Kelly Fearing papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fearkell
Creators:
Fearing, Kelly
Dates:
1941-1983
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
ca. 140 items (on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Printed material, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, books by Fearing, biographical material and loan agreements.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3103: Correspondence with Frank Dolejska and Ellen Sharp of the Contemporary Arts Association of Houston, the Margaret Brown Gallery, Boston, the Carnegie Institute, Catholic University of America, and the Betty McLean Gallery, Dallas; loan agreements from the American Federation of Arts, N.Y.C., for the exhibitions "Painter's Panorama," and "Contemporary Texas Painting"; clippings; and a photograph of Fearing's painting "Madonna and Child with Hummingbirds."
Scope and Contents
REEL 3104: A biographical data sheet listing Fearing's publications, exhibitions, awards, collections his work is in, and books, catalogs and articles with reproductions of his work; a scrapbook containing letters, clippings, printed material and photographs; a scrapbook of photographs and reproductions of his art work; exhibition catalogs, clippings, and brochures from symposia where Fearing lectured.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3119: A notebook containing reprints from The Texas Quarterly, "Drawings by Kelly Fearing" and "The Aegean Series: A Selection of Paintings by Kelly Fearing," and exhibition announcements and catalogs; books written by Fearing and others including, THE CREATIVE EYE, ART AND THE CREATIVE TEACHER, CREATIVITY AND THE HUMAN SPIRIT, HELPING CHILDREN SEE AND MAKE ART, OUR EXPANDING VISION, an 8 volume series, and THE COLOUR OF COLOUR by Patrick Heron with a preface by Fearing.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, educator, author; Austin, Texas. Born 1918 in Fordyce, Arkansas. Professor at the University of Texas.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3103, 3104, and 3119 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 3103-3104: Originals returned the lender, Kelly Fearing, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels 3103-3104 lent for microfilming by Fearing, 1982 and reel 3119 donated by Fearing, 1982. The books were transfered to NMAA/NPG library, 1984.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Artists as authors -- Texas -- Austin Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Austin Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- Texas -- Austin Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Authors -- Texas -- Austin Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Texas -- Austin Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Betty McLean Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contemporary Arts Association (Houston, Tex.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Margaret Brown Gallery (Boston, Mass.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Federation of Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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