PRINT January 1964

News and Announcements

Los Angeles artist June Wayne was awarded the Edna P. Stauffer Memorial Prize for her lithograph, “The Orator,” pulled at Tamarind . . . James Melchert has been awarded a $1000 grant by the Tiffany Foundation, New York . . . The Los Angeles Printmaking Society announces an open competition for prints in all print media. Jurors will be Nathan Oliveira, Thomas Leavitt and Artforum’s Gerald Nordland. Entry Information can be obtained from the L.A.P.S., 818 South Spring Street, Los Angeles. . . . Further news for printmakers is the 1st National Print Exhibition of Western Michigan University, open to all print media. Further information from Paul Robbert, W.M.U. Art Department, Kalamazoo, Michigan . . . A flashing poem-sculpture by Gerd Stern, commissioned by the. Associated Coin Amusement Company has recently been installed in their new Los Angeles building at 1126 E. 14th Street . . . Ernest Raboff announces the opening of a Los Angeles Auction House under the auspices of the Raboff Gallery. Material to be auctioned will be exhibited at the gallery prior to the auctions . . . Twenty-five prints by James McBey, distinguished 20th-century etcher have been presented to the Art Gallery of the University of California at Santa Barbara by the artist’s widow. The largest collection of the artist’s work is in the Aberdeen Gallery, Scotland, where his work is contained in the James McBey Memorial Gallery . . .