• Title: Patrick Scott Archive
  • Reference Code: IE/NIVAL PS
  • Level of Description: Collection
  • Creation Dates: [1940-2014]
  • Extent And Medium: 19 archive boxes of assorted documentation including personal and professional correspondence, administrative records for exhibitions, galleries and arts organisations, personal scrapbook, maquettes and materials for various design commissions and tapestries, stage design model for Abbey Theatre, studio books, photographic material and ephemera.
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  • Repository: NIVAL

Scope and Content

Patrick Scott is one of Ireland's most significant artists. A remarkable 75 year career as artist, designer and architect displayed his unique fusion of art and design over an extraordinary breadth of work. His archive, bequeathed to NIVAL in 2015, is a valuable resource for researchers, providing insight to Scott's important contribution to all areas of Ireland's 20th and 21st century culture. The vast collection offers a comprehensive look at Scott's working process with models, tapestry maquettes and print designs. Administrative documents detail his time with renowned Irish cultural organisations - Aosdána, Kilkenny Design Workshops, Irish Exhibition of Living Art, and Rosc. Passports with visa stamps detail travel that influenced his work. Photos, diaries and correspondence provide humanising glimpses into Scott's personality.

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