Fonds AR249 - Judith Foster fonds

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Judith Foster fonds

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  • Multiple media

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CA UVICARCH AR249

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  • 1941, 1948-2006 (Creation)

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2m of textual records, graphic materials and objects

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Name of creator

(1930-2000)

Biographical history

Judith A. Foster (1930-2000) was born in Three Rivers, Michigan in 1930. She lived in New York, New Mexico, and in 1975 moved to the Okanagan, where she lived the remainder of her life, working as a printmaker. Foster died of cancer in 2000 at age 69.

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Fonds reflects Foster’s artistic processes and practices, research interests, pedagogy, and her relationships with galleries, patrons, students and friends. Fonds consists of sketches, tracings, small paintings and prints, paint samples, printing plates, notes, correspondence, photographs, slides, negatives, exhibition catalogues, newspaper clippings, art publications, receipts and sales documents, inventories, Foster’s diplomas, and various ephemera.

Correspondents include Ed Hill, Barbara Demaray, Fritz Eichenberg, Anna Vakar and several businesses and galleries.

The fonds has been arranged into three series: Art practice, Publications and clippings, and Teaching.

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Donated to the University of Victoria by Anna Vakar, Foster’s partner and executrix for the estate of Judith Foster, in 2006. Judith Foster’s records were donated to the Archives, her books and other publications went to Special Collections, and her artworks went to Maltwood Gallery (University of Victoria Legacy Art Galleries).

Arrangement

Materials were donated to the archives directly from Foster’s filing cabinet. Some rearrangement of the files by Anna Vakar was discernable; however, the physical order was maintained in the archival arrangement of the records to preserve any original order present.

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  • English

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2006-024, 2014-031

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judith-foster-fonds

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2014-08-13

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  • English

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