Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on September 12, 1963 · Page 32
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 32

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PAGE THIRTY-TWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12,1963 Two New Galleries Alton Has Revival in Art B.v .TOUN STETSON Tplcgrnph Staff Writer A national trend of increased interest in the work of livinR artists serms renewed in Alton this year with the opening of two art galleries. Proprietors of both the Alton Gallery, 3650 Washington Ave., and the Studio 300. at 300 W. Fourth St.. indie-ate ait interest by the cencral public is on the upswing. Bob Carter, who with his wife operates the jrallory on Washington Avenue, is an art teacher at Bethalto High School. More Heerptivo Commenting on the increased arl interest Carter s;iid. "I have found the people of this area more receptive to contemporary art work than I first expected. Since the gallery opened in March the operators have exhibited the work of more than 30 artists from Alton, Wood River, Godfrey and even a Cahokia artist, Carter said. "We find that 50 per cent of the people who come into the gallery, which also sells art supplies, come back repeatedly to view exhibits and browse," he added. More Importance Mrs. Carter, who shares her husbands enthusiasm, says she thinks the arts while gaining more importance throughout the nation are also becoming significantly more appreciated in the Midwest. "The art center, though it originates in New York, seems to be spreading its influence more strongly westward to central United States," she said. Liaison Service Li addition to providing a place for artists to exhibit, the Carters also operate as a liaison service between artist and prospective buyer. Asked what he feels is causing the much greater interest in living artists work Carter indicated that art education, which today starts in the elementary grades, is the primary cause. Art on Floors ART SHOPPERS Local artist David Peirick, left, co- owner of the 'Studio 300' art gallery, 300 W. Fourth St.; one of Alton's two art galleries, shows customers some of the work displayed on walls. A grand opening and two-man art show is scheduled for Sept. 15-30. end of the month. In addition to displaying the work of professional artists the men are planning an amateur show at the end of September or the first part of October. More Shows Planned "After this we hope to have more shows for area artists and At Studio 300, where Dave Pei- also plan to bring in outside ex- rick and Ray Must operate their hibits if the P ublic is receptive," gaJlery, art adorns the walls and Peirick said. "We would also be even the floor in a somewhat more Bohemian manner than tt Carters. Both Must, who is starting his third year as an art instructor at Monticello College, and Peirick are professional artists and like Carter have exhibited in formal art shows. Exhibit Artists interested in sending out shows." Linoleum Cuts In addition to art hung in the Studio 300 the artists also have several linoleum cuts on the floors made from material scrapped when the new floor was put in Hayner Library this year. A forerunner of the two newj i galleries is the Hotel Stratford The men originally opened, where Manager Earl Gaylord lias then- studio primarily as a place to show their own work, but are now also exhibiting the work of other area artists. "We are trying to display the best work we can secure from this area," Peirick reported. The partners are planning an official grand opening of their studio with a two man show starting Sept. 15 and running to the displayed the work of local artist Arthur Towata in the lobby for the past two years. "We tried it as a service for our guests and found it so well received that we have continued exhibiting and selling the Japanese American's works." Nationally known for his ceramics and prints Towata, who received his masters degree in 125 Recruited By Cub Scouts More than 125 boys were recruited for area Cub Scout packs in the Lincoln - Douglas District at a roundup Wednesday night in East Junior High School. About 400 persons, including parents, attended the meeting. The prospective members heard an explanation o f Cub Scouting and its operation, through talks by Scout leaders. Skits were also presented to illustrate the benefits of Cub Scouting. Craft displays were presented by area Cub packs. Frank Jones of Pack 21 of St. John Baptist Church was induct- John Baptist Church was inducted into the pack in a public ceremony which served the purpose of stressing the family participation in cub scouting. The boys who were to become future members were assigned to various Scout units and met their leaders. Anyone who was unable to attend the meeting and who desires to become a cub scout may contact Nealy Schumaker, 3720 Horn St., Alton. art from Southern Illinois University will exhibit in a one man show at the Art Mart Gallery oi Clayton, Mo. starting Friday and running for three weeks. SALE FRiDAY AND SATURDAY Read Telegraph Want Ads Daily BEL* AIR HWY.66&111 TR.6-9636 Open 7:00—Start Dusk NOW THRU TUES. MIRISCH COMPANY WWjOHIfSTURDES' ESCAPE STEVE JAMES RICHARD MCQUEEN GARNER AITENBOROUGH Carlinville Advisory Council Names Officers CARLINVILLE — Officers for thn new year of the Carlinville Cilizens Advisory Council for the school system have been elected and are: Lendell Austwick, president, Mrs. Charles Workman, vice president, and Mrs. Oscar Emery, secretary. New members of the council are: Mrs. Eugene Adkins, Mrs. Norval Brunk, Harold Klaus Jr., James Lambeth, Mrs. Richard Murphy, Charles Perrings, Mrs. Ollen Ramey, Frank Tragi- nat and Robert Woods. The retiring members are Mrs. A. D. Anderson, Mrs. Joseph Dana, Fred Grace, Dan Kauerauf, Pearl Kramer, Mrs. Dean Schmitt, Mrs. Ed Taylor, and Russell Wilton. Hold-over members are Frank Armour Jr., Lendell Austwick, Mrs. Robert Brown, Henry Drew, Mrs. Vance Dwyer, Mrs. Oscar Emery, William A, Johnson, Mrs. Don Konneker, Mrs. Herbert Mieher, Irving Pocklington, William Reznicek, Mrs. M e 1 v in Rushton, William Wheeler, Mrs. Charles Workman and W.ayne Young. Teacher representatives to the council are Miss Martha Loehr and Miss Catherine Devitt. The annual potluck dinner for past and present members of the council, past and present members of the Board of Education, and their .families will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the high school cafeteria. Farm Tour Schedule CARLINVILLE — A tour to view some of the conservation practices is being scheduled by SCS and the Macoupin ASC County Committee. All Federal Agensies, business men, professional men, farmers or any other interested persons are welcome to make the tour. The tour will start at 805 North Broad Street, Carlinville, at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19. Frosh Arriving At Blackburn College Today CARLINVILLE - The first group of what is expected to be a record enrollment at Blackburn College this year was slated to arrive on the campus here this morning in preparation for the return of the main student body on Saturday and Sunday. The work committee of 12 student executives will meet today to formulate plans for opening the college classroom and living centers ' and to organize the student work groups that will arrive over the weekend. Returning students arrive Sat- Cars Need Bearings MILAN — The Italian auto Industry is reported to be a ripe market for anti-friction bearings of foreign make. VINCENT PRICE ROXANA, ILL. ABB-CONDITIONED THURS.-FRL-SAT, Continuous from 7 p.m. Sunday Continuous from 1 p.m. No Parking Problems Ph. 254-6613 or 254-7271 TONITE-FRI.-SAT.-SUN. Bob Hope, Anita Ekberg Edie Adams "CALL ME BWANA" Color 9:12 Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens Del Moore "The Nutty Professor" Color 7:20 Selected Shorts Hobby Club Will Meet at Medora MEDORA - The Hobby Club will meet Friday at the home of Mrs. Jerry Dunham at 2 p.m. Leaves Hospital MEDORA — Mrs. Harry Eyer returned home Wednesday morning after being a patient for several days at Alton Memorial Hospital. NICOSIA — Police on Cyprus are still hunting for three soldiers who disappeared here last Spring while awaiting court martial. brand new to be an- WARSAW — A penal code is soon nounced by the government of Poland. Open 6:45—Start 7 p.m. Admission Thurs., Sat., Sun. Adults fiOc—Kiddies 25c Admission Friday Oniy Adults 70c—Kiddies 35c Matinee Sat., and Sun. THURS. Through SUN. PROFESSOR: fA Jf> Lewi Production) Tonifiht & Fri. at 8:37 p.m MICHAEL CRAIG FRANCOISE PREVOST Tonight & Fri. at 7:10 p.m. nrday and immediately go to work on the campus in preparation for the arrival of the new students — some 175 strong — on Sunday. Returning students will fill all the work posts until after orientation for the new students, said Charles O. Gordon, dean of students. With resident students and commuting students, Blackburn's enrollment is expected to exceed the record 400 mark it hit last academic year, he added. CAPRI DID STIOUIS RD. Cl. 4-2114 Open 7:00—Start Dusk NOW SHOWING! Wild and Wicked... "MOTORCYCLE GANG" Car Crazy! Speed Crazy! "DRAGSTRIP GIRL" FRI. & SAT. DUSK TO DAWN' SHOW!!! PLUS: 'BIG SURPRISE' NOW ."•Si!* AND Thru TUES. OPENS AT 7:00 TARLIGHT COLLEGE AVENUE, ALTON, ILL. OWL SHOW FRI. &SAT. 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