Nancy Plotkin papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1984–2005

This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

0.25 linear feet of material relating to personal life and professional career of artist Nancy Plotkin, including artist’s statements, resumes, and biographies, cards, pamphlets, and booklets detailing her exhibitions, and slides from Plotkin’s "Heads" exhibition.

Biographical Historical Note

Nancy Plotkin was a Chicago-based figural painter and educator and a founding member of Artemisia Gallery, a women artists’ cooperative gallery in Chicago.

Additional Notes

Related collections: other Women and Leadership Archives, Loyola University Chicago collections; Artemisia Gallery Records, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, The Art Institute of Chicago.