Nests Bowen Horne (1896-1987)
11.5” x 13.5” Image
18.5” x 16.75” Frame
Private Collection, Burlington
Mrs. Nesta Bowen Horne was born in Barbados, British West Indies. She came to Canada in 1929 and settled in Vancouver until 1955 when her husband died.
She exhibited artwork in the B.C. Artists exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery from 1934 to 1950.
She exhibited work with the B.C. Society of Fine Arts in their Annual Exhibitions from 1942 to 1954.
Horne was on a list titled "Leading Vancouver Artists," provided to the Labour Arts Guild on April 10, 1946 by the Vancouver Art Gallery to assist in the Guild's call for entries to the second annual B.C. At Work exhibition. Horne did not have work in either of the B.C. At Work exhibitions.
Horne died in Victoria in 1987 at the age of 91, occupation noted as "artist."