Ina Campbell (Una) Uhthoff
(1889 - 1971)
Ina Campbell (Una) Uhthoff was active/lived in British Columbia / Canada, Scotland. Ina Uhthoff is known for modernist landscape and still life painting.
Ina Campbell Uhthoff, born in Kirn, Scotland, grew up in a prosperous
family in Glasgow. She obtained a diploma from the Glasgow School
of Art, studying with Charles Macintosh. In 1913 she visited friends in the Kootenay area of
British Columbia where she met Edward Joseph Uhthoff, whom she married
After World War I, they settled in Crawford Bay in the
Kootenays. In the mid-1920s, she left her husband, established
herself in Victoria, and sent for her two children. By 1937, she
had established under the British Columbia Department of Education the
Victoria School of Art, which was a response to her perception that
Canadian art was too conservative. She was also active in
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