HAROLD "BUCK" WEAVER
Nijomo, April 19. - Milford Zornes, Nipomo artist, Is at the present time in Tucson, Ariz., where he is working as an associate of Mrs. Maynard Dixon, together with Harold "Buck" Weaver, on two murals. These murals were commissioned by the Santa Fe Railway Company and when completed will hang in the main ticket offices of the company on Michigan Boulevard in Chicago. They are from original sketches by Mrs. Dixon. One canvas, which is 10 feet four inches by 23 feet six inches, will show the panorama of Grand Canyon; the other 10 feet four inches by 18 feet six inches, will be of Taos Pueblo. Because of the size of the canvases, the Medical Center of Tucson has loaned suitable space for painting. Mrs Dixon is the widow of Maynard Dixon, nationally known figure in the art world and a painter of the great Southwest. An Artist with much experience in mural decoration in her own right she is well known in her native Bay region and in New York and Chicago, it was stated. Harold "Buck" Weaver, a native of England and one of the pioneers in the Indian country of the Southwest where he was once a cowboy, Indian trader, and finally, artist, is best known for his theme material of the simple mountain forms and desert plains of the country with which he became so well acquainted. He was a close friend of Maynard Dixon for more than 30 years. He is known for his fine craftsmanship as a mural painter and restorer of fine pictures as well as his ability as a landscape painter.
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