The Whittier Art Gallery continued to exhibit the work of prominent artists while bracing for World War II and living through the most difficult of the War years. Exhibits of the work of Edgar Payne, Enjar Hansen, Eleanor Colburn, Clyde Forsythe, Sam Hyde Harris, Hanson Puthuff, and others, […]
Mabel George Haig became a founding member of the Whittier Art association in 1934. She served as Association President, 1938-39, during the building and grand opening of the Whittier Art Gallery.
Mabel George Haig, well educated and accomplished Whittier artist, became close friends with Anna Hills, a co-founder of the Laguna Beach Art Association. Mabel exhibited at the Laguna Beach Art Gallery throughout the 1920s, developing friendships with the artists that lived in Laguna Beach.
Ida O’Keeffe exhibits with the California Art Club at Los Angeles City Hall.
Ejner Hansen, from Otis Art Institute, exhibits at the gallery and praises the Whittier Art Gallery by saying that it “possesses great charm”.
More than 600 visitors from 16 cities visited the Servicemen Art Exhibit in January.
Whittier Art Association Past President, Wayne Long, and Whittier artists Forrest Randall, Roger Hollenbeck, and Larken Vaught exhibit their artwork at the gallery.
An exhibit of paintings of New Guinea by Whittier Art Association Past President Wayne Long, is planned.