Vytautas Virkau papers

Survey Repository: 

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

Unprocessed. 2 boxes of material consisting of correspondence, 1970s-1995; material relating to exhibitions, 1966-2003; clippings; and material relating to Virkau’s work as a bookplate designer.

Biographical Historical Note

Vytautas Virkau is a Lithuanian-born artist who has lived and worked in Chicago for almost 50 years as a printmaker and illustrator. He is best known, however, as a designer of bookplates.