Weston, William Percy

WESTON, William Percy, artist (b 30 Nov 1879, London, England; d 20 Dec 1967, New Westminster). He studied at the Putney School of Art in London before moving to Canada in 1909. He settled in VANCOUVER, where he taught high school, then taught at the Provincial Normal School until his retirement in 1946. His influence on the teaching of art in BC schools was immense. Trained as an artist in England, he was affected by the BC landscape and his paintings portray heroic views of wild nature, empty...

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