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Contents of Greensboro- Art and Artists (North Carolina Collection)

Item Description Item Date
00) Joe King Wants only a Chance to Learn more about Painting Greensboro newspaper (exact source unknown) : article about Joe King, an artistically talented 12-year-old boy, who wants to keep on painting and remain in the Boy Scouts as well 03-01-1925
01) Plans Are Started Here for Establishing an Art Center Greensboro Daily News : plans are underway to establish an art center that will include a gallery of art and School of Fine and Graphic Arts under the sponsorship of a group of Greensboro citizens and WPA 05-31-1936
02) Jefferson Building Chosen as Location for Art Center Greensboro Daily News : article about the new Greensboro Art Center being housed on the ground floor of the Jefferson Standard Building 06-23-1936
03) Textile Designs to Be First Exhibit at Art Center Here Greensboro Daily News : the initial exhibit at the Greensboro Art Center, tentatively set to open July 22 in the Jefferson Standard Building, will consist of an exhibition of original handblocked textiles and designs by Ruth Reeves 07-12-1936
04) Looney Arrives Here to Direct Art Center Greensboro Daily News : Ben Earl Looney, an artist who has painted and exhibited his work in many parts of the country, will become the director of the new Greensboro Art Center 07-21-1936
05) Art Center Is Having Opening this Evening Greensboro Daily News : short article about the opening of the new Greensboro Art Center with its exhibit of the textile designs by Ruth Reeves and some American paintings 07-22-1936
06) Students Work Stands out in Exhibition at Art Center Greensboro Daily News : article, by Margaret Kernodle, about the opening exhibition at the new Greensboro Art Center 07-23-1936
07) Art Program in City Schools Back to Its Former Status Greensboro Daily News : the art program in the public schools, curtailed during the depression, is being expanded again and a new teacher, Mrs. Mary Leath Stewart, is being added to the art staff 08-15-1936
08) Local Art Students Have Pieces in New York Exhibit Greensboro Daily News : article about three Greensboro students being exhibiting artists in the Rockefeller Center in New York City in a show called "Young America Paints" 03-25-1937
09) Art Center s Board Holds First Session Greensboro Daily News : in the first meeting of the board of directors of the Greensboro Art Center it was decided to maintain the policy of free service to citizens 05-08-1937
10) Ben Earl Looney Resigns as Assistant Director of Federal Art Project Greensboro Daily News : Ben Earl Looney, recently made Assistant State Director of the Federal Art Project, has resigned his position to take up private instruction 11-16-1937
11) Art Center Announces New Classes Announcement (source unknown) about the new classes being offered at the Greensboro Art Center without tuition being charged since they are conducted as a Federal Art Project 03-01-1938
12) Unusually Large Painting Gift of 17 Local Artists Greensboro Daily News : article, by Margaret Kernodle, about the huge mural, 26 by 9 feet large, depicting Greensboro and symbols of its industries being painted by 17 artists under the supervision of Ben Earl Looney 04-03-1938
13) Plans for Reorganization of Art Center Considered Greensboro Daily News : article about the annual meeting of the Art Center Association at the Jefferson Roof Restaurant during which the reorganization of the Art Center was discussed 05-28-1938
14) Mural, Produced by 17 Artists, to Go into Civic Center Greensboro Daily News : article, by Margaret Kernobel, including photo, about the large mural painting representing leading local industries covering the entire back wall of the auditorium of the new Greensboro Civic Center being constructed from the old First Presbyterian Church 06-12-1938
15) Young Artists Returning to Classes Greensboro Daily News : free art classes conducted under the direction of the Greensboro Art Center are getting underway at Central Junior High School 06-19-1938
16) People -- Preston Hayes Greensboro Daily News : article in the "People" section of the newspaper about a shy negro boy, Preston Hayes, being mentored by Charles G. Farrell to get his degree at A&T and to become an artist 11-06-1938
17) People -- Helen Hughes Greensboro Daily News : article, by Fritz Raley Simmons, about the versatile artist Helen Hughes 06-25-1939
18) People -- Charles A. Farrell Greensboro Daily News : article, by Fritz Raley Simmons, about artist and illustrator Charles A. Farrell 09-24-1939
19) Family of Artists Fashions almost Everything in House Charlotte Observer : article, by Fritz Raley Simmons, about the Kruse Family and Helen Hughes, who make and have much art in their home 01-07-1940
20) Local Artists to Show Works at Civic Center Greensboro Daily News : article about Greensboro artists showing their work at the Richardson Civic Center Gallery during the national observance of Art Week 11-16-1941
21) Art Festival Prizes Given to Four Here Greensboro Daily News : Four persons were awarded prizes in the art exhibition of the Piedmont Festival of Music and Art, namely Lena McDuffie, Callie O. Braswell, Mrs. John McAllister and Charles Ferrell 08-04-1944
22) Micro-Biographies -- Henry Rood, Jr. Greensboro Daily News : short profile of Henry Rood, Jr., outstanding painter of portraits 01-09-1945
23) Greensboro School Students Capture Top Honors in Art Show Greensboro Daily News : article about Greensboro City schools capturing top honors in the ninth annual North Carolina School Art exhibition for elementary grades, now on exhibit at the Weatherspoon Art Gallery at Woman s College 05-07-1946
24) Paints Tar Heel Subjects Greensboro record : photo of Joe Wallace King putting the finishing touch on a portrait of Miss Mitzi Haymore 08-30-1946
25) Artist s Camellia Paintings Attracting Much Attention Greensboro Record : article, by Anne Cantrell White, about the camellia paintings of Claud Herndon 09-05-1946
26) Local Artist Winner in State Competition Greensboro Record : article about Mrs. Primrose McPherson Robertson winning a $200 prize for her oil painting "Beulah s Baby" in the annual North Carolina artists competition in Raleigh 12-02-1948
27) Artist-Decorator William Walters Has no Fear of Industrial City Greensboro Record : article, by Phyllis Morrah McLeod, about William Boyd Walters, who is not afraid to pursue art in an industrial, materialistic city 07-16-1949
28) Former Greensburgher Wins Art Scholarship Greensboro Record : article, by Anna Lane Rankin, about Miss Shirley Pruden, promising portrait painter, being notified that she had been awarded a scholarship given by Jerry Farnsworth to study under him next year at Sarasota 11-09-1950
29) Young Mother Has Been Painting since She Was a Child Greensboro Daily News : article, by Lenue T. James, about Mrs. Cynthia Ann Dameron, who has beeen painting since she was a child 06-08-1952
30) Gotham Art Teaching Exchanged for House Painting in Guilford Greensboro Daily News : article, by Anne Cantrell White, about Warren Brandt, who has moved here from New York to live in an old house and paint portraits 07-02-1952
31) Group Plans Fine Arts Week Greensboro Daily News : article about a series of events planned for "Fine Arts Week" to be held in Guilford County, including sidewalk art exhibits in downtown Greensboro 10-08-1952
32) Art Museum in New York : Brandt Painting to Be Exhibited Greensboro Daily News : article about Warren Brandt, who has been painting pictures of markets and will have his painting of the Curb Market in Greensboro exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art 11-30-1952
33) Arts Festival Contest Rules Announced Greensboro Daily News : contestants in 27 fields will receive 25 cups and $385 in cash when the second annual Fine Arts Festival of Guilford County opens at the Y.M.C.A. in High Point 02-03-1953
34) Exhibit of Students Art Work on Display for Week at Center Greensboro Record : over 289 pieces of art work by junior and senior high school students are on display in the Round Room of the Greensboro Civic Center under sponsorship of the American Association of University Women 03-03-1953
35) Fine Arts Festival Entry Greensboro Daily News : Photo of Mrs. Roy Graham, Jr. registering an oil portrait for the Guilford County Fine Arts Festival to be held in High Point in April 03-27-1953
36) Arts Festival Awards Are presented : Nancy Arsvell Is Given Cup Greensboro Daily News : Nancy van Arsvell of Greensboro was awarded the coveted Festival Cup in the Guilford Fine Arts festival for her oil entry entitled "The Serenaders" and all together 48 other silver cups and cash prizes in 27 classifications were awarded 05-01-1953
37) Painting Wins International Award Greensboro Daily News : almost eight years after she accomplished it, an art work painted by Miss Geraldine Payne, a water-color entitled "Mother and Child," has won international recognition 04-24-1954
38) Curry High Art Student Winner at Exhibition Greensboro Daily News : Reginald Cude has been named a winner in the 27th annual National High School Art Exhibition at Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and other students also received prizes 05-08-1954
39) Greensboro man Returns with Samples of His Art Greensboro Daily News : article, by David L. Owens, about a Greensboro Native, Jay Coe, coming back to show a few samples of the art he usually only displays at his gallery in New York 01-24-1955
40) Nelson Wins Fine Arts Top Honor Greensboro Daily News : article about E. L. Nelson winning the Guilford County Fine Arts Festival Cup for a portrait and also first place in another category for a water color landscape 04-15-1955
41) Wins Popular Award in Arts Festival Greensboro Daily News : photo of Mrs. Grace W. Ingram accepting the Rotary Club Award for her oil painting, the most popular entry in the Guilford County Fine Arts Festival 04-19-1955
42) Scrap Sketches Latest Art Form Adopted by Greensboro Painter Greensboro Daily News : article, by Anne Cantrell White, about Hilda Lanier Ogburn and her cut-out art process which she has adapted to her sketches of negro life and has named scrap sketching 04-22-1956
43) Sounds and Sights : Story of a Stuart Greensboro Daily News : Mrs. C. W. Manner will show a photograph of a Gilbert Stuart painting of John Anthony, which used to belong to her and is now sold and traveling the country in an exhibit 11-01-1956
44) Greensboro Native Has One-Woman Show of Paintings in Peru Greensboro Daily News : article, by Anne Cantrell White, about Mary Barnes and her oil paintings and drawings accomplished while she was in Peru being exhibited at the Peruvian-North American Cultural Institute 12-02-1956
45) Money Being Raised for Art Center Here Greensboro Daily News : article about the Greensboro Art Center, established in 1936 and then funded by the WPA, now needing other financial supporters to keep it and its exhibits and classes going 03-05-1957
46) Artist and Winning Portrait Greensboro Daily News : photograph of Robbie Lester Nurnberger and his oil painting "Portrait of the Artist," which was the overall winner in the Art Talent Contest sponsored by the North Carolina Federation of Women s Clubs for high school seniors 03-20-1957
47) In WC Student Art Exhibition Greensboro daily News : photograph of Frances Crews, Woman s College senior art major, with her landscape oil painting that is included with the annual exhibition of student art work held in the library of the Woman s Colleg 05-28-1957
48) Shopping Center Sidewalk to Display Works of Art Greensboro Daily News : article, by Evangeline Davis, about the Greensboro Artists League putting on a sidewalk art show at the plaza of Friendly Shopping Center to give artists a chance to show their work outside of nay galleries 10-12-1957
49) Tar Heel Heads Art Department Greensboro Daily News : article about Warren Brandt, artist and Greensboro native, who has been elected to be the new chairman of the Department of Art at the University of Mississippi 10-14-1957
50) Winner Prepares Entry Greensboro Record : photograph of Miss Florence Pannill, winner of the Maude Moore Latham Cup of the Guilford County Fine Arts Festival last year, preparing her entry for this year with the cup sitting by her side 03-27-1958
51) They ve Been Places Together, Have Mrs. Mader and Her Art Greensboro Daily News : article, by Doris Dale Reynolds, with photo, about Hungarian artist Magda Mader, who is making her first local speaking engagement during National Art Week to the Greensboro Woman s Club 11-02-1958
52) Nonprofit Group : Local Arts Council Gets State Charter Greensboro Daily News : short article about the the Greensboro Arts Council becoming incorporated as a non-profit organization to promote all branches of the arts in Greensboro by letting organizations and individuals join the new corporation 11-07-1958
53) Senior High Student Winner in District Art Competition Greensboro Daily News : article about and photo of Stephen Frank, the high school senior who won local and district honors in art contests sponsored by the North Carolina Federation of Women s Clubs 03-10-1959
54) Mrs. Fine, Greensboro Woman, Opens Commercial Art Gallery (Winston-Salem) Journal and Sentinel : article, with photo, by Beverly Wolter, about Mrs. Merry John Fine, who has opened the Merin Gallery in Greensboro to showcase and sell the work of local artists 05-17-1959
55) Painted by Itinerant : Museum Will Get Old Art Work Greensboro Daily News : article, by Eugene White, about the mural painted in the Clegg Hotel Coffee Shop by the itinerant Harper Bond in 1909 and how it will be placed in the Greensboro Historical Museum 02-26-1961
56) Memorial Art Show Slated for Monday Greensboro Daily News : brief article about a memorial exhibition of paintings by Mary Leath Thomas, a former teacher at Woman s College who died in 1959 being held at the Weatherspoon Art Gallery at Woman s College 04-07-1961
57) Rood to Conduct Brevard College Workshop in Art Greensboro record : brief article about Henry Rood, Jr., artist and portrait painter, conducting the Henry Rood Art Workshop at Brevard College this summer and teaching art courses at Guilford College in the fall and winter 06-28-1961
58) Have You a Jacob Marling Portrait in Your Home? Greensboro Record : article, by Nancy Downs, about Jacob Marling, a portrait painter who painted Greensboro citizens in the 19th century 12-08-1962
59) Gallery of Fine Arts : Greensboro Artists Dominate Exhibition Greensboro Daily News : brief article about the current exhibit at the Winston-Salem Gallery of Fine Arts displaying 26 works, nine of which are from artists from Greensboro 01-02-1963
60) Housewife Paints -- with a Compulsion Greensboro Daily News : article, by Owen Lewis, about Suzanne (Sue) Evans, who has painted over 200 works since 1957 and who takes graduate painting classes at UNC-G 07-26-1964
61) Gregory Ivy Will Leave -- after Clinging 30 Years Greensboro Daily News : article, with photo, by Owen Lewis, about Gregory Ivy, who has worked in the arts in Greensboro for 30 years and who will now launch a new career as Chairman of the Department of Art at the State College at Fullerton, California 04-11-1965
62) The Art Forum : Haiku Inspires Local Painter Greensboro Daily News : article about Elizabeth Ross, an artist who takes courses toward an MFA at UNC-G and uses Japanese Haiku as titles to compliment her paintings 06-13-1965
63) Lambert Gets Top Prize in Country Art Showing Greensboro Record : article about Keith Lambert winning the $500 Julius Gray Purchase Award in the third annual Guilford County Art Exhibition, which had 186 entries 01-06-1971
64) Local Artist to Show Oils Greensboro Record : article about an exhibit of oil paintings by Greensboro artist Betty Watson being shown in the Elliot Hall Gallery at UNC-G 01-09-1971
65) A Dedicated Artist Greensboro newspaper (exact source unknown) : article, about Robert Davis Harris, Jr., who is a Greenbsboro native son and a well-rounded artist, who teaches painting classes for the Arts Council 03-11-1971
66) Art of Mary S. Brady Is Fresh and Appealing Greensboro Daily News : article, by W. C. Burton, about Mary S. Brady, an artist currently showing her art at the Design Collaborative on High Point Road 03-21-1971
67) Go Home and Paint -- and Filomena Did that Greensboro Daily News : article, by W. C. Burton, about Filomena Petti, who works as a bookkeeper five days a week and spends the rest of her time painting 04-04-1971
68) James McMillan Exhibits New Works, Old Favorites Greensboro Daily News : article, by W. C. Burton, about James McMillan exhibiting his oil paintings at the Guilford College Library 04-11-1971
69) Spare-Time Whittlers Give Biblical Scenes to Churches Greensboro Daily News : article about some whittlers in Greensboro, such as Jesse J. Wilkinson, who carve wooden reproductions of biblical scenes for churches 04-17-1971
70) Photographer and Pupils Stage Exhibit at Library Greensboro Daily News : article, by W. C. Burton, about two exhibits at the Public Library, one by photographer Robert Powell and the other by Greensboro Public School students 04-18-1971
71) Sculptor of Light Creates Beauty in Glass Greensboro Daily News : article, by Anita Mayer, about the glass blowing art of Ken Nickerson, who calls himself a "sculptor of light" 05-22-1971
72) It s a Home for Art Greensboro Daily News : article, by W. C. Burton, about Mrs. Francis T. Scott, a third generation graduate in the arts at Averett College, who has devoted the entire top floor of her house into an intimate art gallery 09-12-1971
73) Zora s Zoo Is Charming Collection Greensboro Record : article, by Anita Meyer, about Zora (Mrs. Herbert) Bunin, a graduate in fine arts of UNCG, and "Zora s Zoo," her collection of drawings for children 10-09-1971
74) Artist Discovered at Claremont Greensboro Record : article, by Jo Spivey, about a Frank Ellis, a Greensboro Public Housing maintenance man, discovering Hugh Kendall, Jr. at Claremont Courts, who does astonishing art work and can now look forward to a promising future 10-16-1971
75) Harris Has One-Man Show Greensboro Record : Greensboro artist Robert David Harris, Jr. will open a one-man show of drawings and paintings at the Greensboro Arts and Crafts Association on Summit Avenue 03-11-1972
76) Magic Marker Master and a New Arts Home Greensboro Daily News : article, by W. C. Burton, about the new home of the Greensboro Arts Council and its current exhibition of the drawings and paintings by Robert Davis Harris 03-19-1972
77) Final Student Concert Success Greensboro Record : article, by John Semivan, about the Eastern Music Festival concluding its summer season with a program of chamber and symphony music 08-05-1972
78) Artist Karl Smith, 77, Stages First Exhibition Greensboro Daily News : article, by W. C. Burton, about Greensboro artist Karl Smith exhibiting 70 works in the Greensboro Public Library 08-27-1972
79) Artists Back Together in Show Greensboro Record : article, by Candy Johnson, about Emily Huntley, Mildred Stanley and Katherine Montgomery, three artists who had attended UNCG for a Master in Fine Arts and are now having a common exhibition of their art 09-16-1972
80) Problem of Young Artist : How to Make a Living Greensboro Daily News : article, by W. C. Burton, about John Gregory Moebes, Jr., 20, a sensitive, highly intelligent and talented young man who want most urgently to devote his life to art, but does not know how to make a living with it 10-08-1972
81) 5th County Arts Exhibition, Competition Awards Given Greensboro Daily News : Horace Farlow has won the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce s $500 Julius Gray Purchase Award for the second year in a row for a bronze sculpture entitles "Bronze Nude" 04-30-1973
82) Local Sculptor Put on Display during Orientation Greensboro Daily News : article, by Sandy Penfield, about Aime Grouix, sculptor, putting his art into action for incoming freshmen to see during orientation at UNCG 07-02-1973
83) Artist Heads Local Unit Greensboro record : Allen Nance, local artist whose work includes steel sculpture, acrylic and oil painting, watercolors, ink drawings and photography, has been named executive director of the Greensboro Arts & Crafts Association 08-29-1973
84) No Place to Hang around Greensboro Record : article, by Doug Waller, about the community arts scene in Greensboro, which features many opportunities for artistic expression, but not enough galleries or a market to sell art from local artists 01-31-1974
85) The Future of Arts in Our Community Greensboro Record : article, last in a series by Doug Waller, about the concern over whether the arts will be sufficiently supported by the community in future and what can be done to help the matter 02-02-1974
86) Arts and Money : in Search of Community Support Greensboro Record : article, by Doug Waller, about the United Arts Council s fund drive and need for more money to keep the arts in the area flourishing 02-02-1974
87) Sculpture of Steel Completed Greensboro Record : brief article, including photo, about the large cor-ten steel sculpture completed by artist Horace Farlow 04-27-1974
88) Sculpture Wins Area Art Competition Greensboro Daily News : article, with photo, by Patricia Krebs, about Keith Lambert winning first prize in the Guilford County Art Competition for the second time in a row for a sculpture 05-05-1974
89) Space, Form Study Art Winner Greensboro Record : article, with photo, by Doug Waller, about the sculpture "Interlock VI" by Keith Lambert, the winner of the Julius Gray Purchase Award 05-06-1974
90) Bert Carpenter Engraves Record in Art Progress Greensboro Daily News : article, by Patricia Krebs, about Gilbert F. Carpenter, who had been chairman of the art department at UNCG for 10 years and who will now step down, but remain on the faculty and retain his position as director of Weatherspoon Gallery 06-30-1974
91) Old House to Become a New Art Center Greensboro Daily News : article, by Patricia Krebs, about Hope Beaman, who has taken on the project to turn an old house on Battleground Avenue in to the "Green Hill Art Gallery" 12-15-1974
92) Successful New Cartoonist Tries Step in New Direction Greensboro Daily News : article, by Jerry Bledsoe, about cartoonist Bob Zschiesche, who has decided to become a painter after all, even though that entails much less job security 06-01-1975
93) City Art Galleries Court Talent, Patrons Greensboro Record : article, with photos, by Doug Waller, about the new crop of art galleries in town, each of which appears to serve a different demand from both the artists and the public 06-21-1975
94) The Arts Center Brochure (circa 1976) describing the new Greensboro Arts Center, with a map and list of resident organizations 01-01-1976
95) Town and Gown Meet in James Tucker s Work Greensboro Daily News : article about James Tucker, curator of the Weatherspoon Arts Gallery at UNCG 04-25-1976
96) Arts Agencies Get State Grants Greensboro Record : article, by Abe D. Jones, Jr., about Greensboro art agencies receiving nearly $13,000 in grants from the North Carolina Arts Council for projects planned for the first half of 1978 11-08-1977
97) Busy Arts Year in Prospect Greensboro Record : brief article, by Abe D. Jones, Jr., about what is in store in regard to the fine arts in the summer to come, including the formal opening of the Carolina Theatre 01-10-1978
98) African American Atelier, Inc. Brochure (no date, circa 1990s) : describes the African American Atelier housed within the Greensboro Cultural Center along with directions and hours of operation 01-01-1990
99) Weatherspoon Art Gallery Brochure (no date, circa 1993) : information about the Weatherspoon Art Gallery, including to to become a supporter or volunteer 01-01-1993
991) Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art Brochure (no date, circa 1999) : information about the Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, housed in the Greensboro Cultural Center and featuring exhibitions of contemporary arts and fine crafts of the state 01-01-1999
992) Drums Are Calling You Brochure (no date, circa 2000) : promotes the Guilford Native American Association s Pow Wow at Greensboro Country Park 10-12-2000
993) GMA : Lessons for Life Brochure : describes the programs offered by the Greensboro Music Academy 05-14-2001
994) African American Arts Festival Brochure (no date) : description of the highlights of the African American Arts Festival for that season 01-01-1900
995) The Greensboro Cultural Center at Festival Park Brochure (no date) : lists the many participating organizations under the umbrella of the Greensboro Cultural Center 01-01-1900
996) ArtQuest Brochure (no date) : promotes ArtQuest, North Carolina s only interactive children s art gallery, located in the downtown Greensboro Cultural center 01-01-1900