PRINT May 1963

News and Announcements

Gabriel Kohn, New York sculptor, will teach a special workshop for advanced students this summer, from June 17 to August 25, at the La Jolla School of Arts in La Jolla, California . . . Mrs. Ala Story, former director of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art has been appointed a Staff Specialist in Art to the Art Gallery at the University of California in Santa Barbara. Mrs. Story, who directed the Redfern Gallery and the British Art Center in London, will be involved with matters of selection, planning and organizing the annual exhibition program of the Gallery . . . “Ville d’array,” a Corot landscape of between 1855 and 1860 has been acquired by purchase by the Des Moines Art Center . . . John Paul Jones, Los Angeles painter, has recently completed a two-month fellowship at the Tamarind Lithography Workshop, during which 23 editions of prints related to the figure were created. The lithographs, in a wide range of sizes and techniques, were printed by Joe Zirker, John Rock and Donald Roberts under the supervision of Technical Director Bohuslav Horak . . . John Thomas, San Francisco painter, is visiting artist for one year at Iowa State University, where he is currently having a one-man retrospective. . . . Winners of the James D. Phelen Awards for 1963 at the De Young Museum, San Francisco, were Joan Brown, Nancy Genn, Wally Hedrick, James Monte and Clayton Pinkerton. Each winner received $300.00. Honorable mentions went to Samuel Ow, Bryan Wilson, William Bowman and Ina Belle Cheifetz. Jurors were Paul T. Carey, Erle Loran, and Alexander Nepote . . . Captain David J. Walsh has been appointed as executive secretary of the Board of Trustees of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, succeeding Captain Myron E. Thomas . . . Bay Area painter Louis Siegriest’s “East of Tonopah,” has been purchased by the Ford Foundation from the Illinois Biennial . . .

. . . The American Federation of Arts will hold its biennial national convention in Fort Worth and Dallas, Texas, May 22, 23 and 24th. The convention theme will be “The Role of Government in Art Today.”