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Italo Scanga papers, [ca. 1940-2001]

Scanga, Italo, 1932-2001

Painter, Printmaker, Ceramicist, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 14.2 linear feet

Summary: Personal and professional correspondence; invoices; biographical material; printed material, including newspaper and magazine clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements; photographs; and slides.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, painter, graphic artist, teacher; San Diego, Calif. Born 1932. Died 2001. IScanga also worked with clay and glass, from the early 1970s collaborating with his friend and former student Dale Chihuly.


Donated 2002 by Italo Scanga Foundation.

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. Contact Reference Services for more information. Collection is being processed and is CLOSED to researchers.

How to Cite This Collection

Italo Scanga papers, [ca. 1940-2001]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.