Traylor, Morton P. (Morton Patrick),
Painter, Sculptor, Designer, Teacher, Serigrapher
Los Angeles, Calif.; Charlottesville, Va.
Collection size: 3.6 linear feet
Collection Summary: A majority of the collection includes scrapbooks containing biographical information, correspondence, photographs, printed material, and works of art documenting Morton Traylor's career as an artist and teacher. Also included are Traylor's teaching files and notebooks containing his writings on art theory, his lectures, and inventories of sales of his works of art. Also found slides of Traylor's works of art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Morton Traylor (1918-1996) was a painter and teacher in Los Angeles, Calif. and Charlottesville, Va. Traylor founded and taught at the Virginia Art Institute.
Donated 2012 by Nathan Simon, Morton Traylor's friend.