Collagist, Set designer
San Antonio, Tex.
Collection size: 2 partial microfilm reels.
Collection Summary: Biographical material, including a birth certificate and a resume; correspondence, 1973-1984 including mail art; 2 journals, 1982-1983 and 1983-1984, containing notes, printed material and mail art; 4 subject files, undated and 1978-1983, entitled: Creative New Yorkers, House Portraits, Intergalactic Communication Show, and Shown-Davenport Gallery, containing correspondence, printed material and contracts; exhibition announcements and catalogs, clippings, and publications containing Shown's illustrations; 4 scrapbooks, 1978-1983, containing printed material and photographs, including those relating to Shown's set designs and one-man shows; photographs of Shown, his family and his works of art; and 3 sketches.
Biographical/Historical Note: Collage artist, set designer; San Antonio, Tex.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Lent for microfilming 1984 by John Shown.