Oral history interview with Victor Mantilla Chalela, 1964 July 28
Mantilla Chalela, Víctor
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-
Ohio State University
University of San Marcus (Lima, Peru)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
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Transcript: 30 p.
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 4 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Victor Mantilla Chalela conducted 1964 July 28, by Mary McChesney for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Mantilla Chalela speaks of his art training at Ohio State University beginning in 1926 and in 1930 at the University of San Marcus in Lima, Peru; studying mosaic techniques and materials in Peru; and his work for the Federal Art Project in California.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Victor Mantilla Chalela, 1964 July 28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Victor Mantilla Chalela is a designer and mosaicist from California.
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001