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  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Biographical Information
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  • Title: Gayle Tanaka Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: CEMA.019
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.2 linear feet (1 half document box)
    Date (inclusive): 1994-2007
    Abstract: This small collection contains Gayle Tanaka's biographical information and several catalogs from various exhibits.
    Physical Location: Del Norte
    Language of Materials: The collection is in English.

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Gayle Tanaka Papers, CEMA 019. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Gayle Tanaka, 2000.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Callie Bowdish and Daisy Martinez, 2014.

    Biographical Information

    Gayle Tanaka is a visual artist whose work is rooted in photography, but whose versatility is revealed through the use of multi-media, including printmaking, collage and three dimensional representations in her installations. She explores the nuances of multicultural themes through instersections of time, culture and personal history. Through the manipulation of memory and influence, she gives insights that take us behind the changing face of America.
    She has exhibited nationally in both solo and group shows, including such venues as the Yerba Buena Center and the Jewish Museum in San Francisco, the Chicago Cultural Center and the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art and the Center for Photography in New York.
    Gayle Tanaka currently resides in New York. She was born and raised in Chicago, received her B.A. in painting from the University of Hawaii and her MFA in printmaking from San Francisco State University. For more information on the artist visit gayletanaka.com

    Scope and Content

    This small collection contains Gayle Tanaka's biographical information and several catalogs from various exhibits.


    The original order of the collection has been retained.