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Paul Johnston artwork

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: RITDSA-0017

Scope and Contents

Paul Johnston artwork contains four pieces:

  • Black Mask III, 2006, mask
  • Mystical Mask XII, undated, mask
  • Visual Learner, 1998, watercolor painting
  • Deaf Education Pinball, 2008, print
  • Dates

    • 1998-2008

    Creator

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open to researchers.

    Biographical / Historical

    Born deaf, artist Paul Johnston attended the California School for the Deaf at Riverside and the Oregon School for the Deaf. In 1978, he became the first Deaf student to earn a BFA in furniture design and woodworking from Rochester Institute of Technology. He also studied drama at RIT and acted with the National Theater of the Deaf. In 1980 he went to Penn State University, earning his master’s and doctorate degrees in art education. Currently, Johnston teaches drawing and sculpture at Gallaudet University.

    Extent

    4 Item(s) (1 Watercolor painting, 1 Print, 2 Masks)

    Language

    English

    Overview

    Four pieces of artwork by Deaf artist Paul Johnston. Johnston earned a BFA in furniture design and woodworking from Rochester Institute of Technology.

    Arrangement

    Collection consists of four pieces of artwork.

    Physical Location

    C.S. Midrange, Shelf 212 - Visual Learner and Deaf Education Pinball.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Accession number(s): 10:83

    The masks and Visual Learner were purchased in 2010 by RIT Librarian Joan Naturale. The print, Deaf Education Pinball was donated by Paul Johnston.

    Dimensions

    Artwork varies in size: 18 x 11 to 18 x 22 inches

    Processing Information

    Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.
    Title
    Paul Johnston artwork
    Subtitle
    RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
    Status
    Published
    Author
    Amy Vilz
    Date
    03 October 2011
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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