The exhibit of Richard Munsell oil and water color paintings was proclaimed, “Years outstanding local one-man painting show”, by Arthur Millier, Los Angeles Times art critic.
Association members enjoy an impromptu program of talks that are recorded and “read back to the audience by phonograph”.
The Whittier Art Association begins their annual Membership Drive, remembering their first year in the gallery they built on Painter Ave.
Architect William Harrison exhibits his drawings and photographs. It was Wm. Harrison that donated the plans for the Whittier Art Gallery in 1938.
Gallery exhibits Ejnar Hansen’s oils and water color paintings. Mr. Hansen is represented at the Los Angeles Museum in the California Water Color Society’s Annual Exhibition. He is the president of the California Water Color Society.
1941 January, 4, Whittier News: Architect’s Work In Magazine – William H. Harrison Monopolizes Issue as His Work Here Lauded
Architect William Harrison, who donated the plans for the Whittier Art Gallery in 1938, is praised by the Architect and Engineer Magazine.
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.