Fine paintings from the homes of Whittier residents are loaned for the exhibit at the gallery. Included, are the works of Millard Sheets, Edgar Payne, Marian Cavanagh Wachtel, Anna Hills, and Paul Lauritz.
Loan exhibit opens with 35 oil and water color paintings by American, Canadian, and European artists.
The Whittier Home Loan Show exhibits the work of Dutch and French artists.
June exhibit feature the work of Pruett Carter, “one of the top ranking illustrators for popular magazines”. The show includes illustrations from such magazines as American, McCalls, and The Ladies Home Journal.
Mabel George Haig directs the Art Association Membership Drive. A regular membership fee is one dollar per year.
Ceramic artist, Wayne Long, will visit major cities to give ceramics demonstrations. Wayne Long served as Whittier Art Association president 1939-1940.
A Proclamation of the Mayor of Whittier urges all citizens to enroll as members of the Whittier Art Association. This article appeared on the newspaper’s front page, five weeks before the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Millard Sheets attends a dinner party before his evening as a guest speaker at the Whittier Art Gallery. Mabel Haig studied with Millard Sheets in 1930.
An exhibit to include modern Madonna paintings by the late Eleanor Colburn of Labuna Beach, was scheduled to open on Sunday, December 7th, the day of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Mr. Payne is one of the best known of living American artists. He is the author of the book, “Composition of Outdoor Painting.”