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A Finding Aid to the Ching Ho Cheng papers, circa 1950-2014, bulk 1970-1989

Ching Ho Cheng papers, circa 1950-2014, bulk 1970-1989

Cheng, Ching Ho, 1946-1989


Collection Information

Size: 6.8 linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York City Asian American artist Ching Ho Cheng measure 6.8 linear feet and date from circa 1950-2014, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1970-1989. The collection documents Cheng's art career and life through biographical material, correspondence, personal business and estate records, printed material, a scrapbook, photographic material, artwork, sketchbooks, and artifacts.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ching Ho Cheng (1946-1989) was a naturalized Asian American artist of Chinese descent who worked primarily in New York City.


The Ching Ho Cheng papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2014 and 2016 by Sybao Cheng Wilson, Cheng's sister and executor of the Ching Ho Cheng estate.