Kenneth Stubbs
(American artist, 1907-1967)

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An exhibition of Oils, Water colors and Drawings by Kenneth Stubbs at The George Washington University Library, 2023 G St., N. W., the month of October is announced by John Russell Mason, Curator of Art at the University.

This is the first in a series of exhibits planned for the new academic year by Curator Mason, who finds the response to these exhibits growing steadily over the past three years.

Born in Georgia in 1907, Kenneth Stubbs has made his home in Washington for many years. He studies at the Corcoran School of Art and in Provincetown with E. Ambrose Webster, one of America's pioneers in Modern Art. After a few years in advertising art work in Detroit, Mr. Stubbs was appointed to the Faculty of the Corcoran Art School in 1935. In 1940 he began teaching George Washington University art classes and he has taught painting and drawing under the Corcoran-George Washington cooperative arrangement except for three years in the Navy and one year abroad.

Since entering the Navy in 1942, the artist has planned and written educational films and is presently writing motion picture scripts, in addition to teaching and painting. He and his wife spent eight months abroad in 1949, touring Italy and France, making a thorough study of Italian Renaissance art and sketching.

President of the Corcoran Alumni Association, Mr. Stubbs is also a member of The Society of Washington Artists, the Artists Guild, the Landscape Club, and The Beachcombers of Provincetown. He recently illustrated the book Chess Secrets by Edward Lasker.

A James Monroe collection and paintings by Burtis Baker, Washington Artist and former George Washington and Corcoran staff member, will be on exhibit the month of November. Paintings by Mrs. Marjorie Phillips, co-director of the Phillips Gallery, and her son, Laughlin Phillips, will be shown in December.

The University Library is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.