Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.reisrola
Creators:
Reiss, Roland, 1929-
Dates:
circa 1960-2012
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
7.1 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material, teaching files, administrative files, correspondence, exhibition files, photographs, printed material, audio visual material, born digital media, and works of art regarding the career of painter, sculptor, and educator, Roland Reiss.
Scope and Contents
Biographical material includes interview transcripts with Reiss. Teaching files regard the University of Colorado and Claremont Graduate University and include lectures, notes, and files about students. Administrative files relate to Idyllwild, juries and other committees Reiss was involved in. Correspondence is both personal and professional. Exhibition files regard Reiss' exhibitions. Photographs and slides are of openings and works of art. Printed material includes exhibition catalogs about Reiss and others (some annotated), announcements and newspaper clippings. Audio visual material includes a VHS tape and three audio cassettes of lectures by Reiss. Born digital media consists of approximately 50 DVDs and CDs and one flash drive of lectures and interviews by Reiss and images of works of art. Works of art include sketches by Reiss.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Roland Reiss (1929- ) is a painter, sculptor, and educator from Los Angeles, California. Reiss is best known for his "miniatures." He taught painting at the University of Colorado and was chair of the art department at Claremont Graduate University (1971-2000). He also served as the director of the Center for the Arts and of "Painting's Edge" at Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, California.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2017 by Roland Reiss.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Claremont Graduate University School of Arts and Humanities -- Faculty Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Idyllwild School and Museum for the Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
University of Colorado -- Faculty Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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