Originally recorded on 1 sound disc. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 3 min.
An interview of Gladys Nilsson conducted 2008 Aug. 9, by Kathy Goncharov, for the Archives of American Art, at Congress Hotel, in Chicago, Ill.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Gladys Nilsson, 2008 Aug. 9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for this interview provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art. 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.
Gladys Nilsson (1940- ) is a painter and founding member of Chicago Hairy Who, who lives and works in Chicago, Ill. Nilsson teaches at the Art Institute of Chicago and is best known for her vibrant watercolors.
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