Clipped From Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
To Give Show Here Oct. 24-25 _ Winner Of Fair Art Honors Holder Of Numerous Prizes Winning prizes is nothing new for Mrs. Lillian Ares, 4502 19th St., professional artist who recently moved to Lubbock and whose painting, "El Capitan," won first place In the professional oil painting division at the Panhandle-South Plains Fair art exhibition last week. Ares, 4205 West 16th St., is a Lubbock resident. When the war started and her sons entered the service, she turned to her painting again—"To ' have something to keep me busy," she said. Widely-known In New Mexico, Mrs. Ares won her first prize for , she has exhibited at the Roswell a picture when she was 12 years and Santa Fe Museums, was one old. It was a watercoior picture of : of the winners in the Sun Carnival a robin on the branch of a tree sur- j at Texas Western College, El Paso, rounded by appleblossoms, Her | last year, placed second in the award was a set of Audubon books. State Fair at Albuquerque, last Since that time, she has moved ahead consistently in her chosen profession. "My family have been artists lor about three generations," she said, "So it was nothing unusual lor me to be one." 'Bnsy Raising Children' and state fair In last year. e tn- a ' so I Mrs. Ares works in oil, pastel, ; watercoior and chma painting. She ! is particularly noted for her tech- nique of knife painting. Trie win- ; Timer nn*«liii-n "HJ I amtaw ir rirtnn ! Mrs. Ares received her Bachelor I nin ? Picture "El Capitan," is done j at Arts in Art from Virginia Col lege. Roanoke, Va., and has stu died at the University of Nebraska, entirely with the knife and has not a single brush stroke on it. "I sometimes work with the UlCU OL U1C \JJI1 vctOU.> Vi tl CIM cl.^^d, i . . . , and with Erna Lange of Phoenix. ' . b ™ sh - so a ?, n °!. to Io f e m ? . tm ! ch a ' Ariz., and William Stedman, of Nev/ York. After her marriage, she let her professional work go for a time. it." she said, "but the majority of Is-ffij-sasis , use color '" her w <"* and tor hpr . , -I was busy raising children," she landscapes. She ,also does a few gald referring to her daughter and Paintings with a touch of modem three sons, one 'of whom, Sam art. _ 1_____ _ ^ "I don t like modern art, she explained, "but you have to be I versatile when you're working with ; the public." ! Completed Sketching Tour __ ______ __ ___________ ______ _ j Mrs. Ares is getting together the trlend in ?<>w ?ork who had inherited it pictures which she will exhibit in Display Of Plates (Continued from Page 12) •igned* It wat Rlv«n to Mn. Maxey by a friend In New York w tram her trandmother, S. Texan under 6 flags (1 of 6 only)—made •ipeclally lor the Texan Centennial. 1936. 4. Antolne'n of New Orleans—plate used Jn thi famous Kew Orleans restaurant. (Original pattern.) 5. Trylon—plate commemomtln* the a one-man show in the Navajo f Room of the Caprock Hotel on Oct. 24-25. Following that she will go to Roswell to arrange for an exhibit of SUo'u, MffSftt! ! her work there in the May Rector's 1 Treasure Chest Ait Gallery in No- cu p _ni| 4.v, pn OUL WLl U1CI1 ing in the Wichita Art Museum, -.„ one a little later in Tucson. I The artist has just returned from sketching tour of California, ! of scenes she would like to paint and transfers thc-m to canvas later. "I will be working on those sa;d. Mrs. Ares originally lived on a ranch near Lubbock in 1936, and has lived here off and on ever since. But this time she has come home to stay, she says. She is a member of the Texas Fine Arts Association, the South Plains Art Guild, the El Paso Artists Association, and the Roswell Art Colony. "Sometimes they keep me hopping," she laughed, "but I think the more you live, the happier you are." Fair. 6. George Washington—j>]»te conunem- cratinff World 1 * Fair and Washington Bicentennial. TEXAS T. Governor Hog;?—former Taxaj rover- T Golden Jubilee. 1949. . _. .„. „, ib. B £Ko C nf^ ™l: Made tor ! Utah, Arizona ard tfew Mexico. On the centennial Celebration. these tours she does color sketches li. The Alamo—landmark oJ Texas lnd»- pendenca. . CITIES 13. Philadelphia. it Ne^oS£j£ Louii cafiwdrsi on | paintings later this winter," she Jackion Square. I 15. Pirates' Alley—In the French Quarter I In New Orleans, FAMOUS MEN A>T) EVENTS 16. Lincoln 17. Win Rosrrs 18. Pearl Harbor 18. MacArthur FOREIGN LANDS 30. Japan-Culver Hill broasht this plate back from hl« tour of duty during World War U. 21. Japan—brought back by a friend in 1330'». 22. England A 23. Enzland B 24. Italy-war Rift. 25. Germany—war gUt. 26. Hal"—1930. 27. Belgium—1935. 28. France—1020. 29. France—1M I—brought back from a tour o: duty. World War II .