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Jean Ellen Jones research material on Lizzie Wilkerson, 1983-1984

Creator:
Jones, Jean Ellen, 1942-
Subject:
Wilkerson, Lizzie
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
A photograph of painter Lizzie Wilkerson, ninety-four slides and reproductions of her work, six clippings (1983-1984), and the catalog from the 1983 exhibition at Georgia State University Art Center on Wilkerson, organized by Jones. Also included is a videorecording (U-matic, 3/4 in., 12 min.), "Everything That Grows and Moves Around; The Art of Lizzie Wilkerson," produced by the Georgia State University Office of Educational Media in association with the Georgia State University Department of Art (1983). On the videotape, Wilkerson speaks of her family background, recurrent themes in her paintings, materials and techniques, and her feelings about making art.
Citation:
Jean Ellen Jones research material on Lizzie Wilkerson, 1983-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Art historian, professor; Georgia State University. Lizzie Wilkerson began to paint at age 77, after a life as a sharecropper and maid.
Provenance:
Donated 1986-1987 by Jean Ellen Jones.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American women artists
Art historians
Folk art
Photographs
Self-taught artists
Slides (photographs)
Video recordings
Watercolorists
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7218
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209355
AAA_collcode_jonejean
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
African American
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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