First Traveling Exhibit (1915)

First Traveling Exhibit

November 1915 – September 1916

The first stop of this traveling exhibition was held under the auspices of the South Side Ebell Club at the Vernon Public Library Branch, Forty-first Street and Central Avenue, Los Angeles, Calif. November 16 – 23 (?), 1915

As part of an effort towards art education, the CAC organized a traveling exhibition of members’ work that was shown at libraries, clubs and other local organizations. The public were invited to attend the free exhibits, which included about fifty paintings and sculpture. Alma May Cook of the CAC gave lectures about the art to visitors, including “What Art Means to Every-Day Life” and “What the Catholic Church Has Done For Art.

Later it traveled to the Pomona Ebell Club (c. Dec. 12-18, 1915),
the Santa Monica Bay Women’s Club (c. Dec. 20 -25, 1915),
the Hollywood Presbyterian Church (Jan. 1916),
the Hollywood Women’s Club (Jan. 1916),
the San Fernando Ebell Club (Jan. 1916),
the Long Beach Ebell (Jan. 1916),
the University of Southern California (Jan. 1916),
the Long Beach Public Library (week of April 2, 1916),
Santa Barbara, (c.May 1916),
Fullerton Public Library, (second 1/2 of May 1916),
the Boyle Heights Library (August 1916);

It was also shown at the Girl’s Collegiate School, Alhambra Public Library, Santa Barbara Public Library, Redondo Beach Public Library (8 libraries in all); in the cities of Tropico, Pomona, Hollywood, Santa Paula, Sierra Madre, Ontario, Covina, Riverside, Corona, Glendale, Santa Monica, Colton and San Diego before ending the tour at the East Los Angeles Public Library Branch (September 1916).

Exhibiting Artists

BAILEY, Harry
Teaming on Eads Bridge – St. Louis

BISCHOFF, Franz
Studies of red and yellow roses

BRAUN, Maurice
The Mountain

BREMER, Anne M.
The Child

BROWN, Benjamin Chambers
Lily Pond

CAHILL, William V.
Grandmother’s Gown

CAHILL, William V.
A Girl of the Sixties

DANDO, Susie M. B.
Daisies – watercolor

DANDO, Susie M. B.
White Roses – watercolor

DODGE, Arthur B.

FRIES, Charles A.

GLEASON, J. Duncan
After the Storm

HAZEN, Bessie

HILLS, Anna
Laguna

HURTT, Arthur

JOHNSON, Marie

KILPATRICK, Aaron E.

LEIGHTON, Katherine

MAYHEW, Nell Brooker

McBURNEY, James E.

MINER, Frederick R.

MODRA, Theodore B.

MOTT-SMITH, May

NORTON, Helen G.

POOR, Henry Varnum
The Student

RICH, John Hubbard
Three or four studies of girls indoors, each called "Interior"

PUTHUFF, Hanson
Bean Fields

ROGERS, Charles A.

ROSE, Guy
Laguna

SCHUSTER, Donna
Hills and Valley, Spring

SHARP, Joseph Henry
The Flute Player

SHAW, Sidney Dale
The Pier – Hermosa Beach

SHORE, Henrietta M.

SILVA, William
Mojave

SMITH, Ernest Browning
Tallac Meadows

SMITH, Jack Wilkinson

TITUS, Alme (?) B.
Clouds

TOWNSLEY, Channel Pickering

WENDT, Julia Bracken
sculpture

WENDT, William
April Days

WENDT, William
Mt. Tahoma

WENDT, William
The Headland

WOLFE, Hamilton Achilles
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