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