PNAA. Pacific Northwest Artists Archive
A collaborative project of the Willamette University Archives and the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, the Pacific Northwest Artists Archive (PNAA) is a collection of materials related to the careers of artists who are or were active in Oregon and Washington for the major portion of their careers.
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Stella Douglas papers document the personal life and career of artist Stella Douglas from 1927 to 1993. This collection includes substantial documentation of Douglas’s involvement in the Moral Re-Armament Movement as well as personal writings and materials related to her work in community activism including the anti-war movement, black rights activism, psychedelia, and the neo-feminist movement. This collection also includes correspondence between Douglas and artist Helen Blumenstiel as...
Dates: 1912-2014; Majority of material found within 1927-1993
Overview The Jack Eyerly collection consists of seven decades of notes, correspondence, artists’ papers, gallery showcards, posters, artworks, sketchbooks, and other assorted pieces of historical material exchanged between Eyerly and artists from across the Northwest and beyond. Over 200 artists are represented in the collection.
Dates: 1903-2014; Majority of material found within 1951-2014
Overview This collection contains materials written by and about artist Dorathy Bruce Farr from 1965 to 1989.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview The Constance Fowler Collection consists of her biographical records, correspondence, exhibition catalogues and fliers, reviews, publications, manuscripts, selections from her library, as well as examples of her prints, printing blocks, paintings, and drawings. For a complete listing of items in the collection click on the title "The Constance Fowler Papers and Collection of Art Catalogue."
Overview The Ruth Dennis Grover Papers contain correspondence, photographs, sketchbooks, personal papers such as copies of contracts, school transcripts and financial information.
Overview The Carl Hall papers document the art and teaching careers of Carl Hall from 1940-2008. This collection includes World War II correspondence between Hall and his wife and family, as well as, sketches by Hall during his service in the Philippines and Okinawa, Japan. It also includes an extensive collection of Hall’s drafts and published manuscripts, essays, and articles concerning art and life philosophy.
Dates: 1929-2008; Majority of material found within 1940-2008
Overview The Tom Hardy papers include materials that document Hardy’s careers as an artist and teacher, his world travels to Africa, Europe, and Tahiti, and personal records from 1937 to 2015. Hardy’s personal records include childhood photographs, documents and correspondence related to his service in the Air Force during World War II, and journals and calendars. This collection also includes extensive records concerning his father and mother, Orlando Buel (O. B.) “Pete” Hardy and Marie Austin Hardy,...
Dates: 1894-2016; Majority of material found within 1937-2015
Overview This collection comprises research materials that Bonnie and Roger Hull collected about Myra Albert Wiggins. Materials include copies of Wiggins' photographs and correspondence as well as materials relating to exhibitions and articles.
Overview This collection consists of materials gathered by Roger Hull while researching and writing about Pacific Northwest artists. Represented artists include: Helen Plummer Gatch, Carl Hall, and Charles Heaney among many others. These materials include correspondence, photographs, original artwork, and manuscripts.
Dates: 1882-2013; Majority of material found within 1940-2013
Overview The Betty LaDuke papers document her prolific career as a painter, including her creative process using photography and sketchbooks, from 1950 to 2018. This collection also includes materials related to LaDuke's commitment to advocate for and represent women and women artists around the world as well as personal documents concerning her family and friends.
Dates: 1930-2018; Majority of material found within 1935-2018