Artists

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Eva Bradshaw

Eva Bradshaw was born in London and was raised as the adopted daughter of John and Marion Bradshaw. She was initially trained as a nurse, but eventually gave up this career to pursue solely her art, devoting all of her time to painting and teaching ...

Charlotte Brainerd

Charlotte Brainerd began studying at the Walker Art Center School in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1942, attending the school through 1943 before taking a break to later return from 1946 to 1948. In the early 1950s she came to Canada, subsequently studying at the Vancouver School of Art (now Emily Carr University of Art and Design), and then moved to London, Ontario, where she taught at H.B. Beal Secondary School from 1958 to 1959 ...

Shirley Brickenden

Shirley Brickenden (née Browne) was born in Montreal in 1924. She studied at The Royal Drawing Society of London, England at the age of sixteen, and there received honours in drawing and painting ...

Josy Britton

Josy Britton knew she was an artist in Kindergarten, when she was looking at her assignment of a Fall tree hanging amongst the efforts of her classmates and decided hers was unique. Every Christmas and birthday thereafter answered the wish for art supplies ...
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Florence Carlyle

Born in Galt, Ontario (presently Cambridge), Florence Carlyle moved with her family to Woodstock in 1871. All her siblings had artistic talent, and Carlyle herself was gifted in visual arts and music from a young age ...

Silvia Clarke

Silvia Clarke was born in Cavendish, Suffolk, England in 1911 and educated at the Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts (now known as Camberwell College of Arts) in London, England. During World War II, Clarke was employed by the BBC, and was also a champion in the sport of table tennis ...

Marilyn Conklin

Marilyn Conklin holds an BFA (Hons Studio) from Western University. She has exhibited her work with the UPwithART fundraiser (London, Ontario), and has had two solo exhibitions at Strand Fine Art in London, Ontario and Gallery in the Grove in Bright’s Grove, Ontario ...

Lynda Cuddy

Lynda Cuddy was born in London, Ontario, and studied art at the highly touted H.B. Beal Technical School from 1969-1972. During the 1980s, she studied communication design at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, British Columbia ...
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Rae Davis

Rae Davis grew up in Plainfield, New Jersey. She received a BA in English from Wellesley College, in 1949 and a MA in English from Columbia University in 1952. She moved to Boston, Massachusetts in 1953, where she was at first a typist for an insurance company, and a year later married John Davis ...