School of Art and Design -- Richard Koppe papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1936–1973

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. 40 linear feet (including map case drawers) of material consisting of slides of student works, apparently photographed, ordered, or collected by Richard Koppe, who then gave them to the Photo Lab. Additional unprocessed material containing photos of Koppe's work, work of his students, course material, publications, flyers, catalogs, and material by or about Catherine Hinkle, Koppe’s wife.

Biographical Historical Note

Richard Koppe studied and later taught at the Institute of Design in Chicago. He made abstract paintings, murals, and sculpture.

Catherine Hinkle was a painter, printmaker, and book designer. She married artist Richard Koppe in 1955.