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Val Laigo papers, 1954-1998

Creator:
Laigo, Val M., 1930-1992
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft. Addition 0.4 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 resume; correspondence, 1954-1991, mainly regarding teaching positions at Seattle University and commissions; 7 sketches for mural projects; art inventories, 1970 and 1987; writings, including biographical notes, and a portion of his M.F.A. thesis "Hard Edge Variations," 1964; exhibition announcements; clippings; photographs of Laigo in his studio, Laigo with his paintings, and his family; 2 video tapes, 1990, taken by Marvin Herard of Laigo discussing his murals at the Seattle University Library. ADDITION : A chronology; awards; clippings; magazine articles; writings; obituary; correspondence; and two video tapes, including Wing Luke Art Museum's January 29, 1994 Auction Honoring Val Laigo, and Seattle University Laigo Retrospective Show at the Kinsey Gallery, October 6 to November 19, 1992.
Citation:
Val Laigo papers, 1954-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; Seattle, Wash. Born in Naguilian, La Union in the Phillipines. His family moved to the United States in 1931 and to Seattle in 1941. Full name Valeriano Emerenciano Montante Laigo.
Provenance:
Donated 1990 by Val Laigo and in 1994 and 1998 by his widow Austreberta Laigo.
Theme:
Asian American
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Asian American art
Asian American artists
Filipino American artists
Mural painting and decoration
Painters
Photographs
Sketches
Video recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10455
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213863
AAA_collcode_laigval
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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