Dodd, Lois, 1927-

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Painter, educator, founding member of the Tanager Gallery.

From the description of Lois Dodd interviews, 1988 Oct. 10 - Nov. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220183672

Lois Dodd (1927-) is a painter, educator, and founding member of the Tanager Gallery.

From the description of Oral history interview with Lois Dodd, 1988 Oct. 10-Nov. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397122

Painter, art instructor; New York, N.Y.

Founding member of the Tanager Gallery, New York City and served as chairperson and Board member of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

From the description of Lois Dodd papers, 1952-2001. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220155168

Lois Dodd (1927- ) is an observational painter, educator, activist, and co-founder of the Tanager Gallery. She is active in New York City and Maine.

Lois Dodd was born in 1927 in Montclair, New Jersey. Beginning in 1945, Dodd commuted from Montclair to New York City to attend The Cooper Union, from which she graduated in 1948. She married fellow student and sculptor William King with whom she had one child, Eli. King and Dodd, among others, established the Tanager Gallery in 1952.

Dodd worked for various organizations in New York City promoting affordable housing for artists, especially the renewal of Cooper Square. She continues to exhibit her paintings at both individual and group exhibitions.

From the guide to the Lois Dodd papers, 1949-2001, (Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Dodd, Lois, 1927-. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Dodd, Lois, 1927-. Lois Dodd interviews, 1988 Oct. 10 - Nov. 7. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Sandler, Irving, 1925-. Irving Harry Sandler papers, circa 1944-2007, bulk 1944-1980. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Cajori, Charles, 1921-. Charles Cajori papers, 1942-2011. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Dodd, Lois, 1927-. Oral history interview with Lois Dodd, 1988 Oct. 10-Nov. 7. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Tanager Gallery (New York, N.Y.). Tanager Gallery records, 1952-1972. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Cajori, Charles, 1921-. Charles Cajori papers, circa 1958-2010. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Tanager Gallery records, 1952-1979 Archives of American Art
referencedIn Katz, Ada, 1928-. Ada Katz papers, 1974-1977. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Alliance of Figurative Artists. Alliance of Figurative Artists lectures and panel discussions, 1969-1970. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Charles Cajori papers, 1942-2011 Archives of American Art
creatorOf DODD, LOIS. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Dodd, Lois. [Lois Dodd] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
creatorOf Dodd, Lois, 1927-. Lois Dodd papers, 1952-2001. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Dodd, Lois, 1927- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Lois Dodd papers, 1949-2001 Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Alliance of Figurative Artists. corporateBody
associatedWith Cajori, Charles person
associatedWith Cajori, Charles, 1921- person
associatedWith Club (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Club (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Cooper Square Renewal Project (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Day, Lucien B., 1916- person
associatedWith Downes, Rackstraw person
associatedWith Green Mountain Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Katz, Ada, 1928- person
associatedWith Katz, Alex, 1927- person
associatedWith King, William, 1925- person
associatedWith Lois Dodd, person
associatedWith Mainardi, Patricia person
associatedWith Mainardi, Patricia, interviewer. person
associatedWith McGarrell, James, 1930- person
associatedWith Sandler, Irving, 1925- person
associatedWith Shikler, Barbara person
associatedWith Simon, Sidney, 1917-1997 person
associatedWith Tanager Gallery corporateBody
associatedWith Tanager Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Tanager Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Tanager Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Tanager Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
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New York (State)--New York
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Art teachers--New York (State)--New York
Women painters
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Art teachers
Artists--Housing
Artists--Housing--New York (State)--New York
Women painters--New York (State)--New York
Artists' studios--Photographs
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