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Description
Records of artist Robert S. Densham Cal Poly Emeritus Professor, commercial artist, and former Cuesta College advisor. Collection is unprocessed and requires advance notice for research access.
Background
Robert Stephen Densham, MFA was a professor of Art & Design at Cal Poly for over 25 years and served on the Graphic Design Vocational Education Advisory Committee at Cuesta College. He earned a BA in Fine arts at Cal State Long Beach in 1967 and began teaching at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1976. He earned an MFA at Cal State Long Beach in 1980 while teaching full-time at Cal Poly. His thesis, Posters and Drawings for the Theatre, is available at CSU Long Beach. He was appointed Associate Professor at Cal Poly after earning the MFA. He retired in 2002. After graduating with a BA he practiced freelance art in commercial graphics and worked in package design at Southern California Carton Company for almost a decade. His work also includes poster art, typography, and graphics for the San Luis Chamber Orchestra and Mothers for Peace. More about Densham is available at: http://www.denshamarts.com.
Extent
~73 LF
Restrictions
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Availability
Collection is open to researchers by appointment. For more information on visiting, access policies, and reproduction requests, please visit our Reference Services page online at http://lib.calpoly.edu/search-and-find/collections-and-archives/reference-services/.