A resume; correspondence with art organizations and institutions; a book by Brotherton, VARIATIONS IN WATERCOLOR; price lists for works of art; photographs of Brotherton and her work; certificates and awards; a scrapbook, 1967-1968; exhibition catalogs; announcements; invitations; and clippings.
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Naomi Brotherton (1920- ) graduated from Baylor University. She attended the Arts Students League in NY, and exhibited in Carnegie Hall. She taught in Dallas for about thirty years and worked in commercial art, her night scenes have been used in several magazines."Variations of Watercolor" is a book based on Naomi's watercolor work published by North Light in 1981. Naomi is the last surviving founding member of the Southwestern Watercolor Society. Her paintings are held in public and private collections.
Sources: Naomi Brotherton Master painting to be raffled, Southwestern Watercolor Society,
Giddens Gallery of Fine Art, Naomi Brotherton,
Artisans Studio Gallery, Naomi Brotherton,
Lent for microfilming and portions donated 1982 by Naomi Brotherton. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.(From Smithsonian AAA)
Note: The Naomi Brotherton 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 Brotherton 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 Brotherton papers will be made available online through UH Libraries and MFAH websites.