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Jim Pomeroy archive

 Collection
Identifier: AG 155

Scope and Contents

A preliminary inventory has been prepared, but the collection has not been organized or processed. It is available to research only under special circumstances and with the direct supervision of the archives staff.

Dates

  • 1953, 1964-1967, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1974-1992

Creator

Language of Materials

Material in English

Conditions Governing Access

To access materials from this collection, please contact CCP-RefDesk@email.arizona.edu

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been retained by the artist’s parents. For further information, contact archives staff.

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission from the copyright owner (which could be the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates or literary executors) prior to any copyright-protected uses of the collection.

The user agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents, the University of Arizona, Center of Creative Photography, including its officers, employees, and agents, from and against all claims made relating to copyright or other intellectual property infringement

Biographical Note

Chronology

1945
Born on March 21 in Reading, Pennsylvania.
1963
Graduated from Great Falls High School, Great Falls, Montana.
1963-1968
Attended University of Texas at Austin, graduated with B.F.A.
1964
Attended University of Montana at Missoula.
1966-1968
Museum Technician, University of Texas at Austin.
1968
Attended Arizona State University.
1968-1969
U.S. Army, Fort Eustis, Virginia.
1969-1972
Attended University of California at Berkeley, graduated with M.A., M.F.A.
1970
Lab Assistant, U.C. Berkeley.
1970
Senior Museum Preparator., U.C. Berkeley.
1970
Eisner Prize, University of California, Berkeley.
1974
Adjunct Faculty, Art Department, San Jose State University through 1976.
1974
Visual Arts Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts.
1975
Faculty, Art Department, California State University, Sacramento, Spring.
1975
Adjunct Faculty, Creative Arts Interdisciplinary Dept., California State University, San Francisco, Fall.
1975
Board of Trustees, Artist Member, San Francisco Art Institute, through 1978.
1975
Founding Member/Vice President, 80 Langton Street (now New Langton Arts), through Sept. 1976.
1975
NEA Visual Grant
1977
Faculty, Sculpture Department, San Francisco Art Institute, through 1987.
1977
Also taught Printmaking, Photography, and Humanities.
1977
Chair, Sculpture Department, through 1979.
1977
Chairman, “San Francisco Art Annual”, Fort Mason, San Francisco, Jun.-Aug.
1979
Guest Curator, “Altered Photography”, Project Studios One, Long Island City, May.
1979
Visual Arts Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts.
1981
Advisor, New Music America.
1982-1983
Faculty, Photography Department, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia.
1983
Visual Arts Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts.
1985
Coordinator, Masters ‘85, 60+ MFA shows, Pier II/Fort Mason, San Francisco Art Institute, May.
1985
Editorial Board, exposure, quarterly journal published by the Society for Photographic Education.
1985
Guest Curator, Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, through 1991(?).
1985
Artist in Residence, Keystone-Mast Collection, California Museum of Photography, University of California at Riverside, January.
1985
Artist in Residence, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York, June.
1986
Exhibition and Planning Committees, Board, SF Camerawork, through 1991(?).
1987
Visiting Artist, Visual Arts Faculty (Performance Art), Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Spring.
1987
Advisory Board, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York.
1987
Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History (Video/Photography), University of Texas at Arlington, through 1992(?).
1987
Project Artist, Artpark, Lewiston, New York, Summer.
1988
Co-Curator with Marnie Gillett, Digital Photography: Captured Images/Volatile Memory, New Montage, SF Camerawork, June; toured CRCA/UTA, Sept.; Houston Center for Photography, Oct.; CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, Dec.
1989
Toured Museum Folkwang, Essen, West Germany, Feb.;Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark, July;Perspektief, Rotterdam, Holland, Oct.
1989
Consultant, Seattle Design Team, Campus Mall Competition, Washington State University, Pullman, on-site charette Sept.-Nov.
1990
Artist Advisory Committee, Dallas Museum of Art, February through 1991(?).
1992
Died, April 6th.

Extent

144 Linear Feet

Metadata Rights Declarations

  • License: This record is made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Creative Commons license.

Abstract

Papers, artifacts, and photographic materials of Jim Pomeroy (1945-1992), photographer, musician, performance artist, and teacher. The collection is unprocessed; access is restricted.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was a gift of the Pomeroy family in 1996. Barbara McCandless of the Amon Carter Museum facilitated the packing and transfer of the material to CCP.

Title
Jim Pomeroy archive 1953, 1964-1967, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1974-1992
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Finding aid created by CCP Archives Staff
Date
© 2021
Description rules
Finding Aid Based On Dacs (Describing Archives: A Content Standard)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid encoded in English

Repository Details

Part of the Center for Creative Photography Archives Repository

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