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Escrito en Piedra, from the portfolio Guariquen: images & words Rican/structed

Artist:
Juan Sánchez, born New York City 1954  Search this
Printer:
Chiong-Yiao Chen  Search this
Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop  Search this
Assistant:
Peter F. Gross  Search this
Juan Sánchez, born New York City 1954  Search this
Publisher:
Exit Art  Search this
Medium:
hand-colored lithograph with collage
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 22 1/4 × 30 in. (56.5 × 76.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1986
Topic:
Ethnic\Puerto Rican  Search this
Object\other\flag  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by the Joan Mitchell Foundation
Copyright:
© 1986, Juan Sánchez
Object number:
2013.58.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7749d2564-c906-4c97-a151-9914b4cd57e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2013.58.1.1

Para Carmen María Colón, from the portfolio Guariquen: images & words Rican/structed

Artist:
Juan Sánchez, born New York City 1954  Search this
Printer:
Chiong-Yiao Chen  Search this
Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop  Search this
Assistant:
Peter F. Gross  Search this
Juan Sánchez, born New York City 1954  Search this
Publisher:
Exit Art  Search this
Medium:
hand-colored lithograph with collage
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 22 1/4 × 30 in. (56.5 × 76.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1986
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Figure group\family\mother and child  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Mary  Search this
Ethnic\Puerto Rican  Search this
Object\written matter  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Madonna and Child  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by the Joan Mitchell Foundation
Copyright:
© 1986, Juan Sánchez
Object number:
2013.58.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7841e852d-09f0-446d-84a7-be60ced505a2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2013.58.1.2

Un Sueño Libre, from the portfolio Guariquen: images & words Rican/structed

Artist:
Juan Sánchez, born New York City 1954  Search this
Printer:
Chiong-Yiao Chen  Search this
Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop  Search this
Assistant:
Peter F. Gross  Search this
Juan Sánchez, born New York City 1954  Search this
Publisher:
Exit Art  Search this
Medium:
hand-colored lithograph with collage
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 22 3/8 × 30 in. (56.8 × 76.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1987
Topic:
Object\written matter  Search this
Figure group\children  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by the Joan Mitchell Foundation
Copyright:
© 1987, Juan Sánchez
Object number:
2013.58.1.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7032de9cb-7f36-467e-85ad-33dc9936b899
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2013.58.1.4

Project and Professional Files

Collection Creator:
Barnet, Will, 1911-2012  Search this
Extent:
29.1 Megabytes (ER05-ER06)
3.4 Linear feet (Box 25-28)
Type:
Archival materials
Megabytes
Date:
1952-2013
1897
Scope and Contents:
Project and professional files include documentation of a wide variety of printing and publishing projects, professional activities, as well as a few administrative and business activities. Material relating to book projects and printmaking activities include correspondence, agreements, inventories, writings, and mock-ups. Several files relate to the establishment and administration of the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. Barnet's professional activities in numerous organizations and institutions including the Academy of Arts and Letters, Art Students League, Century Association, College Art Association, Lotos Club, National Academy, and National Arts Club are documented through correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, and other administrative records. Correspondence pertaining to Barnet's participation in panels, lectures, and appearances are also among the professional files. The administrative and business activities documented include copyright, reproduction requests, recommendations, and donations. Information regarding various teaching positions can be found in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Vermont College, and Teaching Files folders. Born digital material includes a book for new members of the Century Association, as well as documents and photographs pertaining to the National Academy Gala. One item, a book about the history of Barnet's birth place, Beverly, Massachusetts, dates from 1897.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Will Barnet papers, 1897, 1929-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.barnwill, Subseries 8.6
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Will Barnet papers
Will Barnet papers / Series 8: Addition to the Will Barnet Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-barnwill-ref342

Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop

Collection Creator:
Barnet, Will, 1911-2012  Search this
Container:
Box 26, Folder 4-7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1978-2008
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Will Barnet papers, 1897, 1929-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Will Barnet papers
Will Barnet papers / Series 8: Addition to the Will Barnet Papers / 8.6: Project and Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-barnwill-ref608

Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop

Collection Creator:
Taylor, Betty Blayton, 1937-2016  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 29
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1998-2008
Scope and Contents:
Betty Blayton-Taylor served on the Board of Governors and was also a member of the workshop.
Collection Restrictions:
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 or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Betty Blayton-Taylor papers, 1929-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Blayton-Taylor papers
Betty Blayton-Taylor papers / Series 6: Professional Activities / Committees and Councils
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-blaybett-ref89

Robert Blackburn (Printmaking Workshop)

Collection Creator:
Becker, Fred, 1913-2004  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1989
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Fred Becker papers, 1913-2004, bulk 1940-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Fred Becker papers
Fred Becker papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-beckfred-ref10

Betty Blayton-Taylor papers

Creator:
Taylor, Betty Blayton, 1937-2016  Search this
Names:
Children's Art Carnival (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Harlem Textile Works (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Printmaking Workshop  Search this
Extent:
7.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1929-2016
bulk 1970s-2000s
Summary:
The papers of African American painter and art administrator Betty Blayton-Taylor measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1929 to 2016, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1970s to the 2000s. The collection contains biographical material including resumes, awards, family papers, autograph books from her time in school, and mix tapes; correspondence with colleagues, friends, and other artists including Frank Wimberley, Howardina Pindell, and Eugene Grigsby; and writings including artist statements and notes. Also included are files related to the Children's Art Carnival, an arts education organization co-founded by Blayton-Taylor, for which she served as executive director for many years. These files include board and committee files, budget and financial documents, correspondence, and reports. Files related to the Harlem Textile Works, another organization co-founded by Blayton-Taylor, include board and committee files, correspondence, business plans, and reports. The collection also includes material related to professional activities including exhibition files, committee files, consignment and sale agreements, financial documents, and property files; printed material including exhibition announcements, catalogs and programs, newspaper clippings, published books, and recorded conference proceedings; a scrapbook containing primarily clippings, as well as some correspondence and other printed material; and photographic material including photographs, negatives, slides, and digital images.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of African American painter and art administrator Betty Blayton-Taylor measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1929 to 2016, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1970s to the 2000s. The collection contains biographical material including resumes, awards, family papers, autograph books from her time in school, and mix tapes; correspondence with colleagues, friends, and other artists including Frank Wimberley, Howardina Pindell, and Eugene Grigsby; and writings including artist statements and notes. Also included are files related to the Children's Art Carnival, an arts education organization co-founded by Blayton-Taylor, for which she served as executive director for many years. These files include board and committee files, budget and financial documents, correspondence, and reports. Files related to the Harlem Textile Works, another organization co-founded by Blayton-Taylor, include board and committee files, correspondence, business plans, and reports. The collection also includes material related to professional activities including exhibition files, committee files, consignment and sale agreements, financial documents, and property files; printed material including exhibition announcements, catalogs and programs, newspaper clippings, published books, and recorded conference proceedings; a scrapbook containing primarily clippings, as well as some correspondence and other printed material; and photographic material including photographs, negatives, slides, and digital images.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as nine series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1929, 1937-1938, 1951-2014 (Box 1, OV 8; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1952, 1968-2016 (Boxes 1-2, 0.7 linear feet)

Series 3: Writings, 1978, circa 1990s-2000s (Box 2, 0.2 linear feet)

Series 4: Children's Art Carnival, 1968-2011 (Boxes 2-3, 1.1 linear feet)

Series 5: Harlem Textile Works, 1983-2012 (Box 3, 0.3 linear feet)

Series 6: Professional Activities, 1967-2013 (Boxes 3-4, 0.4 linear feet)

Series 7: Printed Material, 1967-2015 (Boxes 4-5, OV 8; 1.3 linear feet)

Series 8: Scrapbook, 1965-2009 (Box 5, 1 folder)

Series 9: Photographic Material, 1954-2000s (Boxes 5-7, OV 8; 2.5 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Betty Blayton-Taylor (1937-2016) was an African American artist and art administrator in New York, New York.

Born and raised in Virginia, Blayton-Taylor attended Palmer Memorial Institute, a private boarding school in North Carolina. She earned a bachelor's degree in fine art from Syracuse University and continued her studies at the Art Students League of New York and the Brooklyn Museum School.

Betty Blayton-Taylor was a founding member of the Studio Museum in Harlem and served on the board from 1965 to 1977. She co-founded the Children's Art Carnival, an organization designed to engage disadvantaged youth in the arts, and served as executive director from 1969 until 1998. Blayton-Taylor also co-founded and served on the board of Harlem Textile Works, which grew out of the Children's Art Carnival and offered fabric design workshops and other arts education. She also served on boards of other organizations, including the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop and the Arts and Business Council in New York City, and worked as an arts education consultant.

In addition to her dedication to arts education organizations, Blayton-Taylor exhibited in both solo and group shows across the country. Her work is included in collections of institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. She died in 2016 in the Bronx, New York.
Related Materials:
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library also holds the Children's Art Carnival Records, 1971-1995.
Provenance:
The Betty Blayton-Taylor papers were donated in 2018 by Oscar Blayton, Betty Blayton-Taylor's brother and executor.
Restrictions:
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 or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Betty Blayton-Taylor papers, 1929-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.blaybett
See more items in:
Betty Blayton-Taylor papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-blaybett

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