5th of 457 works found
Hornby Beach
Artist
Amess, Frederick Arthur
Title
Hornby Beach
Date
1969
Dimensions
57.5cm height x 77cm width
Type
painting
Accession Number
1981.1
Owner
City of Burnaby
Collection
Permanent Collection
Gift of Jack Long
Artist Fred Amess was born near London, England in 1909 and immigrated to Canada in 1913. He studied at the School of Decorative and Applied Arts from 1925 to 1929, joining the faculty in 1931. He was principal of the school from 1952 to 1970. Amess was an advocate of the Art in Living group and exhibited at such institutions as the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Vancouver Art Gallery, and Bau-Xi Gallery.