Painter, Art teacher
Collection size: 0.6 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Resumés, correspondence, exhibition files, card file, price lists, art work, photographs, exhibition announcements and catalogs, clippings, and other printed material regarding Pielage's career as a painter and art instructor in Washington, D.C. Correspondence (1937-1994) is mostly with Washington, D.C. art galleries and museums. Other correspondents include Antioch College, Oh., Hon. Edward A. Beard, Milton Brown, Rosamond Gaydash, Gordon Gietzen, and Pietro Lazzari. Exhibition files (1941-1979) contain correspondence, lists of art work and prices, photographs, exhibition catalogs and announcements and clippings for Pielage's exhibitions at Associated American Artists Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Howard University Gallery of Art, the Rabin & Krueger Gallery in Newark, N.J., and elsewhere. The card file is a listing of art works, and is undated. Art work consists of a sketch by Pielage (1961), and prints by Alfred Ray Burrell and Yasmin Roberts (both undated). Photographs are of Pielage and others at Antioch College, 1937-1939, Pielage in his studio, and his work.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, educator; Washington, D.C. b. 1901. d. Sept. 13, 2000. Taught at Antioch College. He studied painting at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and showed his work mainly in in the Washington, D.C. area during the 1950s and early 1960s.
Donated 1995 by Susanne Hupp, cousin of Pielage.