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Miscellaneous Exhibition Files , 1967 - 1992

 Series — Carton: 17

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection contains exhibition documentation for the CSUF Department of Visual Arts, College of the Arts for years 1967 - 1991. Each exhibition folder includes exhibition planning and promotion. There is correspondence between Frankel and other staff with artists, curators, the press and supporters. Samples of artworks/slides being considered for exhibitions, past exhibition announcements, catalogs, loan agreements, shipping information, press releases and targeted letters to the press and funders will typically be found in folders. On occasion research and drafts of writing for exhibition catalogs is included. Visitor logs, exhibition announcements and/or posters, published reviews, and some grant proposals are also included.

Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Dextra Frankel (1924-2016) was an artist and curator. She worked as a professor of art at CSUF in the area of Exhibition Design and curated significant exhibitions in art department galleries during her tenure. This collection is limited to Frankel’s exhibitions as well as those curated by exhibition design students as part of their degree program.


  • 1967 - 1992


From the Collection: 22 cartons

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Carton consists of four large binders and 1 folder of "Main Gallery Archives-Catalogues from 1960s Exhibitions."

Binder 1 includes documents on reviews and design of CSUF "G" Gallery exhibits from 1975 to 1979.

Binder 2 includes reviews and letters concerning the 1986 "Medium is the Illusion" exhibit.

Binder 3 contains letters and reviews of the 1992 "April Hofman Restrospective" exhibit.

Binder 4 is Frankel's personal materials and resumes (documents, letters, reviews) from 1967 to 1982 (her official portfolio).


Repository Details

Part of the CSUF University Archives & Special Collections Repository

University Archives & Special Collections
Pollak Library South Room 352 (PLS 352)
Fullerton CA 92831-3599 USA
(657) 278-4751