Jane Allensworth papers
Correspondence, undated and 1971-1983; exhibition lists and art inventories; business records, undated and 1974-1983, including a list of collectors, gallery consignments, and invoices; clippings; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1969-1984; photographs, undated, of Allensworth, her artwork, and her exhibition installations.
- Allensworth, Jane, 1937- (Person)
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Microfilm reel 3254 available only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and through interlibrary loan.
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Biographical / Historical
Postwar and contemporary artist, born in 1937. Jane studied at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts School and at the Art Students league in NY. Allensworth has exhibited her art since 1970; she has had several one person exhibitions in Galveston and Houston. The Museum of Fine Arts Houston holds one of her paintings.
Source: Jane Allensworth/ about,
Mutual Art, Jane Allensworth,
AAA online guide
Lent for microfilming 1984 by Allensworth. Microfilmed as part of AAA's Texas Arts Documentation Project. (From Smithsonian AAA)
Note: The Jane Allensworth Papers were microfilmed for the Texas Art Project at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston as part of the Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art. Currently the papers can be accessed on microfilm at MFAH. The University of Houston Libraries and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston are digitizing the Allensworth papers as part of a collaborative TexTreasures 2020 grant project through the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) with funding from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).When digitization is complete, the Allensworth papers will be made available online through UH Libraries and MFAH websites.
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