John Abrams Papers | University of North Texas Special Collections

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ID: 01/AR0733
Extent: 40.0 Boxes

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Collection Historical Note

Mr. Abrams has been a professional artist living and working primarily in Dallas since 1978. He was born in New York in 1948 and moved to Dallas after having received a B.A. in Art History as well as a Master’s Degree in Library Science. John has exhibited in numerous galleries nationwide and locally. Most work of late consists of corporate and institutional commissions. Clients include: Merrill Lynch, IBM, Children’s Hospital of Dallas, Brinker International Restaurants, Apple Computer, and Walt Disney World Orlando. He works in several mediums, including pastels, pencil drawings, acrylic paintings, and wood sculptures. John has lectured and taught art at area community colleges, the University of Texas at Dallas, and at the Creative Arts Center of Dallas. John is an avid doodler and all “finished” artwork invariable begins with these sketches. His work typically is whimsical, brightly colored, textural, and with emphasis on geometric elements.

Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Access Restrictions: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: John Abrams Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections.

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This box contains artwork including drawings and sketches in pencil and pastels.
barcode: 85068

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