Susan Conway Gallery (Washington, D.C.),
Collection size: 23.9 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Files on artists represented by the Susan Conway gallery, with an emphasis on the works of political cartoonist Patrick Oliphant; exhibition and event files; correspondence with collectors; files concernng works of art given to various institutions, museums and art centers; printed material; and miscellany concerning the gallery.
Biographical/Historical Note: Art gallery; Washington, D.C.; Est. 1987. Closed 2003. The Susan Conway Gallery was founded in Washington, D.C., and in 1991 was relocated in Glackens House (former home of painter William Glackens) in Georgetown. The gallery focused on works by modern and contemporary artists and was the sole fine arts representative of sculpture, painting, and drawings by Patrick Oliphant, best known as the distinguished political cartoonist whose work is syndicated in newspapers worldwide. Susan Conway, the gallery owner, is Oliphants wife.
Donated 2004 and 2007 by Susan Conway, gallery owner.