Joseph W. Groell papers, 1925-2007, bulk 1950-1991

Groell, Joseph W., b. 1928
Painter, Teacher
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2.2 linear feet

Collection Summary: The Joseph W. Groell papers, 1925-3007, bulk 1950-2007, measure 2.2 linear feet, and primarily document his career as an art instructor. The papers include biographical material, letters, writings, subject files, printed material, artwork, and photographs. Teaching files constitute the majority of the collection. Ten volumes of lecture notes with visual examples from sources including his own sketchbook, and student project instructions survive for courses Groell taught at Brooklyn College, 1970s-1990; and three volumes of notes and illustrations relate to figure drawing courses he taught at the New York Academy of Art, 1990-1991.

Biographical/Historical Note: Joseph W. Groell (1928-) is a painter and teacher in New York, N.Y. Groell was a founding member of the Tanager Gallery, taught at the Pratt Institute, New York from 1960-61, was a faculty member at Brooklyn College, New York from 1961-1990 and taught at the New York Academy of Art, 1990-1991.

Donated 2011 by Joseph W. Groell.

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