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New president named for art association

Members of the Verdugo Hills Art Assn. welcomed their new president

Carole Buss and thanked retiring president Bill Bates at the last

meeting of the year at Citibank in Montrose.

A Glendale resident, Buss is a watercolor and collage artist who


specializes in floral works and teaches classes at Descanso Gardens.

She is also a regular exhibitor at the Boddy House Gallery at


Devorah Friedman received the artist of the year for her


watercolor titled “Plein-air.” The painting is of another artist

painting during a field trip made by the plein-air group, a subgroup

of the association.

Also during the meeting, the art group presented its annual

scholarship award to Lili Milikian, who is studying art at Clark

Magnet High School.

After a summer break, the art association will have its first

meeting of the year at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Citibank, 2350 Honolulu


Ave. in Montrose.

For more information, call at 548-7708.

Joyce Rudolph