Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Juan Granados:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1996-2008, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library

Descriptive Summary

Creator Granados, Juan
Title: Juan Granados Papers,
Dates: 1996-2008
Abstract: Papers concerning Texas Tech Art professor Juan Granados and his ceramic work.
Collection # U 259.1
Quantity: 1 Box (0.5 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

An Assistant Professor of Art at Texas Tech, Granados and his family were at one time migrant workers. His ceramic pieces are influenced by his childhood relationship with the earth, and he strongly carries these themes into his work. Several of his pieces have been recognized and published. He was born in Floydada, Texas in 1962. Granados recieved his BA in 1987 from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma and his MFA from Ohio State University in 1991.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Granados's vita and artist's statement, various news clippings on his work, gallery brochures and publications featuring his ceramic work. Most of the news clippings and publications are photocopies.


Access Restrictions

Open for research

Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Granados, Juan
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Tech University. Dept. of Art--Faculty
Artists, American--Texas
Migrant labor

Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following manuscript collections:

  • Juan Granados oral history interview [sound recording], 1998
  • Juan Granados Photographs [SWCPC 615], undated. Consists of photographs of five of the donor's ceramic pieces: Pump #3, Pump #5, and three unnamed pieces.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Juan Granados Papers, 1996-2008, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):

Gifts, 2001 and 2008

Processed by

Lynn Whitfield, August 8, 2001

Collection Inventory

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1 1 New Clippings, 1991-1998

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1 2 New Clippings, 1998-2002

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1 3 New Clippings, 2003-2004

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1 4 Publications, 2005-2008

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1 5 Publications (Inscribed), 1996-2001
Art Now Gallery Guide. Spotlight article includes photograph of Granados's "Pump" sculpture. November 1996
University of North Carolina Galleries Brochure- "Beyond the Physical: Substance, Space and Light." Artist's statement, text and photographs of Granados's sculptures on pages 6-10, January 19-April 1, 2001
Ceramics Monthly magazine- "Life Systems, Life Cycles" article includes photographs of Granados's sculptures on pages 34 and 37, March 2001
"Exemplary Migrant Students," Texas Annual Migrant Education Conference brochure. Biography and photo of Granados on page 19, November 2000
Rhodes, Daniel. Clay and Glazes for the Potter. Krause Publications. Photograph of Granados's sculpture "First Harvest" on page 153, 2000
Speight, Charlotte F. and John Toki. Make It in Clay: A Beginner's Guide to Ceramics. Second Edition. Photograph of Granados's sculpture "Support," 1997

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1 4 Juan Granados's Vita, 1998-2008