History & Reference
CASETA is proud to congratulate Rebecca J. Martin, recipient of the 2020 Nancy and Ted Paup CASETA Research Initiative Award
Rebecca J. Martin was awarded the Nancy and Ted Paup CASETA Research Initiative Award, for the research to prepare an expanded biography on Harold Arthur Roney (1899-1986).
Untitled. Harold A. Roney. n.d. Currin Family Estate.
Rebecca's paper Loving the Land: Early Texas Artist Harold A. Roney and the Legacy of the Leon Springs Art Colony tells the story of Harold Arthur Roney, who "had a significant place in the early Texas art movement and his affiliation with the Leon Springs Art Colony between 1929 –1931 contributes to understanding his commitment to en plein air practice."
- Organ Mountains At Sunset, by E.L. Boone, 1949 Compiled by Sam Pemberton, June 2023,
Texas Art Collector and Researcher Sam Pemberton documents and provides history for E. L. Boone's painting "Organ Mountains at Sunset".
- “Hill Country Summer” Painting by Porfirio Salinas
This paper reflects the provenance of the Porfirio Salinas painting “Hill Country Summer”.
Compiled BY Sam Pemberton
“SUNSHINE FOLLOWS RAIN”/”AS THE RAIN PASSES”/”THE RAINBOW”
DAWSON DAWSON WATSON, 1927 Compiled by Sam Pemberton, February - September, 2020
Texas Art Collector and Researcher Sam Pemberton documents and provides history for Dawson Dawson Watson's painting: "sunshine Follows Rain/ As the Rain Passes".
- Painting and Sculpture in Texas: Achievement and Prospect by Ruth Horn
Painting and Sculpture in Texas is a Master of Arts thesis written in 1929 about Texas Artists. Some of the living artists she interviewed for the thesis include Frank Reaugh, Murray Bewley, Dawson Dawson Watson, Harry de Young, Xavier Gonzalez, and E. Richardson Cherry. (Thesis information submitted by Sam Pemberton. FMI Click Here)
- Dictionary of Texas Artists, 1800-1945 by Paula and Michael Grauer