Junior League of America Regional Art Exhibition, Region 2
- Dates: April 12, 1935 through April 28, 1935
The Art Exhibition of Region II of the Association of .Junior Leagues of America, was opened Friday afternoon, April 12, at the Brooklyn Museum by Mrs. Helen Appelton Read with her lecture “The Artist Descends from His Ivory Tower." Mr. Philip N. Youtz, Director of the Brooklyn Museum, and Mr. Edwin H. Thatcher, Commissioner of Buildings in the Borough of Brooklyn, also spoke. Miss Althea McCammon, President of the .Junior League of Brooklyn. introduced the speakers of the afternoon.
Among the visiting delegates to the exhibition were:
Mrs. E. C. MacVeagh, New York
Mrs. Philip Hofer, New York
Miss Mary M. Parsons, New York
Mrs. Edward Keat, Jr., Binghamton
Mrs. Charles Quillamn, Binghampton
Mrs. Richmond Meyer, Poughkeepsie
Mrs. Everett L. Sweet, Poughkeepsie
Mrs. James E. Neighbore, Poughkeepsie
Mrs. R. George Kuser, Trenton
Mrs. F. A. Krayer, Montclair
Elizabeth Wales, Englewood
Mrs. George T. Gretton, Trenton
Mrs. J. Robert McNeil, Trenton
Miss Sally Tattersall, Trenton
Mrs. David Van Alstyne, Jr., Englewood, N.J.
Mrs. Franklin R. Dorman, Englewood, N.J.
Marian McComb, Montclair
Katherine Webb, Montclair
Ruth Voorhees, Plainfield
Margaret Newman, Newark
Carol Hinman, Orange
Katina S. Leeb, Orange
Mary S. Campbell, Elizabeth
Jane Little Phillips, Rochester
Mrs. Henry Bayard Clark, Elizabeth
Jane Little Phillips, Rochester
Mrs. Henry Bayard Clark, Elizabeth
Anne Gaillard Baldwin, Elizabeth
Mrs. Stuart Hawkes, Newark
Joan Hay Rock, Newark
Mrs. Donald Sinclair, Englewood
Others present at the tea were
Miss Emily Goetze
Mrs. Robert Winslow
Mrs. Carroll J. Dickson
Mrs. Waldo McAttacheon McKee
Mrs. Julian D. Fairchild
Mrs. Frank E. Simmons
Mrs. Theodore Fitz Randolph
Mrs. W. Coverly Fischer
Mrs. Gordon Thayer
Miss Florence read
Miss Arrietta Smith
Miss Dorothy Johnson
Mrs. Charles Liginston
Mrs. Edward C. Thayer
Mrs. James B. Clarke, Jr.
Miss Mary Thayer
Mrs. Katherine S. Pratt
Mr. & Mrs. George S. Frank
Mrs. John Dunlop
Miss Frances Ryder
Miss Marion Barnard
Mrs. Merton Perry
Miss Catherine Van Brunt
Mrs. Chauncy Newkin
Mrs. Edmund Drewson
Miss Frances Simpson
Miss Grace Ingraham
Mrs. John H. Livingston
Miss Ruth Hart
Mrs. Prudence Gager
Miss Gertrude Van Brunt
Mrs. C. Stuart Gager
Mrs. Gilbert Tlinkield
Mrs. Ronald Hart
Miss Harriet Cross
Mrs. Harry W. Cross
Mrs. Edward J. MacDonald
Mrs. Frederick McCammon
Miss Hanna T. Rose
Mrs. Michelle Murphy
Miss Isabel Spaulding
Mr. John I.H. Baur
Mr. Grant H. Code
Mrs. Maxwell Lester
Mrs. William H. Price
Miss Nancy Humpstone
Mrs. Wilson Holden
Mrs. John Pogue
Mrs. Cameron Duncan
Miss Virgina Felter
Miss Marjorie MacDonald
Miss Julia English
Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1931 - 1936. 04-06_1935, 057. View Original
April 5, 1935: Members of the Junior League of Brooklyn will meet with officers of the Brooklyn Museum today, April 5, to judge entries in the Art Exhibition of Region II of the Association of Junior Leagues of America. The exhibition will be installed on the Fifth Floor of the Museum and will open with a reception and private view for members of the Junior League and guests on the afternoon of Friday April 12th. It will be open to the public the following day and will remain on view through Sunday Apri1 28th.
The Judges for the exhibition are Mr. Philip N. Youtz, Director, Brooklyn Museums; Mr. Herbert B. Tschudy, Curator of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Central Museum; Miss Elizabeth Haynes, Assistant Curator of American Rooms, Miss Maud Robinson of Greenwich House; Mr. C. Hamilton Preston of the New York School of Applied Arts and Mr. Charles Aiken, the painter.
The arrangement committee for the Junior League Regional Art Exhibit is Florence Reed, (Chairman), Mrs. Merton Perry, Mrs. Ogden Pleissner, Mrs. John Livingston, Mrs. J. Russell Clarke, Jr., Mrs. Theodore Fitz-Randolph, Mrs. Coverly Fischer, Mrs. James Drain, Mrs. Robert Winslow, Frances Keech, Helen Tumbridge, Lois Thayer, Anna Corbett, Gertrude Van Brunt, Katherine Van Brunt, and Harriet Cross.
Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1931 - 1936. 04-06_1935, 041. View Original
April 9, 1935: The Association of Junior Leagues of America will display handiwork of members in the form of sculpture, tapestries, ceramics, oil painting, water colors, photographs, textiles, metal work and drawings in an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum opening Friday, April 12th, with a reception and private view for members and guests. The exhibition represents Region II of the League, the Junior League of Brooklyn acting as hostess. Region II comprises the state of New Jersey and the state of New York, also the Province of Ontario, but the Province of Ontario will not be represented in this exhibition.
Every league in Region II will send delegates to Brooklyn to discuss their local problems in the field of Arts and Interests. This showing acts as clearing house for the Art Exhibition of the National Conference to be held during May in San Francisco.
Delegates will meet at a morning conference on April 12 at the home of Miss Arrietta Smith. The meeting will be presided over by Miss Olive M. Lyford, Sccretary of the Arts and Interests Department of the A.J.L.A. in the afternoon Miss Althea McCammon, President of the Brooklyn Junior League will greet the guests at 2:30.Mr. Philip N. Youtz, Director of the Brooklyn Museum, will speak. There will also be a lecture by Mrs. Helen Appleton Read, "The Artist Descends from His Ivory Tower."
After Mrs. Read's talk the visiting delegates are invited to inspect classes in Arts and Crafts that League volunteers are conducting at the Museum. Following a review of the Exhibition tea will be served for the League Members and their guests.
Miss Arrietta Smith, Chairman of the Arts and Interests Committee of the Junior League of Brooklyn, is in charge of the entire Exhibition. Assisting her are Miss Mary Thayer, Chairman of Entries, Miss Florence Read, Chairman of Arrangement, Mrs. W. Coverly Fischer, Chairman of Publicity, Mrs. Carroll J. Dickson, Chairman for the tea.
The Sustaining Members of the Junior League of Brooklyn will be the hostesses at tea: Mrs. Otis S. Carroll, Mrs. William H. Cary, Mrs. Cameron Duncan, Mrs. Sumner Ford, Mrs. George S. Frank, Mrs. Robert B. Lea, Mrs. Maxwell Lester, Mrs. Robert W. Martin, Mrs. Edwin P. Maynard, Jr., Mrs. Christopher Meyer, Miss Helen Moorehead, Mrs. Sherley W. Morgan, Mrs. Charles F. Neergard, Mrs. William H. Price, Mrs.. Price, Mrs. S. Emlen Stokes, Mrs. Gordon C. Thayer, Mrs. John C. von Glahn.
The exhibition will close April 19th.
April 12, 1935: ARTS and CRAFTS EXHIBITION
under the auspices of
THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF BROOKLYN for Region II
at the Brooklyn Museum Eastern Parkway
April 12th through April 19th, 1935
Mr. Charles A. Aiken
Mr. Herbert B. Tschudy
Miss Elizabeth Haynes
Mr. C. Hamilton Preston
Mr. Phillip N. Youtz
No.; Name; League; Title; Prize
1; Ilse K. Dunbar; Kingston; New Life; H. M.
2; Virginia L. Morgan; Rochester; Grace - terra cotta head; 2nd
3; Elizabeth K. Nichols; The Oranges; Babette; 1st
4; Mrs. W. H. Osborne, Jr.; Newark; Child's Head; 2nd
5; Mrs. A. W. Price; Brooklyn; Three Little Pigs ;
6; Mrs. Rowland Vermilye; Englewood; Bronze Inkstand ;
7; Edith Warren; Brooklyn; Seated Bronze Dog ;
8; Catherine E. Wilkinson; Newark; Child ;
9; Ethel Halsey Blum; New York; Under the El. ;
10; Virginia B. Clarke; Brooklyn; Portrait ;
11; Kate Coe; Englewood; Tropical Fish ;
12; Anna H. Corbett; Brooklyn; Peggy's Cove; 1st
13; Harriet B. Cross; Brooklyn; Jimmy ;
14; Elizabeth Davis; Binghamton; Abstraction ;
15; Eloise Dixon; The Oranges; Negro Head ;
16; Elizabeth Eaton; Montclair; Bowl of Roses ;
17; Margaret Hansen; Schenectady; Zinnias ;
18; Mrs. Lindsay Jarvis; Englewood; Flower Piece ;
19; Doris I. Johnson; Trenton; Portrait ;
20; Margaret Marvin; Troy; Elisha ;
21; Margaret McClave; Englewood; Portrait ;
22; Marian McComb; Montclair; Study of a colored Man; 1st
23; Kathleen E. Metcalfe; Brooklyn; Finger Painting ;
24; Hope Nelson; Englewood; Autumn Woods ;
25; Elizabeth D. Perry; Brooklyn; The Green Dove H. M. ;
26; Mrs. Alden Rogers; Buffalo; Veronica ;
27; Catherine H. Schoonmaker; Newburgh; Landscape ;
28; Anne M. Sneed; Newburgh; South Garden ;
29; Anita Tompkins; Newburgh; Still Life ;
30; Mrs. Tracy S. Voorhees; Brooklyn; New Mexico Trees (screen) ;
31; Mrs. William Wenstrom; Englewood; Girl in Yellow ;
32; Frances Weston Elizabeth; Spruce; Trees ;
33; Jane White; Montclair; Portrait ;
34; Ethel Halsey Blum; New York; Rain on Main Street ;
35; Miriam Clifton; Montclair; View at Shelter Island ;
36; Anna Corbett; Brooklyn; Chinese Fisherman ;
37; Anna H. Corbett; Brooklyn; Going Before the Wind ;
38; Harriet B. Cross; Brooklyn; Sweetheart Roses ;
39; Mrs. J. A. Drain; Brooklyn; Still Life; 1st
40; Evelyn E. Field; Rochester; Normandy Cottage ;
41; Hermione Gardinier; Troy; Sea Horses ;
42; Mrs. Stuart Lyman; Englewood; Printemps et Autumne; 2nd
43; Elizabeth D. Perry; Brooklyn; Design for a Leaded Glass Window ;
44; Mrs. M.B. Phillips; Rochester; Concentration ;
45; Florence E. Read; Brooklyn; Anemones-Design in Tempora; H. M.
46; Helen A. Tumbridge; Brooklyn; Copy of a Japanese Print ;
47; Katherine Arnold; Albany; Head ;
48; Catherine C. P. Field; Rochester; A Child ;
49; Elizabeth H. Galbraith; Rochester; Lyell ;
50; Hermione Gardinier; Troy; Still Life ;
51; Hermione Gardinier; Troy; The Rehearsal;
52; Alice Hotchkiss; Binghamton; Hungarian Girl ;
53; Mrs. Lindsay Jarvis; Englewood; Portrait of a baby ;
54; Mrs. Lindsay Jarvis; Englewood; Marcia;
April 13, 1935: In the Art Exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum by Region II of the Association of Junior Leagues of America, the following awards were announced yesterday afternoon, April 12:
1st-Silk Textile Design; by Julia English, Brooklyn, N.Y.
2nd-Woven Dollies; by Mrs. Keene Richards, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
1st-Opal Ring; by Isabel Mills, Brooklyn, N.Y.
2nd-Silver Teaspoon; by Mildred Broughton, Trenton, N.J.
1st-Babette; by Mrs. A. H. Nichols, West Orange, N.J.
2nd-Grace; by Virginia Morgan, Rochester, N.Y.
2nd-Hand of Child; by Mrs. William H. Osborne, Neward, N.J.
Honorable Mention-New Life-New Born; by Ilse K. Dunbar, Kingston, N.Y.
1st-German Worker; by Margaret Marvin, Troy, N.Y.
2nd-After Forty; by Peggy Peplow
Honorable Mention-Quarry Drawing; by Marion McComb, Montclair, N.J.
1st-3 Model stage set for Jack and the Bean Stalk; by Ruth Good, South Orange, N.J.
2nd-2 Indian Marionettes; by the Children’s Theatre Committee, Trenton, N.J.
1st-Petit Point Bag; by Carol Pratt, Englewood, N.J.
2nd-Petit Point Bag; by Arrietta H. Smith, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Honorable Mention Needlepoint Bell Pull; by Emmy Reynolds, West Orange, N.J.
Honorable Mention Needlepoint Fire Screen; by Mrs. Richard L. McClonahan, New York City
1st-Green Bowl; by Jean Moment, Plainfield, N.J.
1st-Study of a Colored Man; by Marion McComb, Montclair, N.J.
2nd-Peggy’s Cove; by Anna H. Corbett, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Honorable Mention-The Green Dove; by Elizabeth Du M. Perry, Brooklyn, N.Y.
1st-Still Life; by Mrs. J. A. Drain, Brooklyn, N.Y.
2nd-Printemps et Automne; by Mrs. Stewart Lyman, Englewood, N.J.
Honorable Mention-Design in Tempura; by Florence Read, Brooklyn, N.Y.
1st-Newby Bridge; by Annie Mary Bailey, Brooklyn, N.Y.
2nd-Virginia Colts; by Aahoe Talbot, Englewood, N.J.
Honorable Mention-Still Life; by Mrs. Truman Brown, Albany, N.Y.
The closing date of this exhibition is April 19.