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Luvon Sheppard watercolor paintings

 Collection
Identifier: RITArt-0026

Scope and Contents

Luvon Sheppard watercolors consists of 5 paintings, most depicting Rochester, New York. Most are on display throughout the RIT Henrietta campus:

  • Going Up?, size not documented


  • Untitled (Rochester), 35 x 48 inches


  • Untitled (High Falls), size not documented


  • Rochester, State and Main Street, 7 x 9 feet


  • Untitled (Rochester scenes), set of 8 paintings, 2002, 18 x 24 inches each


  • Untitled (Lorde thou art...), 36 x 42," framed
  • Dates

    • circa 1990-2002

    Creator

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open to researchers.

    Biographical / Historical

    Luvon Sheppard studied at RIT, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration and a Master of Science in Art Education. He has been teaching illustration and painting at RIT since 1972. Sheppard’s paintings often reflect his involvement in the local community. He has painted many local street scenes and portraits of prominent local African-Americans, including Frederick Douglass and Garth Fagan. He founded the Allofus Art Workshop for children and has received various awards for his artwork and teaching.

    Extent

    6 Item(s) (6 watercolor paintings)

    Language

    English

    Overview

    Luvon Sheppard watercolors consists of 5 paintings, most depicting Rochester, New York.

    Arrangement

    Collection contains 5 paintings.

    Physical Location

    Rochester, State and Main Street, Building 77, Room 2245
    Untitled (Rochester scenes), set of 8 paintings, Building 77, Room 1125
    Untitled (High Falls), Building 77, Room 1259
    Untitled (Rochester), Building 77, Room 1125
    Untitled (Lorde thou art...), Storage room 3515 [wall]
    RIT Art Collection

    Bibliography

    • Luvon Sheppard at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology.
    • Additional description and images of artist work in View It! The Art and Architecture of RIT. By David Pankow, Becky Simmons, Houghton Wetherald. Rochester, NY: Cary Graphic Arts Press, 2004.

    Dimensions

    Paintings vary in size: 18 x 24 inches to 7 x 9 feet.

    Processing Information

    Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in August 2011.
    Title
    Luvon Sheppard watercolor paintings
    Subtitle
    RIT Art Collection
    Status
    Published
    Author
    Amy Vilz
    Date
    31 August 2011
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    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