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 - Paso Herald-Post British General Will Exhibit...
Paso Herald-Post British General Will Exhibit Paintings In. Sun Carnival Show Paints at Studio At Cienega, N. M. Lieut. Gen. Sir George Holmes, decorated World War II veteran and artist from Cienega, N. M,, near Santa Fe, will have two paintings in the first Southern Sun Carnival Art Show to be held Dec. 28 through Jan. 1 in the El Paso Technical Institute. Two hundred artists, known and unknown, amateur and professional, within a 300-mile radius of Ei Paso, will be represented in the exhibit. No paintings to be shown has ever been exhibited. Holmes served with the 42nd Division Division in France, and with the 9tl\ British Army in Syria, Lebanon and Palestine. In 1937, he bought a small farm at Cienega. He started art work with penci and charcoal in 1911 and kept an art record of his service in India Sudan, Levant, Egypt and Malta instead of keeping a diary. The six-day El Paso show will be open from 10 a. m. until 6 p. m daily to the public. El Paso firms and individuals are asked to purchase pictures on dis play to held El Paso become a live art center. An essay contest among children will be held in connection with the show. on Carnival «8 to ARTIST AT HOME- af Cienega, N, M. -Lieuh Gen. Sir George Holmes in his homa iu at

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  1. El Paso Herald-Post,
  2. 23 Dec 1949, Fri,
  3. Page 17

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