Painter, Author, Cartoonist, Collagist
Orange Co., Calif.
Collection size: 15.1 linear feet
Collection Summary: The papers of collagist and painter Janice Lowry measure 15.1 linear feet and date from 1957 to 2009. Lowry's career as an artist in Arizona and California is documented through biographical material, printed material, and photographs. The bulk of the papers consist of six diaries; thirteen morning journals; 119 art journals which include both text and artwork in the form of sketches, paintings, and collages; notebooks, fourteen hand-made artist books, and six notebooks with sketches from Lowry's college days.
Biographical/Historical Note: Janice Lowry (1946-2009) was a collagist and painter in Phoenix, Ariz. and Santa Ana, Calif. Lowry began her collage journals as a student at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Calif.
Donated 2007 and 2009 by Janice Lowry.