Pavelic, Myfanwy (Spencer)

PAVELIC, Myfanwy (Spencer), artist (b 27 Apr 1916, Victoria; d there 7 May 2007). Her grandfather was the founder of Spencer's department store in VICTORIA and she lives on the family's large property, Spencerwood, near SIDNEY on VANCOUVER ISLAND. While she was a teenager her paintings impressed Emily CARR, who organized an exhibition of her work in 1934. Pavelic spent most of the 1940s studying in New York, where she met her husband Nikola, a member of a prominent CROATIAN family. The couple...

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