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University of Houston. Libraries. Special Collections Department. Visual Arts Collections

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

The Art Guys Records

 Fonds
Identifier: 2013-001
Dates: 1980s-2010s
Preliminary Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the art career of The Art Guys. The collection includes resumes, gallery correspondence, gallery checklists, exhibition lists, exhibition contracts, loan agreements, shipping receipts, project plans, concept sketches, floorplans, installation plans, articles, press releases, writings, project and exhibit documentation, catalogues, financial documents (including taxes, receipts, bills, and budgets) photographs, color slides, proposals, and a notable number of digital...

Fernando Casas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-003
Dates: 1946-2017; Majority of material found within 1980s-1990s
Scope and Contents This collection documents Casas’s career and life from 1946 to 2017, with the bulk of the materials focused in the 1980s and 1990s. Materials include copies of publications, original manuscripts, original sketches, exhibit pamphlets and catalogs, exhibit reviews, correspondence, original artworks, and posters. The collection contains materials in both English and Spanish.

Ben Desoto Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-009
Dates: undetermined
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing cdkelleher@uh.edu.

DiverseWorks Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-016
Dates: 1982-2010
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of DiverseWorks and the events, projects, performances, and exhibitions they have showed and participated in. The collection includes documentation of exhibits, installations, and performances in the form video, audio, and photographs. Further documentation includes artist’s files, and exhibition and performance files. Furthermore, there is documentation concerning the business of running a gallery space, such as meeting outlines, summaries, and agendas,...

Pat Gustavson and Mignon Weisinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-025
Dates: 1940s-2010s
Preliminary Scope and Contents Note The personal papers of life partners Pat Gustavson, an architect and pediatric hematologist, and Mignon Weisinger, an artist, in Houston and Galveston. The papers document their life partnership, early and family lives, education, careers, and community.

[The Gustavson and Weisinger papers are being processed but are available for research. Please contact curator Vince Lee at velee@uh.edu with questions.]

Dorothy Hood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-025
Dates: 1920s-1990s
Content Description The personal papers of artist Dorothy Hood include correspondence, written works including a memoir and poetry, scrapbooks, catalogs and other publicity, photographs, financial documents, artifacts, and other materials.

Lawndale Art and Performance Center Records from the Ann Williams Harithas Library

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-006
Dates: 1979-2015
Content Description This collection contains materials dating back to 1979, when the Lawndale Art and Performance Center was formed. It includes exhibition announcements, posters, photographs, 35mm slides, artist correspondence, ephemera, and video related to exhibitions and programs presented by the art center.

The Lawndale records are not yet fully processed, but may be available for research. Please contact collection curator Christian Kelleher at cdkelleher@uh.edu for more information.

Bert L. Long, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-016
Dates: 1940-2013
Scope and Contents This collection documents Bert L. Long, Jr.’s life and his career as an artist, which he started in 1979. The original order of the collection as well as the original folder titles and folders were retained whenever possible. When the collection was received, a small percentage of the collection was in order due to the work Pete Gershon did with Bert Long through the CALL project while Ber Long was alive. The collection includes resumes and CV’s, autobiographical statements, and material...

Raphaele Malandain photographic records

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-044
Dates: 1983-1999
Content Description The collection contains newsclippings and publicity of Raphaële’s work as well as slides, prints, photos, negatives and transparencies of her portfolio of work used in corporate ads by many of the largest and most prominent companies around the world.

Suzanne Bloom and Ed Hill MANUAL Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-016
Dates: 1974-
Preliminary Scope and Contents Note The organizational records of MANUAL and personal papers artistic collaborators Suzanne Bloom and Ed Hill include correspondence, photographic inventories of works, project files, written works, press, and other materials.This is a preliminary inventory. Materials continue to be added to the collection, and processing is incomplete. Contact collection curator Christian Kelleher at cdkelleher@uh.edu with any questions.The collection does not include MANUAL's original...

Miscellaneous Prints Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-018
Dates: 1846-1976
Scope and Contents This collection consists of prints acquired by University of Houston Libraries Special Collections over the course of the department's existence. As available, description of each print includes title, artist, date, donor or provenance, and whether they are part of a larger work. Prints with little to no contextual information include a brief description of the image.

Moody Gallery Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-024
Dates: 1971-2015; Majority of material found within 1975-2000
Overview The records in this collection relate to artists who were represented by Betty Moody at certain points ranging from 1975-2012. The records primarily consist of administrative documents, like professional correspondence, price sheets, invoices, loan agreements, exhibition catalogs and invitations, mailing lists, and artist biographies

Lynn Randolph Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-015
Dates: 1967-2008
Scope and Contents The eleven series of Lynn Randolph Papers are housed in three boxes and contain documentation of her exemplary training and career in the visual fine arts including exhibits, shows, reviews, individual art projects, and collaborations. The documentation of her longtime feminist and human rights activism in Houston and abroad is also an important part of the collection just as it is her life. Lynn Randolph's collaboration, both visual and literary, with Donna Haraway is represented as is her...

Thomas V. Robinson Gallery Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-021
Dates: 1973-2010; Majority of material found within 1990-2001
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 45 linear feet of records documenting the Thomas V. Robinson Gallery, the Robinson Galleries, and also contains records documenting Mr. Robinson’s career as a art dealer. The dates range from approximately 1973-2010, with most materials dated 1990-2001. Materials include business records, correspondence, catalogs, invitations, exhibit documentation, etc.