The Wave - Powell River Regional Artists’ Society Fonds.-- 1983 - 1991. – 20 cm of textual records, 27 photographs, 18 slides

In January 1983 several Powell River professional artists decided to form a society to support the visual arts and to encourage artistic growth in the area. They held exhibitions in Powell River, Vancouver and on Vancouver Island. The society dissolved in 1990.

The fonds consist of textual records and images of the Association. Includes legal records, minutes, correspondence, financial records, report, ,lists, exhibitions, press releases, artists’ biographies, newspaper clippings, photographs and slides.

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Source of acquisition: Richard Steffan

Series: The Wave Powell River Regional Artists’s Society fonds

1.
Legal Records. - - 1983-1994. - - 3cm of textual records.

The series consists of By-Laws and Constitution records, Dissolution records, Society Act papers and agreements for exhibitions.

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2.
Minutes. - - 1988-1991. - - 2cm of textual records.

The series consists of minutes and agendas that are heavily notated.

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3.
Correspondence. - - 1983-1993. - - 6cm of textual records.

The series consists of letters to and from the society regarding exhibitions, includes the Filberg Gallery Association, Arts Council of Nanaimo, Harrision Festival of the Arts, Chamber of Commerce, and individuals, provinvial government and the Willingdon 2000 Development Society.

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4.
Financial Records. - - 19884-1991. - - 1 cm of textual records.

The series consists of financial statements of the society, exhibitions and grant applications.

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5.
Reports. - - 1990. - - 1 cm of textual records.

The series consists of the President’s report.

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6.
Lists. - - 1989. - - ,5cm of textual records.

The series consists of membership contact information.

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7.
Exhibitions. - - 1982-1991. - - 6cm of textual records

The series consists of information on locally held exhibitions and those held in Vancouver, Vancouver area and Vancouver Island. Includes records from Filberg Lodge, Arts Alliance Outer Gallery,
Hunter Gallery, Gallery Tantalus, BC Festival of Arts, District 69 Fine
Arts, Nanaimo Arts Council Gallery and the Harrison Festival of the
Arts.

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8.
Press Releases. - - 1986. - - .5cm of textual records.

The series consists of press releases regarding exhibitions.

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9.
Biographies. - - [1990 ]. - - 2cm of textual records.

The series consists of biographies of the artists who belonged to The Wave. Includes: Cathy Bolton, Debbie Dan, Richard Steffen, Murray Devlin, Vic Cole, Jane Siska, Lorna McCahon, Colleen Cox, Lynne McCormack, April White, Rod Innes, Harald Jensen, Andy Gerlach and Laurina Pawson.

10.
Newspaper Clippings. - - 1986-[1989?]. - - 1cm of textual records.

The series consists of newspaper clippings of exhibitions and the artists.

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11.
mages. - - 1984 – 1990. – 27 photographs, 18 slides.

The series consists of photographs and slides taken of the work of,
Lynn McCormack,Murray Devlin, April White and Harald Jensen.

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