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Nanette Carter papers, 1954-2009

Carter, Nanette, 1954-

Artist

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 4 Linear feet

Summary: This papers of African American abstract artist and educator, Nanette Carter, measures 4.0 linear feet and dates from 1954-2009. The collection documents Carter's childhood, sales of works of art, and her teaching, writings and exhibitions. Included are biographical material; professional correspondence related to her exhibitions; writings, including datebooks, notebooks and an unpublished manuscript "The Book," with 5 audio cassettes regarding research for the manuscript; teaching files from Pratt University where Carter taught; printed material regarding her exhibitions.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nanette Carter (1954- ) is an African American abstract artist and educator in New York, New York.

Provenance

The collection was donated in 2019 by Nanette Carter as part of the Archives' African American Collecting Initiative funded by the Henry Luce 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. Use of audio visual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

How to Cite This Collection

Nanette Carter papers, 1954-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.