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Guide to the I. Andrea Hoffman Jackson Papers MS 217
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Description
This collection contains items related to the work of I. Andrea Hoffman Jackson, a sculptor and art writer in San Diego including a scrapbook on her body of work, interviews of local artists for her book, "San Diego Artists," and research materials on a number of Southern California art institutions, including San Diego Museum of Art.
Background
I. Andrea Hoffman Jackson was born in Los Angeles in 1946. She earned a Master’s degree in Art and Art History from San Diego State University, completed coursework for a doctorate in Art History at the University of Southern California, and studied art and sculpture in Italy. She has created numerous sculptures on public display in San Diego, including: the ‘Discus Thrower’ at the Hall of Champions in Balboa Park, the ‘Children’s Wall’ at the Mandell Weiss City Park, M. Larry Lawrence Jewish Community Center, and a bronze portrait bust of Mandell Weiss at the Mandell Weiss Center for the Performing Arts at University of California, San Diego (UCSD). She also created a ceremonial mace of polished bronze with semi-precious stones for UCSD and the Roger Revelle Medal for Distinguished Service to UCSD. She continues to sculpt and returns every few years to Italy to work and study.
Extent
4.0 Linear feet (9 boxes)
Restrictions
The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.
Availability
This collection is open for research.