Chuck Jones at home on Tareco Drive in the Hollywood Hills, circa 1960.

“Man in Green and Blue”, charcoal with oil pastels on paper, by Chuck Jones, circa 1960.

By invitation from the City of Costa Mesa Cultural Arts Committee,

Student work generated from our grant funded Visual Art programming at the Costa Mesa community center Save Our Youth (SOY) is being exhibited at city hall!

A reception for this exhibition will take place on Tuesday, February 25th from 5-6pm. Please join us in supporting the talents of these students.

Light hours d’oeuvres and acoustic music performed by SOY students will set the mood for a delightful evening.

A special thank you to the Ruth and Joseph C Reed Foundation for funding this school year program. Together, we are nurturing the creative talents of these deserving students and better preparing them to enter California’s booming Creative economy.

What: SOY Student Work Exhibit Reception

When: February 25th, 5-6pm

Where: Costa Mesa City Hall – 77 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

1st: Chuck Jones, age six, in 1918, dressed as a ‘doughboy’.

2nd: Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck in “1918″ a watercolor on Arches paper, 11″ x 14″, by Chuck Jones, circa late 1990s.

1st: Chuck Jones hawking newspapers on Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach, California, 1920

2nd: “The Kid” hand-painted cel art edition, gouache on acetate, from an original drawing by Chuck Jones

These festive & fuzzy fowl are here just in time for Easter! Each hen was hand-knitted by Chuck’s own daughter, Linda Jones. Your order comes with two hens, two eggs, and two chicks. All proceed from this sale go towards the Center’s creativity and visual arts programs. Various colors available, while supplies last!

Celebrate your CJCC pride with this “Life is Animated” t-shirt! Limited quantities and sizes available.

By invitation from the City of Costa Mesa Cultural Arts Committee,

Student work generated from our grant funded Visual Art programming at the Costa Mesa community center Save Our Youth (SOY) is being exhibited at city hall!

A reception for this exhibition will take place on Tuesday, February 25th from 5-6pm. Please join us in supporting the talents of these students.

Light hours d’oeuvres and acoustic music performed by SOY students will set the mood for a delightful evening.

A special thank you to the Ruth and Joseph C Reed Foundation for funding this school year program. Together, we are nurturing the creative talents of these deserving students and better preparing them to enter California’s booming Creative economy.

What: SOY Student Work Exhibit Reception

When: February 25th, 5-6pm

Where: Costa Mesa City Hall – 77 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa

We hope to see you there!

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Original production cel, gouache on acetate, from the Chuck Jones-directed, “Jerry, Jerry, Quite Contrary” short animated film, 1966.

Letter from Bill Hanna to Chuck Jones, 9/5/1963.

  1. Relative sizes of different legs of animals compared to man. Horse, man, dog, cat, cow. Original drawing by Chuck Jones
  2. “The Artist? An artist is simply a man [or woman] with eyes. One who notes what others would discard as trivial. He is, indeed, just that–a treasure house of the trivial–in the same sense as Dickens, or James Thurber or Helen Hayes– He must be able to detect that in an individual object–animate or inanimate–that which makes it unique – and to exploit that quality – discernment and great open-mindedness – those are among the prime needs of an artist = animator. What figure suggests which word? Tickety + Goloomb.” Hand-written notes from lectures on the nature of art and drawing by Chuck Jones, circa early to mid-1960s.
  3. Photo of Chuck Jones at the University of Kansas, delivering a lecture, 1967.

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