Mac Alcock

Mac Alcock

Lumber Camp, 1966, Mac Alcock, ink wash, 23x16.5 cm, 972.01.01

Born: England 1901

Came to Canada 1919

Died: 1972

This work (Lumber Camp) was donated to the Show Committee Permanent Collection by Mr. Alcock's family after his death in 1972.

Mac Alcock was born in England in 1901. He came to Canada in 1919 where he pioneered in the Columbia Valley. He came to Naramata in 1943. After a good deal of painting and drawing during his life, he studied art by correspondence course through the University of Victoria in 1960. His works, (drawing and watercolours) showed in Okanagan shows, juried and other. He was president of the Penticton Art Club for several years and founder of the Naramata Arts and Crafts Club. A show of his work marked the official opening of the Arts Centre Gallery after the artist died in 1972.