Shadbolt, Jack, 1909-1998

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Shadbolt, Jack, 1909-1998

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Jack Shadbolt, artist, teacher, author, poet, studied at the Art Student's League in New York, London and Paris. He attended the Vancouver School of Art and served in World War One as a war artist (1944-1945). He was an influential teacher and advisor across Canada and the U.S., as well as a successful artist with more than sixty solo exhibitions and major international shows. Three major retrospective exhibitions were held at the Vancouver Art Gallery, the B.C. Museum of Anthropology and the National Gallery. His work derives from his personal experience of nature and Native art in B.C., and his awareness of international themes and concerns. Throughout his career, Shadbolt designed stage, ballet, costume design and theater posters.


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