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Oral history interview with Will Stokes, 1990 June 20

view Oral history interview with Will Stokes, 1990 June 20 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Stokes, Will
Interviewer:
Lindsey, Jack
Subject:
Brandywine Workshop
Fabric Workshop
Prints in Progress
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 38 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 4 min.
Summary:
An interview of Will Stokes conducted 1990 June 20, by Jack Lindsey, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Stokes speaks of his training in printmaking at the Brandywine Workshop and with Prints in Progress before joining the Fabric Workshop; the transition from working on paper to working on fabric; the development of his work; and some of the projects completed at the Fabric Workshop.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Will Stokes, 1990 June 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note:
Will Stokes is a textile designer and printmaker from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American artists
Art, American
Decorative arts
Interviews
Printmakers
Sound recordings
Textile design
Textile designers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11477
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213645
AAA_collcode_stokes90
Theme:
African American
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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