Exhibitions

April 27,2018 Ottawa Gallery

Exploring a landmark exhibition of the practices of the new Ottawa valley and the Outaouais region

"Gatineau Covered Bridge", Oil


March 4 - April 4, 2018 Heliconian Club, Toronto

Salon of Members Past and Present

Opening presentation on Florence McGillivray by W.C. Allen

Mid show presentation ( History of Heliconian Club by Charles Hill)

9 McGillivray paintings from Private Collections

" Cornwall" WC, 

Untitled, Sailboats in Harbour, WC

 " Icebergs off Labrador Coast", WC,

 "Off Labrador Coast" Pastel  

Untitled, Looking through Dunes, Pastel. Untitled, Schooner at Dock, WC

 "On the Way to Buckingham, WC

"Kirks Ferry Falls" WC

 "Murphy's Blue Fleet", WC,


Dec. 7, 2017 - April 8, 2018 Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton

Undaunted: Canadian Women Painters of the 19th Century

4 McGillivray paintings from AGA Collection

"Fir Trees", WC

 "Afterglow" #1, WC

 "Canadian Maples", WC

 "Douglas Firs Forest", WC


Oct.17 - Dec. 4, 2017 Station Gallery, Whitby

Finding Florence retrospective Exhibition

75 Mcgillivray works, Oil, WC, Pastel from in and around the Whitby area, Private and public collections


2009 Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa

Art and Identity in the Region of Durham

4 Mcgillivray works

"Skyline Perce", Oil

 "Perce Village"' Oil,

"Perce Rock", Oil

 "Canal Venice", Oil

 private collections


2001 Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa

Birth of Modern

"Canal Venice", Oil, private collection


1988 McMichael Gallery, Klinberg

Endless Summer, Canadian Artists in the Caribbean

4 McGillivray works

"Royal Palms on a Grey Day, Trinidad", WC, Wharf Scene, Montrgo Bay, Oil, "Busy People", Oil, Harvesting Coconuts", WC, private collections


1984 Peel Gallery, Brampton

Peel Remembers

"Inverlynn Grove", WC, private collection


April, 1975

Morris Gallery, Toronto

Canadian Classics

Tool Shed", Oil, private collection


1972 Art Gallery of Ontario

Retrospective show

"Contentment", Oil, AGO collection


1970 Station Gallery, Whitby

F.H.M. Retrospective Show

Over 75 McGillivray works

Oils. WC, Pastels examining the body of her work from private collections


1957 Continental Galleries, Montreal

4 Mcgillivray paintings ( Unknown Medium)

"Burger Bridge", "Farm Country, Gatineau", Fishermans Home",  "Murphy's Blue Fleet"


1939 T.J. Malloney's Gallery. Toronto

FHM Memorial Exhibition

Multipul Oils, Pastels, and watercolours from private collections


Nov. 18, 1937

Royal Canadian Academy Show, Montreal

No details of artwork


March 12, 1937

T.J. Malloney's Gallery. Toronto

No details of artwork


1936 Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto

"Covered Bridge, Val-des-Bois, Quebec"

NFS, Oil


Nov. 21, 1935

Royal Canadian Academy Show, Montreal

No details of artwork


1935 Toronto Art Gallery

Alumni of Ontario College of Art

3 McGillivray works

"Blue Water Skagway", WC, valued at $75.00

"Bathing Beach, Montego Bay", WC, valued at $60.00

"High Water, Rouge River, Not. ", WC

valued at$35.00


1935 Canadian National Exhibition

Catalogue of Arts

"Newly Fallen Snow", Oil, valued at $200.00

"A Snow Locked Door", Oil, valued at $200.00


1935 Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto, Grange Park

"Riding Lights, Skagway", Tempera, valued at $150.00

"Tween Tides, St.Ives" WC,valued at $150.00

"Heights in Skagway", Oil, valued at $100.00


March, 1934 Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto

"Vanished Cascades, Gatineau", Oil, valued at $500.00

"Village Church, Saturday", WC, $150.00

"The Paugan, White Rocks", Oil, valued at $125.00


Nov. 17, 1933 Royal Canadian, Academy show, Montreal

No details of artwork


1933 Art Gallery Toronto, Grange Park

"Pick-A-Noc River Opening" no details, valued at $125.00

"Holding on Georgian Bay" no details, valued at $35,00


1933 Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto

"Newly Fallen Snow", Oil, valued at $200.00


Nov. 1932 Lyceum Club and Women's Art Association of Canada

Exhibition of Watercolours by Miss Florence McGillivray

No details of artwork


Mat to July, 1932 Vancouver Art Gallery. All Canadian Exhibition

"Winter at Rosebank", Oil,

"Pic-A-Nic River Opening", Oil


1931 Carriage House Studio, Frank St. Ottawa

No details of artwork

Ottawa Citizen News item Nov. 1931


Nov. 21, 1931 Royal Canadian Academy Show, Montreal

"Anchored Fishing Boats, Venice", Oil

valued at $250.00

"Newly Fallen Snoe, Wakefield, Quebec", Oil, valued at $150.00


1930 Carriage House Studio, Frank St., Ottawa

No details of artwork

Ottawa Citizen News item, Oct. 1930 


April, 1930 Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Art Gallery Toronto, GrangePark, Annual Exhibition

7 McGillivray works

"Old House Trinidad" Valued at $50.00

"Wharf Street, St. Ives, Cornwal" Valued at $100.00

Stream at Jasper Park", valued at #100.00

"Stonington Harbour, Conn. US", valued at $75.00

"A Chain of Cataracts, Buckingham Quebec, valued at $75.00

"A Gatineau Homestead, Quebec" valued at $75.00


Nov. 1929 Carriage House Studio, Frank St. Ottawa

No details of artwork

 News item from Ottawa Ctizan


Nov.20, 1929 Joint Ontario Society of Artists and Royal Canadian Academy Show. Montreal Art Association

"Ships in Venice", Oil, valued at $225.00

"Palms Barbados", Oil, valued at $175.00

"Emerald Lake, BC", Oil, valued at $175.00

"Uncertain Weather, Port of Spain", Oil,

valued at $175.00


Oct.5, 1929 Miss Barron's Gallery ,Toronto, 758 Yonge St.

No details of artwork

Globe and Mail news Item several Oils and WC 


Sept. 21, 1929 Whitby Studio

No details of artwork

Whitby Chronical news item


April 1929 Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour Annual Exhibition. Art Gallery of Toronto, Grange Park

7 McGillivray works

"Lake Louise", valued at $100.00

"High Noon, St. Ives" Valued at $100.00

"Wrecked Wharf, St. Ives" , valued at $100.00

"Old Spanish Bridge, Jamaica" ,valued at $75.00

"On the Arno, Florence, Italy", valued at $75.00

"Dense Woods at Nootka,BC", valued at $50.00

"The Sea", valued at $40.00


1929 Royal Canadian Academy

No details of artwork


1928 Joint Ontario Society of Artists and Royal Canadian Academy. Ottawa 

 "Coconut Grove", Trinidad, valued at $200.00

"Dawn at Perce", valued at $150.00


Jan.7- 22,1928 Art Association of Montreal,

Exhibition of Paintings from at Home and Abroad by F.H. McGillivray

Largest one women show to date gathered over 75 works from public and private collections ( some of her best works).


1927 Ontario Society of Artists, Ottawa

"Dawn at Perce", valued at $300.00

"Midwinter (City)", valued at $200.00

"Seashore", valued at $150.00

"Tea Garden Venice", valued at $150.00

"The Pagan, Gatineau River", valued at $100.00


Nov. 1927 Joint Ontario Society of Artists and Royal Canadian Academy, at the Art Association of Montreal Gallery

"Coconut Grove, Trinidad"

"Midwinter in the City"


Nov. 1926 Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto Art Gallery

"Sea Craft, Venice", valued at $150.00

"Fishing Vessels, Venice", valued at $150.00




Exhibitions Continued

April, 1926 Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Art Gallery of Toronto, Grange Park

"Doctors Cove Beach, Montego Bay", valued at $75.00

"Uncertain Weather, Grand Manan", valued at $60.00

"Old Houses, Port of Spain, Trinidad", valued at $50.00

"Heat and Snow, California", valued at $50.00

"Late Glow, Perce", (sketch) valued at $40.00

"Cone at Perce", (sketch) valued at $40.00


Jan. 1926 National Gallery, Ottawa

Special Exhibition of Contemporary Canadian Art

"St. Anthony's Harbour, NFLD", valued at $200.00

"Factory Buildings, Whitby", valued at $75.00


Nov. 1925 292 Frank St. Carriage House Studio, Ottawa

No details of artwork

News item Ottawa Citizen


Nov. 1925 Royal Canadian Academy

No details of artwork


March 1925 Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto

"St. Anthony's Harbour, NFLD", valued at $200.00

"Murphy's Blue Fleet, Ottawa", valued at $150.00


Nov. 24, 1924 Ontario Society of Artists, Members Small pictures Exhibition, Robert Simpson Art Galleries, Toronto

"At Bonaventure Island", valued at $40.00

"Amidst Venetian Shipping", valued at $40.00

"Venetian Well", valued at $25.00

"Bank St. Bridge, Ottawa", valued at $25.00

"Grand Manan Cliff", valued at $40.00


Nov. 20, 1924 Commonwealth Exhibition, Palace of Canadian Arts Pavilion, Wembley England

"Labrador Fishing Stage"

The largest collection of the best in Canadian Art shown outside the country curated by the National Gallery


Nov. 1924 Royal Canadian Academy, Ottawa

No details of artwork

1924 Ontario Society of Artists, at Robert Simpson Co., Toronto

"Bank Street Bridge, Ottawa", valued at $25.00

"Wild Iris and Firs", valued at $40.00

"Amidst Venetian Shipping", valued at $40.00

"Wild Will Sugar Industry, Barbados", valued at $35.00


1923 Royal Canadian Academy, Toronto

No details of artwork


1923 Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto

"In Shelter, Near Perce, Quebec", valued at $200.00

"In Prince Rupert's Waters", valued at $200.00


About 1922 Heliconian Club, Toronto,

Members  Art Exhibition

No details of artwork

From undated Toronto Star news item


Nov. 16, 1922 Royal Canadian Academy, Montreal

No details of artwork


March 1922 Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto

Retrospective Loan Exhibition for Members of OSA Covering First Half Century of Society

"Returning home", 1917

"Landscape", 1914


Nov. 19, 1920 Royal Canadian Academy, Toronto

No details of artwork


1920 292 Frank St. Carriage House Studio, Ottawa

No details of artwork

News Item Ottawa Citizen, Oct. 1920


Oct. 1920 Art Museum of Toronto,26 Grange St.

Exhibition of Small pictures and sketches by Members of OSA

"A Fishermans Hut, Labrador", valued at $100.00

"A Bit of Skagway", valued at $50.00

"Perce Rock from Church Hill", valued at $50.00

"Les Chats Falls, Fitzroy Harbour", valued at $25.00

"Broom Bloom", valued at $25.00

"Cloud Movement Alaska", valued at $25.00


July 5, 1919 Women's Art Association of Canada, Toronto

Members Exhibition

No details of artwork

News item from Globe and Mail, 1919


Nov. 1918 Art Museum of Toronto, 26 Grange St., Exhibition of Small pictures and Sketches by members of OSA

"Cheville - Near Paris", valued at $40.00

"A Cottage in Skye", valued at $100.00

"Hillside Scotland", valued at $50.00

"Venetian Fishing Boats", valued at $75.00

"Amidst Venetian Shipping Venice", valued at $75.00


April 26, 1918 Joint Ontario Society of Artists and Royal Canadian Academy Show at Art Museum Toronto, Grange Park

"A Corner of the Grove"

"Canal Venice"

"Midwinter, Dunbarton Ont."


1917 Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto

"A Rocky Stream" valued at $200.00

"A Sketch" valued at $125.00


Nov. 1916 Royal Canadian Academy, Montreal

No details of artwork


March 1916 Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto

"Contentment" valued at $500.00

"Rocky Skye" valued at $200.00


1916 Joint Ontario Society of Artists and Royal Canadian Academy show, Montreal Art Association Gallery, 679 Sherbrooke St.

"A Rocky Stream, Skye"

" A Scottish Hillside"


Dec. 1915 292 Frank St. Carriage House Studio

No details of artwork

News item from Ottawa Citizen


Nov. 18, 1915 Royal Canadian Academy Show, Montreal

No details of artwork


March 26, 1915 Art Association Montreal

No details of artwork


March 1915 Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto

"In Killarney", valued at $200.00

"Still Life", valued at $25.00


1915 Byron St. Studio, Whitby

no details of artwork

News item Whitby Chronicle, Nov. 29


Dec.3, 1914 Royal Canadian Academy, Toronto

No details of artwork


May 12, 1914 Annual Exhibition, International Arts Union, Paris, at Hessele Gallery

No details of artwork

news item American Art News, 1914


1913 Salon des Beaux arts, Paris

"Contentment" Oil on Canvas


1903 Ontario Society Artists, Art Gallery of Toronto, 165 King West, Watercolours

"Evening"


1902 Ontario Society of Artists, Art Gallery of Toronto, 165 King West, Oils

"Idle While"

"Expectancy"


1901 Ontario Society of Artists, Art Gallery of Toronto, 165 King West, Watercolours

"In Harvest Time"

"The Cornfield"


1898 Women's Art Association of Canada, Toronto, Family Portrait Exhibition

No details of artwork


Feb. 1898 Byron St. Studio, Whitby

No details of artwork

News item Whitby Chronicle


May 1892 Women's Art Association of Canada, Life Building, Toronto

No Details of artwork


1892 Ontario Society of Artists, York Show, Oils

"Study of a Head"

"A Girls Head"

"Waiting"


1881 Bomanville Fall Fair

First place award for two Watercolours. same results in a number of local fairs in local art contests of this era.