Winter 2021 Issue of Canvas is here!

The Winter 2021 issue of Canvas, the ARLIS/NA SoCal newsletter is here!
Read on for

  • An update from 2020 Chair/Past-Chair Jennie Freeburg
  • Member spotlight on Janine Henri
  • Project spotlight on Erin Fussell’s recent work
  • Student Travel Award report from Lea Simpson
  • News and Noteworthy items from Simone Fujita, Dr. Krystal Tribbett, and Dr. Bridget R. Cooks; Jennifer Faist
  • #WorkFromHome Vernacular photo series!
  • Summary of our 2020 chapter events
  • Contact info for our 2021 Executive Committee

Previous issues of Canvas may be found on our website here. If you are unable to view links, have any trouble accessing the files, or need to report a correction, please don’t hesitate to be in touch with 2020-2021 Web Editor, Dianne Weinthal: dianne.weinthal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions to Canvas Newsletter – Extended to February 19

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Our 2021 Winter issue of the Canvas Newsletter is underway. Considering all of the changes in our professional and personal worlds, the deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday, February 19. We would love to hear from you as a way to connect our chapter!

  • Have you changed jobs, been promoted, laid off, or retired in the last year? Tell us about it!
  • Did you have work slated for presentation at the 48th Annual ARLIS/NA Conference that has been postponed, published elsewhere, or transformed? Are you presenting at the upcoming virtual conference? Let us know!
  • Would you like to see a fellow member featured in our Member Spotlight section? Let us know who—or volunteer yourself! We are especially excited to highlight recent graduates and retirees.
  • Have you attended virtual programming related to art archiving and librarianship? We’d love to hear about your experience. 
  • Do you have anything else you’d like to share with our community? This has been a wild time for all of us professionally, and we look forward to sharing some of the stories from our members. 

In a new section this year, we are also seeking submissions for the #WorkFromHome Vernacular Photo Series!

  • Submit a photo attachment of your own: work from home (or office!), pets and/or kids, a selfie, or anything to reflect your 2020 work reality. Submit 1 sentence we can use as a caption to describe your #WorkFromHome life.

Please send submissions to ARLIS SoCal Web Editor, Dianne Weinthal, via dianne.weinthal@gmail.com by Friday, February 19. We look forward to your contributions!

Call for Submissions to Canvas Newsletter – Deadline December 18

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Our 2021 Winter issue of the Canvas Newsletter is underway, and we are seeking submissions! We would love to hear from you as a way to connect our chapter.

  • Have you changed jobs, been promoted, laid off, or retired in the last year? Tell us about it!
  • Did you have work slated for presentation at the 48th Annual ARLIS/NA Conference that has been postponed, published elsewhere, or transformed? Let us know!
  • Would you like to see a fellow member featured in our Member Spotlight section? Let us know who—or volunteer yourself! We are especially excited to highlight recent graduates and retirees.
  • Have you attended virtual programming related to art archiving and librarianship? We’d love to hear about your experience. 
  • Do you have anything else you’d like to share with our community? This has been a wild time for all of us professionally, and we look forward to sharing some of the stories from our members. 

In a new section this year, we are also seeking submissions for the #WorkFromHome Vernacular Photo Series!

  • Submit a photo attachment of your own: work from home (or office!), pets and/or kids, a selfie, or anything to reflect your 2020 work reality. Submit 1 sentence we can use as a caption to describe your #WorkFromHome life.

Please send submissions to ARLIS SoCal Web Editor, Dianne Weinthal, via dianne.weinthal@gmail.com by Friday, December 18. We look forward to your contributions!

New issue of Canvas, the ARLIS/NA SoCal Chapter newsletter

The Winter 2020 issue of Canvas, the ARLIS/NA Southern California Chapter newsletter, is here!

Inside you’ll find…
• An update from 2019 Chair/2020 Past-Chair, Jennifer Kishi
• Member spotlights with Jenna Dufour of UC Irvine and Annalise Welte of the Getty Research Institute
• Reports from travel award winner Dianne Weinthal
• A look forward to the upcoming 48th Annual Conference in St. Louis
• An update from the ARLIS/NA Board Chapters Liaison, Stefanie Hilles
• A retirement note from Leslie Abrams, formerly at UC San Diego
• A brief history of ARLIS/NA Southern California Chapter newsletter by Joan M. Benedetti
• Photos from our Art + Sound Archivists Mixer, Job Hunting Workshop, Fall Business Meeting (including the Palm Springs Art Museum, Joshua Tree National Park, A-Z West, and Jerry Sohn’s architectural pavilions), and holiday party co-hosted with Los Angeles Archivists Collective

Thank you to all who contributed!

Call for Contributors for ARLIS/NA Southern California Newsletter

A new issue of Canvas is in the works and we would love to hear from our members:

  • Have you changed jobs, been promoted, or retired in the last year? Tell us about it!
  • Did you present at the 47th Annual ARLIS/NA Conference in Salt Lake City? Do you have something planned for the 48th Annual Conference in St. Louis? Send us details!
  • Would you like to see a fellow member featured in our Member Spotlight section? Let us know who—or volunteer yourself!
  • Have you attended a Southern California Chapter meeting or activity in 2019? Would you be willing to write a summary of the event or share photos?
  • Do you have anything else you’d like to share with our community?

Potential contributors should contact Karly Wildenhaus at wildenhaus@frick.org. The deadline for contributions is Sunday, December 15, 2019.