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Marten Czamanske photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0086

Scope and Contents

The Marten Czamanske collection consists of photographs and professional advertising work created by Mr. Czamanske as well as his most recognizable collaboration with fellow photographer Sam Campanaro 15 Babies.

Dates

  • 1984-2014

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical Information: Marten Czamanske

Marten (Marty) Czamanske (1956-2016) earned a bachelor’s degree in photography in 1979 and an MFA in Photography in 1996 both from RIT. For many years he was a respected free-lance photographer in Rochester and and also taught photography as an adjunct at RIT from 1998-2009. His advertising and corporate work included both studio and location settings. His clients included Eastman Kodak, American Steamship Co., IBM, the Bank of New York, Paychex, Xerox and the Strong Museum. He was a winner of the Rochester Addie Award.

Marty collaborated with Sam Campanaro on the Kodak Colorama photograph 15 Babies. He operated the William Marten Gallery, a photography gallery, in Rochester from 1999 to 2003.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 flat box)

Language

English

Overview

Collection consists of 16 black and white photographic prints by Marten Czamanske as well as a corresponding photo album and examples of his advertising photography.

Arrangement

The collection consists of 16 photographs, a photo album, two folders of advertising brochures, and a poster.

Physical Location

C.S. North, Shelf 227

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated to the RIT Archives in September 2014 by photographer Marten Czamanske. Accession number(s): 2014:070

Related Materials

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Lisa Witt in September 2014.

Creator

Title
Marten Czamanske photographs
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Lisa Witt
Date
16 September 2014
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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