History of the Growth of Art Interest in Texas in the Last Two Decades Page: 37
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the $500 Purchase Prize, Southern States Art League, 1930;
the $100 San Antonio Art League Prize; end honorable mention
in the Davis Competition in 1927 and in 1928. Though nearing
seventy years of age, he is still actively engaged in the
arts, being represented in the 1940-1941 Lone Star Printmakers
Circuit, and in the Texas-Oklahoma General Exhibition, 1941.
Re-yean Bassett. — A member of the faculty of the Dallas
Art Institute, Reveau Basaett is well-known as r* teacher and
an artist, is particularly interested in wild fowl as
subject matter. Many of his prints and paintings deal with
game birds of Texas. He studied at the Art Students' League
in New York, and has exhibited at the National Acadeay and in
Many regional shows. In 1936 he assisted Eugene Savage on
the large oil murals in the Hall of State Building in Dallas.
Jessie Jo Eckford. — Jessie Jo Eckford won a $250 prize
in the Edgar B. Davis Texas Wild Flower Competition in 1929
with her painting, "Prickly Pear." She has been represented
in many exhibitions throughout the state, and in 1934 held
a one-man show of thirty of her woodblock prints at the
Joseph Sartor Galleries, Dplias. Due to 113 <.ss, Eckford
is no longer an active exhibitor.
Some Others Working in Dallas
Others wording in Dallas during this period not already
mentioned are Inez Staub Elder, Florence McClung, Bess Carr,
Adele Brunet, Stella La Mond, Ruby Stone, Amelia Urbach,
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