The next meeting of the Greater Elmer Area Historical Society on Thursday, November 16th at 6:30pm at the Elmer Borough Hall will feature a program by artist Everett Kenyon, presenting seven of his paintings of local landmarks as they appeared many years ago.
Everett Kenyon, who grew up outside of Elmer, began his art education under Miss Emily Garrison, art teacher at Elmer School. He started at the Philadelphia Academy of the Arts at the age of fourteen. He has a BA in Master Mechanics and a PA degree in Outdoor Advertising. Mr. Kenyon worked in outdoor advertising for 30 years, traveling all over the eastern seaboard. Now retired, he has taken an interest in painting the scenes of his childhood.
During the program, Mr. Kenyon will display and discuss seven of his paintings of local landmarks, including Dodge’s Market, Fred Harz & Son, the Elmer railroad, and Cowtown.
This program is free and open to the public.
For more information about the Greater Elmer Area Historical Society, call 856-358-6171 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.