Painter, Art teacher
Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Collection size: 0.2 linear feet
Collection Summary: Correspondence, exhibition files, photographs and printed material relating to the painting career of Richard Upton.
Correspondence is with Fred Licht, John Hejduk, Bill Berkson, Jasper Johns, John Hultberg, Rudy Pozzatti; letters from Joyce Carol Oates, Dorothy Dehner, Rudolph Arnheim, Stanley Kunitz, and Nancy Wynne-Jones. Exhibition files include Upton's proposals, checklists, and reviews. Photographs are of Upton, his colleagues, and his studio. Printed material includes press releases and clippings.
Biographical/Historical Note: Richard Upton (1931- ) is a painter living in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Donated 2011 by Richard Upton via Christine Vitolo, Upton's Power of Attorney.