Lucy Jarvis Resume

1896 – 1985

Education

  • 1961 – The Salzbourg Art Seminar, Austria, with Oskar Kokoschka.
  • 1960-61 – The Studio of Andre Lhôte, Paris.
  • The Studio of the Grande Chaumiere, Paris.
  • 1954-55 – Sabbatical leave to work in Paris.
  • 1926-30 – Art School of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Positions

  • 1946-60 – Full-time Director of Art at University of New Brunswick Art Centre

Solo Exhibitions

  • May – November, 2015 – “Lucy Jarvis: Even Stones Have Life”, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Western Branch, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
  • October 2, 2014 – January 11, 2015 – “Lucy Jarvis: Even Stones Have Life”, The Beaverbrook Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  • September 19 – November 7, 2014 – “Lucy Jarvis  Sketches and Letters”, Memorial Hall, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB.
  • January-March, 1995 – “The Spirit of Yarmouth Lives, Paintings by Lucy Jarvis and Helen Weld”, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia (catalogue*). Subsequently travelled to Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, and Yarmouth County Museum, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.
  • February, 1985 – “Visual Experiences of Lucy Jarvis”, University of New Brunswick Art Centre, Fredericton, New Brunswick to mark the 45th Anniversary of the Art Centre (catalogue**).
  • 1988 & 1995 – At the Sign of the Whale Gallery, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.
  • 1962 – University of New Brunswick.

Public Collections

  • The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • New Brunswick Museum, St. John, New Brunswick.
  • Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick
  • The New Brunswick Art Bank, Fredericton, New Brunswick.- Hart House of the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.
  • The University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  • Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.
  • Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • The Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick.

Awards and Honours

  • 1967 – The Creative Arts Committee of University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University established its first acquisition fund, The Lucy Jarvis Fund, in her honour.
  • 1961 – Canada Council Fellowship Grant.
  • 1961 – Honorary Life Member of the University of New Brunswick Faculty.

Publications

“Lucy Jarvis even stones have life” by Roslyn Rosenfeld, 2016

* “The Spirit of Yarmouth Lives, Paintings by Lucy Jarvis and Helen Weld”, catalogue, 1995

By a Lady, Maria Tippett, 1992.

** “Visual Experiences of Lucy Jarvis”, catalogue, 1985.

Maritime Artists, Vol. I, compiled by Mary W. Hashey, 1967.

“Painters of New Brunswick”, Avery Shaw, Canadian Art, Vol. XI No. 4,Summer, 1954