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Art Matters, Inc. records, 1985-1996

Art Matters, Inc


Collection Information

Size: 56.6 linear feet

Summary: The records of Art Matters, Inc., consist of grant correspondence, general correspondence, and the applications, both successful and unsuccessful,from individual artists (1985-96) for Art Matters funding. Applications include curriculum vitae, slides, and sound and video recordings documenting funded projects.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art Matters, Inc. was founded in 1985 to provide funding for artists working outside the mainstream and who had little access to traditional sources of funding.


Donated 1996 by Linda Earle, Acting President of Art Matters, Inc.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Restrictions on Use

Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication must be obtained from Sacha Yanow, Art Matters, Inc.

How to Cite This Collection

Art Matters, Inc. records, 1985-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.