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Oral history interview with Patrocino Barela

Interviewee:
Barela, Patrociño, -1964  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
12 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 July 2
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Patrocino Barela conducted 1964 July 2, by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.
Barela speaks of his family background; his childhood; the development of his carving; his involvement with the Federal Art Project; religious themes in his work; and his sculpture techniques.
Biographical / Historical:
Patrocino Barela (1902-1964) was a wood carver from Taos, New Mexico.
General:
Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 26 min.
Interviews of Andrew Dasburg and Chuzo Tamotzu conducted by S. Loomis are also on this tape.
Provenance:
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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Wood-carvers -- New Mexico -- Taos -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.barela64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-barela64
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Joy Yeck Fincke

Interviewee:
Fincke, Joy Yeck  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Barela, Patrociño, -1964  Search this
Hunter, Russell Vernon, 1900-1955  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recordings, 5 in.)
22 Pages (Transcript: (on one microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 Jan. 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Joy Yeck Finke conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1964 Jan. 9 for the Archives of American Art.
Fincke speaks of her background in Washington state and Oregon; going to work for the Federal Emergency Releif Administration (later the Works Progress Administration); meeting Vernon Hunter and becoming his secretary; how artists were selected for the project and how work was assigned; the work that was done by the Index of American Design in the Southwest; how Vernon Hunter supervised the project; art centers that were run by the project; community and public perception of the project; and the project's effect on artists' careers; She recalls Patrocino Barela.
Biographical / Historical:
Secretary to director of Index of American Design; Albuquerque, N.M. Index of American Design director in New Mexico was Vernon Hunter.
General:
Interviews of Louie H. and Virginia Ewing conducted by S. Loomis are also on this tape.
Provenance:
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.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.fincke64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fincke64

Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico files

Creator:
Museum of Fine Arts (Museum of New Mexico)  Search this
Names:
Archuleta, Felipe Benito, 1910-1991  Search this
Barela, Patrociño, -1964  Search this
Jiménez, Juan Ramón, 1881-1958  Search this
Peña, Amado Maurilio, 1943-  Search this
Extent:
12 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1897-1984
Scope and Contents:
Primarily files on approximately 200 artists of New Mexico and the Southwest containing biographical data, inquiries from researchers and owners of paintings requesting information on artists, photocopies of correspondence between artists and the Museum of Fine Arts and others, exhibition announcements, catalogs and invitations, press releases, clippings, and printed material. Also found is correspondence of the director Edward Hewett and curator Paul Walter. Microfilm reel contents are as follows: [Note several files were microfilmed out of alphabetical order - those names are listed both in the alphabetical list as well as by reel number]
REEL 3370: Clinton Adams, Kenneth Adams, Frank G. Applegate, Felipe Archuleta, Merle Armitage, Patrocino Barela, Bert Barnes, Charles Barrows, (Gustave Baumann -see reel 3436), (Donald Beauregard - see reel 3185), (Josef Bakos-see reel 3214), Harrison Begay, George Bellows, Tom Benrimo, Oscar E. Berninghaus, Earl Biss, George W. Blodgett, Howard Bobbs, Homer Boss, Elizabeth and Stanley Breneiser, Dorothy Brett, Lawrence Calcagno, T.C. Cannon, Gerald Cassidy (filmed out of sequence on reel 3214), Kenneth M. Chapman, Russell Cheney, Allan Clark, Regina Tatum Cooke, Irving Couse, Russell Cowles, Catherine Critcher, Doris Cross, Woodrow Crumbo, Andrew Dasburg.
REEL 3371: Robert Daughters, (Randall Davey - see reel 3436), Eleanor De Ghize, Giuseppe De Olmi, John Diehl, Clare Dieman, Thurman Dillard, Gussie Du Jardin, Dorothy Dunn, Ralph Douglass, Herbert Dunton, Charles Du Tant, Edward G. Eisenlohr, (Fremont Ellis - see reel 3436), Robert C. Ellis, Robert M. Ellis, George (Jorge) Fick, Harry Fonseca, Louise Ganthiers, Leon Gaspard, Boris Gilbertson, Laura Gilpin, Lloyd L. Goff, Ruben E. Gonzalez, R.C. Gorman, Allan Graham.
REEL 3372: Lez Haas, Arthur Haddock, Arthur and Norma Hall, Juan Hamilton, Frederick Hammersley, Una Hanbury, Alonzo Hauser, William Penhallow Henderson, E. Martin Hennings, Joe H. Herrera, Velino Herrera, Victor Higgins, Hilaire Hiler, Alexandre Hogue, Allan Houser, Oscar Howe, Odon Hullenkremer, Peter Hurd.
REEL 3373: Wilson Hurley, Foster Hyatt, Joseph A. Imhof, Rebecca Salsbury James, Luis Jimenez, Louise Crow.
REEL 3185: Donald Beaugregard (filmed out of sequence), Fred Kabotie, Dora Kaminsky, Buffalo Kaplinski, Aaron Karp, Anna E. Keener, Ramon Kelley, Yeffee Kimball, Paul Kinslow, Gene Kloss, Janusz and nancy Kozikowski, Otto Kuhler, Greg La Chapelle Armond Lara, Karl Larsson, Barbara Latham, Tom Lea, Ralph Leon, Earl Linderman, Janet Lippincott.
REEL 3186: Larry Littlebird, Harlan and Nell Lizer, Gisella Loeffler, Charles Loloma, George Lopez, Robert Lougheed, Reginald Loving, William Lumpkins, Thomas S. Macaione, Sara Mack, Maria Martinez, Charles Mattox, Ila McAfee, Roderick Mead, Ralph Meyers, (Alfred Morang - see reel 3436),Jesús Bautista Moroles, Forrest Moses, Ira Moskowitz, Carol Mothner, Ann Moul,Lee Mullican, Arthur Musgrave, Datus Myers, Gerald Nailor, Dan Namingha, Bruce Nauman, Eugene Newmann, John Nieto, Frederick O'Hara, (Georgia O'Keeffe-filmed out of sequence on reel 3214), Sheldon Parsons, Ralph M. Pearson, Tom and Louise Perkinson, Amado Peña, Tonita Peña, Bert G. Phillips, Aline Porter, Kenneth Price, Jean Promutico.
REEL 3187: Juane Quick-to-See Smith, Robert D. Ray, Kevin Red Star, Doel Reed, Gail and Zachariah Rieke, Eliseo Rodriguez, Warren E. Rollins, Julius Rolshoven, Alfonso Royban, Ford Ruthling, Sibyl Saam, Birger Sandzén, Paul Sarkisian, Frank P. Sauerwein, Howard Schleeter, Albert Schmidt, Fritz Scholder, Agnes Sims.
REEL 3188:: Eric Sloane, Vladan Stiha, Earl Stroh, Beth Ames Swartz, Quincy Tahoma, Agnes Tait, Richard Thompson, Andy V. Tsinajinie, Walter Ufer, Theodore Van Soelen, Pablita Velarde, Carlos Vierra, Harold Joe Waldrum, John Wenger, Harold E. West, Randy Lee White, J. R. Willis, Henriette Wyeth, Beatin Yazz, Webb Young, John Young-Hunter.
REELS 3436-3437: Gustave Baumann, Randall Davey, Fremont Ellis, Alfred Morang, Willard Nash, Will Schuster and John Sloan (includes ca. 50 letters, many illustrated, from Sloan to Will Schuster, 1922-1951.)
REEL 3214: Jozef G. Bakos, Gerald Cassidy and Georgia O'Keeffe.
REEL 3292: Copies of correspondence, 1917-1924, of the Museum of Fine Arts Director Edgar L. Hewett and curator Paul A. F. Walter with artists, including Gustave Baumann, Oscar E. Berninghaus, Ernest L. Blumenschein, Gerald Cassidy, E. Irwin Couse, Helena Dunlap, W. Herbert Dunton, Marsden Hartley, E. Martin Hennings, Robert Henri, Victor Higgins, Leon Kroll, Walter Pach, Bert G. Phillips, Doris Rosenthal, Walter Ufer and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Art museum; Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Provenance:
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Lent for microfilming by the Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico, in 1984 as part of AAA's Texas Arts Documentation Project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Artists -- Southwestern States  Search this
Artists -- New Mexico  Search this
Topic:
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe
Identifier:
AAA.musefina
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-musefina

Harwood Foundation art archives

Creator:
Harwood Foundation  Search this
Names:
Taos Society of Artists  Search this
Barela, Patrociño, -1964  Search this
Extent:
5 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Place:
Taos (N.M.)
Date:
1920-1980
Scope and Contents:
Ca. 100 artists' files, 1920s-1980s, compiled by the Harwood Foundation, Taos, New Mexico. Also included are files on the Taos Society of Artists, the "Taos Six," and Taos Writers. The files contain biographical data, correspondence, letters from researchers, price lists for works of art, exhibition announcements, catalogs and invitations, newspaper clippings, press releases, printed material, and photographs of works of art.
REELS 3255-3256: Files on: William Acheff, Kenneth Adams, Patrocinio Barela, Gustave Baumann, Tom Benrimo, Oscar E. Berninghaus, Morris Blackburn, Ernest L. Blumenschein, Mary Shepard Blumenschein, Helen Greene Blumenschein, Dorothy Engeme Brett, Lawrence Calcagno, Elizabeth Campbell, Louis Catusco, Howard Norton Cook, Regina Tatum Cooke, Ron Cooper, Eanger Irving Couse, Catherine Carter Critcher, Andrew Dasburg, Rex Dolmith, William Herbert Dunton, Ted Egri, R. C. Ellis, Nicolai Fechin, Joseph Amadeus Fleck and Alyce Frank.
REELS 3241-3243: Files on: Louise Ganthiers, Leon Gaspard, R. C. Gorman, Blanche Chloe Grant, Worthington E. Hagerman, Barbara Harmon, Elihu Buritt Harwood, Lucy Case Harwood, Claire Haye, Margaret Henn, E. Martin Hennings, Victor Higgins, Joseph Adam Andrew John Imhof, Ned Jacob, Rebecca Salsbury James, Juanita Jaramillo, Walter Willard Johnson, Dora Deborah Kaminsky, Eleanora Kissel, Alice Geneva Glasier Kloss, Jonathan Krout, Susan Kulbacki, Mario Larrinaga, Barbara Latham, D. H. Lawrence, Gisella Loeffler, John Ward Lockwood, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Max Luna, Ila Turner Mcafee, Leal Mack, Beatrice Mandelman, John Marin, Agnes Martin, Willard Midgette, Loren Norman Mozley, Georgia O' Keeffe, Bert G. Phillips, Kenneth G. Price, Angelino Ravagli, Robert Donald Ray, Doel Reed, Charles Henry Reynolds, Louis Ribak, Wesley A. Russell, Leon Gorge Salazar, Bob Saltzman, Fritz Scholder, Jonathan Scott, Joseph Henry Sharp, Mary Shiras, Eugenie Frederica Shonnard, Hyde Solomon, Clay Edgar Spohn, Charles C. Stewart, Bettina Blair Steinke, Earl Stroh, Rita Sutcliffe, Michio Takayama, Yaki Takayma, The Taos Six: Ron Barsano, Robert A. Daughters, Rod Goebel, Walter Gonske, Julian Robles, Ray Vinella, Taos Society of Artists, Taos Writers, Charles W. Thwaites, Mildred Tolbert, Walter Ufer, Harold Joe Waldrum, Randy Lee White, Connie Witt, John Young-Hunter and Artists Biography Files, General A-Z.
Biographical / Historical:
Art organization; Taos, New Mexico. Founded 1923 by Lucy Harwood, and conveyed to the University of New Mexico in 1935.
Provenance:
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Lent for microfilming 1984 by the Harwood Foundation of the University of New Mexico.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Artists -- New Mexico -- Taos  Search this
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Function:
Art centers -- New Mexico -- Taos
Identifier:
AAA.harwfoua
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-harwfoua

[Patrociño Barela : miscellaneous uncataloged material]

Author:
Barela, Patrociño -1964  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Art and Artist Files Collection DSI  Search this
Subject:
Barela, Patrociño -1964  Search this
Physical description:
folders ; 25 x 38 cm
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Vertical files
Artist files
Call number:
AAF--Barela, Patrociño
Restrictions & Rights:
Photocopies of items in the folder(s) are available upon request, subject to fees and other current copyright guidelines for reproduction.
FOLDER(S) DO NOT CIRCUATE. FOLDERS MUST BE CONSULTED ON SITE
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_728464

Consuming devotions : the negotiation of tradition in contemporary New Mexico santos / Laurie Beth Kalb

Author:
Kalb, Laurie Beth  Search this
Subject:
Tapia, Luis 1950-  Search this
Barela, Patrociño -1964  Search this
Oviedo, Marco 1948-  Search this
Rendón, Enrique 1923-1987  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 385 leaves : ill
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
New Mexico
Date:
1992
20th century
Topic:
Santos (Art)  Search this
Hispanic American wood-carving  Search this
Hispanic American wood-carvers  Search this
Folk art--History  Search this
Call number:
N7910.N6 K35 1992a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_508246

Spirit ascendant : the art and life of Patrociño Barela / Edward Gonzales and David L. Witt

Author:
Gonzales, Edward 1947-  Search this
Witt, David L. 1951-  Search this
Subject:
Barela, Patrociño -1964  Search this
Physical description:
xxvi, 204 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New Mexico
Taos
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Sculptors--Biography  Search this
Wood-carvers  Search this
Call number:
NK9798.B24 G66 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_518831

Patrocinio Barela : Taos wood carver / Mildred Crews, Wendell Anderson, Judson Crews

Author:
Barela, Patrociño -1964  Search this
Crews, Mildred Tolbert  Search this
Subject:
Barela, Patrociño -1964  Search this
Physical description:
77 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New Mexico
Taos
Date:
1976
Topic:
Wood-carvers  Search this
Call number:
NK9798.B24 C7 1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_401134

Patrocinio Barela; Taos wood carver [by] Mildred Crews, Wendell Anderson [and] Judson Crews

Author:
Barela, Patrociño -1964  Search this
Crews, Mildred Tolbert  Search this
Subject:
Barela, Patrociño -1964  Search this
Physical description:
80 p. illus. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1962
1962]
Call number:
NK9798.B3 C7 1962X
NK9798.B3C7 1962X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_137390

A contested art : modernism and mestizaje in New Mexico / Stephanie Lewthwaite

Author:
Lewthwaite, Stephanie 1975-  Search this
Subject:
Barela, Patrociño -1964 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Candelario, John 1916-1993 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Chavez, Edward Arcenio 1917-1995 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 284 pages ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
New Mexico
Date:
2015
Topic:
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Mestizaje in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1067332

Astonishing light : conversations I never had with Patrociño Barela / E. A. "Tony" Mares

Author:
Mares, E. A. 1938-  Search this
Subject:
Barela, Patrociño -1964  Search this
Physical description:
60 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Poetry
Date:
2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_970837

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