Comfort Women in Comfort History

Comfort Women in Comfort History

Date: 2008
Creator: Stewart, Mike
Description: Book about the history of notable women in Comfort, Texas. The book discusses female school teachers, journalists, religious leaders, free thinkers, artists, authors, and other women who made significant contributions to the establishment of the city of Comfort.
Contributing Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection
Heinrich Weltner: Graphite Pencil Artist

Heinrich Weltner: Graphite Pencil Artist

Date: [2009]
Creator: Stappenbeck, Herb
Description: Book about Heinrich Weltner, including a biography for Weltner, detailed information about his graphite drawings, and the genealogy of the Weltner family. The index begins on page 45.
Contributing Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection
[Artist Maudee Carron With Sculpture]

[Artist Maudee Carron With Sculpture]

Date: October 14, 1977
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Description: Photograph of artist Maudee Carron seated next to a sculpture. She is wearing a hat and glasses, and holding a tool to the sculpture. The sculpture is a series of stacked circles.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Photograph of an Artist Sketching]

[Photograph of an Artist Sketching]

Date: unknown
Creator: Pollard & Pollard Studio
Description: Photograph of an unknown artist sketching a painting with charcoal. He is surrounded by a group of people watching him work.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Group at YLA X]

[Group at YLA X]

Date: 2005
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Description: Photograph of a group at YLA X, or Young Latino Artists, an exhibition of artwork hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The individuals are casually dressed. Paintings hang on the walls behind them.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Pamphlet: From Revolution to Renaissance: Mexican Art from the Aaron Collection]

[Pamphlet: From Revolution to Renaissance: Mexican Art from the Aaron Collection]

Date: 2007
Creator: unknown
Description: Pamphlet that advertises an annual exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum and the Consulate General of Mexico entitled, "From Revolution to Renaissance: Mexican Art from the Aaron Collection". The front cover of the pamphlet features a drawing of three people by David Alfaro Siqueiros along with the title and dates of the exhibition. The two panels that make up the interior of the pamphlet include information about the date and time, admissions, and a ribbon ceremony. There is also information about the collection of art included in the exhibition. The back of the pamphlet lists major event sponsors and postage information.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Pamphlet: Stories Your Mother Never Told You Exhibition]

[Pamphlet: Stories Your Mother Never Told You Exhibition]

Date: 2003
Creator: unknown
Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Stories Your Mother Never Told You". The exhibition contains artwork by Celia Alvarez Muñoz. The cover of the pamphlet contains the title and dates of the exhibition framed in front of a sepia photograph of various crafting supplies including ribbons, charms, and lace. The pamphlet opens up to span three and a half panels long. The first panel features the exhibition name, dates, and a passage about the mission of the body of work. The first panel also includes the dates and times for the opening reception, a members only gallery walk-through, and a gallery talk with the artist and the curator of the exhibition. The second panel contains a black and white photograph of a Mexican altar from the exhibition with a quote from the artist underneath. The third panel features a large black and white photograph of text that has been superimposed over a hand. Above the photograph, there are details for an exhibition that ran concurrently to the featured exhibition. The separate exhibition is entitled "Morir en Inglés" (To Die in English), which features artwork by Anita Pantin. The panel contains dates and background ...
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Five People Posing in Front of Two Large Paintings]

[Five People Posing in Front of Two Large Paintings]

Date: 1998
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three women and two men standing together in a group in front of a gallery wall with two large paintings hanging on it. The five people are all smiling at the camera, and are all wearing badges. The painting on the left-hand side of the image is of a gestural seated man. The figure is mostly white with geometric sections of saturated color that bleed into the background. The second painting, which is behind the group of people and on the right-hand side of the image, features a bearded man wearing a cloak. The figure is mostly black, gray, and white with geometric sections of saturated and faded color that bleed into the background. The artist's name, "Bill Maceyra" is featured above the first painting.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Postcard: The 23rd Annual Día de los Muertos Exhibition and Celebration]

[Postcard: The 23rd Annual Día de los Muertos Exhibition and Celebration]

Date: 2006
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "The 23rd Annual Día de los Muertos [Day of the Dead] Exhibition and Celebration". The front of the postcard features the photograph of a young girl with a painted face and wearing traditional Mexican costume along with a list of event highlights, featured artists, the title, and dates. Several sponsor logos are pictured along the bottom of the postcard. The back of the postcard includes postage information on the right-hand side, and details about the exhibition on the left. This information includes details about registration and participation the parade, admissions, workshops, and an artist tribute.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Pamphlet: Ishmael Soto Vessels and Inspirations Ceramic and Sculptural Work]

[Pamphlet: Ishmael Soto Vessels and Inspirations Ceramic and Sculptural Work]

Date: 2007
Creator: unknown
Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Ishmael Soto Vessels and Inspirations Ceramic and Sculptural Work." The front cover of the pamphlet features a photograph of a sculpture from the exhibition along with the title and date, which has been scratched out with pen and revised. The inside of the pamphlet, which spans three panels long, includes photographs of art, an artist's biography, and information concerning the opening reception and a members' preview.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
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