Fay Pomerance Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Collection of Fay Pomerance's exhibition catalogues, published articles about her work and c. 30 photographs of her paintings and book cover designs. Also slides, letters and postcards.

Administrative / Biographical History

Violet Fay Pomerance (1912-2001) was born Birmingham 12 June 1912; married 1936 Ben Pomerance (died 1995; one daughter); died Bristol 6 January 2001.he was an Anglo-Jewish artist born who studied at the College of Art, Birmingham from 1928-1933. She exhibited in London Shows at the Leicester, Redfern, Molton and Ben Uri Galleries; the Society of Women Artists and the Pastel Society, and other group shows in Canada and New Zealand. Works are in the collections of Hull and Staffordshire Education Committees, Gateshead and Batley Municipal Galleries, the Museums of Israel and in private collections in England, America, Israel and Australia. One of her main series of work was 'The Sphere of Redemption' a cycle that lasted over 20 years

Conditions Governing Access

Access for visitors is by appointment only.

Other Finding Aids

List available at the Library (database)

Archivist's Note

Description by Althea Greenan, MAKE 2002. Submitted to the Archives Hub as part of Genesis 2009 Project.

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