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Sal Scalora lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record


  • 1990 January 23


Leon Bailey provides an overview of the course and introduces Salvatore Scalora, Director of the Atrium gallery (Dept of Art) on the Storrs campus. A visual artist, Professor Scalora discusses "self-taught" artists and shares images of their art on 1/23/1990 (2015-0002/AC18).

Biographical / Historical

Sal (Salvatore) Scalora graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Fine Arts (1971) and the Art Institute of Chicago (sculpture). A professor of fine arts, Scalora was also a recipient of a Yale University visiting fellowship, Scalora was the Director of the Atrium Gallery, and later the William Benton Museum of Art, on the Storrs campus of the University. He is also the author of Home Alters of Mexico (1997), Outsider Art from Europe: A Selection of Works on Paper (1988).



1 Cassettes (audio cassette tape recording) : 1 cassette, Side A-0:47:50, Side B-0:43:11. The combined run time of the digital recording is 1:30:56..

Existence and Location of Originals

Original audio recordings reside in the University of Connecticut, Black Experience in the Arts Collection, Archives & Special Collections, UConn Library.

Repository Details

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

University of Connecticut Library
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