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September 18, 2021
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Gallup, NM 87301
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J.R. Willis: Postcard Artist and Gallup Arts Entrepreneur by Joe Sabatini

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Hosted by gallupArts and OFPL, librarian and local historian Joe Sabatini will review the life and career of John Roy “J.R.” Willis (1876-1960) who was once a prominent Gallup and Old Town Albuquerque artist. Willis came to Gallup in 1917, operated a camera store and photography studio and helped start the Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial. He also published hundreds of beautiful postcards of Native Americans and the Southwest. Join us LIVE on Facebook, @galluplibrary or @gallupArts on Saturday, September 18th at 3:00 PM. Email or call (505) 863-1291 for more information.