Clare Ferriter papers, 1931-1978

Ferriter, Clare, b. 1913 d. 1994
Art teacher
Active in Washington, D.C.

Collection size: 1 linear ft. (445 items).

Collection Summary: Correspondence; photographs of her work; two scrapbooks; exhibition catalogues; her master's thesis on egg tempera painting (Stanford Univ., 1936); rotogravure newpaper pages with illustrations by her; and a cassette tape of her remarks at a 1977 portrait unveiling.

The correspondence concerns religious art exhibitions, local art organizations, the Art in Embassies program, Artists Equity Association (D.C. chapter), Franz Bader, the preparation of a Robert Kennedy memorial volume, and other topics.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, collagist, graphic artist, and teacher (Washington, D.C.). Born in North Dakota, Ferriter did graduate work at Stanford University and taught at Catholic University. She is a former president of the D.C. chapter of the Artists Equity Association. Ferriter died December 31, 1994.

Donated 1979 by Clare Ferriter.

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