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Cynthia Hickok portfolio

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0294

Scope and Contents

The portfolio's contents date from 1977 to 1996 and consist of a statement by Hickok concerning her career along with a list of exhibitions, awards, and books and periodicals which feature her work. Also included in the portfolio are the articles written by Hickok and published in international periodicals that include several examples of her work.


  • Creation: 1977-1996


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been retained by the donor.

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Biographical / Historical

Cynthia Hickok, textile artist, teacher, and community volunteer, was born December 11, 1936 in Sac City, Iowa. Hickok attended Iowa State University, graduating with a B.S. in applied art. Hickok was also educated through an apprenticeship with the Denwar Studios in Costa Mesa, California. Her preferred medium is embroidery, in which she has done many international exhibitions, including a five year residency in London. Hickok conducts workshops in the United States and Europe and spends several weeks each year volunteering her time and talents to her church and community in Houston, Texas.


0.25 linear inches

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Textile artist, teacher, and volunteer from Sac City, Iowa.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Method of Acquisition

The portfolio (donor no. 401) was donated by Cynthia Hickokin 1997.

Jessica Miller, 1997.
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
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