May. 10th, 2006 08:08 pm John Wayne and Vivian R. Clark
As a preliminary to the “Literary Cinema” presentation, the Broward County Main Library will be displaying the Western Art of Vivian R. Clark. Vivian R. Clark's award winning models feature a bust of John Wayne, "The Pony Soldier" and also a "Marshall on Display."
Boston born, Vivian R. Clark started painting plastic models when she was ten years old. As an adult, Vivian moved to South Florida and renewed her artistic interest. With the exception of learning the finer points of painting at a class in Plantation, Vivian credits her mother as her major artistic influence. Vivian R. Clark is the only female member of the Ship Modelers Club, a club that meets every Saturday morning at a variety of locations in Broward County.
While working in Dade County Schools, Vivian helped children paint projects and the children starting winning Blue Ribbons in competition. When she started entering contests on her own, Vivian R. Clark became a Blue Ribbon champion herself. Vivian R. Clark’s exhibition will begin at High Noon and will last the duration of the special screening of "Literary Cinema."