Artists' Archives

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Collection includes selected items from UVic Archives holdings of artists' personal archives and institutional records.


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    Victoria College catalogue of original paintings
    (Victoria College, 1955) Victoria College (B.C.). Fine Arts Committee.
    Item consists of descriptions of works by British Columbia artists, which are amongst the significant early acquisitions by Victoria College's Art Committee. Artists are: Emily Carr, unidentified Eskimo (Inuit) artists, Bruno Bobak, Gordon Smith, Myfanwy Pavelic, Donald Jarvis, J.L. Shadbolt, J.F. Plaskett, Judith Morgan, W. P. Weston, and Lawren Harris.
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    A Checklist of Biographical and Critical Materials for the Period 1965 -1987 on Jack Marlowe Wise, R.C.A.
    (2012-08-07) Cummings, Stephen
    Item consists of a 16 page listing of biographical and critical materials on painter Jack Wise (1928-1996) compiled by Stephen Cummings, for the period 1965 - 1987. Jack Wise was an artist, calligrapher, poet and teacher, born April 27, 1928. Wise, along with Lin Chien-Shih, Emily Carr, and Mark Tobey, is identified with the Pacific Northwest School of Abstract Calligraphic Painting, which combined American abstract expressionism with Asian calligraphic tradition and Buddhist philosophy. Wise is also linked to the West Coast Surrealists, or Hermetics, who included Gary Lee-Nova, Gregg Simpson and Ed Varney.
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    Robert Amos arts and culture reviews and commentaries
    (2011-12-15) Amos, Robert
    Item consists of 208 freelance arts and cultural reviews and commentaries, written by artist and writer Robert Amos, dated 1982-1986. The articles were written primarily for Monday Magazine, however some items appeared in publications such as Canadian Collector. Scanned from photocopies, 214 pages. PDF can be searched by keyword.
Image above: "Gods of the Sun Dogs" by Margaret Peterson, University Art Collections, U962.1.5. All items in UVicSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved.