Medellin, Octavio, b. 1907 or 8 d. 1999
Active in Dallas, Tex.
Collection size: 2.8 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Collection Summary: Correspondence; biographical information; photographs; writings and notes; business records; exhibition catalogs; and printed material.
REELS 2246-2247: Biographical information; a proposal by the Creative Arts Center of Dallas to include a sculpture by Medellin in the Dallas City Hall; correspondence (some in Spanish); exhibition catalogs; printed material; and photographs of Medellin and his work. The proposal contains biographical information, lists of exhibitions and works, photos of his work, and testimonial letters.
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical information; correspondence; slides of Medellin and friends, his work, and his students' work; writings and notes; business records, including papers concerning commissioned mosiacs and sculpture; printed material; ca. 400 photographs and negatives of his classes and miscellaneous subjects and a videotape cassette of a television interview; and miscellany.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, sculptor, teacher; Dallas, Tex.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Donated 1981-1983 by Octavio Medellin.
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