Trio (circa 1970), by Mervin Jules

| August 6, 2012

Trio (circa 1970), by Mervin Jules

Part of The Federico Castellon Memorial Print Collection.


Mervin Jules was born in Baltimore in 1912. His career as painter, printmaker, illustrator and art teacher spanned more than five decades. His works are included in the permanent collections of numerous major museums, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum in New York.

The Federico Castellon Memorial Print Collection is a collection consisting of over eighty prints designed and printed by printmakers in the 1960’s and early 1970’s, donated to Teachers College by established printmakers throughout the United States under the aegis of the Society of American Graphic Artists in 1972. The collection is dedicated to Federico Castellon (1914 – 1971), who taught in the Department of Art and Education at Teachers College from 1949 to 1961.