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Looking Back, 1940 – 1944

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, […]

Looking Back at the 1920’s

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.