Jarvis, Donald

JARVIS, Donald, artist (b 1923, Vancouver; d Mar 2001, Vancouver). He studied at the Vancouver School of Art (see EMILY CARR INSTITUTE OF ART & DESIGN) with B.C. BINNING and Jack SHADBOLT, and after graduating in 1948 continued his studies with Hans Hofmann in New York. Returning to VANCOUVER, he was one of a small group of abstract painters who led the burgeoning visual ARTS scene in the 1950s. In 1951 he joined the faculty at the Vancouver School of Art and taught there until his retirement...

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