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Series 3 | A Finding Aid to the Robert Sperry papers, 1951-2002

Robert Sperry papers, 1951-2002

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Series 3: Exhibition Files, 1963-1999, undated
(Boxes 2-3; 1.2 linear feet)

Exhibition Files contain material on the group and solo exhibitions in which Robert Sperry participated. Files typically include correspondence, expense lists and receipts, notes, and printed materials, including brochures, announcements, and press clippings. Most notable is the material on
Robert Sperry: A Retrospective
, held in 1985 at the Bellevue Art Museum. Files are arranged chronologically by year of exhibition.
DescriptionContainer
The Village Potters of Onda
(1964-1966), 1963-1966, 1986
2
59
American Studio Pottery (1966), 1966-1967
2
60
Burien Art Festival (1966), 1966
2
61
"Form and Quality" (1966, 1967), 1965-1967
2
62
Distinguished Contemporary Potters Invitational Show
(1975), 1975
2
63
Functional Ceramics
(1977), 1977
2
64
Robert Sperry at Nagatani Gallery, 1977
2
65
Function: Non-Function
(1979), 1979
2
66
Robert Sperry at Erica Williams/Anne Johnson Gallery (1979-1980), 1979, undated
2
67
Crafts Northwest Circa 1980
, 1979-1980
2
68
Contemporary Ceramics: Response to Wedgewood
(1980), 1980
2
69
American Crats
(1980), 1979-1980
2
70
Ceramic Sculpture Invitational at Whatcom Museum of History & Art (1980), 1980
2
71
The Washington Year: A Contemporary View
(1981), 1980-1981
2
72
Wichita Art Association Decorative Arts Retrospective (1981), 1980-1981
2
73
"Ceramic Traditions" (1981-1983), 1981-1983
2
74
Robert Sperry at Erica Williams/Anne Johnson Gallery (1981), 1981-1982
2
75
"American Clay II" (1982), 1982
2
76
Pacific Currents/Ceramics 1982
, 1982
2
77
Variations in Clay
(1982), 1982
2
78
Robert Sperry at Gordon Woodside/John Braseth Galleries (1983), 1983
2
79
Potter's Choice
(1983), 1982-1983
2
80
"Regional Crafts: A Contemporary Perspective" (1983-1984), 1983
2
81
Clay: 1984
, 1983-1984
2
82
Platters and Related Forms
(1984), 1984
2
83
Ceramic Sculpture Invitational
(1984), 1984, undated
2
84
Skeet Shoot
(1984), 1984
2
85
Potters & Prints
(1984-1985), 1984-1985
2
86
Robert Sperry: A Retrospective
(1985-1986), 1983-1986
2
87-89
10/40 Anniversary Celebration
at the Bellevue Art Museum (1986), 1985-1986
2
90
Pacific Northwest Art Expo
(1986), 1986
2
91
Northwest Impressions: Works on Paper
(1986), 1986
2
92
West Coast Clay
(1986), 1986
2
93
Outside Japan
(1986), 1986-1987
2
94
Drawn to the Surface: Artists in Clay and Glass
(1987), 1987
2
95
"Now & Then" (1987), 1987
2
96
Robert Sperry: Ceramics, Paperworks, Drawings
(1987), 1986-1987
2
97
FOCUS: Seattle
(1987), 1986-1987
3
1
"Ceramics in Architecture: Drawings, Sketches, and Models" (1987), 1986-1987
3
2
Canton Art Institute Ceramic Invitational
(1987), 1985-1987
3
3
Northwest Clay
(1987), 1987-1988
3
4
Marylhurst College, 1987-1988
3
5
Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical
(1987-1988), 1985-1988
3
6
Clay Revisions: Plate, Cup, Vase
(1987-1989), 1986-1989
3
7-8
"A Fine Place to Work: The Legacy of the Archie Bray Foundation" (1988), 1988
3
9
Black and White
(1988), 1988
3
10
Architectural Art: Affirming the Design Relationship
(1988), 1987-1988
3
11
Robert Sperry at Whatcom Museum of History & Art (1988), 1987-1989
3
12
"School of Art: Students and Teachers at the University of Washington, 1975-1988" (1988), 1988
3
13
Contemporary Survey: A Visible Presence in the Northwest
(1988), 1987-1988
3
14
Northwest Ceramics, Today
(1988-1989), 1986-1989
3
15
Washington Crafts: Then & Now
(1989), 1988-1989
3
16
Northwest Designer Craftsmen, 1989
3
17
"Mirror Images: Reflections in Clay" (1989), 1989
3
18
Surface and Form
(1989), 1989
3
19
The Spectacle of Chaos
(1989), 1989
3
20
Bumbershoot:
Decade of Abstraction 1979-1989
, 1989
3
21
Media Gallery (1989), 1988-1989
3
22
Clay AZ Art XV
(1989), 1988-1989
3
23
Clay Now
(1989), 1988-1989
3
24
Michigan Ceramics '89
, 1988-1989
3
25
Art Works for AIDS
(1990), 1990-1991
3
26
100 Years of Washington Art: New Perspectives
(1990), 1990
3
27
Robert Sperry at Janet Hudson Gallery (1990), 1990
3
28
Black & White: An Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics
(1990), 1989-1990
3
29
"13th Annual Clay Exhibition" at Millersville University (1990), 1989-1990
3
30
NCECA Conference 1991
, 1990-1991
3
31
"Beyond Serving" (1991), 1990-1991
3
32
Minor Works by Major Artists
(1991), 1990-1991
3
33
Artists at Work
(1991), 1990-1991
3
34
Archie Bray Foundation Benefit Exhibition
(1991), 1991
3
35
Robert Sperry at Helen Drutt Gallery (1991), 1991
3
36
Swidler Gallery (1991), 1991
3
37
The Artful Charger
(1991), 1989-1991
3
38
Walls: Large-Scale Ceramic Sculpture Eight Variations
(1991), 1990-1991
3
39
Masterworks: Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Now
(1991), 1991
3
40
Seattle Art Tour (1992), 1992
3
41
Black & White Ceramics II
(1992), 1990-1992
3
42
Corporate Art West (1992), 1992
3
43
National Ceramic Invitational
(1992), 1991-1992
3
44
Twist Platter Exhibition (1992), 1992
3
45
Revolving Techniques
(1992), 1991-1992
3
46
1992 Ceramics Invitational at Sunbird Gallery
, 1991-1993
3
47
"Studio Potter's Twentieth Anniversary Collection" (1992), 1991-1992
3
48
Schneider-Bluhm-Loeb Gallery Show, 1992-1993, undated
3
49
Robert Sperry at the National Academy of Sciences (1993), 1991-1994
3
50
Pacific Rim Japan
(1993), 1993
3
51
Green Meadow Invitational Pottery Show
(1993), 1992-1993
3
52
North by Northwest
(1993), 1993
3
53
Artfair Seattle 1993
, 1993
3
54
Year of the American Craft
(1993), 1992-1993
3
55
"Clay 1993: A National Survey,", 1993
3
56
Contemporary American Ceramics
(1993), 1992-1993
3
57
Robert Sperry: New Works
(1993), 1992-1993
3
58
Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition
(1993), 1993
3
59
Architectural Clay
(1993), 1992-1993
3
60
Living Treasures
(1993), 1992-1993, undated
3
61
The Legacy of the Archie Bray Foundation
(1993), 1993
3
62-63
Art Works for AIDS '93
, 1992-1993
3
64
"Arts and Crafts of the Pacific Northwest" (1994), 1994
3
65
"30 Ceramic Sculptors Exhibition" (1994), 1994
3
66
James Renwick Alliance Tour to Seattle (1994), 1994
3
67
Contemporary Crafts and the Saxe Collection
(1994), 1991-1994
3
68
Potters & Prints
(1994), 1994
3
69
"Influence and Introspection: Pacific NW Ceramics" (1995), 1995
3
70
"Heart of the Arts" (1995), 1994
3
71
Art Works for AIDS
(1995), 1994-1995
3
72
"Clay: a Continuing Tradition" (1996), 1996
3
73
The Estate of Robert Sperry: Ceramics and Prints
(1999), 1999
3
74
Miscellaneous, 1964-1966, 1975-1999, undated
3
75-79

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.