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Sylvia Fein papers, 1936-2011

Fein, Sylvia, 1919-

Painter, Author

Collection Information

Size: 5.9 linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter and author Sylvia Fein measure 5.9 linear feet and date from 1936 to 2011. The papers primarily document her friendships with other artists from the Wisconsin-based Magic Realist group, including Dudley Huppler, John Wilde, Marshall Glasier, and Karl Priebe, as well as her career as a painter and her work on the books "Heidi's Horse" and "First Drawings: Genesis of Visual Thinking". Documentation consists of scattered biographical material, extensive correspondence, project files, writings by Huppler and others, printed material, photographs, artwork by Wilde and Glasier, and scrapbooks.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sylvia Fein (1919- ) is a painter and author in Martinez, California and Madison, Wisconsin. Fein is a part of the Magic Realist Group of artists that originated at the University of Wisconsin.


Donated 2011 by Sylvia Fein.