Del Rio News Herald from Del Rio, Texas on April 4, 1971 · Page 6
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6A-DEU RIO (TEXAS) NEWS-HERALD. Sunday; April 4.1971 Artists Showing 316 Works in Show Here Artists from seven cities have 316 entries in the annual spring show sponsored by the Del Rio Art League in the Del Rio Civic Center, open, to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today., Three San Antonio judges made awards before the show opened to the public Saturday at 3 p.m. It remained open to 7 p.m. This year's show is by far the largest sponsored by the Art League and was praised by the judges, Judge Peter Curry, Ivan McDougal and Ruth Duncan. Paintings, water colors, prints, drawing, collage and mixed media, crafts and sculpture are the categories for the adult offerings, judged separately from entries by high . school and by junior high school students. Mrs. Duncan, speaking for the judges, said generally the work of the students was superior to that offered by the adults, but she pointed out the fact that the students, under instruction, benefitted from such instruction whereas most -adults were painting alone ^without suggestions or advice. Guidelines in making their selections were listed by the judges as organization, form, design, color, balance, symmerfy^ coherent communication and for ability to offer beauty for the onlooker. Ribbons awarded the entries are attached to the works for identification and are to remain through the hours of the show. A first, second and third place cash award was given in each category for a total of $250. From the time the entries were put in place until after the judging, names of the artists submitting the works were blanked out with tape; only after judgments had been made and the award determined was the tape removed to reveal the artist's name. This was done, the judges explained, in the interest of fairness. In oil paintings, first place went to a landscape by Mrs. Lee Wiebush of Uvalde; second place awards were made to George Holton Jr. for three, boats and to Janita Hinds for a landscape, from the Davis Mountains, Cottonwoods and • Water. Third place in oils went to Mary Voss of Quemado and similar third place awards went to Grace Kltlirtgsworth for her . canvas, "Shower in the Canyon" and to Jo New for her painting of a family of deer. Both Mrs. Killingsworth and Mrs. New are Del Rio ^ artists. Honorable mention was given Billie Stewart of Del Rio for "Rocks and Flowers." In the water color category, first, second and third "place awards were given with one honorable . mention. Billie Stewart of Del Rio received first place for her water color of a cottage; second place was awarded Janita Hinds for "Thoughts of Winter" and third place to Ann Briggs for her painting of a farm house. Mrs. Briggs, like Mrs. Hinds, lives in Del Rio. Honorable mention was given Leslie Schmidt for his study, "Waiting for Spring." First and second places were awarded for prints, with one honorable mention. Mike Hayes of Del Rio received first place for "Lady Madonna;" Mrs. Michael Stool of Del Rio was awarded second place for "Circles and Squares^ and the honorable m-ention, "Impression of Rathko.'Hflrent to Mrs. Michael Stool." First, second and third places were awarded in drawing, with two honorable mentions. First place went to Raul Padilla, Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, artist, for a still life of a glass; second place to Gerald Kosecki of Del Rio for a nude and third place to Janie E. Brieschke for the study of a man's head. Jo New of Del Rio received honorable mention for her study, an old adobe in San Felipe, and Joanna' Hodge> also oi Del Rio, was 1 given honorable mention for her study, "Thistle with Pods." One award was offered in collage and mixed media and it was given to Janie E. Brieschke for her studies of butterflies. First, second and third place awards were given in crafts and sculpture with one honorable . mention] First place went to Luis De Leon of Del Rio for "Agony of a Crab." Judges awarded a ribbon for second place to Charles D. Bonney, an instructor at Southwest Texas State Junior College at Uvalde, for his bronze of a boy and a , gW, "In Love." ••' Third place went to Mrs. Michael Stool of Del Rio .for her sculpture, "Manpower." Honorable mention was given Luis De Leon for a head he sculpted. 7 Entries came from artists in Batesville, Uvalde, Rocksprlngs, Barksdale, Quemado and pel Rio. and, adding an international flavor to the affair, Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, was represented. In the division for youth, a green award is made, $25 given by a patron to the young, beginning artist who shows potentiafand promise. This award was given by the judges to Johnny Ibarra , I'd, for his entry, "Huts by the Sea." Jose Luis Parada received first place for his entry on the Jersey Lilly Saloon in black and white; t second place was given Miguel Campos for the still life, "Fruit Bowl;" third place went to J. Martinez for a colored pencil study. Honorable mention went Felix Guerra . for his water color painting of horses. This was in .thje* junior .high school division. First, second and third places were awarded for senior high school students with three honorable mentions. Ricky Buentello's entry won first place; Juanita Garcia's Six Flags Opens For 10th Season ARLINGTON,Tex. (AP)-The weatherman cooperated fully with the staff at Six Flags over Texas as the historically-oriented park opened its 10th season Saturday. On hand to lend more beauty to the opening ceremonies were reigning beauty queens from the three states in which Six Flags has a park. BellindaMyrick,Miss Texas; MarchiaMossbrarger.Miss Mis sourl; and Nancy Carr, Miss Georgia, helped with the opening ceremony. ' State Rep. Chris Semos of Dallas and Frank Hildebrand, executive director of the Texas Tourist Development Agency, in the opening ceremony praised, the park, calling it one of the state's foremost tourist attractions. A spokesman said that "in the neighborhood of 10.000 persons attended" the opening day session, which is about typical. He added that a license plate check of cars in the parking lot revealed that the majority of visitors Saturday were outside the Dallas-Fort Worth area. stitchery won second place and Johnny Ibarra received third place for his black and white entry, "Christ." ' , Honorable mention in this divison went to Johnny Ibarra for a still life study, to Juanita Garcia for an abstract and to Juanita Garcia for a floral study. Each of the judges is an artist and Peter .Curry, a district judge, is also well known as an art conoisseur, •collector and'critic. McGougal is an outstanding water colorist and Mrs. Duncan is a highly regarded artist in demand for workshops, critiques and for shows. Each of them show their works on a broad scale. Mrs. Duncan, after the judging had been completed, offered suggestions for future shows, conferring with 'Mrs. Janita Hinds, chairman of the show for the Art League, and Mrs. Homer Rothe, the president of the sponsoring organization. Class Room Added at Art Center A class room for art students has been added to the Diablo 1 Art Center on Highway 90 East. ' The class room measures 20 by 28 feet and it adjoins the center, access being gained by a door. Windows in the new class room are on the north side. Grace Killingsworth, who operates the center, has an art class' that meets, in the morning; her daughter, Janita Hinds, teaches a class that meets for three hours at night. These classes will use the new facility, which has'been completed and will be put in SHOW JUDGES-Three San Antonio artists, Mrs. Ruth Duncan, Judge Peter Curry and Ivan McDougal, judged the annual spring show of the Del Rio Art League Saturday with a small portion of the 316 entries visible in the background. The show is open to the public today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Artists from six cities in Texas and from Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, showed their work, ranging from oils, acrylics, water colors, prints, drawings, collage and mixed media to crafts and sculpture. Ribbons are attached to the entries so the public can see the winners. (News-Herald Photo) Little Theatre Group Organizing Work toward organizing a little theatre group for Del Rio and Laughlin Afar Force Base has been started by Airman Michael Bauernfeind. a new member of the Laughlin AFB Service Club staff. A meeting will be held at 7:30 'p.m. Tuesday in the Service Club Ballroom at the base, Bauernfeind, said in an interview. Anyone from Del Rio or the base who would be interested in helping form a theatre group is invited to attend, he added. With sufficient interest, Movie Offerings Varied This Week "Joe" opens Sunday at the Rita Theatre and continues through Tuesday. The movie is the story of the conservative older generation and its conflict with the hip young one. The feature is rated R, with persons under 18 not admitted unless accompanied by parent or adult guardian. A Wait Disney production, "The Wild Country," starts Wednesday, at the Rita. The family-fare feature is the story of a pioneering family who settle in the untamed Grand Tetons of Wyoming and combines elements of adventure, education and entertainment for every, member of the family. The double feature starting Sunday at the Gay 90 Drive-In "When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth" and "The Valley of Gwangi." Both features are rated for general audiences. "When ' Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth" is a prehistoric drama with tribal wars, a near human sacrifice to the sun god and a climactic tidal wave. The twin bill for bucknite at the Gay 90 , Drive-In Wednesday and Thursday will be "Three Guns for Texas" and "Enemy Country." "Three Guns for Texas" is the story of three Texas Rangers in the old west. "Too Late the Hero" starring Michael Caine. Cliff Robertson and. Henry Fonda 'starts Friday at the Gay 90 -Drive-In. The movie centers around a British air patrol and a lone American naval officer who must destroy a Japanese base which shares the same South Seas island. The second feature starting Friday is "How to'Commit Marriage starring Bob Hope and Jackie Gleason. The picture is the story of two parents" who try to keep their children from getting married. Hope and Gleason are pitted against each other as the fathers of the young couple. Both features are GP, parental guidance suggested, Playing_Sunday at the Texas Theatre is "Ha Entrado Una Mujer" and "Cabriola." Tuesday at ' the . Flamingo Drive-In the double feature will be "Vacio en el Alma" and "SorYeYe." J MICHAEL BAUERNFEIND yOX/R HOST -.- Julio Castillo acorena DONT MISS THIS GREAT SHOW! "EL GRAN DAMIAN" * Champion of Dental Strength '• '" '"«.'' « ''• ' /v Also Appearing 7 LOSUXMAL Folkloric Dancers arid Singers From Yucatan r .. ^ -Your M.C....:..'.......Jpse Cruz Floor sl/ow nightly 9:00 and 11:00 P.M. Laughlin AFB Art Festival Scheduled for April 10-11 Bauernfeind added, an independent communitywide organization capable of producing live theatrical productions can result. Airman Bauernfeind has an extensive theatrical background. He attended Hofstra University in New York where he graduated in 1970 with a degree in Theatre Arts (Performance). While in college he directed a number of one-act plays and performed in such well known plays as "Born Yesterday," f< Sweet Charity," "The Beggar's Opera," "The Balcony" and Moliere's "The Imaginary Invalid." Outside of school he appeared in such classics of the modern theatre as "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "The Fantasticks." use next week, Mrs. Killingsworth said. Easter Cantatas Scheduled The Easter cantata, "The Carol of Easter" by J. Pedersen will be presented in the First • Presbyterian Church by the Chancel Choir Maundy Thursday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The cantata is directed by W.B. Robb and will feature several soloists. The Easter Cantata, "No Greater Love," also by Pedersen, will be presented by the Sanctuary Choir of the First United Methodist Church Sunday morni'ng at 10:55 o'clock. Mrs. Beverly Tabor directs the choir. : An art festival is sponsored by the Laughlin Air Force Base chaplain section for April 10 and 11. The festival will be held in the Base Service Club from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on each day with everyone invited to attend. Entries in the art festival may be made by active duty military personnel, their dependents, retired military personnel and government employes at the base. Pictures in oils, acrylics, tempera, water colors, mixed media, collage and china painting will be accepted* ; vr Drawings in charcoal, pastels, pencil, ink and decoupage are also to be entered. Sculpture, ceramics, wood carvings, handmade flowers, ornaments' and artistic needlework will be accepted and photographic entries are being encouraged by those in charge. No awards will be made for any entry but artists may mark their work for sale. Such sales will be made between the artist and the buyer; no commission fee-will be charged. No limit on the number of articles that may be displayed has been set by those arranging for the festival and paintings need not be framed to be entered. Play Set At Comstock COMSTOCK-—The speech class at Comstock High School will present the play, "Thunderhead," in the school auditorium April 8 at 1 p.m. The play is free. * Scholarships Are Available ' Special to the News-Herald RANGER-Sergio Mireles from Del Rio is attending Ranger Junior . College on a Choir scholarship. Choir scholarships are available for the 1971-72 school year and auditions have already begun. Interested persons should address inquiries to Ranger Junior College, Ranger, Texas, 76470.' The cast includes Steve Haynes as Lee Kirby; Sandra Castellano in the role of Ruth Webb; Sidney Terry, who plays Mrs. Kirby; Peggy Skiles, cast as Liz Gallop; Webb Williams as Rod Benfan and Jimbo Brotherton as Hap Benkin. THE MEXICAN KITCHEN 807 LOSOYA WELCOMES ALL WHO ENJOY DELICIOUS MEXICAN FOODS TO DEL RIO'S FINEST. Closed Mondays RITA vvs -.V^f£j->*Zyv'^ JV*JV,-. •- V* V. N S. Main 775-3443 DEMY AWARD NOMINE NOW SHOWING Munucno AY 90 SUN.-MON.-TUES. 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