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Series 1173 - Union Craft Studio Records and Images

Date Range1973 - 1994
Quantity80 cm, 44 folders + 5 albums
ProvenanceAdelaide University Union
Description

The records consist of correspondence, promotional material, photographs and slides relating to the operation and activities of the Union Craft Studio which closed down in 2005.
The studio provided facilities and workshops for a wide variety of arts and crafts including basket making, weaving, kites, stained glass, printing, pottery, dance/drama, shoe making, fashion, drum making, jewellery, landscapes and portraits. Artists and craftspeople who were involved in exhibitions and workshops during this time included Claus Bury, Kae Jung Kwak, Lean Eng Yeow, Jim Cowley, Steve Wigg, Guntrud Witt, Dieter Bunner, Barbera Scheel, Yamada Shoichi, Barry Davis, Ludwig Schaffrath, Colin Pearson and Professor Herman Juenger.

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Inventory Listing

Photographs - Miscellaneous

The records consist of miscellanious photographs from the Union Studio, including some negatives and 2 slides. Photographs include basket making, weaving, kites, stained glass, printing, pottery, dance/drama, shoe making, fashion, drum making, landscapes and portraits, jewellery, as well as general candid photos of studio activities. There are many large prints including of the Yamada Sword Polishing display which took place in 1983.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 5 cm, 1 album
Inventory Identifier 117300001 Box Number 1 Series 1173
Pottery Slides

23 slides of pottery pieces

Date Range Unknown    Quantity 23 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300002 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Puppet Workshop

Slides of puppet workshop, including performances and techniques

Date Range 1981    Quantity 21 Slides
Inventory Identifier 117300003 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Basketry

Detailed slides of the basket making process

Date Range unknown    Quantity 48 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300004 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Kites

Slides show the kite making process, construction and flying of kites at the University and the beach.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 23 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300005 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Shoes

Slides show the shoe making process and final products displayed.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 28 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300006 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Jewellery Making

Slides of jewellery making workshop.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 21 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300007 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Sword Polishing - Yamada 1983

Slides of the Yamada Sword Polishing display, Little Theatre, 1983

Date Range 1983    Quantity 34 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300008 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Union Medcalf Party

Slides of Union Medcalf Party in the union building.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 11 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300009 Box Number 2 Series 1173
O-Camp Kites

Slides show the kite making process, construction and flying of kites at the University and the beach.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 17 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300010 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Workshop Kites 1981

Slides show the kite making process, construction at Union building and flying of kites at the beach.

Date Range 1981    Quantity 10 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300011 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Various Studio Activities

Slides of various studio activites on on Barr Smith Lawns, including displays of pottery making.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 9 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300012 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Lead Light

Slides of various examples of lead light, including Uni Bar windows.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 7 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300013 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Stained Glass

Slides of stained glass windows, including church windows and University windows.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 15 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300014 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Stained Glass Windows and Art Works

Slides of stained glass windows, photography of flowers and historic art works. Includes works 'Waves' and 'Gelati' by Alex Marshall.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 11 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300015 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Musical Instruments

Includes making of drum and wind instruments.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 5 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300016 Box Number 2 Series 1173
People and Studio

Candid shots of studio activities and people

Date Range unknown    Quantity 11 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300017 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Lead Lights

Shots of various lead lights, and one slide of Shadow Puppetry.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 6 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300018 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Lead Light Workshop

Lead light workshop - People and designs, including pottery.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 18 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300019 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Weaving

Display of Weaving works.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 20 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300020 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Unknown Weaver

Artist working on weaving looms.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 4 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300021 Box Number 2 Series 1173
Puppet Workshop 1981

Puppetry workshop - Demonstrations, performances, including shadow puppetry.

Date Range 1981    Quantity 20 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300022 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Asian Ceramics

Various ceramic works and tree trunk.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 20 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300023 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Weaving and Other Works

Mostly works of weaving, as well as Pottery displays and woodwork.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 20 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300024 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Woodwork

Instructional woodworking slides and plans, as well as finished work.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 9 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300025 Box Number 3 Series 1173
People

Candid shots of people in the studio and on University grounds, including a rally of some sort in the cloisters.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 24 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300026 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Claus Bury 1979

Installation and display of architectural sculptor Claus Bury works in University cloisters.

Date Range 1979    Quantity 24 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300027 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Workshops

Studio workshop photos (degraded) and puppet stage in Little Theatre.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 9 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300028 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Lead Light

Slides of various lead light windows, including church window.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 8 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300029 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Kite Workshop 1981

Candid shots of kite workshop and people in the studio and on University grounds. Includes pottery, puppetry.

Date Range 1981    Quantity 29 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300030 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Stained Glass

Various examples of stained glass windows such as Unibar, as well as construction and or restoration. Also includes photos of tree cross section and buildings.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 34 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300031 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Unknown - People

Candid and portrait shots of people.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 10 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300032 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Batik 1

Examples of Batik - Traditional Indonesian fabric art. Also map of Java, Batik creation, and Batik instrument.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 20 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300033 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Bartik 2

Examples of Batik - Traditional Indonesian fabric art. Includes one slide of a Batik studio.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 25 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300034 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Batik 3

Examples of Batik - Traditional Indonesian fabric art. Includes two slides of a Batik studio.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 20 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300035 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Pottery

Diplay of various pottery works.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 40 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300036 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Windorgan

Erection of Windorgan behind Art Gallery as part of the 1980 Festival of Arts

Date Range 1980    Quantity 10 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300037 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Stained Glass

Examples of stained glass, as well as construction installation. Also includes some building portraits.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 17 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300038 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Silk Screen

Examples of silk screen printing. Slides degraded.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 12 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300039 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Windows - Stained Glass

Examples of stained glass windows, as well as installation, broken window, and building portrait of 'Ferme Paquet'. Slide degraded.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 10 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300040 Box Number 3 Series 1173
Puppetry

Finished puppets and puppet stage. Also pottery, jewellery, and clothing displays. Stained glass windows in union building (Unibar). Also dining hall in union building decorated with artworks. Some slides degraded.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 20 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300041 Box Number 4 Series 1173
Kites

Kite flying in the park lands and kite construction.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 9 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300042 Box Number 4 Series 1173
Jewellery

Slides of various pins. Includes a necklace labelled 'Diana Boynes'.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 10 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300043 Box Number 4 Series 1173
Basketry Workshop - Mdme Kwak

Various images of Kae Jung Kwak's basketry workshop. Includes basketry making and basketry displays. Some slides degraded.

Date Range 1979    Quantity 26 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300044 Box Number 4 Series 1173
Weaving

Displays of various weaving works, including many large scale works.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 49 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300045 Box Number 4 Series 1173
Batik

Examples of Batik - Traditional Indonesian fabric art. Includes application of Batik to fashion garments, and Batik artist at work.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 20 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300046 Box Number 4 Series 1173
Staiened Glass - Class + Vera

Examples of stained class, including churches and Unibar, as well as design and construction.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 35 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300047 Box Number 4 Series 1173
Creative Clothing

Clothing fashioned modelled in and around the University and the Festival Centre. Includes display in Festival Theatre foyer.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 19 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300048 Box Number 4 Series 1173
Batik

Various Batik works, as well as Batik artists at work. Includes pottery, 'ball' photograph, and childrens' mask art displayed at the Festival Centre.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 11 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300049 Box Number 4 Series 1173
Pottery

Various pottery works.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 16 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300050 Box Number 4 Series 1173
Pottery - Newman

Artist in action on pottery wheel - Detailed progression in creation of jug. Also includes some miscellaneous pottery works.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 48 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300051 Box Number 4 Series 1173
Pottery

Display of various pottery works.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 24 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300052 Box Number 4 Series 1173
Miscellaneous Photographs from Union Studio

Miscellanious photographs from the Union Studio, including some negatives. Includes candid shots of people and studio, portraits, pottert and woodwork displays, kite building and flting, puppetry, weaving, painting, lead light/stained glass windows, Batik, drum making, printing, shoemaking, Kwak visit. Includes many black and white images as well as many large prints, some of which have duplicates. Some slides enclosed. Includes large prints of students ballancing on an earth ball, and personal holiday shots.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 1 album
Inventory Identifier 117300053 Box Number 5 Series 1173
Come Out

Correspondence and flyers/information dealing with Come Out festivals. As well as miscellaneous correspondence concerning festivals, conferences, vacation programs, workshops, venue hire, ' The Arts Circus', and 'Workshops In The Park'. Also includes several news clippings.

Date Range 1979 - 1985    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300055 Box Number 6 Series 1173
Students for Students

Photo montage/poster for 'Students for Students'.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300056 Box Number 6 Series 1173
International 83

Information and correspondence re international visits and workshops, including the Yamada sword polishing demonstration, Lean Eng Yeow Batik painting, African musical instrument making, the Sakai Japanese inlay workshop, Hiroi sculpting and kite making,

Date Range 1981 - 1984    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300057 Box Number 6 Series 1173
Australia Council

Correspondence and information re the Australia Council Community Arts Board, including aplication information for grants and assistance, brochures, and information to applicants. Also includes two architectural floor plans of the studio in Union building.

Date Range 1975 - 1979    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300058 Box Number 6 Series 1173
Ideas

Miscellaneous information, correspondance, brochures, and many newscuttings concerning the Union studio and various arts and crafts. Includes information on holiday programs, exhibitions, the Windorgan project, various posters and newsletters.

Date Range 1979 - 1986    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300059 Box Number 6 Series 1173
Grants 1978 to 1982

Applications and information concerting grants and sponsorships. Correspondence with the Australia Council Community Arts Board, Arts Grants Advisory Committee, Department for the Arts, and Mobil Oil Ltd. Includes information and photos on the Artist in Residence, Jim Cowley. Some articles.

Date Range 1978 - 1982    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300060 Box Number 6 Series 1173
Grants 1985

Applications and information concerting grants and sponsorships. Correspondence with the University of Adelaide Foundation, Adelaide College of the Atrs and Education, Arts Grants Advisory Committee, Australia Council Theatre Board, and the Architecture Department.
Information re Artist in Residence, Steve Wigg. Includes several photos and Lumen Oct 1981.

Date Range 1980 - 1985    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300061 Box Number 6 Series 1173
Slides - Lead Lighting and Kites

Slides of lead light windows and plans, kite assembly on beach, one buiding portrait.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 19 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300062 Box Number 6 Series 1173
Information on Tutors

Information on studio courses and activities, including flyers, programmes, newscuttings, the 1988 Annual Report, as well as an Assessment of Usage report by Bowden, Sexton & Associates. Include several black and white photos of leadlight construction and Union Building windows.

Date Range 1986 - 1998    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300063 Box Number 6 Series 1173
Freshers Camp Program 1986

Freshers Camp 1986 - Basic program timetable.

Date Range 1986    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300064 Box Number 6 Series 1173
The Fones Launch Postcard

Only 1 item (postcard) in manilla folder.

Quantity 1 Postcard
Inventory Identifier 117300065 Box Number 6 Series 1173
Photo of Edith Dornwell

1 item (black and white photo) in manilla folder.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 1 photo
Inventory Identifier 117300066 Box Number 6 Series 1173
Slide - Pottery

Single slide of pottery work in manilla folder.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300067 Box Number 6 Series 1173
Photo - P & I III Class of '94

Single photo in manilla folder. Physical and Inorganic Chemistry III Class of 1994.

Date Range 1994    Quantity 1 photo
Inventory Identifier 117300068 Box Number 6 Series 1173
Guntrud Witt

Correspondence regarding the visit of Guntrud Witt, Sculpter from Hamburg, West Germany. Includes much correspondence in German and with the Goethe Institute in Melbourne. Includes funding applications, a 1984 Fringe Program, and an April 84 Lumen.

Date Range 1983 - 1985    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300069 Box Number 6 Series 1173
Puppet Project 1980

Information regarding visit by German puppeteers Dieter Bunner and Barbera Scheel, sponsored by the Goethe Institute.

Date Range 1980 - 1981    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300070 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Pipalyatjara Women's Study Tour 1982

Correspondence regarding the Pipalyatjara Women's Study Tour 1982. Includes travel arrangements and costings.

Date Range 1982 - 1983    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300071 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Resources

Information and brochures for various art and craft events, fairs, arts newsletters, and miscellaneous correspondence and art resources. Includes 1975 Barr Smith Library Guide.

Date Range 1975 - 1979    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300072 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Picture Framing

Scribbled notes concerning picture framing costs.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300073 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Japanese Sword Polishing Demonstrations by Mr Yamada Shoichi 1983

Correspondence regarding Japanese Sword Polishing Demonstrations by Mr Yamada Shoichi 1983, includingprogram content.

Date Range 1983    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300074 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Craft Sudio - Information Leaflet 1984
Date Range 1984    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300075 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Wind Organ

Correspondence, news clippings, photos and plans of the Wind Organ Project 1980. Includes large black and white photos of wind organ construction and people.

Date Range 1980    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300076 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Kites

Contains several photocopied articles on kite colour, pots, quilts, Kites of Zie, and Folk Music in Fabric. Includes news clipping.

Date Range 1977 - 1981    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300077 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Various Visiting Artists

Correspondence and information on various visiting artists including Kwak, Yamada, Hiroi, and Schaffrath. Includes programs, artcles and catalogues.

Date Range 1979 - 1983    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300078 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Community Arts Network

Newsletters, minutes and correspondence of the Community Arts Network. Includes issues of 'Artefacts', and reports.

Date Range 1978 - 1985    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300079 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Craft Studio Correspondence

Various correspondence of the Craft studio. Includes letters to artists, newsletters, programs, subscriptions, incoices and reciepts, and articles. Includes 16 photos of drum making, exhibitions, and African dance performance. Negatives included.

Date Range 1979 - 1986    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300080 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Foundation Grant - Barry Davis - 1988

Correspondence concerning the appointment of Photographer Barry Davis as Artist in Residence, including grant application, invoices and workshop details.

Date Range 1988    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300081 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Artist Lectures & Names

Information and correspondence concerning guest lecturers Ludwig Schaffrath and Colin Pearson. Also information about the Hobart Summer School.

Date Range 1980 - 1983    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300082 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Filmstrip - Tapestries of Jean Lurcat

1 educational filmstrip in canister. Includes examples of tapestry and tapestry techniques.

Date Range Unknown    Quantity 1 roll of film
Inventory Identifier 117300083 Box Number 7 Series 1173
Foundation Grants

Applications and correspondence concerning Foundation Grants. Also includes Melbourne Summer School Report, a news cutting on Robyn Archer, and a Dec 1981 issue of Lumen.

Date Range 1975 - 1986    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300084 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Slide Explanations

Explanations for slides for 'Pik-a-Pak' series on Clay & Fibre, Batik. Includes the Gazzard - Hessing Exhibition 1973, and Adelaide's religious Art. Contains unmounted slides in strip.

Date Range 1973 - 1975    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300085 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Weaving Slides

Slides of weaving works, including a shot of artist using a loom.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 4 slides
Inventory Identifier 117300086 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Craft Studio Budget

Large collection of budget related documents including balances, accounts, operating statements, finance committee meeting minutes, budgets, and related correspondence.

Date Range 1979 - 1986    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300087 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Visit by the Frankfurt Puppet Centre

Correspondence and information regarding visit by the Frankfurt Puppet Centre, inassociation with the Goethe Institute, Melbourne. Some correspondence in German.

Date Range 1979 - 1981    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300088 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Professor Herman Juenger Workshop 1982

Information and correspondence regarding the Professor Herman Juenger Jewellery Design Workshop 1982.

Date Range 1982    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300089 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Work of Arts Committee

Meeting agenda and minutes, and draft policy of the Work of Arts Committee.

Date Range 1978 - 1979    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300090 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Women's Art Movement

Various correspondence and information concerning the Women's Art Movement, including newsletters, letters, and brochures.

Date Range 1981 - 1983    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300091 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Microbiology

Several black and white photographs of microbiological-shaped sculptures.

Date Range unknown    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300092 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Goethe Institute Melbourne

Goethe Institute Melbourne - Correspondence (mostly in German), and information.

Date Range 1982 - 1984    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300093 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Adelaide University Painting Club

Newsletters, correspondence, and leaflets of the Adelaide University Painting Club

Date Range 1980 - 1981    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300094 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Union Studio - Appointments - Applications

Correspondence regarding the appointment of staff to the Craft Studio, including applications and duty statements.

Date Range 1978 - 1983    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300095 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Appointments and Contacts

Various contact details and sign-up sheets for studio activities and workshops.

Date Range 1978    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300096 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Miscellaneous Studio Information and Events

Information about Studio activities, including programs, booklets, newsletters, posters, callendars, course guides, Diary of Events, summer school information, and the Doll Journal of Australia.

Date Range 1977 - 1985    Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300097 Box Number 8 Series 1173
Craft Studio - Miscellaneous Correspondence

Various correspondence. Newsletters, programs, staff memos, publicity, contacts, agendas and minutes, Studio review 1985, articles, and newscuttings.

Quantity 1 manilla folder
Inventory Identifier 117300098 Box Number 8 Series 1173
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