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LaCoste, Janet Shook



Janet Shook LaCoste (1912-1983) was a renowned fabric artist and designer. She studied at Incarnate Word College and San Antonio Art Institute.

Opened and managed the Shool-Carrington Gallery in San Antonio where she helped several local artists boost their careers.

Sources:, Shook Carrington Gallery,, accessed May 22nd, 2020.

askART, Janet Shook,, accessed May 22nd, 2020.

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Janet Shook LaCoste papers

Identifier: AAA 9110
Dates: 1948-1976
Scope and Contents Correspondence; photographs; sketches; notes; announcements; clippings; and printed material.REELS 1656-1657: Clippings, invitations, announcements, and notes about the Shook-Carrington Gallery; a letter, clippings, and printed material about the San Antonio Art League; correspondence and clippings about Shook as an artist; photos of completed needlepoint; hand-painted sketches of needlepoint designs; and correspondence, 1963-1973, primarily with Lady Bird Johnson, about...