Santos, René, b. 1954 d. 1986
Painter, Photographer, Art teacher
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 1.0 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Biographical information, correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and sound recordings.
Biographical information includes a resume, a birth certificate, passport, and high school yearbook; one folder of general correspondence, ca. 1979-1986, includes letters received from William Olander, Allen Memorial Art Museum, and Oberlin College; also, letters of condolence addressed to Brad Baker, 1986; diary, ca. 1979-1986; writings by Santos and others, 1984-1985 and undated; notes from Santos' art history courses possibly as a student or as a teacher, undated; exhibition announcements, catalogs, and reviews, 1981-1987; photographs and slides of artwork, ca. 1979-1986; slides of Santos' trips to Cape Cod, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Gray Gallery Dog Show, 1984 and 1986; a book, NADAR, by Nigel Gosling, with loose notes by Santos; and an audiocassette of Santos' memorial service and an audiocassette identified as "Rene's voice."
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, photographer, and art history instructor; New York, N.Y. Full name Carlos René Santos. Born in Puerto Rico.
Donated by Brad Baker, 1994 and 1995.