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Bob Stocksdale and Kay Sekimachi papers, circa 1900-2015

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Series 5: Exhibition Files , 1951-2015
2.9 Linear Feet
Box 11-14

Exhibition files may include correspondence, letters of congratulations, proposals, printed materials, lists, writings, guest books, appraisals and loan agreements, condition reports, and photographs. Extensive material is found for three exhibitions showcasing the works of Stocksdale and Sekimachi: Marriage in Form, In the Realm of Nature, and Loom and Lathe. These exhibitions were shown at multiple locations in the 1990s and 2000s. A digital sound recording of the recollections of Emma Gunterman on Bob Stocksdale at Berkeley is included among the resources for the exhibition In the Realm of Nature. It was recorded by her son, Tom Gunterman.
Gallery files contain general correspondence and correspondence or financial records relating to multiple or unnamed exhibitions.
The series is arranged as 5 subseries. This series relies heavily on original order and folder titles. Whenever possible, the proper name of an exhibition is found in the folder title. Additional general correspondence from galleries and institutions may be found in Series 2.
  • 5.1: Marriage in Form, 1992-1998
  • 5.2: In the Realm of Nature, 1991-2015
  • 5.3: Loom and Lathe, 2006-2011
  • 5.4: General, 1951-2014
  • 5.5: Gallery and Institution Files, 1956-2013
5.1: Marriage in Form, 1992-1998
Description Container
Correspondence, General, 1994
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Correspondence, American Craft Museum Opening, 1995
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Correspondence, Catalog, 1993-1996
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Correspondence, Catalog, 1993-1996
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Correspondence, Catalog, 1993-1996
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Printed Material, Clippings, 1993-1996
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Printed Material, General, 1993-1996
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Printed Material, Related, 1995
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Lists of Works of Art, 1992-1993
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Name Tags, circa 1998
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Writings and Notes, circa 1990s
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Arkansas Art Center, 1994
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Palo Alto Cultural Center, 1993-1994
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5.2: In the Realm of Nature, 1991-2015
Description Container
Correspondence, General, 2009-2012
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Correspondence, Ron Roszkiewicz, 2008
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Correspondence, Resources, 2010
Includes a sound recording on 1 electronic disk (CD).
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Proposal, 2011-2012
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Lists of Works of Art and Collectors, 2008-2012
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Notebook, 2010
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Writings and Notes, 2014-2015
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Appraisals, 1991-2011
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5.3: Loom and Lathe, 2006-2011
Description Container
Guest Book, 2008
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Berkeley Art Center, Contracts and Checklists, 2006-2007
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Berkeley Art Center, Correspondence, 2008
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Berkeley Art Center, Opening, 2008
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Berkeley Art Center, Condition Reports, 2007-2008
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Berkeley Art Center, Lenders, 2007
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Fuller Craft Museum, 2009-2011
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Maloof Foundation, Flax Bowls, 2008
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Condition Reports, General, 2011
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Condition Reports, General, 2011
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5.4: General, 1951-2014
Description Container
Invitational Ceramic and Textile Art Exhibition, Scripps College, 1951-1952
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California State Fair, 1952-1955
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Annual Textile Exhibit, Rotunda Gallery (San Francisco, California), 1953
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State Fair of Texas, 1953
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Designer-Craftsmen USA, 1953, San Francisco Museum of Art, 1953, 1953
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American Craftsmen, 1957, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1957
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Threads of History, American Federation of the Arts, 1967
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Design is....., National Collection of Fine Arts, 1972
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Woven Structures, Camden Arts Centre (London, England), 1972
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Sixth International Biennial of Tapestry, Centre International de la Tapisserie Ancienne et Moderne (Lausanne, Switzerland), 1972-1974
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Fiberworks--The Americans and Japan, National Museum of Modern Art (Kyoto, Japan), 1976-1978
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The Eloquent Object, Philbrook Museum of Art , 1983-1988
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Japanese-American Women Artists: Fiber and Metal, Evergreen Galleries (Olympia, Washington), 1984
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Design in America, U.S. Information Agency, 1985-1989
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Fiber R/Evolution, Milwaukee Art Museum, 1985
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Fiber Artistry, Arizona State University, 1988
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Craft: Today USA, American Craft Museum, 1989-1992
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International Turned Objects Show (ITOS), International Sculpture Center (Washington, D.C.), 1989-1991
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Art In Embassies, United States Department of State, 1991-1996
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Out of the Woods: Turned Wood by American Craftsmen, Cornell Gallery (Atlanta, Georgia), 1992
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The Studio Craft Movement: 1945-1965, American Craft Museum, 1996-2006
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Tea Bowl: Imperfect Harmony, Greater Lafayette Museum of Art, 1996-1998
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Sam Maloof, Kay Sekimachi, and Bob Stocksdale: Perfection in Form, Del Mano Gallery (Altadena, California), 1997
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Held and Let Go, Olive Art Center of the California College of Arts and Crafts (Oakland, California), 1998
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Across the Grain, Wood Turning Center, Yale University, 1999
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Far Out: Bay Area Design, 1967-1973, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1999-2000
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Material Witness: Masters of California Craft, Crocker Art Museum, 1999-2000
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The Art of Craft: Works from the Saxe Collection, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1999
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Side by Side, Contemporary Fine Art (Tokyo, Japan), circa 1990s
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Craft in America, Touring Exhibition, 1999-2000
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Spliterati-01 Ply-Split Braiding Convention (Leicester, United Kingdom), 1999-2001
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Wood Turning in North America Since 1930, Yale University, 2000-2003
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The Woven Form: Carole Beadle & Kay Sekimachi, Cabrillo Gallery (Aptos, California), 2000
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An Intimate Reading: The Books of Kay Sekimachi, Craft and Folk Art Museum, 2000
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Naturally Baskets, Cornell Gallery (Atlanta, Georgia), 2001
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Kay Sekimachi - An Intimate Eye: Woven & Paper Objects, Mengei International Museum (La Jolla, California), 2001
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Leading the Way: Asian Americacn Artists of the Older Generation, Gordon College (Wenham, Massachusetts), 2001
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Bob Stocksdale - Eighty-Eight Turnings: from the Collection of Forrest Merrill, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, 2001
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Bob Stocksdale - Eighty-Eight Turnings: from the Collection of Forrest Merrill, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, 2001
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Bob Stocksdale - Eighty-Eight Turnings: from the Collection of Forrest Merrill, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, 2001
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Bob Stocksdale - Eighty-Eight Turnings: from the Collection of Forrest Merrill, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, 2001
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Voice, Image, Gesture: Selections from the Jewish Museum's Collections, 1945-2000, The Jewish Museum, 2001
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Baskets Now: USA, Arkansas Art Center, 2001-2002
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7th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, University of Hawai'i, 2002
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American Craft Council Medal Awards Exhibition, 2002
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Threads on the Edge: The Daphne Farago Fiber Art Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2002-2003
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California Contemporary Craft, Falkirk Cultural Center (San Rafael, California), 2002
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Fantastic Fibers, 2003, Yeiser Art Center (Paducah, Kentucky), 2003
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Revealing Influences: Conversations with Bay Area Artists, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, 2003-2004
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Issho/Together: Japanese Art, Meridian Gallery (San Francisco, California), 2004-2005
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California Designs, 2004, Baulines Craft Guild (San Rafael, California), 2004-2005
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Scents of Purpose: Artists Interpret the Spice Box, Contemporary Jewish Museum (San Francisco, California), 2005
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Basket (Re)volution, Fuller Art Museum, 2005
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Fiber Art Exhibition, Taiwan, 2005-2007
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Folk Art for the Soul, Museum of Craft and Folk art, 2006
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Asian/American/Modern Art: Shifty Currents, 1900-1970, de Young Museum, 2006-2008
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Pulp Function, Fuller Craft Museum, 2006-2009
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Timeless Vessels, Society of Arts and Crafts (Boston, Massachusetts), 2006-2007
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Members Near & Far, Pacific Textile Arts (Fort Bragg, California), 2007
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Saturn Returns: Back to the Future of Fiber Art, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, 2007
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New Works/Old Story: 80 Artists at the Passover Table, Contemporary Jewish Museum (San Francisco, California), 2008-2009
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Life of Making - Works by Jim Melchert, June Schwarcz, and Kay Sekimachi, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, 2008-2009
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Celebrating Imogen, Cavallo Point (Sausalito, California), 2008-2010
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The House that Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945-1985, The Huntington Library Art Collection and Botanical Gardens (San Marino, California), 2009-2011
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21st Annual Artistry in Wood, Sonoma County Museum, 2009
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By Hand: The Fine Art of Craft, Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary's College of California, 2010
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Crafting Modernism: Mid-century American Art and Design, Museum of Arts and Design (New York City, New York), 2010
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Sourcing the Museum, The Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.), 2010-2011
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GOLD - American Craft Council Gold Medalists: 1994-2010, American Craft Council, 2011
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National Basketry Organization Exhibition, 2011
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Golden State of Craft: California 1960-1985, Craft and Folk Art Museum (Los Angeles, California), 2011
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California Design, 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2011-2012
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Collection of Forrest Merrill, Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.), 2012
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Turn, Wave, Fire, and Fold: Vessels from the FLM Collection, SFO Museum (San Francisco, California), 2014
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General, Guest Book, 2000s
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General, Guest Book, 2000s
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General, Unidentified, 1990s-2000s
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5.5: Gallery and Institution Files, 1956-2013
Description Container
ACCI Gallery, 2005
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Amaury St-Gilles, Contemporary Fine Arts, 1985-1996
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Art Works Downtown, 2005
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Arts Pacifica, 2004
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Brown/Grotta Gallery, 1992-2001
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Brown/Grotta Gallery, 1992-2001
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Cornell Gallery, 1995-1998
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Craft Alliance, 2005
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del Mano Gallery, 1996-2006
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Flinn Gallery, 2004
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Helen Day Art Center, 2003
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Insite Antiques and Designs, 2011
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Joanne Rapp Gallery, 1993-1998
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Linda Hodges Gallery, 1988
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Museum of Contemporary Craft, 1956
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Palo Alto Cultural Center, 1996-1998
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Pro-Art Gallery, 1991-1993
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Ruth Kaufmann Gallery, Inc., 1970-1973
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Shibumi Gallery, 2009-2013
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Snyderman Gallery, 1998-1999
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Studio 7 Gallery, 1998-1999
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The Sybans Gallery, 1996-1997
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Thirteen Moons Gallery, 2002-2007
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Thirteen Moons Gallery, 2002-2007
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Velvet da Vinci Gallery, 2008-2011
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Virginia Breier, 2004
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Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.