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The papers of multimedia artist, designer, and educator Scherezade Garcia measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 1975 to 2015. The bulk of the collection is comprised of printed materials that include art reproductions, a book and calendar, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and posters from Garcia's childhood and career as an adult. Other material includes awards and certificates, a photograph of Garcia painting, and school documents from Altos de Chavon School of Design; correspondence with her sister iliana emilia garcia, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and others; and sketches and mockups for Angeles Caídos [Fallen Angels] and other projects.
Scherezade Garcia papers, 1975-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
Also found at the Archives of American Art are the papers of iliana emilia garcia, sister of Scherezade Garcia.
Scherezade Garcia (1966- ) is a multimedia artist, designer, and educator in Brooklyn, New York.
The collection is in English and Spanish.
The papers were donated in 2015 and 2017 by Scherezade Garcia.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001