Guide to the Department of Studio Art Publications, University of California, Irvine

Processed by Cyndi Shein; machine-readable finding aid created by Cyndi Shein
Special Collections and Archives
The UCI Libraries
P.O. Box 19557
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Phone: (949) 824-3947
Fax: (949) 824-2472
Email: spcoll@uci.edu
URL: http://special.lib.uci.edu
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Department of Studio Art publications, University of California, Irvine
Date: 1968-1975
Collection Number: PS-070
Creator: University of California, Irvine. Dept. of Studio Art.
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
Languages: The collection is in English.
Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Abstract: The collection comprises publications from the Department of Studio Art at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and its predecessors. The materials primarily document events held at the campus art gallery and offerings in early academic art programs at UCI.

Important Information for Researchers

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights and copyright reside with the University of California. In certain publications, literary rights are retained by the creators and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

Preferred Citation

Department of Studio Art Publications, University of California, Irvine. PS-070. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Acquired periodically from the Department of Studio Art.

Accruals

Additional material is expected.

Processing History

Processed by Ernesto Bassi and Cyndi Shein in 2008.

Historical Background

The Department of Studio Art at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) is one of the four departments in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts. It became a department in the School of Fine Arts in 1988. Prior to that, studio art was an area of concentration within the School of Fine Arts. The School of Fine Arts has been renamed twice and is currently called the Claire Trevor School of the Arts.
The Department of Studio Art takes a wide-ranging view of contemporary art practices. Its graduate program offers a rigorous, interdisciplinary environment for professional training in the visual arts with emphases available in Feminist Studies and in Asian American Studies. The facilities of Department of Studio Art include the Beall Center for Art and Technology and the University Art Gallery (formerly known as the Fine Arts Gallery and the UCI Art Gallery, respectively).

Biography/Organization History

Chronology

1965 Division of Fine Arts and its subunit the Department of Art are established with the founding of UCI.
1968 Division of Fine Arts becomes School of Fine Arts.
circa 1968 Fine Arts Gallery is established.
1969 The Department of Art offers graduate courses leading to a Master of Fine Arts with a specialization in Art.
1970 Studio Art major is first offered at UCI.
1975 BA in Studio Art is first offered at UCI.
1988 Department of Studio Art is formally created.
1995 School of Fine Arts becomes School of the Arts.
  Fine Arts Gallery is renamed the UCI Art Gallery.
1999 July The UCI Art Gallery is renamed the University Art Gallery.
2001 The School of the Arts is renamed Claire Trevor School of the Arts.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The collection comprises publications from the Department of Studio Art at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and its predecessors. The materials primarily document events held at the campus art gallery and offerings in early academic art programs at UCI.

Collection Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by topic, then by type of material.

Related Collections

Related materials can be found in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts Publications, University of California, Irvine. PS-024. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

University of California, Irvine. Dept. of Studio Art -- Archives.
University of California, Irvine -- Art Gallery -- Archives.
University of California, Irvine. Claire Trevor School of the Arts -- Archives.
University of California, Irvine -- Archives.

Genres and Formats of Materials

Exhibition catalogs -- 20th century.

Contributors

University of California, Irvine -- Fine Arts Gallery.


Collection Contents

Box : 1

Academic program materials 1978-1987, undated

Scope and Content Note

Contains materials about studio art courses and other fine arts programs at UCI, including announcements, guidelines, and other materials.
 

Gallery events

Scope and Content Note

Contains materials about gallery events throughout the years, including the Fine Arts Gallery, the UCI Art Gallery, and the University Gallery.
Box : 1

Announcements 1973, 1980-1995

Box : 1

Fliers 1975-1993, undated

Box : 1

Invitations 1968-1994

Box : 1

Promotional materials 1968-1993

Scope and Content Note

Contains exhibition schedules, checklists, handouts, catalogs, artists' profiles, and other materials.
Box : 1

Publications containing feature articles about gallery exhibitions 1981

Box : 1

General event fliers 1990-2001, undated

Scope and Content Note

Contains fliers about events sponsored by the Department of Studio Art that occurred at a variety of venues.
Box : 1

Student newsletter: MMM… 1994