A Finding Aid to the iliana emilia garcia Papers, 1987-2014, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.garcilia
Creators:
garcia, iliana emilia, 1970-
Dates:
1987-2014
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 Linear feet
Repository:
The papers of multimedia artist and designer iliana emilia garcia measure 0.5 linear feet and date from 1987 to 2014. The collection is comprised of art reproductions, an annotated book, booklets and pamphlets for events and organizations, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and clippings that relate to garcia along with some material related to her sister Scherezade Garcia. The collection also includes one photograph of garcia's Paid/Received installation and student documents from Altos de Chavon.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of multimedia artist and designer iliana emilia garcia measure 0.5 linear feet and date from 1987 to 2014. The collection is comprised of art reproductions, an annotated book, booklets and pamphlets for events and organizations, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and clippings that relate to garcia along with some material related to her sister Scherezade Garcia. The collection also includes one photograph of garcia's Paid/Received installation and student documents from Altos de Chavon.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as one series.
  • Series 1: iliana emilia garcia Papers, 1987-2014 (Box 1; 0.5 linear feet)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
iliana emilia garcia (1970- ) is a multimedia artist and designer in Brooklyn, New York. She was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and attended the Altos de Chavon School of Design before receiving a scholarship to the Parsons School of Design's summer program in 1988. In 1989 she was awarded the Ruth Vanderpool Parsons Institutional Scholarship for Portfolio Excellence. In 1991 garcia went on to receive a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design from Parsons. She is also one of the founding members of the printmaking collective Dominican York Proyecto Grafica.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Sarah Mundy in 2018.
Author
Sarah Mundy
Sponsor
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated in 2015 by iliana emilia garcia.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
iliana emilia garcia papers, 1987-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Related Materials
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the papers of Scherezade Garcia, the sister of iliana emilia garcia.

Keywords
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Hispanic American artists--New York (State)--New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Altos de Chavón (Dominican Republic) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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García, Scherezade, 1966- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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