Kent, Norman, 1903-1972

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Artist and art educator Norman Kent (1903-1972) graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1925. He began his career as a Buffalo-based illustrator before teaching at Hobart and William Smith colleges in Geneva. He later served as the editor of American Artist magazine for more than 25 years. Kent was best known for his woodcuts and watercolor landscapes. [From http://artoncampus.rit.edu/artist/64/]

From the guide to the Norman Kent Papers, 1920-1971, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Illustrator, educator, lithographer, engraver, painter and writer; studied at Rochester Institute of Technology and was active in New York State. Former editor of AMERICAN ARTIST.

From the description of Norman Kent papers, 1939-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118464

Artist and art educator Norman Kent graduated from RIT in 1925. He began his career as a Buffalo-based illustrator before teaching at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva. He later served as the editor of "American Artist" magazine for over 25 years. Kent was best known for his woodcuts and watercolor landscapes. In 1961 he was awarded the RIT Outstanding Alumni award. Norman Kent died in 1972.

From the description of Norman Kent artwork, circa 1925-1965. (RIT Library). WorldCat record id: 768351889

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Mayor, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1901-1980. A. Hyatt Mayor papers, 1815-1980. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Kent, Norman, 1903-1972,. Norman Kent artwork, circa 1925-1965. RIT Library, Wallace Library
referencedIn Grant T. Reynard Papers, 1930-1966 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Emmons, Earl H., 1888-. The Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers collection. Library of Congress
referencedIn Fletcher, William Dolan. William Dolan Fletcher papers, 1924-1986. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Norman Kent Papers, 1920-1971 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf American Artists Group. American Artists Group records, 1934-1965. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Rogers, John Carr, d. 1979. Correspondence of John C. Rogers [manuscript] (1905) 1962-76. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kent, Norman, 1903-1972. Correspondence with Wanda Gág, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Wilcox, Frank N. (Frank Nelson), b. 1887. Frank N. Wilcox papers, 1906-1976. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Stanley Woodward papers, 1875-1970, bulk 1905-1970 Archives of American Art
creatorOf Woodward, Stanley Wingate, 1890-1970. Stanley Woodward papers, 1875-1970 (bulk 1905-1970). Archives of American Art
creatorOf Kent, Norman, 1903-1972. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Abbe, Elfriede Martha, 1919-. Elfriede Abbe papers, 1939-1989. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Kent, Norman, 1903-1972. Norman Kent papers, 1939-1964. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Elfriede Abbe papers, 1840-2010. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Kent, Norman, 1903- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Kent, Norman, 1903-1972. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1943-1947, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Havens, James Dexter, 1900-1960. James Dexter Havens collection, 1915-1964. The Strong, Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play
referencedIn Hedrick, U. P.,. U. P. Hedrick collection, 1819-[ca. 1942]. Cornell University Library
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associatedWith Abbe, Elfriede Martha, 1919- person
associatedWith Aiken, Charles Avery, 1872-1965. person
associatedWith Albee, Grace. person
associatedWith Albright-Knox Art Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith American Artists Group. corporateBody
associatedWith American Institute of Graphic Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith American Watercolor Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Anderson, Ernfred, 1896- person
associatedWith Archives of American Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953. person
associatedWith Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Avery, Ralph Hillyer, 1906-1976. person
associatedWith Aylward, W. J. (William James), 1875-1956. person
associatedWith Bailey, Merrill A., 1909- person
associatedWith Bailey, Vernon Howe, 1874-1953. person
associatedWith Biddle, George, 1885- person
associatedWith Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988 person
associatedWith Bouché, Louis, 1896-1969. person
associatedWith Boyd, Fiske, 1895- person
associatedWith Bransom, Paul, 1885- person
associatedWith Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967. person
associatedWith Carter, Clarence Holbrook, 1904- person
associatedWith Cheffetz, Asa, 1896-1965. person
associatedWith Clark, Eliot Candee, 1883- person
associatedWith Cook, Howard Norton, 1901-1980. person
associatedWith Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960. person
associatedWith Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974. person
associatedWith Deines, E. Hubert, 1894-1967. person
associatedWith DePol, John, 1913-2004 person
associatedWith Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990. person
associatedWith Fabri, Ralph, 1894- person
associatedWith Fawcett, Robert. person
associatedWith Fletcher, William Dolan. person
associatedWith Guptill, Arthur Leighton, 1891-1956 person
associatedWith Havens, James D. person
associatedWith Havens, James D., 1900-1960. person
associatedWith Havens, James Dexter, 1900-1960. person
associatedWith Hedrick, U. P., person
associatedWith Heitland, Wilmot Emerton, 1893-1969. person
associatedWith Helck, Peter, b. 1893. person
associatedWith Hobart and William Smith Colleges. corporateBody
associatedWith Hoftrup, Julius Lars, 1874-1954. person
associatedWith Horter, Earl. person
associatedWith Kappel, Philip. person
associatedWith Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971. person
associatedWith Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960. person
associatedWith Leighton, Clare, 1899- person
associatedWith Library of Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith Lovoos, Janice. person
associatedWith Mack, Warren Bryan, b. 1896. person
associatedWith Mason, Roy Martell, 1886-1972. person
associatedWith Mayor, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1901-1980. person
associatedWith Meissner, Leo J. (Leo John), 1895-1977. person
associatedWith Menihan, John C. person
associatedWith Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Gallery of Art (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Old Town Galleries. corporateBody
associatedWith Pitz, Henry Clarence, 1895-1976. person
associatedWith Pleissner, Ogden M. person
associatedWith Prairie Print Makers. corporateBody
associatedWith Pratt Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Print Club of Rochester. corporateBody
associatedWith Reynard, Grant T., 1887-1968. person
associatedWith Rice, William S., 1873-1963. person
associatedWith Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute corporateBody
associatedWith Rochester Institute of Technology corporateBody
associatedWith Rochester Institute of Technology. Applied Art Department. corporateBody
associatedWith Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978. person
associatedWith Rogers, John Carr, d. 1979. person
associatedWith Sandzén, Birger, 1871-1954. person
associatedWith Schafer, Alice Pauline, 1899-1980. person
associatedWith Sloane, Eric. person
associatedWith Smith, Charles (Charles William), b. 1893. person
associatedWith Swann, James, 1905-1985. person
associatedWith Syracuse University. corporateBody
associatedWith Teague, Donald, 1897- person
associatedWith University of Rochester., Memorial Art Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Unwin, Nora Spicer, 1907- person
associatedWith Von Neumann, Robert. person
associatedWith Ward, Lynd, 1905- person
associatedWith Waters, Herbert. person
associatedWith Watson, Aldren Auld, 1917- person
associatedWith Watson, Ernest William, 1884-1969 person
associatedWith Waugh, Coulton, 1896-1973 person
associatedWith Wengenroth, Stow, 1906- person
associatedWith Whitaker, Frederic. person
associatedWith Wilcox, Frank N. (Frank Nelson), b. 1887. person
associatedWith Williams, Esther, 1907-1969. person
associatedWith Wilson, Edward Arthur, 1886-1970. person
associatedWith Winter, Edward. person
associatedWith Woodward, Stanley person
associatedWith Woodward, Stanley Wingate, 1890-1970. person
associatedWith Wyeth, Andrew, 1917-2009 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New York (State)--Rochester
New York (State)
Subject
Art, American--20th century
Graphic arts--United States
Watercolor painting, American--20th century
Wood-engravers--United States
Painting, American
Educators
Sculpture, American
Wood-engraving, American--20th century
Lithographers
Art--Painters
Art--Illustrators
Printmakers--United States
Art--Societies, etc
Engravers
Art students
Artists--United States
Painters
Block printing, 20th century, United States
Illustrators
Art in universities and colleges
Painting, Modern--20th century--United States
Illustrators--United States
Sculpture, American--20th century
Periodical editors--United States
Watercolorists--United States
Woodcut artists
Art publishing, United States
Wood-engraving
Wood engraving--20th century--United States
Occupation
Printmaker
Editors
Watercolorists
Wood-engravers
Artists
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Birth 1903

Death 1972

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