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Jacqueline Skiles papers, 1963-1980

Creator:
Skiles, Jacqueline Dean, 1937-  Search this
Citation:
Jacqueline Skiles papers, 1963-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8694
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210874
AAA_collcode_skiljacq
Theme:
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210874

Women in the Arts Foundation records

Creator:
Women in the Arts Foundation, Inc  Search this
Names:
Navaretta, Cynthia  Search this
Roser, Ce  Search this
Skiles, Jacqueline Dean, 1937-  Search this
Weinstein, Joyce, 1931-  Search this
Zaleski, Jean  Search this
Extent:
1.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1971-1979
Scope and Contents:
Business correspondence; a price list for W. I. A.'s first exhibition; by-laws, agenda, minutes, and proposals; notes from meetings, for a WBAI broadcast; and notes and drafts of presentations and publications; minutes of board meetings; printed matter; material on membership, exhibitions, W. I. A. publications, and presentations for the Women's Caucus, the National Council for the Arts, and the College Art Association; a slide registry of member's art work; a file on the Coalition of Women Artists and the Women's Caucus for Art, and a "Washington" file with information on government support of women artists; newsletters, announcements, catalogs, press releases, and clippings. Women who figure prominently include Cynthia Navaretta, Ce Roser, Jacqueline Skiles, Joyce Weinstein, and Jean Zaleski.
Biographical / Historical:
Women's art organization; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1979 by Alice Jane Phillips, an executive coordinator of the foundation, Ce Roser, co-founder and first coordinator, Joyce Weinstein, a founder and executive coordinator, and Jean Zaleski.
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.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations -- New York (State)
Identifier:
AAA.womein
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e64dbd7b-121e-4851-a537-1cb033f78996
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-womein

Oral history interview with Jacqueline Skiles, 1971

Interviewee:
Skiles, Jacqueline Dean, 1937-  Search this
Interviewer:
Holmes, Doloris  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jacqueline Skiles, 1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12300
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214182
AAA_collcode_skiles71
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214182

Women's Interart Center records

Creator:
Women's Interart Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Names:
Skiles, Jacqueline Dean, 1937-  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1970-1981
Summary:
The scattered records of the Women's Interart Center date from 1970 to 1981 and measure 0.5 linear feet. Found are administrative materials such as address lists, blank forms, and financial records; correspondence; printed materials including exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, and posters produced by the Women's Art Center; and writings and notes, primarily by Jacqueline Skiles.
Scope and Contents:
The scattered records of the Women's Interart Center date from 1970 to 1981 and measure 0.5 linear feet. Found are administrative materials such as address lists, blank forms, and financial records; correspondence; printed materials including exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, and posters produced by the Women's Art Center; and writings and notes, primarily by Jacqueline Skiles.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
The Women's Interart Center (1970-2016) was a feminist-oriented organization for women in the arts.

The Women's Interart Center was founded by members of Women Artists in Revolution (W.A.R.) and other organizations, including Jacqueline Skiles, Margo Lewitin, and Susan Kleckner. It was located at 549 W. 52nd Street in New York City.

The center, which included a gallery and a theatre, held exhibitions, theatrical and musical events, poetry readings, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, and video performances. Co-founder Jacqueline Skiles served as co-director. Dorothy Gillespie was an artist-in-residence and, later, a member of the board of directors.

The Women's Interart Center was dissolved in 2016.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 1981 by co-founder Jacqueline Skiles and board of directors member Dorothy Gillespie.
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.
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.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations -- New York (State) -- New York
Citation:
Women's Interart Center records, 1970-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonain Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.womeinte
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Women's Interart Center records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f09c3c45-e5ff-4054-8956-be57af46e251
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-womeinte

Women Artists in Revolution records

Creator:
Women Artists in Revolution (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Names:
Art Workers Coalition  Search this
Skiles, Jacqueline Dean, 1937-  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1970-1978
Scope and Contents:
Material relating to first and second editions of, DOCUMENTARY HERSTORY OF WOMEN ARTISTS IN REVOLUTION, a compilation of correspondence, publicity, manifestos and other material documenting the history of W.A.R., a women's caucus of the Art Worker's Coalition; an address by Jacqueline Skiles, " The Women Artists Movement." presented August 28, 1972, at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association; letters ordering the publication; notes; bank statements, request slips and purchase orders, receipts and invoices; first and second edition copies of HESTORY; flyers; and printed miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Art organization; New York, N.Y. Caucus of the Art Worker's Coalition.
Provenance:
Donated 1972 & 1979 by Jacqueline Skiles, founder of the organization.
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.
Occupation:
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations -- New York (State)
Identifier:
AAA.womearti
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93211eea1-6d11-4684-ad31-8889a51a1213
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-womearti

Jacqueline Skiles papers

Creator:
Skiles, Jacqueline Dean, 1937-  Search this
Names:
Raven, Arlene  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1963-1980
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence with Arlene Raven about the Feminist Program at California Institute of the Arts, and with family members, colleagues and business associates; teaching material; papers relating to a discrimination complaint filed by Skiles against Ramapo College, N.J.; announcements; posters; a sketch; printed papers; biographical data; miscellany; and a photograph of Skiles by Barbara Williams.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor, printmaker, videotape artist, and writer; New York City.
Provenance:
Donated 1979 by Jacqueline Skiles.
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.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Video artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.skiljacq
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw996d0f227-78cc-4fd0-860d-9e6e2b982826
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-skiljacq

Oral history interview with Jacqueline Skiles

Creator:
Skiles, Jacqueline Dean, 1937-  Search this
Interviewer:
Holmes, Doloris  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Jacqueline Skiles conducted by Doloris Holmes for the Archives of American Art "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project.
Biographical / Historical:
Political artist, member of Women Artists in Revolution and a member of Art Workers Coalition.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Use requires an appointment.
Occupation:
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations -- New York (State)
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.skiles71
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a2c03b61-5880-49bc-8e1e-2cdd71989050
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-skiles71

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