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Artists of the Elmhurst University Art Collection: Artists of the EU Art Collection

The Suellen Rocca Legacy 1943-2020

"Suellen Rocca was a trailblazing artist, a revered educator and a passionate advocate for the Elmhurst University Art Collection.  Through her efforts and talents, she shared her bold artistic vision with the campus, the nation and the world. On Oct. 16, 2021, Elmhurst University dedicated the Suellen Rocca Gallery to honor her many contributions."

 

Pictures from the Event 

More of Suellen's work can also be seen at The Mathew Marx Gallery.

To take an audio tour of the Elmhurst University Art Collection: Please take a picture of this QR code which will direct you to the link http://youraudiotour.com/tours/1706

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Bibliography: Artists of the Elmhurst University Art Collection

The Elmhurst College art collection is included in the Art and Architecture in Illinois Libraries project. You can also find out more about the collection via the College's website: https://www.elmhurst.edu/about/elmhurst-university-art-collection/

Abercrombie, Gertrude. Gertrude Abercrombie: Portrait of the Artist as a Landscape. Elmhurst, Illinois : Elmhurst Art Museum, 2018. Call No. SPEC 709.77311 A1446

Abstract/Symbol/Image: A Re-Vision. Chicago: Illinois Arts Council, 1984. Special Collections SPECC 759.13 A164 

  • Includes William Conger, Roland Ginzel, Miyoko Ito, Richard Loving, Frank Piatek, Barbara Rossi, Evelyn Statsinger, Ray Yoshida

Adrian, Dennis and Richard A. Born. The Chicago Imagist Print: Ten Artists’ Works, 1958-1987. Chicago: David and Alfred Smart Gallery, 1987. Main Collection 709.77311 A243c

  • Includes Roger Brown, Art Green,  Philip Hanson, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Christina Ramberg, Suellen Rocca, Barbara Rossi, Karl Wirsum

Adrian, Dennis. Sight Out of Mind: Essays and Criticism on Art. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1985. Main Collection 709.77311 A243s

  • Includes Don Baum, Roger Brown, Miyoko Ito, Paul LaMantia, Robert Lostutter, Ed Paschke, Karl Wirsum, Ray Yoshida

American Exhibition/Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago: The Institute. Main Collection 709.77311 A784am

  • 63:1960  Includes Richard Hunt
  • 64:1961  Includes Roland Ginzel, Richard Hunt, Ellen Lanyon, Seymour Rosofsky
  • 65:1962  Includes Richard Hunt
  • 71:1974  Includes Roger Brown, Richard Hunt, Ed Paschke
  • 72:1976  Includes Jim Nutt

Annual Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago. Main Collection 709.77311 A784a

  • 41:1937  Includes Gertrude Abercombie
  • 44:1940  Includes Gertrude Abercrombie
  • 46:1942  Includes Gertrude Abercrombie
  • 51:1947  Includes Gertrude Abercrombie, Miyoko Ito, Ellen Lanyon
  • 72:1969  Includes Roger Brown, Ed Flood, Roland Ginzel, Philip Hanson, Miyoko Ito, Thomas Kapsalis, Ellen Lanyon, Richard Loving, Ed Paschke, Frank Piatek, Christina Ramberg, Seymour Rosofsky, Karl Wirsum
  • 74:1973  Includes Don Baum, William Conger, Roland Ginzel, Philip Hanson, Miyoko Ito, Paul LaMantia, Ellen Lanyon, Robert Lostutter, Ed Paschke, Christina Ramberg, Barbara Rossi, Hollis Sigler, Steven Urry
  • 75:1975  Includes Phyllis Bramson, Roger Brown, Art Green, Miyoko Ito, Paul LaMantia, Robert Lostutter, Ed Paschke, Christina Ramberg, Seymour Rosofsky, Barbara Rossi, Evelyn Statsinger, Ray Yoshida
  • 77:1978  Includes Phyllis Bramson, William Conger, Roland Ginzel, Miyoko Ito, Sandra Jorgensen, Paul LaMantia, Ellen Lanyon, Robert Lostutter, Gladys  Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Frank Piatek, Seymour Rosofsky, Barbara Rossi, Hollis Sigler, Evelyn Statsinger

Art in Chicago, 1945-1995. New York, NY: Thames and Hudson, 1996. Main Collection 759.177311 A792

  • Includes Gertrude Abercrombie, Don Baum, Vera Berdich, Phyllis Bramson, Roger Brown, William Conger, Dominick Di Meo, Roland Ginzel, Ted Halkin, Philip Hanson, Richard Hunt, Miyoko Ito, Paul LaMantia, Ellen Lanyon, Robert Lostutter, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Frank Piatek, Kerig Pope, Christina Ramberg, Suellen Rocca, Barbara Rossi, Seymour Rosofsky, David Sharpe, Hollis Sigler, Evelyn Statsinger, Steven Urry, Margaret Wharton, Karl Wirsum, Joseph Yoakum, Ray Yoshida

Art Institute of Chicago. Whitney Halstead Memorial Exhibition. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1980. Main Collection 709.77311 A784w

  • Includes Vera Berdich, Roger Brown, Dominick Di Meo, Ed Flood, Lorri Gunn, Whitney Halstead, Ted Halkin, Philip Hanson, Miyoko Ito, Sandra Jorgensen, Thomas Kapsalis, Paul Madalinski, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Richard Paulsen, Christina Ramberg, Barbara Rossi, Evelyn Statsinger, Karl Wirsum, Ray Yoshida

Baum, Don. Don Baum: A Review of Works from 1947-1981. Main Collection 709.24 B347H

______. Domus--Baum, Don. Main Collection 709.24 B447D

Benezra, Neal David. Ed Paschke. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1990. Main Collection 709.77311 P279Yb

Berks, Robert. Biographies in Bronze; Portrait Sculpture by Robert Berks: An Exhibition, the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, April 20-Nov. 26, 1989. Main Collection 730.92 B513B

Bramson, Phyllis. Phyllis Bramson, 1973-1986. Chicago: Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, 1986. Main Collection 759.13 B815p

Braun-Reinitz, Janet and Jane Weissman. On the Wall: Four Decades of Community Murals in New York City. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, c2009. Main Collection 751.73 B8250

Chicago–Some Other Traditions. Madison, WI: Madison Art Center, 1983. Main Collection 709.77311 C532t

  • Includes Phyllis Bramson, William Conger, Thomas Kapsalis, Paul LaMantia, Robert Lostutter, Richard Loving, Frank Piatek, Hollis Sigler, Evelyn Statsinger

Chicago's Famous Buildings. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2003. Main Collection 720.977311 C532

Collaborative Vision: The Poetic Dialogue Project. [San Francisco, CA] : Blurb, c2008. Main Collection 709.7309051 C697

Carroll, Patty. Spirited Visions: Portraits of Chicago Artists. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1991.  Main Collection 779.2092 C319s

  • Includes Don Baum, Phyllis Bramson, Roger Brown, William Conger, Richard Hunt, Robert Lostutter, Richard Loving, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Frank Piatek, Barbara Rossi, Hollis Sigler, Margaret Wharton, Karl Wirsum, Ray Yoshida, Mary Lou Zelazny

Cockcroft, Eva Sperling, John Pitman Weber and James Cockcroft. Toward a People’s Art: The Contemporary Mural Movement. New York: Dutton, 1977. Main Collection 751.73 C665t

________. Toward a People’s Art: The Contemporary Mural Movement. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1998. Main Collection 751.73 C665t 1998

Conger, William. William Conger: Paintings 1958-2008: Chicago Cultural Center, January 24-March 29, 2009. Main Collection 759.13 C749W

Cooper, Rosie, Sarah McCrory, and Charlotte Baker. Chicago Imagists: 1960s-1970s. London: Hayward Gallery, 2019. Main Collection 709.77311 C778C

  • Includes Roger Brown, Jim Falconer, Ed Flood, Art Green, Philip Hanson, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Christina Ramberg, Suellen Rocca, Barbara Rossi, Karl Wirsum, Ray Yoshida

Cozzolino, Robert. Art in Chicago: Resisting Regionalism, Transforming Modernism. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2007. Main Collection 759.177311 C882a

  • Includes Gertrude Abercrombie, Don Baum, Phyllis Bramson, Roger Brown, Dominick Di Meo, Ted Halkin, Philip Hanson, Richard Hunt, Miyoko Ito, Paul LaMantia, Ellen Lanyon, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Christina Ramberg, Suellen Rocca, Seymour Rosofsky, Barbara Rossi, Hollis Sigler, Evelyn Statsinger, Karl Wirsum, Joseph Yoakum, Ray Yoshida

DePasse, Derrel B. Traveling the Rainbow: the Life and Art of Joseph E. Yoakum. New York: Museum of American Folk Art, 2001. Main Collection 759.13 Y54d

Ed Paschke: An Interview. 35 min. Video Data Bank, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2012. DVD. VIDEO 759.13 P279E 2012

Fernandes, Joyce. Chicago Works: Art from the Windy City. Erie, PA: Erie Art Museum, 1989. Special Collections SPECC 709.77311 F363c 

  • Includes Robert Lostutter,  Christina Ramberg, Hollis Sigler, Margaret Wharton

Flood, Ed. Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists. Film. VIDEO 709.77311 H153Frankel, Susan and Suellen Rocca. Here to There: Painting and Drawings, 1984-2012. Elmhurst, IL: Elmhurst College, 2012. Main Collection 759.13F829s

Gertrude Abercrombie and Friends. Springfield, IL: Illinois State Museum, 1983. Main Collection 709.77311 I29g

Ginzel, Roland. Roland Ginzel. Springfield, IL: Illinois State Museum, 1975. Special Collections SPECC 759.13 G435r

Gritz, Ann. The Making of Husbands: Christina Ramberg in Dialogue. Berlin: KW Institute for Contemporary Art, 2019. Main Collection 759.12R167m

Grube, Oswald W. 100 Years of Architecture in Chicago: Continuity of Structure and Form. Chicago : Follett, 1976. Main Collection 720.977311 G8850

Gude, Olivia and Jeff Huebner. Urban Art Chicago: a Guide to Community Murals, Mosaics, and Sculptures. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2000. Main Collection 709.77311 G922u

  • Includes John Pitman Weber, Bernard Williams

Gunn, Lorri. 100 Essential Modern Poems. Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2005. Main Collection 821.9108 O58

Hanson, Philip. Philip Hanson: Works from 1968-1985. Chicago: Hyde Park Arts Center, 1985. Special Collections SPECC 759.13 H251P

________. The Subtle Diagram. Main Collection 759.13 H251PS

Hollis Sigler: An Interview. 35 min. Video Data Bank, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2005. DVD. VIDEO 759.13 S577H

Hunt, Richard. Sculpting a Chicago Artist: Richard Hunt and His Teachers: Nelli Bar and Egon Weiner. Des Plaines, Illinois : Koehnline Museum of Art, [2018]. Main Collection 730.873 S437

Illinois Women Artists: the New Millennium. Champaign, IL: Illinois Committee for the National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1999.  Main Collection 704.042 I29

  • Includes Gladys Nilsson, Eleanor Spiess-Ferris, Evelyn Statsinger, Margaret Wharton

Illinois % for Art. Special Collections SPECC 709.773 C244I

Ito, Miyoko. Miyoko Ito, Mistress of the Sea. Chicago: Thomas McCormick Gallery, 2000. Main Collection 759.13 I89M

Knigin, Michael and Murray Zimiles. The Technique of Fine Art Lithography. New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, ©1970. Main Collection 763 K71T

Kron, Cat. Suellen Rocca Drawings. New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, 2018. Main Collection 741.092 R671S

LaMantia, Paul. The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. New York : Basic Books, c1999. Main Collection 811.5408 O94

Lanyon, Ellen. Ellen Lanyon: Transformations, selected works from 1971-1999. Washington, D.C.: National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1999. Main Collection 759.13 L296E

Lawrence, Sidney. Roger Brown. New York: G. Braziller, in association with the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 1987. Main Collection 709.77311 B879R

Lawrence, Sidney. Roger Brown: Southern Exposure. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2007. Main Collection 709.2 L423R

Made in Chicago. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974. Main Collection 709.77311 M181

  • Includes Roger Brown, Ed Flood, Whitney Halstead, Philip Hanson, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Kerig Pope, Christina Ramberg, Barbara Rossi, Karl Wirsum, Ray Yoshida

Meilach, Dona Z. Direct Metal Sculpture. New York: Crown, 1966. Main Collection 731.4 M513D

  • Includes Thomas Kapsalis

Miyoko Ito: An Interview. 54 min. Video Data Bank, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2014. DVD. VIDEO 759.13 I89MI

Nadel, Dan. The collected Hairy Who Publications, 1966-1969. New York : Matthew Marks Gallery, [2015]. Main Collection 709.77311 C697

  • Includes Jim Falconer, Art Green, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Suellen Rocca, Karl Wirsum

_____. What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present. Providence, RI: Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, 2014. Main Collection 709.7307474 W555

Nadel, Dan and Sarah Lehre-Graiwer. Kings & Queens: Pinball, Imagists, and Chicago. Elmhurst, Illinois : Elmhurst Art Museum, [2017]. Main Collection 709.77311 K55

Nichols, Thea Liberty, Mark Pascale, and Ann Goldstein, eds. Hairy Who? 1966-1969. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 2018. Main Collection 709.77311 H153W

Nilsson, Gladys. Gladys Nilsson. Davis, CA: John Natsoulas Press, 1993. Main Collection 759.13 N712G

Nutt, Jim. Jim Nutt. San Francisco: San Francisco Art Institute, 1975. Main Collection 759.13 N977JE

________. Jim Nutt, Recent Work: May 4-June 18, 1983. London: Mayer Gallery, 1983. Special Collections SPECC 759.13 N977JR

________. Jim Nutt. Milwaukee: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1994. Main Collection 759.13 N977J

Obrist, Hans Ulrich, ed. Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon. Chicago: Terra Foundation for American Art, 2019. Main Collection 700.977311 C912

  • Includes Dominick DiMeo, Art Green, Suellen Rocca

Painting at Northwestern: Conger, Paschke, Valerio. Evanston, IL: Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, 1986. Main Collection 759.13 P148

Partners in Purchase: Selected Works, 1976-1987: Exhibition/Assembled by William C, Landwehr. Peoria, IL: Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, 1990 c1989. Main Collection 707.4 P273

  • Includes Phyllis Bramson, William Conger, Roland Ginzel, Philip Hanson, Paul LaMantia, Robert Lostutter, Richard Loving, Richard Hunt,

Paschke, Ed. Ed Paschke. Produced by Horsfield/Blumenthal. 40 min. Video Data Bank, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1983. Videocassette. VIDEO 759.13 P279E

________. Ed Paschke, New Paintings, 1983. Pittsburgh, PA: Hewlett Gallery, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1983. Special Collections SPECC 759.13 P279e

Passionate Collector: Robert B. Mayer's Adventures in Art. Mayer. Beatrice Cummings. New York: Smallwood and Stewart. 2011. Main Collection 709.040075M468Ym

Phyllis Bramson: An Interview. Produced by Karen Bernstein. 58 min. Video Data Bank, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2009. DVD. VIDEO 709.2 815P

Ramberg, Christina. Christina Ramberg: A Retrospective, 1968-1988. Chicago, IL: Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, 1988. Main Collection 759.13 R167c

________. Christina Ramberg Drawings. Special Collections SPECC 741 R167C

Ray Yoshida: An Interview. 60 min. Video Data Bank, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2012. DVD. VIDEO 709.2 Y65R

Rocca, Suellen. Suellen Rocca. New York, New York : Matthew Marks Gallery, 2016. Special Collections SPECC 709.2 R6713

Roger Brown: An Interview. 41 min. Video Data Bank, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2012. DVD. VIDEO 759.13 B979R

Rossi, Barbara. From the Ocean of Painting: India's Popular Paintings, 1589 to the Present. New York : Oxford University Press, 1998. Main Collection 745.0954 R831F

Schulze, Franz. Fantastic Images; Chicago Art Since 1945. Chicago: Follett, 1972. Main Collection 709.77311 S391f

  • Includes Don Baum, Roger Brown, Jordan Davies, Ed Flood, Ted Halkin, Philip Hanson, Miyoko Ito, Ellen Lanyon, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Frank Piatek, Kerig Pope, Christina Ramberg, Seymour Rosofsky, Barbara Rossi, Evelyn Statsinger, Steven Urry, Karl Wirsum

Seaman, Donna. Identity Unknown: Rediscovering Seven American Women Artists. New York, NY : Bloomsbury USA, 2017. Main Collection 709.22 S438I

  • Includes Gertrude Abercrombie, Christina Ramberg

Sigler, Hollis. Hollis Sigler, Paintings, Drawings and Prints, 1976-1986. Akron, OH: Akron Art Museum, 1986. Special Collections SPECC 759.13 S577h

________. Hollis Sigler’s Breast Cancer Journal. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1999. Main Collection 759.13 S577h

Some Recent Art from Chicago. Chapel Hill, NC: Ackland Art Museum, 1980. Main Collection 709.77311 S693

  • Includes Don Baum, Roger Brown, Ed Flood, Philip Hanson, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Christina Ramberg, Suellen Rocca, Barbara Rossi, Karl Wirsum, Joseph Yoakum, Ray Yoshida

Sundell, Ivy. Art Scene Chicago 2000. Evanston, IL: Crow Woods Pub., 2000. Main Collection 709.77311 S957a

  • Includes Thomas Kapsalis, Frank Piatek, Eleanor Spiess-Ferris, John Pitman Weber, Izumi Yoshitani

Urgent Messages. Chicago: Chicago Office of Fine Arts, 1987. Main Collection 700.904074 U75

  • Includes Roger Brown, Jim Nutt, Hollis Sigler, Karl Wirsum

University of Michigan. Museum of Art. Chicago: the City and its Artists 1945-1978, The University of Michigan Museum of Art  March 17-April 23, 1978. Ann Arbor, MI: The University, 1978.  Main Collection 709.77311 M624c

  • Includes Don Baum, Miyoko Ito, Ellen Lanyon, Ed Paschke

Urry, Steven. Steven Jay Urry: a Retrospective. Desplaines, IL : Oakton Community College, 2012. Main Collection 730.92 V81S

Van Horn, Gavin. City Creatures: Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015. Main Collection 591.756 V256C

Weber, John Pitman. John Pitman Weber: The Big Picture. [San Francisco] : Blurb, c2012. Main Collection 709.2 W274J

Who Chicago? An Exhibition of Contemporary Imagists. Sunderland, England: Ceolfrith Gallery, Sunderland Arts Centre, 1980. Main Collection 709.77311 W628

  • Includes Roger Brown, Art Green, Philip Hanson, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Christina Ramberg, Suellen Rocca, Barbara Rossi, Karl Wirsum, Joseph Yoakum, Ray Yoshida

Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan. [Philadelphia, PA?] : American Friends Service Committee : [2010]. Main Collection  704.9499581 W765

Wirsum, Karl. Karl Wirsum: A Retrospective, 30 April-24 May 1986. New York: Phyllis Kind Gallery, 1986. Special Collections SPECC 759.13 W798k

Wye, Deborah. Committed to Print: Social and Political Themes in Recent American Printed Art. New York : Museum of Modern Art, ©1988. Main Collection 760.904 W979C

Yood, James. Second Sight: Printmaking in Chicago 1935-1995. Evanston, IL: Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, 1996. Main Collection 769.977311 Y54s

  • Includes Gertrude Abercrombie, Don Baum,Vera Berdich, Phyllis Bramson, Roger Brown, William Conger, Roland Ginzel, Philip Hanson, Richard Hunt, Miyoko Ito, Ellen Lanyon, Robert Lostutter, Richard Loving,  Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Frank Piatek, Christina Ramberg, Suellen Rocca, Seymour Rosofsky, Barbara Rossi, Hollis Sigler, Evelyn Statsinger, Karl Wirsum, Ray Yoshida

Yoshida, Ray. Ray Yoshida: A Retrospective 1968-1998. Honolulu: Contemporary Museum, 1998. Main Collection 759.13 Y65r

_____. Ray Yoshida: A Review, May 4-June 1984. Chicago: N.A.M.E. Gallery, 1984. Special Collections SPECC 759.13 Y65r

Zimiles, Murray. Murray Zimiles: Drawings, Paintings, Sculpture, Cast Paper, Mixed Media, and Prints. Kent, Conn. : Olcott Damon Smith Gallery, Kent Boys School, [1977]. Special Collections SPECC 709.2 Z71M

Artists Included in the Elmhurst University Art Collection

  • Abercrombie, Gertrude
  • Baum, Don
  • Berdich, Vera
  • Berks, Robert
  • Bramson, Phyllis
  • Brown, Roger
  • Conger, William
  • Davies, Jordan
  • DiMeo, Dominick
  • Falconer, Jim
  • Flood, Ed
  • Frankel, Susan
  • Ginzel, Roland
  • Green, Art
  • Gunn, Lorri
  • Halkin, Theodore (Ted)
  • Halsted, Whitney
  • Hanson, Philip
  • Hunt, Richard
  • Ito, Miyoko
  • Jorgensen, Sandra
  • Kapsalis, Thomas
  • Klement, Vera
  • LaMantia, Paul
  • Lanyon, Ellen
  • Lostutter, Robert
  • Loving, Richard
  • Madalinski, Paul
  • Nilsson, Gladys
  • Nutt, Jim
  • Paschke, Ed
  • Paulsen, Richard
  • Piatek, Francis (Frank)
  • Pope, Kerig
  • Ramberg, Christina
  • Rocca, Suellen
  • Rodriquez, Patrick
  • Rosofsky, Seymour
  • Rossi, Barbara
  • Schulze, Franz
  • Sharpe, David
  • Sigler, Hollis
  • Smith, Dr. Charles
  • Spiess-Ferris, Eleanor
  • Statsinger, Evelyn
  • Trankina, Frank
  • Urry, Steven
  • Weber, John Pitman
  • Wharton, Margaret
  • Williams, Bernard
  • Wirsum, Karl
  • Yoakum, Joseph E.
  • Yoshida, Ray
  • Zelazny, Mary Lou
  • Zimiles, Murray