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Interviewee:
Roberts, Maurine Hiatt, 1897 or 8-1986  Search this
Interviewer:
Shores, Kenneth, 1928-  Search this
Subject:
Contemporary Crafts Gallery (Portland, Or.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Oregon
Physical Description:
62 Pages, Transcript
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Maurine Hiatt Roberts conducted 1984 August 29-31, by Ken Shores, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project, at the artist's home, in Portland, Or.<br /> Roberts speaks of her background; her childhood in Kansas; her early influences and interests including theater design and costumes; her education; the founding of the Contemporary Crafts Gallery; the influence of Lydia Herrick Hodge; the Northwest art community; various exhibits and workshops she participated in; her dedication to education and promotion of art and craft; and teaching weaving and other activities.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Maurine Hiatt Roberts, 1984 August 29-31. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available on line.
Location of Originals:
Transcript also available at the University of Washington, Manuscripts Collection, and at the Oregon Historical Society.
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:
Maurine Hiatt Roberts (b. 1897 or 8) was a painter, illustrator, and teacher from Portland, Or.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Northwest Oral History Project, begun in 1982 to document the Northwest artistic community through interviews with painters, sculptors, craftsmen, educators, curators, and others, in Oregon, Washington and Montana.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Handicraft -- Northwestern States  Search this
Art, Modern -- Northwestern States  Search this
Art, American -- Northwestern States  Search this
Artisans -- Oregon -- Portland -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12926
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212446
AAA_collcode_robert84
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212446