Mitchell, Fred, b. 1923 d. 2012
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 20.2 linear feet
Collection Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, writings, subject files, scrapbooks, artwork by Mitchell, photographs of Mitchell, models, and his artwork, printed material regarding exhibitions, and audio visual material relating to Mitchell's work as a painter in New York. Included is information regarding the history of Coentis Slip and its artists in New York.
Biographical/Historical Note: Fred Mitchell (1923-2012) was a painter in New York, N.Y. Born Meridian, Miss. Mitchell studied at Carnegie Institute of Technology, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Academy of Fine Arts in Rome. He taught at Cranbrook Academy, Cornell University and several other institutions.
A small portion of the collection donated 1972 by Fred Mitchell with a majority donated 2013 by Fred Pajerski, Mitchell's nephew.