Fonds Mss 370 - Eva Stubbs fonds

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Eva Stubbs fonds

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CA UMASC Mss 370

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  • 1955-2012 (Creation)
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    Stubbs, Eva

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0.69 m of textual records
0.27 m of graphic material: 947 photo slides, 56 transparencies, 13 negative strips, 294 photographs, 1 floppy disk.

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(1925-2017)

Biographical history

Eva Stubbs, née Köves and previously known as Eva Wolinsky, was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1925. She immigrated to Canada in 1944 and received a diploma of Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba School of Art in 1957. After teaching high school art in Montréal from 1959 to 1963, she returned to Winnipeg.

For fifty years, Stubbs worked mainly in sculpture and was one of the few sculpture artists in Manitoba who was female. She had exhibitions in Winnipeg, Montréal, and Budapest and her commissioned work can be seen at the Provincial Law Courts and in Assiniboine Park. In addition to her artistic practice, she taught art at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Lakehead University. Stubbs was also a mentor in the advisory program for Manitoba Artists for Women’s Art (1987-1988) and a founding member of SITE, an artist-run co-operative gallery in Winnipeg gallery. She was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy in 1995. The Winnipeg Art Gallery held a survey exhibition of her work in 2010. Eva Stubbs died in Winnipeg in 2017.

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This fonds contains material relating to Stubbs's experience as a high-school art teacher in Montréal; correspondence with friends and family members; information regarding Stubbs's and other artists' art exhibitions; research material consulted by Stubbs while working; material related to Stubbs's work on various municipal arts committees; and photographs, slides, negatives, and transparencies of Stubbs, her family, her assistants, and her artwork.

The 2012 accession (A.12-80) is divided into 13 series: biographical material; education; family; teaching; correspondence; research material; artwork, installations, and exhibitions; commissions; publicity and publications; grants; committees and councils, other artists, and restricted material.

The 2013 accession (A.13-75) is divided into 10 series: biographical material; family; teaching; correspondence; artwork, auctions, instillations and exhibits; publicity and publications; committees and councils; other artists; (EL 68) a floppy disk; (PC 325) 240 photos and slides.

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325

EL

068

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Revised

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Partial

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Created by Elizabeth-Anne Johnson on 21 August 2012.
Revised by Nicole Courrier on 21 October 2013.

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  • Hollinger box: UMASC Mss 370, Box 1
  • Hollinger box: UMASC Mss 370, Box 2
  • Hollinger box: UMASC Mss 370, Box 3
  • Hollinger box: UMASC Pc 325, Box 4