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MHS Centennial Organization: Winnipeg Sketch Club

The Winnipeg Sketch Club was founded in 1914 by School of Art principal Alexander Johnston Musgrove and held its first exhibition in 1916. Its members have included such noted artists as Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald, Frank Johnston, Eric Bergman, and Charles Comfort. In 2018, the Club was presented with an MHS Centennial Organization Award.

Presidents

Period

President

1923

Arthur Beech (1876-1948)

1924-1927

?

1928

Louie [Louise] Belrose Alexander (1875-1945)

?-?

John Caswell Davis (1888-1953)

?-?

Lillian “Lynn” Sissons (1889-1985)

1961-1962

Leonard Anthony “Len” Sandeman (1923-2017)

Sources:

We thank Michael Parke-Taylor for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 January 2021

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