J. Lloyd LeMaster, Jr. papers

Bob Robinson (ILLU 1951) posing as a house painter. Models posing for an Illustration class. Alan Powers (ILLU 1952) sleeping on the front lawn. Students in Al King's Advanced Color Theory Class.

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J. Lloyd LeMaster, Jr. papers


  • 1944-1951 (Creation)


1 folder and 4 photographs

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(1927 June 23 - 2007 December 27)

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Jay LeMaster (ILLU 1951) was born on June 23, 1927. He took his first class at Art Center in the summer of 1944 when he was 17. He returned after college (Oregon State) in 1948 as a student in the Illustration program. He was an independent artist and illustrator until he lost his vocal chords in 1992 to cancer. He devoted the rest of his life to the support of laryngectomees and anti-tobacco efforts. He died in New York on December 27, 2007.

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The J. Lloyd LeMaster papers are photographs of LeMaster and his friends as students, including an image of Al King's classroom. Also included is an enrollment letter and receipt for his first class at Art Center.

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Copyright held by Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.) unless otherwise noted.

Digital materials and catalog records are made available for educational and research purposes only and cannot be reproduced, distributed, or published without written permission from Art Center College of Design.

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