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Bob Conge drawings

 Collection — Drawer: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0018

Scope and Contents

Bob Conge drawings depict construction vehicles during the relocation of the RIT campus from downtown Rochester to Henrietta in 1968. Drawings are watercolor, Conte crayon, and ink.

Dates

  • 1966

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Bob Conge was an assistant professor at RIT’s College of Art from 1964-68. He graduated from RIT in 1962 and received his MFA from Syracuse University two years later. In 1964, he was awarded the Louis Comfort Tiffany grant for painting and was appointed the director of the J. Thomas Gallery in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

In 1970, Conge opened his own studio and produced work for numerous clients, including American Express, Citibank, Volkswagen, and the New York Times. He has exhibited his work world-wide, from Syracuse, New York to Brno, Czechoslovakia. Currently working in the Finger Lakes region, his latest series, Shrines, can be seen on his website www.bobconge.com.

Extent

9 Item(s) (watercolor, ink, and Conte crayon drawings)

Language

English

Overview

Collection consists of a set of 9 drawings of RIT Henrietta campus construction vehicles by RIT Professor Bob Conge.

Arrangement

Collection consists of 9 items.

Physical Location

Reading room flat files, Drawer 12. Some of these drawings are on loan in Building 99.

Related Materials

Two additional drawings (pen and ink) by Bob Conge are part of the RIT 150th Anniversary Art Show collection

Bibliography

Dimensions

Drawings are approximately 23 x 29 inches.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in August 2011.

Creator

Title
Bob Conge drawings
Subtitle
RIT Art Collection
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
26 August 2011
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English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
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Rochester NY 14623 USA
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