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Grimes, John, Mr.


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Color studies photographic slides, 1970-1979

Identifier: 008.01.07
Description of the Collection Hand-made 35 mm slides, presumably used as a teaching aid by Institute of Design in connection color studies. The slides consist of pieces of chromatic cellophane sometimes combined with bits of paper, plant materials, splashes of ink, etc., or manipulated in some way (wrinkled, melted, etc.). The slides were found in two carousels marked "Left 17" and "Right 5." Carousel boxes also read "Unknown presentation. Modern art slides ?," but this appears to be a later addition. Slides were removed...
Dates: 1970s

Grimes, John, Oral History Interview, 2011


Video interview with John Grimes, who received an MS in Design from the Institute of Design (ID) in 1974. Grimes recounts his experiences as a student under Arthur Siegel and Garry Winogrand (adjunct faculty in 1972), as well as his time as an ID faculty member and acting director in the late 1970s. Also addressed is the history of photography at ID and photographic education in general. Running time is 1:17:39 minutes.

Dates: 2011

Institute of Design graduate register, 1950-1986

Identifier: 008.08.02
Description of the Collection

Register of Institute of Design (Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago) graduates, 1950-1986, created by Institute of Design professor John Grimes. The item includes one page per graduation date per degree. The school awarded both Bachelor and Master degrees in various programs. Graduations were normally held in either December or January and May or June. Names are entered alphabetically on each page.

Dates: 1950-1986

John Grimes photograph, 1999

Identifier: 008.01.19
Description of the Collection

Color photograph (6¾ x 9¼") of the former Institute of Design building located at LaSalle and Kinzie Streets, Chicago, taken in 1999 by John Grimes using a digital camera and printed on an ink jet printer. The photograph is signed and dated on back.

Dates: 1999

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Collection 3
Archival Component 1
Art--Study and teaching 1
College buildings 1
Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae 1

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