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Lowry, Janice Ann, 1946-2009  Search this
Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.)  Search this
Visitors' books
Illustrated letters
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
18 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 7 series: Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1964-2009 (Box 1, 18; 1.4 linear feet) Series 2: Diaries, 1957-1962 (Box 2; 6 folders) Series 3: Morning Journals, 1998-2008 (Box 2; 0.6 linear feet) Series 4: Art Journals, Artist Books, Notebooks and Sketchbooks, circa 1973-2009 (Box 3-15, 17-20, 22; 14.2 linear feet) Series 5: Printed Material, 1974-2009 (Box 15-16, 20; 0.5 linear feet) Series 6: Photographs, 1965, circa 1980s-2000s (Box 16, 20; 4 folders) Series 7: Teaching Files, circa 1989-2008 (Box 20-21; 0.5 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
The papers of collagist and painter Janice Lowry measure 18.0 linear feet and date from 1957 to 2009. Lowry's career as an artist in Arizona and California is documented through biographical material, printed material, teaching files, and photographs. The bulk of the papers consist of six diaries; thirteen morning journals; 126 art journals which include both written text and artwork in the form of sketches, paintings, and collages; hand-made artist books; nine notebooks with sketches; and one sketchbook.
Janice Lowry papers, 1957-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
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Biography Note:
Janice Lowry (1946-2009) created paintings, collages, and assemblages in Arizona and California. She is known for her box creations of homemade frames filled with found objects that often questioned and commented on life, death, journeys, and rites of passages.
Language Note:
English .
Donated 2007 and 2009 by Janice Lowry and in 2014 by Jon Gothold, Lowry's widower and executor.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Women artists  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Women painters  Search this
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Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art