Armbruster Donation

Donation in memory of Cynthia Reid Armbruster and her father Howard Joseph Reid. Both were artists and educators.

This is a standalone webpage and not linked to any menu. It is meant to be a worksheet for staff and inform the Armbruster family of our progress.

To-do List;

  • Weed the 700s, ‘The Arts’, to make room for the Armbruster donation.
  • Organize the donation to be the foundation of the 700s.
  • Create lists and shopping baskets for each vendor.

___ Baker and Taylor

___ Other vendor: Ingram. Set up account. Make sure we get the MHEC discount. Rob Scott is the Sales Rep

___ Amazon

___ Other publishers

  • Catalog new art books
  • Re-catalog our existing collection.
  • Wording of bookplate
  • Paste in bookplates
  • Biographical information is needed for artist and educator Cynthia Reid Armbruster and Howard Joseph Reid; Artist, educator, craftsman, worked in oil, watercolors, jewelry, Cleveland Museum
  • Press release: Written by Kaja in collaboration with the Armbrusters.
  • Armbruster family visit to the library in October. The date to be determined by the family.
  • Reach out to the art community to inform them of this new resource.
  • Organize arts programming that utilizes the new collection.
AreaTitleAuthorYearPrice Price total:6833.2
Painting – generalImaginative Realism: how to paint what doesn’t exist Gurney, James200918.79
Color and Light: a guide for the realist painterGurney, James201017.51
How to Paint: A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Watercolors, Acrylics, and OilsGair, Angela201924.99
Classical Painting Atelier: a contemporary guide to traditional studio practiceAristides, Juliette200819.87
Alla Prima II: everything I know about painting and more: expanded edition Schmid, Richard2013125
Painting Abstracts: ideas, projects and techniquesVan Vliet, Rolina200822.73
Colour Mixing Guide: watercolourCollins, Julie201510
Colour Mixing Guide: oilCollins, Julie201510
Colour Mixing Guide: acrylicCollins, Julie201610
Portrait Painting Atelier: Old Master Techniques and Contemporary ApplicationsBrooker, Suzanne201019.97
Color for Painters: A Guide to Traditions and PracticeGury, Al201024.99
Daily Painting: Paint Small and Often To Become a More Creative, Productive, and Successful ArtistMarine, Carol201422.99
Strengthen Your Paintings With Dynamic CompositionWebb, Frank201529.95
Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio PracticeAlbala, Mitchell200922.49
Painting Trees: Colour, Line and Texture through the SeasonsDudley, Sian202027.49
The Spirit of the Brush: Chinese Brush Painting Techniques: Simplicity, Spirit, and Personal JourneySetton, Sungsook Hong201713.58
DrawingDrawing on the Right Side of the Brain Edwards, Betty2012 (1979)16.69
Classical Drawing Atelier: a contemporary guide to traditional studio practiceAristides, Juliette200629.95
Drawing Lessons from the Great Masters: 100 great drawings analyzedHale, Robert Beverly1989 (1964)13.51
Colored Pencil Painting Bible: Techniques for Achieving Luminous Color and Ultrarealistic EffectsNickelsen, Alyona200916.26
Draw Spicer, Jake201522.19
Pen and Ink Drawing: A Simple GuideDunn, Alphonso201517.95
Anatomy & portraitureMorpho: Anatomy for ArtistsLauricella, Michel201822.43
Morpho: Simplified FormsLauricella, Michel201913.39
Constructive AnatomyBridgman, George B.19739.95
Drawing and Painting People: A Fresh ApproachBall, Emily200924.08
WatercolorWater Paper Paint: exploring creativity with watercolor and mixed mediaJones, Heather Smith201023.96
Billy Showell’s Botanical Painting in WatercolourShowell, Billy201620.49
David Bellamy’s Skies, Light and Atmosphere in WatercolourBellamy, David201214.87
David Bellamy’s Seas & Shorelines in Watercolour Bellamy, David201916.34
Experimental Flowers in WatercolourBlockley, Ann201125.16
Experimental Landscapes in WatercolourBlockley, Ann201418.59
Watercolor Painting: A Comprehensive Approach to Mastering the MediumHoffmann, Tom201228.3
PastelPainting Brilliant Skies & Water in Pastel: Secrets to Bringing Light and Life to Your LandscapesHaywood-Sullivan, Liz201323.74
Pastel Pointers: Top 100 Secrets for Beautiful PaintingsMcKinley, Richard201022.9
The Pastel Artist’s BibleBrown, Claire Waite200919.22
Pastel Painting Atelier: Essential Lessons in Techniques, Practices, and MaterialsEagle, Ellen201330.11
Pastel Innovations: 60+ Creative Techniques and Exercises for Painting with PastelsEmerson, Dawn201720.39
AcrylicsAcrylics UnleashedMacey, Glyn201323.91
Acrylic Painting Mediums and Methods: A Contemporary Guide to Materials, Techniques, and ApplicationsTauchid, Rheni201828.52
Compendium of Acrylic Painting TechniquesBarron, Gill201413.97
OilThe Art of Still Life: A Contemporary Guide to Classical Techniques, Composition, and Painting in OilCasey, Todd M.202040.99
The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting: Techniques for Rendering Sky, Terrain, Trees, and WaterBrooker, Suzanne201522.94
The Oil Painting Course You’ve Always Wanted: Guided Lessons for Beginners and Experienced ArtistsStaiger, Kathleen Lochen200621.03
The New Oil Painting: Your Essential Guide to Materials and Safe PracticesBrooks, Kimberly202116.95
Other mediaMaking Japanese Woodblock Prints Boswell, Laura202015.98
OMAA StoreAmerican Impressionist Childe Hassam and the Isles of ShoalsCoffey, John W.201640
Call of the Coast: Art Colonies of New EnglandDenenberg, Thomas Andrew200929.95
Bernard Langlais: Independent Spirit200224.99
Art’s Ball: Wood Gaylor and American Modernism, 1913-1936 Catalog30
Marsden Hartley: The Earth is All I Know of Wonder35
Marvin Bilek, Thimbledon Bridge and Emily Nelligan, Drawings25
Women of the World: A Global Collection of Art35
American Moderns 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell201229.95
Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series35
Portland Museum of ArtHomer-Remington50
N. C. Wyeth: New Perspectives45
David Driskell: Icons of Nature and History45
Neil Welliver Prints18.75
John Marin: Modernism at Midcentury24.95
Handcrafted Maine: Art, Life, Harvest & HomeKelleher, Katy39.95
Girl on Girl: Art and Photography in the Age of the Female Gaze22.5
The Guerrilla Girls’ Bedside Companion to the History of Western Art25
The Imprint of Place: Maine Printmaking 1800-200517.5
Hans Hofmann: Works on Paper45
MFA Boston30,000 Years of Art201929.95
Flower Color TheoryPutnam, Darroch202135
Theory & historyPicture This: how pictures workBang, Molly2016 (1991)22.99
Chromatopia: An Illustrated History of ColorColes, David201932.52
Light for Visual Artists: Understanding and using light in art and designYot, Richard201933.99
Art: The Definitive Visual Guide Dixon, Andrew Graham201839.2
Perspective Made EasyNorling, Ernest R.19999.86
Painting by Numbers: Data-Driven Histories of Nineteenth-Century ArtGrenwald, Diana Seave202135
How To Become A Successful ArtistResch, Magnus202125.03
What is a print?Suzuki, Sarah201119.61
The Art SpiritHenri, Robert2020 (1923)14.5
Design as ArtMunari, Bruno2008 (1966)15.99
History of ArtJanson, H. W.1997 (1962)75
The Story of ArtGombrich, E. H.1995 (1950)40.45
Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial RepresentationGombrich, E. H.2000 (1960)40
Art and artistsCodex SeraphinianusSerafini, Luigi2013 (1981)80.74
Painting Summer in New EnglandFairbrother, Trevor200621.98
Edward Hopper’s MaineSalatino, Kevin201162.99
Maurice Prendergast: Art & DesignMathews, Nancy Mowell199769.99
Earth, Sea and SkyWoodbury, Charles198820
What Great Paintings Say. 100 Masterpieces in DetailHagen, Rainer201617.99
Women Artists: An Illustrated HistoryHeller, Nancy G.200330.34
Young, Gifted and Black: A New Generation of ArtistsSargent, Antwaun202049.95
The Propaganda Front: Postcards from the Era of World WarsJozefacka, Anna201744.9
Praised and Ridiculed: French Painting, 1820-1880Kunsthaus Zurich201849.95
Modern Painters, Old Masters: The Art of Imitation from the Pre-Raphaelites to the First World WarPrettejohn, Elizabeth201755
Félix Fénéon: The Anarchist and the Avant-GardeFigura, Starr202044.8
Wall and PieceBanksy200616.99
Henri Matisse: The Cut-OutsFriedman, Samantha201440.15
Florence: The Paintings & FrescoesKing, Ross201557.03
The Louvre: All the PaintingsPomarede, Vincent201147.49
Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted WorldSeed, John201941.49
The Art of Reading: An Illustrated History of Books in PaintCamplin, Jamie201834.95
Nature’s Artist: plants and animals by Albrecth DurerDurer, Albrecht200375Used – prices vary
PROSE AwardsA History of Arab Graphic DesignShehab, Bahia202055.96
Leonardo da Vinci RediscoveredBambach, Carmen C.2019450.41
Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval WorldMorrison, Elizabeth201960
Orientalist Lives: Western Artists in the Middle East, 1830–1920Parry, James201858.65
Nature’s Nation: American Art and EnvironmentKusserow, Karl201865
William Blake and the Age of AquariusEisenman, Stephen F.201726.43
Bosch and Bruegel: From Enemy Painting to Everyday LifeKoerner, Joseph Leo201642.11
Edgar Degas: A Strange New BeautyHauptman, Jodi201679.96
Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance FlorenceGeronimus, Dennis2015294.99
Gauguin: MetamorphosesChilds, Elizabeth201436.37
Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938D’Allessandro, Stephanie201347.99
Mexico and American ModernismLandau, Ellen G.201360
Inventing Abstraction, 1910-1925: how a radical idea changed modern artAffron, Matthew201345.84
Gustav Klimt: The Magic of LineBisanz-Prakken, Marian201249.95
An Audience of Artists: Dada, Neo-Dada, and the Emergence of Abstract ExpressionismCraft, Catherine201278.29
de Kooning: A RetrospectiveElderfield, John201144
Artists’ Magazines: An Alternative Space for ArtAllen, Gwen201129.95
The Moment of CaravaggioFried, Michael201031.9
The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume I: From the Pharaohs to the Fall of the Roman EmpireBindman, David2010106
The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume II: From the Early Christian Era to the “Age of Discovery”, Part 2: Africans in the Christian Ordinance of the WorldBindman, David2010106
Bauhaus: 1919–1933: Workshops for ModernityBergdoll, Barry2017 (2009)48.89
Enchanted Lives, Enchanted Objects: American Women Collectors and the Making of Culture, 1800–1940Macleod, Dianne200818.73
Stuart Davis: A Catalogue RaisonneBoyajian, Ani2007123.96
Pictures of Nothing: Abstract Art since PollockVarnedoe, Kirk200640.55
Christopher Wilmarth: Light and GravityMadoff, Steven Henry200456.4
Cezanne in the Studio: Still Life in WatercolorsArmstrong, Carol200475
The Anatomy of Nature: Geology and American Landscape Painting: 1825-1875Bedell, Rebecca200171.2
Three Thousand Years of Chinese PaintingBarnhart, Richard200234.7
Great Courses DVDsHow to Paint269.95
Startup Library: Painting with Watercolors89.95
How Colors Affect You: What Science Reveals24.95
Fundamentals of Photography69.95
Fundamentals of Photography II69.95
How to Look at and Understand Great Art374.95
The World’s Greatest Paintings254.95
Masterworks of American Art254.95
Dutch Masters: The Age of Rembrandt69.95
A History of European Art109.95

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