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Looking Back, 1934 – 1938

When the Whittier Art Association was formed, a plan was made to have the Pico Pico Mansion become the permanentΒ home of the Whittier Art Gallery. The Mansion’s spacious rooms would have accommodated “large visiting exhibits”. The plan did not succeed.

Looking Back, 1917 – 1933

Mabel George Haig (1894 – 1977), developed as a water color artist, studying with William Lees Judson, Helena Dunlap,  Eleanor Colburn, Anna Hills, and Millard Sheets. Mabel became close friends with Anna Hills, who cofounded the Laguna Beach Art Association with Edgar Payne in 1918.  Mabel exhibited at the […]