A Finding Aid to the Regina Stewart Papers,
1959-2010
bulk 1989-2010
, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.stewregi
Creators:
Stewart, Regina Serniak, 1942-
Dates:
1959-2010
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.8 linear feet
Repository:
Three scrapbooks, 1959-2010, assembled by Regina Serniak Stewart document her career as a costume designer, painter, board member and Executive Director of the New York Artists Equity Association.

Scope and Content Note
Scope and Content Note
Three scrapbooks, 1959-2010, assembled by Regina Serniak Stewart (b. 1942) document her career as a costume designer, painter, board member and Executive Director of the New York Artists Equity Association.
The scrapbooks contain: letters from Robert Blackburn, Victor Candell, Domenico Facci, Edward M. Kennedy, Sara M. Kuniyoshi, Larry McMurtry, Jack Stewart, and letters from various museums and galleries; costume sketches, 1963-1974, for the Paterson, New Jersey Lyric Opera Theatre; curriculum vitae, awards and profiles of the artist; photographs of Stewart, her work, and events; and printed material including clippings, articles, programs, brochures, flyers, and exhibition catalogs. The collection also includes some loose printed materials consisting of collectors' guides to kitchen utensils and stoneware co-written by Stewart and an article and exhibition catalog about her painting.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as 2 series:
Series 1: Scrapbooks, 1959-2010 (Boxes 1-2; 0.7 linear ft.)
Series 2: Printed Materials, circa 1977, 2003-2008 (Box 2; 0.1 linear ft.)

Biographical Note
Biographical Note
Regina Serniak Stewart (b. 1942), a painter, administrator, and writer in New York City is the Executive Director of the New York Artists Equity Association.
Stewart is a graduate of the Cooper Union School of Art and Achitecture whose paintings have been exhibited in New York and throughout the United States. In addition to painting, Ms. Stewart was a set and costume designer for the Paterson Lyric Opera Theatre, a jewelry designer, an art consultant, and an art instructor. She was elected to the board of the New York Artists Equity Association in 1989 and is now Executive Director.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed to a minimal level by Rachel Salzman in 2011.
Author
Rachel Salzmann
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated by Regina Stewart, July 27, 2010.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
The Regina Stewart papers. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Restrictions on Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Ownership and Literary Rights
The Regina Stewart papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

Keywords
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Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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New York Artists Equity Association Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Facci, Domenico, 1916-1994 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Candell, Victor, 1903-1977 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blackburn, Robert Hamilton, 1920- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McMurtry, Larry Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kuniyoshi, Sara Mazo Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stewart, Jack, 1926-2005 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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