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RIT University Gallery collection

 Collection — Oversize: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0680

Scope and Contents

Donated to the RIT Archives in the spring of 2017 by Wendy Marks, the bulk of the University Gallery collection consists of promotional materials such as exhibition cards and posters. Other materials within the collection include artist statements, City Newspaper reviews, and other materials documenting exhibitions held at the University Gallery from spring 2011 to the present. These exhibitions range from student shows, such as the senior show for furniture design (2015), to professional artist exhibitions, like Josef Albers (2014) and Wendell Castle (2016). The collection includes posters from the Vignelli Legacy Lectures (2016) and other Design Conversations (2011) that center around the current exhibition content.

Dates

  • 2011-2017

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

The University Gallery is an event and exhibition space on the RIT campus that serves students, faculty, staff and the Greater Rochester area community. Its mission is to feature exhibitions comprised of works that inspire creativity and spark the imagination. Exhibitions showcase work from RIT’s extensive archives, the work of professional alumni, and traveling exhibitions.

Extent

1.34 Linear Feet (1 oversize lid box)

Language

English

Overview

The University Gallery is an event and exhibition space on the RIT campus that serves students, faculty, staff and the Greater Rochester area community. Its mission is to feature exhibitions comprised of works that inspire creativity and spark the imagination. Exhibitions showcase work from RIT’s extensive archives, the work of professional alumni, and traveling exhibitions. This collection includes exhibition cards and posters, artist statements, City Newspaper reviews, and other materials documenting exhibitions held at the University Gallery from spring 2011 to the present.

Arrangement

Exhibition cards (for multiple exhibits) and materials from the "Mobilizing America" exhibit are both separated into envelopes.

Physical Location

C.S. Mid-Range, Shelf 173

Other Finding Aids

In addition to this finding aid, an inventory is available below. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.

RIT University Gallery collection

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to the RIT Archives in the spring of 2017 by Wendy Marks.

Accession number(s): 2017:008

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in June 2017.
Title
RIT University Gallery collection
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Jess Andrews
Date
19 July 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester NY 14623 USA
(585) 475-4613