Hughes, Edward John

HUGHES, Edward John, artist (b 17 Feb 1913, N Vancouver; d 5 Jan 2007, Nanaimo). Raised in NANAIMO and N VANCOUVER, he studied during the Depression at the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts (see EMILY CARR INSTITUTE OF ART & DESIGN), where he encountered Fred VARLEY and J.W.G. MACDONALD. In 1934 he formed a partnership with the muralists Paul Goranson and Orville FISHER in a commercial art firm. When WWII began he enlisted and served as a war artist. Afterwards he settled on...

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