File folder, James Walker Archive

Schaffrath, Ludwig
University of Auckland
Gus Fisher Gallery
Corning Museum of Glass
Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui
Goethe Institut
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
Theatre of Yugen
New Zealand Society Of Artists In Glass
Walker, James
Lloyd Jenkins, Douglas
Micaëla Gallery
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Brief Description
a) Letter of recommendation written by Ludwig Schaffrath on behalf of James Walker, dated 10 September 2000.

b) Leaflet, titled: Heritage for Hire at the Gus Fisher Gallery. The leaflet regards the former Broadcasting Buildings at 74 Shortland Street, Auckland. Owned by the University of Auckland, the building houses the Gus Fisher Gallery. The leaflet discusses the building’s neo-Romanesque 1930s architecture and provides a history of the venue. Undated (post 2000).

c) Newsletter, titled: New Glass Review 30. New Glass Review relates to an annual competition held by The Corning Museum of Glass. This issue contains an order form for past issues and the entry form for the 2008 competition.

d) Newsletter, titled: Art@ Sarjeant. Newsletter of the Sarjeant Gallery, issue 27, December 2007 / February 2008. The newsletter includes an introduction from Senior Curator Greg Anderson, education news, members’ news and events, exhibition profiles, and a programme of upcoming exhibitions and events.

e) Leaflet, titled: Johannes Schreiter, West Germany. The leaflet accompanied an exhibition of three stained glass windows designed by Johannes Schreiter held at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery in association with the Goethe Institut. The leaflet profiles each of the artworks and provides biographical information about the artist. Undated. Four copies.

f) Exhibition catalogue, titled: Pacific Glass 83. The catalogue lists the artworks featured in the exhibition, including medium, dimensions and retail price. Curated by the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. Undated, 1983.

g) Programme, titled: Yugen Theatre. The programme advertises performances by the Theatre of Yugen. Undated, (post 1991).

h) Manuscript, article titled: A Space That Talks. The article regards the Christian Scientist church on Willis Street in Wellington designed by Athfield Architects with stained glass windows by James Walker. Source unknown. Undated. Two copies.

i) Invoice prepared by the New Zealand Society of Artists in Glass for James Walker, dated 3 April 2007. The invoice regards membership fees. A letter to members is attached to the back of the invoice.

j) Group of papers regarding Peters Studio, Portland, including: an information sheet titled Studio Overview; a copy of an article written by Colleen Bryan titled Studio Profile, Glasmalerei Peters Studio, from Profitable Glass Quarterly, volume 9, number 2, Summer 2005, pp. 12-14; and an information sheet titled Artist Testimonials. Undated.

k) Manuscript, handwritten notes beginning: Pagan. Undated.

l) Manuscript, sketches, possibly of windows, annotated with dimensions. Undated.

m) Leaflet, titled: Videon, The World of Film on Video. The leaflet contains information regarding the services provided by Videon, Auckland.

n) Profile of James Walker published by the Micaëla Gallery. The profile includes photographs of three works by James Walker: Chevrons for a Pagan Highway; Little Buddha; A Wink and a Smile. Undated, possibly 2000s.

o) Manuscript, printed instructions beginning: To use internet. Undated.

p) Manuscript, Curriculum Vitae of James Walker. Undated, (post 2009). Three copies.

q) Photograph of a cast glass sculpture. The work is possibly by James Walker. Photographer and date unknown.

r) Photograph of a cast glass sculpture. The work is possibly by James Walker. Photographer and date unknown.

s) Manuscript, copy of an article written by Douglas Lloyd Jenkins titled: Art, The Last Bubble. First printed in The Listener, volume 220, number 3624, 24 – 30 October 2009. Sourced from The article regards the contemporary glass movement.

t) Letterhead, with contact details for James Walker. Undated.

u) Envelope, with the address of James Walker printed on the back. Undated. Two copies.

v) File folder.
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Media/Materials description
Printed in ink on paper; printed in ink on card; handwritten in ink on paper and card; colour photographs printed in ink on Fujicolor paper, card folder.
Largest item: Height x Width: 373 x 240mm
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Credit line
from the estate of James Walker
Other number(s)
2011/14/18/11, 88737
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