Sam Hyde Harris exhibits 14 paintings at the Whittier Art Gallery.
Mabel Haig exhibits in a three person exhibit at the Gallery. She is a member of the California Water Color Society, and has exhibited at the Delzell-Hatfield Galleries in Los Angeles.
Art Association provides pot luck dinner with bargain cafeteria price of only five cents per serving. The association will furnish coffee, strawberries and sugar (These would be welcomed words during the this time of war rationing of sugar).
Edgar Payne attends his reception at the Whittier Art Gallery where his large paintings of Arizona scenes, studies of the High Sierras, and Mediterranean seascapes are exhibited.
Mr. Payne is one of the best known of living American artists. He is the author of the book, “Composition of Outdoor Painting.”
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.
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.
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.
Ceramic artist, Wayne Long, will visit major cities to give ceramics demonstrations. Wayne Long served as Whittier Art Association president 1939-1940.
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.