MS 221 Gayle Tustin Collection


This collection contains papers and media related to the career of local Wilmington artist Gayle Tustin. The collection includes sketchbooks, preliminary plans, interviews, magazine articles, applications, records, artists' biography, consignment forms, material lists, photographs, postcards, and brochures that map Tustin's artistic career from the early 1980s to the early 2000s. The collection ranges in terms of the size and scope of projects, including local commissions and plans for international galleries. The collection highlights Tustin's involvement in local projects, workshops, art colonies, galleries, and commissioned projects. Her art utilizes a multitude of mediums including pen, pencil, charcoal, pastels, and paint.