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MOLLY LAMB BOBAK, O.C., O.N.B., R.C.A. (1922-2014)

 
 
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Catamaran Race, 1986
Oil on canvas 24" x 36" (Sold)
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Molly Lamb Bobak Biography
 
   
 
Molly Lamb Bobak was born near Vancouver, British Columbia on February 25, 1922, daughter of Harold Mortimer Lamb and Alice Mary Price.

She joined Canadian Women's Army Corps (C.W.A.C.) in 1942, became lieutenant. Appointed Official War Artist with the Canadian Army in Europe, 1945-46.

In 1945 she married Bruno Bobak.

She was an instructor in painting at Vancouver School of Art, 1947-50, taught at University of British Columbia Extension and Summer Schools in1958 and 1959.

In 1960 she began teaching at the University of New Brunswick Art Centre from 1960. Has also taught at Banff School of Art, Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre, Inc. and the Alberta College of Art.



Molly Lamb Bobak Awards and Honours

Third prize, Canadian Army Art Competition, 1944.
First prize, Graphic Art Society, 1966.
French Government scholarship for study in France, 1950-51.
Canada Council fellowship for study in Europe, 1960-61.
Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
Order of Canada, 1995
Order of New Brunswick, 2009



Molly Lamb Bobak Exhibitions (One-person shows)

Vancouver Art Gallery, c. 1940
Vancouver Art Gallery, 1950-60.
New Design Gallery, Vancouver, 1950-60
Waddington Gallery, Montreal, 1950-60.
Roberts Gallery, Toronto, 1962.
Roberts Gallery, Toronto, 1964.
Wells Gallery, Ottawa, 1965.
The National Gallery of Canada (travelling show), 1965.
Dalhousie University Art Gallery, 1966.
Roberts Gallery, Toronto, 1967.
Walter Klinkhoff Gallery, Montreal, 1968.
Beaverbrook Art Gallery, 1970.
Roberts Gallery, Toronto, 1971.
Sir George Williams Art Galleries, Montreal, 1972.
Walter Klinkhoff Gallery, Montreal, 1975.
The New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, 1977.
Walter Klinkhoff Gallery, Montreal, 1980.
Gallery 78, Fredericton, 1983.
Walter Klinkhoff Gallery, 1985; 1987; 1989; 1993.
Retrospective travelling exhibition, 1993-1994 - MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan.
Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, N.B.
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta.
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, B.C.



Molly Lamb Bobak Group Exhibitions

Exhibition of Canadian Paintings, Rio de Janeiro and
Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1944.
Canadian Women Artists, Riverside Museum,
New York, 1947.
Sao Paulo Biennial, Museu de Arte Moderna, 1951.
Festival of Britain, London, 1951.
German Industries Fair, Berlin, 1953.
Canadian Painting Exhibition, Pakistan, India and
Ceylon, 1954-55.
International Print Exhibition, Lugano, Switzerland.
Second, Third and Fourth Biennial Exhibitions of Canadian Painting, The National Gallery of Canada, 1957, 1959, and 1961.
 
   
 
 
Molly Lamb Bobak paintings sold
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Molly Lamb Bobak
Shediac, New Brunswick, c. 1965
Oil on board 40" x 60" (Sold)
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Molly Lamb Bobak
The Rink, ca. 1960
Oil on canvas 40" x 48" (Sold)
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Molly Lamb Bobak
Horizon of Scouts, 1976
Oil on panel 6" x 12" (Sold)
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Molly Lamb Bobak
Beach, 1985
Oil on canvas 30" x 40" (Sold)
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Molly Lamb Bobak
Burtt's Corner Band
Oil on canvas 40" x 48" (Sold)
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Molly Lamb Bobak
Santa Clause Parade, Fredericton, N.B.
Oil on canvas 40" x 48" (Sold)
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Molly Lamb Bobak
Skaters and Skiers
Oil on canvas 22" x 30" (Sold)
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Molly Lamb Bobak
Canada Day Celebration
Oil on canvas 30" x 48" (Sold)
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Molly Lamb Bobak
Corsini Palace, Florence, 1983
Oil on canvas 30" x 40" (Sold)
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