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Regina Stewart papers, 1959-2010, bulk 1989-2010

Regina Stewart papers, 1959-2010, bulk 1989-2010

Stewart, Regina Serniak, 1942-

Painter, Costume designer

Collection Information

Size: 0.8 linear feet

Summary: Three scrapbooks, 1959-2010, assembled by Regina Serniak Stewart document her career as a costume designer, painter, board member and Executive Director of the New York Artists Equity Association.

The scrapbooks contain: letters from Robert Blackburn, Victor Candell, Domenico Facci, Edward M. Kennedy, Sara M. Kuniyoshi, Larry McMurtry, Jack Stewart, and letters from various museums and galleries; costume sketches, 1963-1974, for the Paterson, New Jersey Lyric Opera Theatre; curriculum vitae, awards and profiles of the artist; photographs of Stewart, her work, and events; and printed material including clippings, articles, programs, brochures, flyers, and exhibition catalogs. The collection also includes some loose printed materials consisting of collectors' guides to kitchen utensils and stoneware co-written by Stewart and an article and exhibition catalog about her painting.

Biographical/Historical Note

Regina Serinak Stewart (1942- ) is a painter and costume designer in New York, N.Y.

Provenance

Donated by Regina Stewart, July 27, 2010.

A Finding Aid to the Regina Stewart Papers,
1959-2010
bulk 1989-2010
, in the Archives of American Art
AAA.stewregi
Biographical Note
Regina Serniak Stewart (b. 1942), a painter, administrator, and writer in New York City is the Executive Director of the New York Artists Equity Association.
Stewart is a graduate of the Cooper Union School of Art and Achitecture whose paintings have been exhibited in New York and throughout the United States. In addition to painting, Ms. Stewart was a set and costume designer for the Paterson Lyric Opera Theatre, a jewelry designer, an art consultant, and an art instructor. She was elected to the board of the New York Artists Equity Association in 1989 and is now Executive Director.
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as 2 series:
Series 1: Scrapbooks, 1959-2010 (Boxes 1-2; 0.7 linear ft.)
Series 2: Printed Materials, circa 1977, 2003-2008 (Box 2; 0.1 linear ft.)
Provenance
Donated by Regina Stewart, July 27, 2010.
Processing Information
The collection was processed to a minimal level by Rachel Salzman in 2011.

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.

How to Cite This Collection

Regina Stewart papers, 1959-2010, bulk 1989-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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