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Hutson, Bill, 1971 - 1984

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Scope and Contents

Painter Bill Hutson delivered 4 lectures that can be accessed on 5 reels:3/3/1971 (2015-0002/RR320), 10/31/1972 (2015-0002/RR35), t 9/21/1982 (2015-0002/RR36), 9/11/1984 (2015-0002/RR37), 9/11/1984 (2015-0002/RR323). Hutson is an internationally recognized artist, known for his abstract paintings. Having traveled all over the world, his art is housed in museums in several different countries across the globe, most notably in the USA, Cuba, the Netherlands, and Australia. Hutson in an Assistant Professor Emeritus of Art and Art History at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

It is unknown whether the 9/11/1984 recording required two reels or if 1 tape is a duplicate.


  • Creation: 1971 - 1984

Conditions Governing Access

Links to digitized content are included in the finding aid.

Biographical / Historical

American artist William R. Hutson was born on September 6, 1936, in San Marcos, TX. Hutson studied at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA; Los Angeles Trade Technical College, Los Angeles, CA, and the San Francisco Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA. Hutson has been a guest speaker or visual arts educator at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; The University of Paris-Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France; Ecole Nationale d' Art et Manufacture, Libreville, Gabon; Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY; The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI; Maryland Institute College of Art and Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; The National Museum of Art, Lagos, Nigeria; Lalit Kala Akademy, the National Academy of Art, New Delhi, India and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. -- Throughout his career, Bill Hutson has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Cassandra Foundation Award and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. Currently, the artist lives and works in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where he is the Jennie Brown Cook and Betsy Hess Cook Distinguished Artist-In-Residence, and Assistant Professor Emeritus of Art and Art History, at Franklin and Marshall College.

Hutson's work has been shown in solo exhibitions at numerous museums and galleries and is included in the permanent collections of the Brandywine Graphic Workshop, Philadelphia, PA; Arco Collection, Philadelphia, PA; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY; James E. Lewis Museum of Art, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD; Newark Museum, Newark, NJ; Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA; Editions George Visat, Paris, France; Boysmans Van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; National Museum of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia and the San Francisco Museum of Modem Art, San Francisco, CA.

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5 Reels (Magnetic tape audio recordings ) : RR 35 1 reel; 0:57:05; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester. RR 36 1 reel; 1:13:54; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester. RR 37 1 reel; duplicate of 323 RR 320 1 reel; Side A-1:05:37, Side B-0:01:42; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester. The recordings were combined for ease of listening. The combined run time of the digital recording is 1:07:15. RR 323 1 reel; 1:01:18; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester.

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

Existence and Location of Copies

Digitized recordings are available online.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

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