Collection Spotlight: Mary Frances Doyle art work and papers

Mary Doyle (1904 – 2000), a Texas native, devoted her adult life to the art education of Dallas children and to the printmaking profession. She participated in many of the exhibitions organized by the women’s printmaking group the Texas Printmakers, formerly the Printmakers Guild, and remained active in art education organizations and other art groups: the Arlington [Texas] Art Association, the Dallas Art Education Club, the Dallas Museum of [Fine] Arts, the Dallas Print Society, and the Texas Fine Arts Association. The collection includes artwork, clippings, correspondence, documents, photographs, publicity, and published works related to her teaching and art career. The artwork consists of works by Doyle and her contemporaries.

The Mary Doyle collection consists of eleven matted works of art on paper and archival materials that include clippings, correspondence, documents, ephemera, manuscripts, photographs, publicity, and published works. The matted works of art on paper consist of one aquatint print, two block prints, one drypoint print, one lithograph print, and five serigraph prints.

Please take a look at the detailed finding aid available through Texas Archival Resources Online.


Image courtesy of Mary Frances Doyle art work and papers, Bywaters Special Collections, Hamon Arts Library, Southern Methodist University

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