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Julia Santos Solomon papers, 1972-2014

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Santos Solomon, Julia, 1956-  Search this
Calamari, Barbara  Search this
Dye, Alice  Search this
Dye, Pete  Search this
Parsons School of Design  Search this
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Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2 Linear feet
The collection is arranged into three series. Series 1: Professional Activity Files, 1972-2014 (0.7 linear feet; Boxes 1-2) Series 2: Writings, 1977-2007 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1) Series 3: Artwork, 1985-2002 (0.9 linear feet; Boxes 1-3, OV 4-7)
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
The papers of Julia Santos Solomon measure 2.0 linear feet and date from 1972 to 2014. The papers document Santos Solomon's career as an artist, educator, and fashion designer through a proposal for "Lola!" television show, proposals for a series of children's books, exhibition announcements and catalogs, photographs of artwork, and other professional activity files; writings consisting of notes, diary pages, and diaries; and sketches, sketchbooks, and other artwork.
Julia Santos Solomon papers, 1972-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Julia Santos Solomon conducted by Fernanda Espinosa, August 26, 2020; an oral history interview conducted by Fernanda Espinosa, March 9-April 15, 2021.
Biography Note:
Julia Santos Solomon (1956- ) is an educator, painter, sculptor, digital artist, and textile and fashion designer in the Dominican Republic and Woodstock, New York. Santos Solomon was born in the Dominican Republic in 1956, and she emigrated to the United States in 1966 where she eventually went on to study at the Rhode Island School of Design and Brown University. Santos Solomon was a founding member of Altos de Chavon School of Design of Parsons School of Design, through which her vision shaped generations of successful Dominican artists. She currently resides in Woodstock, New York.
Language Note:
Material in English, Spanish, and French.
Donated 2015 and 2016 by Julia Santos Solomon.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Latino and Latin American
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art