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BYERS, Ethel

Hawkesbury, Ontario, ?
Toronto, Ontario?, ?
Biography synopsis
Born in Hawkesbury, Ontario, Ethel Byers was primarily a plein-air painter, depicting landscapes and other outdoor scenes. Although she worked as a teacher of social studies at Lambton-Kingsway high school in Toronto, she also taught a studio art class and was assistant instructor at the summer art school run by Western University at Trois-Pistols. She sold many of her works locally and one, entitled "Moonlight," is in the collection of Toronto Humberside Collegiate. In 1951 she held a solo exhibition at the Hawkesbury Town Hall.
Media used
File & Archive locations
Art Gallery of Ontario - Edward P. Taylor Research Library and Archives
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC

Writings about
"Local girl holds exhibit of original paintings." Eastern Ontario Review (Vankleek Hill, Ontario) 15 Mar. 1951.
"Painting by Miss Ethel Byers to be exhibited at town hall." Echo (Hawkesbury, Ontario) 23 Mar. 1951.

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