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Jimmy Hedges papers and Rising Fawn Folk Art Gallery records, circa 1980-2014

Jimmy Hedges papers and Rising Fawn Folk Art Gallery records, circa 1980-2014

Hedges, Jimmy, 1942-2014

Artist, Gallery owner, Collector, Dealer

Collection Information

Size: 30.6 linear feet

Summary: Records kept by Jimmy Hedges regarding his involvement with Outsider Art and the Rising Fawn Folk Art Gallery. Included are adminisitrative files from the gallery, Outsider Art exhibitions, fairs and collectors; artists' files kept by Hedges; photographs of artists at work and with Hedges; printed material consisting of exhibition announcements for the gallery and magazines and auction catalogs; and audio visual and born digital media in a variety of formats relating to exhibitions, programs, and works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jimmy Hedges (1942-2014) was an artist, art collector and dealer of Outsider Art and Folk art in Tennessee and Georgia. Hedges established the Rising Fawn Folk Art Gallery, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee.

Provenance

Donated 2016 by James R. Hedges IV on behalf of the Hedges Descendants Trust.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is being processed and is CLOSED to researchers. Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Jimmy Hedges papers and Rising Fawn Folk Art Gallery records, circa 1980-2014. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.