Gillett, Violet Amy

Identity area

Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Gillett, Violet Amy

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1898 - 1996

History

Violet Amy Gillett was a New Brunswick artist. She was born in 1898 in Liverpool, England, and came to Canada at the age of nine with her parents. They settled at Andover, New Brunswick. She died in 1996 at Perth Andover.

Violet studied at the Ontario College of Art. She worked at Saint John Vocational School as head of the art department. She wrote a curriculum for creative art in elementary schools which was adopted by the province in 1939. She was active in the formation of the Maritime Art Association. In 1947, she resigned from Vocational school and opened a studio in Andover, which closed in 1958. She received the Centennial Award from the Teachers Association in 1976; made a Member of the Order of Canada, 1976; and received the Canada Medal and Queens Jubilee Medal in 1977.

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC