R.C.A. Exhibition. Paintings and Other Works from Various Canadian Points Total 444. Much Good Portraiture."  Gazette (Montreal)  November 23, 1935.  p.19.   Full-text pdf
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (, 1936) Fred H. Brigden.  "The Fifty-Seventh Annual Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts."  Royal Architectural Institute of Canada  December 1936.  13.12: pp.216-223.   Full-text pdf
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (Montreal, November 18, 1937) "Royal Canadian Academy Show is Opened at Art Association. Portraiture Represented by Good Examples and Landscapes as Usual Predominate."  Gazette (Montreal)  November 19, 1937.  p.12.   Full-text pdf
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (, November 18, 1938) Graham McInnes.  "But They Have Nice Frames!"  Toronto Saturday Night  November 26, 1938.  p.22.   Full-text pdf
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, March 03, 1939) Graham McInnes.  "World of Art. Light-Hearted Seriousness."  Toronto Saturday Night  March 11, 1939.  p.22.   Full-text pdf
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (, November 16, 1939) "Canadian Academy Opens Sixtieth Exhibition."  Montreal Star  November 17, 1939.  p.11.   Full-text pdf
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (, November 16, 1939) "R.C.A. Exhibition Has Private View. Over 300 Works in Galleries of Art Association of Montreal. Standard Maintained."  Gazette (Montreal)  November 17, 1939.  p.5.   Full-text pdf
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition: (, October 11, 1940) Graham McInnes.  "A Great Little Show."  Toronto Saturday Night  October 26, 1940.  p.26.   Full-text pdf

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