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Corbino Galleries records, 1979-2009

Corbino Galleries

Collection Information

Size: 5.3 Linear feet

Summary: The records of the Corbino Galleries, a Florida gallery representing American, Latin American, and other emerging artists, measure 5.3 linear feet and date from 1979-2007. The collection documents the gallery's activities through administrative files and business records, artist files, and printed materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

Corbino Galleries (established 1985; closed 2003), established by Marcia and Michael Corbino, artist Jon Corbino's wife and son, was a contemporary art gallery in Sarasota and Longboat Key, Florida. The gallery represented American, Latin American, and other emerging artists including Dorothy Gillespie, Eric and Jimmy Ernst, Popliteo (Luis Montoya and Leslie Ortiz), Humberto Calzada, and many others.

Provenance

The collection was donated in 2018 by Lee Corbino, daughter of Marcia and Jon Corbino.

Language Note

English .

Funding

The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.