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Jesse Amado papers, circa 1970-2016

Amado, Jesse, 1951-

Painter, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 1.3 linear feet

Summary: The papers of artist Jesse Amado measure 1.3 linear feet and date from circa 1970 to 2016. The collection is comprised of biographical material, writings and notes, professional files, printed material, photographic material, and artwork.
Awards, greeting cards, license, and a resume are found in biographical materials. The papers also include early writings, notes, and fifteen notebooks. Professional files consist of agreements, exhibition and project files, a teaching file, and source material.
Printed materials consist of clippings, ephemera, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and an exhibition wall description. Photographs and negatives are of Amado, works of art, and personal subjects. Artwork includes a few drawings, a sketchbook, and portraits of Amado drawn by his students.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jesse Amado (1951- ) is an artist living in San Antonio, Texas. Amado works in video, drawing, and digital art.


The papers were donated by Jesse Amado in 2017.

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The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.