Fonds F02306 - Ted Rettig fonds

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Ted Rettig fonds

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  • 1960-2019 (Creation)
    Rettig, Ted

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1.3 m of textual records, 1 DVD, 1 videocassette : VHS

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Ted Rettig was born in Rheine, West Germany in 1949. He came to Canada in 1953. He attended York University in Toronto, Ontario and received a B.A. in 1974 and an M.F.A. in 1977. He also received a Bachelor of Education in 1988 from the University of Toronto. Artistically, Rettig is primarily known as a sculptor but also creates works on paper. He currently works in Kingston at Queen's University and lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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The fonds consists of records which reflect Rettig's work over a 50 year period. The records document both his personal and artistic life from his school years and training up until his practice as a professor and established artist in the community. The fonds consists of three series: Diaries/Journals; Miscellaneous and Sketches/Designs.

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  • English

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(302) Map 75
MI 100.1-100.2

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Material is open only with permission of the donor. After the death of the donor, the material is free from all access conditions.

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Copyright resides with the University.

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  • Shelf: 5042.1
  • Map cabinet: (302) Map 75
  • Shelf: MI 100.1-MI 100.2
  • Shelf: 2207.8
  • Shelf: 2161.1