Sources of Articles and Essays Indexed by State within the United States

Institutional sources listed in alphabetical order within state name:





Contemporary Museum

Honolulu Academy of Arts

Parker Ranch Art Museum




Boise Art Museum


(above: Minerva J. Chapman (1858-1947, Woman Polishing a Kettle, c.1910-14, oil on canvas, 24 x 18 in., Brooklyn Museum, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Morse G. Dial, Jr. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)



Art Institute of Chicago

Cedarhurst Art Center

Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Historical Society

Concordia University - Ferguson Gallery

Discovery Center Museum

Freeport Art Museum

Illinois State Museum

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences

Loyola University Museum of Art

Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Oil Painters of America Representational

Rockford Art Museum

School of Representational Art

Smart Museum of Art - University of Chicago

Spertus Museum

Tarble Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University

Terra Museum of American Art


(above: Otto Stark, Marie Stark (Mrs. Otto Stark), 1887, oil on board, 20.5 x 17.5 in. Indianapolis Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Gretchen Star




Atelier Indiana: The Atelier Experience

Eiteljorg Museum

Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Greater Lafayette Museum of Art

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Indiana Historical Society

Indiana State Museum

Indiana University Art Museum

Lafayette College Galleries

Midwest Museum of American Art


Purdue University Galleries

Richard E. Peeler Art Center at DePauw University

Richmond Art Museum

Snite Museum of Art

Swope Art Museum




(above: Iowa River at Amana Colonies, 2022, Photo by John Hazeltine)


Blanden Memorial Art Museum

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

Charles H. MacNider Museum

Davenport Museum of Art

Des Moines Art Center (2/21/05)

Dubuque Museum of Art

Hearst Center for the Arts

Muscatine Art Center

Sioux City Art Center

University of Iowa Museum of Art


(above: Henry Varnum Poor (1887-1970), The Luncheon, 1913, oil on canvas, 36 x 48 in. Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)




Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery

Coutts Memorial Museum of Art

Dane G. Hansen Museum

Edwin A. Urich Museum of Art

Kansas State Historical Society

Mulvane Art Museum

Society for German American Studies, Department of Germanic Languages and Literature, Univarsity of Kansas

Spencer Museum of Art / University of Kansas

Ulrich Museum of Art

Wichita Art Museum


(above: Thomas Cole, Daniel Boone Sitting At the Door of His Cabin on the Great Osage Lake Kentucky, 1826. Source: Wikimedia Commons - public domain)




Belknap and Covi Galleries, Allen R. Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville

International Museum of the Horse

Kentucky Historical Society

Lexington Art League

Speed Art Museum

University Art Museum, University of Kentucky

Yeiser Art Center


(above: William Woodward (1859-1939), Rue Chartres N.O, 1905, oil crayon drawing on cardboard. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)




Louisiana Arts and Science Center

New Orleans Museum of Art

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

R. W. Norton Art Gallery

University Center Art Gallery / Louisiana State University

Zigler Museum


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