K.S. Ernst Collection
- Ernst, K.S. (Person)
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Conditions Governing Access
The K.S. Ernst Collection, 1965-2016, is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the Poetry Collection before requesting photocopies and/or publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Once permission is obtained, most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.
8.5 Linear Feet (9 containers)
K.S. Ernst has been writing poetry and making art since the 1960s. Her pieces span visual poetry, digital art, and fine art, incorporating sculpture, multimedia, works on paper, artists’ books, painting, fiber arts, and digital works.
Ernst has shown her work nationally and internationally including shows at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, the Berkeley Art Center, Las Cruces Museum of Fine Art, The Center for Book Arts, Rutgers University, The Nave Gallery, and her art is included in collections such as the Ohio State University Collection of Avant Garde and Experimental Writing, The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, and the Beinecke Library’s American Literature Collection at Yale University, as well as private collections such as The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry. Her work has been published in books and magazines including Poetry magazine and Photo Techniques magazine.
Ernst has also participated in artist residencies, lectures, and performances with the Be Blank Consort, and she runs Press Me Close, which publishes books, postcards, and T-shirts of visual poetry.
This collection is arranged in two series:
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Finding aid for the K.S. Ernst Collection
- Finding aid prepared by Marie Elia
- Description rules
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