Size: 0.2 Linear feet
Summary: The scattered papers of painter and tapestry artist Fay Lansner measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1948 to 1975. Found are biographical materials including two photographs of Lansner, and printed material.
Faye Lansner (1912-2010) was a painter and tapissier in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New York City, New York. She studied at Temple University, Columbia University, Art Students League, and Hans Hofmann School from 1948 to 1950, and also studied in Paris with Fernand Leger. In addition to her artistic career, Lansner co-founded Women in the Arts (WIA), an organization that sought to change public and institutional attitudes toward women artists.