Painter, Art teacher
Collection size: 0.8 linear feet
Collection Summary: Biographical material; correspondence, photographs, exhibition material, printed material, and audio visual material relating to painter and printmaker Alberta Cifolelli.
Correspondence includes printed e-mail messages as well as letters to and from colleagues and students among them Inger Alfven, Alva Henderson, Roald Hoffman, Julian Stanczak, Jean Stapleton, Lorrie Goulet, Donald Kuspit, and others. Photographs are of Cifolelli, his colleagues Richard Anuszkiewicz and Julian Stanczak, and family members. Exhibition material pertains to "From Here to Infinity," 2007, at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Printed material includes newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogs, and announcements.
Audio visual material includes a VHS video interview, "Distinguished Dialogue with Guest Speaker Alberta Cifolelli," conducted by James E. Barker, Superintendent of the Schools, Erie, Penn. and Pat Smith, Conference Chairwoman of the Pennsylvania Art Education Association, 1999, an audio cassette of a lecture by Cifolelli at SUNY Purchase and a DVD video of lecture at Westport, Connecticut Senior Center, 2008.
Biographical/Historical Note: Alberta Cifolelli (1931- ) is a painter and printmaker in Westport, Conn.
Donated 2005-2011 by Alberta Cifolelli.