and the eyebrows are made of legs of the soldiers.
First Place Blue Ribbon Sears-Allstate Art Show, Norfolk,Virginia.
A congratulations postcard from my Grandfather, Beverly Townsend
Notes by artist and a photograph of the painting in home.
William L. Tazewell and Anonymous
Size of framed awards / notes - 25.75 x 21.50 inches or 65.4 x 55.24
Title- Pensive Youth
Artist- Carol L. Sutton
Age of artist - 18
Series- Fan Series
Media- black and white torn magazine pieces of paper mounted on paper.
Artwork Size- 17.5 x 11.5 inches or 44.4 x 29.2 cm
Framed size - 28 1/2 x 21 5/8 inches or 72.39 x 54.92 centimeters
Provenance- Collection of the artist
Carol Sutton won a blue ribbon and $25.00 prize at the Sears-Allstate
Art Show. Carol
Sutton's collage, 'Pensive Youth'
which was an image of a girl looking
out of a paned window. She
thought of it as a sort of self portrait of her looking out of her
The collage was made of black and white torn
magazine pieces of paper, with the eyebrows made from the legs of a
civil war soldiers, and the eyes themselves
made of the faces of civil
war soldiers. This art work was reviewed in the local newspaper.
All Rights Reserved ©
Exhibition History- 1963 fifth annual Sears-Allstate Art Show,
See other awards at- Carol Sutton -
William L. Tazewell
Paintings Show Best in Water, (fifth annual Sears-Allstate Art Show)The
Virginian-Pilot, Saturday, May 11, 1963,
"Among the junior
artists, Carol Sutton's "Pickin' Fruit" has a captivating freshness."
Delulio, painter-policeman in this show.)
And see: 100 Paintings Ready for Art Festival,
And see: 5th Festival Prizes Go to 12 Artists
And see: Art Show Spectators Set Record, "Other first place
awards went to , Carol Lorraine Sutton, 1534 Cloncurry Road, for her
collage "Pensive Youth",
in the junior
5th Festival Prizes Go to 12 Artists, (fifth annual Sears-Allstate Art
Show) The Virginian-Pilot, Saturday, May 11, 1963,
"Other first place winners in the
two-day exhibit,which drew a record of more than 700 entries, were
Ralph Roebuck Jr., watercolor; Beverly Furman, graphics and Carol Lorraine Sutton, junior artist
Judges were Robert McCullough of Chicago, graphics editor of Home and
Highway Magazine, local artist Robert Trotter and Henry B. Caldwell,
director of the Norfolk Museum (now Chrysler Museum, www.chrysler.org)