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Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Valentine Fanshaw (1878-1940)

Artist.

Born in Sheffield, England, he attended the Sheffield Technical School of Art, the Royal College of Art in London, and the Académie Royale des Beaux Arts in Antwerp. He emigrated to Portland, Oregon, to teach art, but soon moved to Winnipeg, where in 1913 he was appointed director of the Art Department at Kelvin Technical High School. Fanshaw was noted as a teacher and as an exhibiting artist. He was a member of the Winnipeg School of Art’s Art Committee from 1926 to 1938. One of his favourite media was the colour block print.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 May 2011

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