Dorothy Marie (Johnson) Oxborough is active/lives in British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Alberta / Canada. Dorothy Oxborough is known for child portrait painting of Indians and Eskimos, animals and fishing.
Biography Dorothy Oxborough
Dorothy Marie Oxborough NSSA, FCA, PSA, CIPA (1922)
A well-known Canadian painter, Dorothy Oxborough (AKA: Mrs. H. Johnson) was born in Calgary, Alberta and grew up in Banff, Alberta. She has lived in Ottawa, Ontario (1955 - 1957 and 1967 - 1973); Halifax, Nova Scotia (1957 - 1967); and her home since 1973 has been the environs of Victoria, British Columbia. Her ubiquitous sentimental portraits of Native children are often seen reproduced as decorative prints, framed souvenirs, greeting cards, novelties, and calendars.
Oxborough's primary medium is soft pastel* and her primary subjects are portraits of Indian and Eskimo (Inuit) children; however she has done portraits of adults, fishermen, dogs, cats and horses. Her style is R
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