Ruth May Pawson Wanted for Purchase or Consignment

(1908 - 1994)

Born in Stratford, Ontario in 1908, Canadian artist Ruth May Pawson moved to Regina, Saskatchewan, at an early age. She attended the Regina College of Art (c. 1940) where she studied practical art under Augustus Kenderdine and the History of Art and Art Appreciation under Professor Gordon Snelgrove. She graduated with an Associate of Fine Arts degree. Later she attended the Emma Lake Summer School where she did outdoor sketching under Kenderdine (1941, 1942 and 1946) and summer sessions at the Banff School of Fine Arts (1944, 1945 and 1947) under A.Y. Jackson. She became a teacher in elementary schools and also taught a children’s Saturday Morning Class at the Regina College of Art.

Exhibitions of Pawson’s work included a two-woman show at the art gallery, 13th floor of the Saskatchewan Power Corporation in Regina (1970) and the Dunlop Gallery at the Regina Central Library, Regina (1975). In 1976, the Regina Public School Board named an elementary school in her honour. For her varied contributions to the province and Canadian art, Ruth Pawson received the Saskatchewan Order of Merit in 1993. She was Secretary to the Federation of Canadian Artists (Regina Branch) from 1951-1954. She is represented in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Canada, the Banff School of Fine Arts, the Saskatchewan Arts Board and else­where.

Historical Sale Highlights

Following is a random selection of collectible works we have previously sold. Refresh this page to see more items.

Untitled Landscape
Marian Dale Scott
oil on panel (13.5x11 in) 1932
Sold
view details
The Beach 24/100
Walter Joseph Phillips
Woodcut (7x9.5 in) 1926
Sold
view details
Pair of Rabbits
Leo Mol
Ceramic (3.38x5.75x4.75 in) 1957
Sold
view details
Crystal A/P
Tony Tascona
silkscreen (9x6.25 in) 1986
Sold
view details
Old Mill
Manly MacDonald
oil on canvas (12x16 in) 1950
Sold
view details
Mistaya Valley
Walter Joseph Phillips
watercolour (14.5x21.5 in) 1936
Sold
view details
Nearly in Town
Allen Sapp
acrylic (18x24 in) 1970
Sold
view details
“The Eternal Spring” Unnamed Creek LOTW
Robert Genn
Acrylic (24x30 in) circa 2011
Sold
view details
Fall Scene with Red Cart
Maud Lewis
oil on panel (12.25x13.5 in) 1965
Sold
view details
Saturday Morning
Lawren Harris
Oil on Panel (10.6x13.75 in) circa 1920
Sold
view details