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Rubin Peacock Artist Archives (VA-08)

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: VA-08
Abstract This collection documents the life and artwork of Rubin Peacock (1941-), a Richmond-based sculptor. For over fifty years, Rubin has dedicated his career to experimenting with bronze sculptures, taking inspiration from nature, ancient civilizations, and his Catawba Indian ancestry. His work has challenged popular art trends as many sculptors chose to utilize other materials in their work, making him one of few Virginia artists to use bronze.In addition to a diverse array of...
Dates: 1945-2021

Records of the Richmond Artists Association (SC-09)

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-09
Abstract The collection documents the history of the Richmond Artists Association (RAA), from its founding in 1955 by artist Westwood Winfree, to 2005 when the group joined with another Richmond art organization to form the Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association. The material highlights RAA’s growth and achievements over five decades, including early annual exhibitions at the Carillon and Miller and Rhoads, as well as numerous other exhibitions. Meeting minutes, officer files, and membership...
Dates: 1955-2005

Records of Virginia Arts Organizations (SC-03)

 Item — Box: SC-03 Box 1
Identifier: SC-03
Abstract The collection documents the rich history of Richmond’s artistic culture and community in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Drawing upon the legacy of the first Academy of Fine Arts in the United States, founded in Richmond in 1786, the Richmond Academy of Arts was revived in 1930, and records created throughout the organization’s history comprise the majority of the collection. The Academy provided the most cohesive and active arts organization in Richmond before the founding of the...
Dates: 1888-1942