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Academic Departments. Art Department Records

Finding Aid & Inventory

Wake Forest University's Art Department offers classes and majors and minors in both studio art and art history. The department also manages two spaces for art display, the Hanes Gallery and the START Gallery. The collection contains materials pertaining to the department such as correspondence, planning materials, newspaper clippings, foundation materials, Scales Fine Arts Center plans and promotional materials spanning 1970-2018.

Biographical and Historical Note

Wake Forest University's Art Department includes classes on both the practice of art and the study of art history. The department offers both majors and minors in studio art and art history. The department also manages visual resources for students such as The Hanes Gallery, the START Gallery, the Print Collection, the University Art Collections, and the visual Resources Center.

Collection Overview

This collection includes materials pertaining to Wake Forest University's Art Department, including correspondence, course descriptions, newsletters, planning documents, newspaper clippings, foundation materials, Scales Fine Arts Center plans and promotional materials. It spans 1970-2018.

Collection Inventory

  • 5-year planning statement (1985-1990) box 1 folder 45
  • Academic computing specialist report (2000) box 1 folder 15
  • Administrative manual (1998 Spring) box 1 folder 21
  • Art 296 Seminar on the American landscape (and cityscape) syllabus (1982 Fall) box 1 folder 1
  • Art 296 syllabus (circa 2018) box 2 folder 10
  • Art 3 proposal (1982) box 1 folder 23
  • Art majors (1977-1988) box 1 folder 25
  • Art newspaper (1988) box 1 folder 41
  • Art newspapers (1997-1999) box 1 folder 42
  • "Arts in the New Century" symposium brochure (1997 March) box 1 folder 12
  • Blaffer Foundation materials (1983-1985) box 1 folder 51
  • Blaffer Foundation materials (1984-1985) box 1 folder 28
  • Brunette, Peter, faculty file (2004-2010) box 1 folder 19
  • Campus plans (1975-1984) box 1 folder 52
  • Carter, Roymieco, faculty file (2008) box 1 folder 13
  • Course information (1988-1995) box 1 folder 31
  • Course proposals (1981) box 1 folder 26
  • Chew, Elizabeth, curriculum vitae box 1 folder 14
  • Davis, Eleanor Layfield, obituary (1985) box 1 folder 2
  • Degree program brochures (1990-2000) box 1 folder unknown container box 1 folder 11
  • Department correspondence and materials (1987-1991) box 1 folder 3
  • Department programs (1965-1985) box 1 folder 29
  • Departmental information and future plans report (circa 1970s) box 2 folder 8
  • Department memorandums to chair and related materials (1984-1987) box 1 folder 10
  • Digital art lab planning documents (1997) box 1 folder 4
  • Faccinto, Victor, faculty file (1993-2009) box 2 folder 3
  • Faculty descriptions (1980-1991) box 1 folder 32
  • Faculty letters (1986) box 1 folder 27
  • Faculty meeting notes (1990-1994) box 1 folder 33
  • Fine Arts department newsletter (1990) box 1 folder 5
  • Hallberg, Leigh Ann, "Slow Art" exhibit materials  (2018 February-April ) box 2 folder 7
  • Hallberg, Leigh Ann and Bright, Paul exhibition materials (2017 August) box 2 folder 6
  • Internship information (1980-1990) box 1 folder 46
  • Johnson, Lynne Ellen, faculty file (2004-2007) box 1 folder 20
  • Kirby-Smith, Wanda, personnel file (1980-1998) box 1 folder 22
  • Knott, Robert, faculty file (1983-2010) box 2 folder 1
  • Lecturer or professor curriculum vitae (2000-2013) box 1 folder 16
  • McHenry, Kathryn, personnel file (circa 1990s) box 2 folder 4
  • Media center catalogs (1989) box 1 folder 36
  • Newspaper clippings (1970-1985) box 1 folder 43
  • Newspaper clippings (1977-1979) box 1 folder 37
  • Newspaper clippings (1980-1984) box 1 folder 38
  • Newspaper clippings (1982) box 1 folder 39
  • Newspaper clippings (1985-1987) box 1 folder 40
  • Nichols, Donald, American Abstract Painting exhibition opening, on VHS (3 videocassettes) (1998) box 4
  • Old Masters exhibition (1986) box 1 folder 44
  • Phillips, David P., curriculum vitae (2005) box 2 folder 2
  • Planning statement (1985) box 1 folder 7
  • Printmaking photography proposal (1981-1982) box 1 folder 47
  • Public art project: Little Dark Places (2015) box 1 folder 6 box 3 item 1-5
  • Reynolda House memorandum (1980) box 1 folder 48
  • Rockefeller exhibition materials (1983) box 1 folder 49
  • Roten Galleries materials (1972-1977) box 1 folder 50
  • Scales Fine Arts Center floor plans (1972-1984) box 1 folder 34-35
  • Scales floor plans (1975-1980) box 1 folder 30
  • Sesquicentennial Exhibition flier and correspondence (1984) box 1 folder 8
  • Smith, Margaret Supplee, faculty file (1979-2011) box 1 folder 9
  • "StudioArtHistory" brochure (circa 2018) box 2 folder 9
  • Titus, Harry B. Jr., faculty file (1984-2003) box 1 folder 17
  • Titus, Harry B. Jr., "The Auxerre Cathedral Chevet and Burgundian Gothic Architecture" draft box 1 folder 18
  • Winston-Salem art administrators surveys (1978) box 1 folder 24
  • Wong, Yue-ling, faculty file (2002-2005) box 2 folder 5

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
Academic Departments. Art Department Records
ID
RG16.2
Date [inclusive]
1965-2018
Extent
1.51 Linear Feet  1 half-document box, 1 record carton

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Revision Description
 Revised by Ashelee Gerald Hill, Justin Cabiltes 2019 October, November
Access Restrictions
This collection is open for use. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
Academic Departments. Art Department Records (RG16.2), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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