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An interview with James Lavadour conducted 2021 April 29 and May 13, by Rebecca Trautmann for the Archives of American Art, at Lavadour's home on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with James Lavadour, 2021 April 29 and May 13. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for this interview was provided by the Leon Polk Smith Foundation.
James Lavadour (1951 ) is a painter of Walla Walla descent and a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation known for his abstract landscapes. He is a co-founder of the Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts.
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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 administrators.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001