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Wilfred and Myrtle Stedman scrapbooks

Creator:
Stedman, Wilfred, 1892-1950  Search this
Stedman, Myrtle  Search this
Extent:
6 Volumes ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1928-1984
Scope and Contents:
Resumes; letters and greeting cards; photographs of works of art; clippings and articles; illustrations from publications; pencil drawings; exhibition catalogs; and miscellany; photographs of adobe houses designed by the Stedmans; architectural writings; and articles about the Stedmans' architectural projects.
Biographical / Historical:
Painters, designers; Santa Fe, N.M. Wilfred Stedman was trained as an architect, and did freelance work as an illustrator, including WPA projects in New Mexico. The Stedmans often collaborated in designing, building, and remodeling New Mexican adobe houses, in addition to their separate painting projects.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1984 by Myrtle Stedman.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Designers -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women designers  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.stedwilf
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-stedwilf

Gene Kloss papers

Creator:
Kloss, Gene, 1903-  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
Extent:
0.11 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1932-1956
Summary:
The papers of California and New Mexico painter and etcher, Gene Kloss, provide scattered documentation of Kloss's career through 35 items dating from 1932-1956. Records include letters to Kloss, primarily about exhibitions and purchases of her work; press clippings documenting exhibitions and other activities including lectures delivered by Kloss; a photograph of Kloss and three photographs of her artwork; and ten etchings. The etchings represent a complete set of the artist's prints of the Southwest executed for the Public Works of Art Project from 1933-1934.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of California and New Mexico painter and etcher, Gene Kloss, provide scattered documentation of Kloss's career through 35 items dating from 1932-1956. Records include letters to Kloss, primarily about exhibitions and purchases of her work; press clippings documenting exhibitions and other activities including lectures delivered by Kloss; a photograph of Kloss and three photographs of her artwork; and ten etchings. The etchings represent a complete set of the artist's prints of the Southwest executed for the Public Works of Art Project from 1933-1934.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of the collection, records are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
California and New Mexico etcher and painter, Gene Kloss, was known for her depictions of the American Southwest.

Also known as Alice Geneva Glasier, Kloss was born in Oakland, California, and studied at the University of California at Berkeley, the California School of Fine Arts in San Francisco, and the College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. In 1925 she traveled to New Mexico to honeymoon with her husband, poet Phillip Kloss, and was deeply drawn to the region. Thereafter, Gene and Phillip divided their time between Berkeley and Taos, New Mexico, where Gene produced etchings and paintings of the landscape and its Pueblo inhabitants.

Kloss was employed as the sole etcher for the 1933-1934 Public Works of Art Project, producing watercolors and oil paintings, and a series of New Mexico scenes that were reproduced and distributed to public schools across the state.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 1964 by Gene Kloss.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Etchers -- California  Search this
Etchers -- New Mexico -- Taos  Search this
Painters -- California  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Taos  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.klosgene
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-klosgene

Oral history interview with Pablita Velarde, 1965 September 29

Interviewee:
Velarde, Pablita, 1918-2006  Search this
Velarde, Pablita, 1918-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Illustrators -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women illustrators  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12146
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213959
AAA_collcode_velard65
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213959

Oral history interview with Pablita Velarde

Interviewee:
Velarde, Pablita, 1918-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
19 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 September 29
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Pablita Velarde conducted 1965 September 29, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Pablita Velarde (1918-2006) was a painter and illustrator from Albuquerque, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 46 min.
Sound quality is poor.
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:
Use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Illustrators -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women illustrators  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.velard65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-velard65

Tom and Dorothy Benrimo papers

Creator:
Benrimo, Tom, 1887-1958  Search this
Benrimo, Dorothy  Search this
Extent:
6 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1898-1973
Scope and Contents:
The microfilmed Tom and Dorothy Benrimo papers consist of biographical records; correspondence, including some illustrated letters, with friends, family members, art galleries, and others; photographs of the Benrimos and their friends, and of Tom's work; an illustrated travel diary by Dorothy in Italy; writings, including Dorothy's book, Camposantos: A Photographic Essay, and lecture notes; handwritten notebooks of Thomas's; address books and appointment books; drawings, including Dorothy's jewelry designs; Thomas's sketchbook; business and financial records; scrapbooks; and printed matter.
Biographical / Historical:
Thomas Benrimo (1887-1958) was a painter in Taos, New Mexico. He taught at Pratt Institute in New York and was one of the first artists in the United States to introduce the teaching methods developed at the German Bauhaus school of design. Benrimo relocated to Taos in 1939 for his health and there began to paint full-time.

Dorothy Benrimo (1903-1977) was a jewelry designer in Taos, New Mexico. After her studies at Carnegie Melon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Benrimo received multiple Tiffany Foundation Fellowships and worked at the Tiffany estate. She also taught at Carnegie Mellon and at Pratt until she and her husband moved to Taos in 1939. Benrimo is also a photographer and her photographs were exhibited at the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art and published in book the book Camposantos: A Photographic Essay in 1966.
Related Materials:
The Fashion Institute of Technology Gladys Marcus Library Special Collections and College Archives holds the Tom Benrimo sketch collection, 1930-1939.
Provenance:
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Lent for microfilming 1984 by Earl Stroh, a friend of Tom Benrimo.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Mexico -- Taos  Search this
Jewelers -- New Mexico -- Taos  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.benrtom
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-benrtom

Oral history interview with May Stevens

Interviewee:
Stevens, May  Search this
Creator:
Richards, Judith Olch  Search this
Names:
Baranik, Rudolf  Search this
Extent:
85 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2009 August 10-11
Scope and Contents:
An interview of May Stevens conducted August 10 and 11, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Stevens's home and studio, in Santa Fe, N.M.
Stevens speaks of her childhood in Quincy, Massachusetts and her family; her interest and good marks in school; studying fine at Massachusetts College of Art and Design; her little interest in abstraction until much later in her career; various jobs in Boston before moving to New York City; taking classes at the Art Students League where she met fellow artist and future husband Rudolf Baranik; getting married and moving to Paris where Baranik studied at the studio of Fernand Léger; early figurative paintings; teaching at the School of Visual Arts in New York from 1961 to 1996; her political activity that become integral to her art work in the 1960s and '70s; her predominately colorful works juxtaposed with her occasional use of black and white to depict difficult subjects; her work with Heresies feminist magazine; a lifelong love of drawing and writing; printmaking projects; the benefits of participating in artist in residency programs around the country; several important series of works, including Big Daddy, satirically depicting her father as criticism of the Vietnam War, and Ordinary/Extraordinary, which depicts images of her mother, Alice, and Rosa Luxemburg; her interesting figurative style and rich colors; her lack of interest in critics and reviews of her work; her current projects, including a nude self-portrait. Stevens also recalls Leon Golub, Nancy Spero, Lou Gilbert, Grace Paley, Jack Sonenberg, Pheobe Helman, Lucy Lippard, Harmondy Hammond, and Patricia Hills.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee May Stevens (1924- ) is a feminist painter in Santa Fe, N.M. Interviewer Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former Executive director of iCI in New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 6 memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 14 min.
Provenance:
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.
Restrictions:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire audio recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Topic:
Feminism and art  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.steven09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-steven09
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Chuzo Tamotzu

Interviewee:
Tamotsu, Chūzō, 1888-1975  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
An American Group (Organization)  Search this
Artists Equity Association  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Eddy, Stuart  Search this
Force, Juliana, 1876-1948  Search this
Knight, Frederic C., 1898-1979  Search this
Mandelman, Beatrice  Search this
Philipp, Robert, 1895-1981  Search this
Ribak, Louis, 1902-1979  Search this
Rush, Olive, 1873-1966  Search this
Extent:
11 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 September 3
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Chuzo Tamotzu (Tamotsu) conducted 1964 September 3 by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art.
Tamotzu discusses studying Occidental, Oriental art in Japan; traveling to Korea, Manchuria and China, South Sea Islands, Singapore, then Europe for a year; coming to New York in 1920; his involvement with An American Group; Juliana Force recruiting him for the Federal Art Project; being on the Easel Project and also on the Graphic Art Project; the Works Projects Administration; given "pink-slip" on the Project since he was not a U.S. citizen; stint in the U.S. Army, Office of Strategic Service doing propaganda paintings for psychological war material for the Japanese Army and soldiers; settling in Santa Fe, N.M.; Oriental painting; and Artist Equity Association. Tamotzu mentions Beatrice Mandelman, Louis Ribak, Robert Philip, Stuart Eddy, Frederick Knight, and Olive Rush.
Biographical / Historical:
Chuzo Tamotzu (1888-1975) was a Japanese American painter based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Tamotzu was born in Japan and came to the United States in 1920. He moved to Santa Fe in 1948.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 40 min.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painting, Japanese  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Art, Oriental.  Search this
Arts, Japanese -- Western influences  Search this
Painting, Asian  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.tamots64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-tamots64
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Grace Thomas

Creator:
Thomas, Grace, b. 1884  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
11 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 November 5
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Grace Thomas conducted 1964 November 5 by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Grace Thomas (1884-1973) was a painter and illustrator from Santa Fe, New Mexico.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 30 min.
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.
Occupation:
Illustrators -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.thomas64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-thomas64

Oral history interview with Elmer Schooley

Interviewee:
Schooley, Elmer Wayne, 1916-  Search this
Interviewer:
Udall, Sharyn Rohlfsen  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (sound cassette (1 hr., 28 min.))
30 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1983 October 11
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Elmer Schooley conducted 1983 October 11, by Sharyn R. Udall, for the Archives of American Art.
Schooley speaks about his painting and the process; his emotional involvement with his work; his time attending the University of Colorado, and attending the University of Iowa for his master's degree and studying with Philip Guston; growing up in Oklahoma; teaching his students at Highlands; moving from Las Vegas to New Mexico; the link between nature and his paintings; and he explains some of the processes of creating his paintings.
Biographical / Historical:
Elmer Wayne Schooley (1916-2007) was a painter and educator from Roswell, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 28 min.
Provenance:
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 others.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Mexico -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Educators -- New Mexico -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.school83
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-school83
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Louis Ribak

Interviewee:
Ribak, Louis, 1902-1979  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recordings: (45 min.), 7 in.)
18 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 July 20
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Louis Ribak conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1964 July 20 for the Archives of American Art.
Needs summary
Biographical / Historical:
Louis Ribak (1902-1979) was a painter in Taos, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 55 min.
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.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Taos School of Art  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Taos -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ribak64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ribak64
Online Media:

Oral history interview with James Stovall Morris

Creator:
Morris, James Stovall, 1898-1973  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 May 14
Scope and Contents:
An interview of James Stovall Morris conducted on 1964 May 14, by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art
Biographical / Historical:
James Stovall Morris (1898-1973) was a painter in Santa Fe, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 21 min.
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:
Use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.morrisj64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-morrisj64
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Dorothy Morang

Interviewee:
Morang, Dorothy, 1906-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 Dec. 3
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Dorothy Morang conducted on 1964 Dec. 3, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Dorothy Morang (1906-1994) was a painter from Santa Fe, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 26 min.
Sound quality is poor.
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.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.morang64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-morang64
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Gilbert Sanchez Lujan

Interviewee:
Sanchez Luján, Gilbert  Search this
Interviewer:
Rangel, Jeffrey J.  Search this
Names:
Los Four (Art group)  Search this
Almaraz, Carlos  Search this
Rocha, Roberto de la  Search this
Romero, Frank  Search this
Extent:
104 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1997 Nov. 7-17
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Gilbert Lujan conducted 1997 Nov. 7-17, by Jeffrey Rangel, for the Archives of American Art, in Los Angeles, Calif. and La Mesa, N.M.
Sanchez Lujan discusses his growing up in a rural community, East Los Angeles, and Mexico; how early experiences and changes in culture have affected his art and developed his interest in history and politics; his attraction to black culture and the relationship of art as a medium for inter-ethnic interaction where politics and human nature create divisions; his understanding of racial segregation and apartheid in California society; coming into consciousness as a Chicano; and his collaboration and the formation of Los Four with Roberto de la Rocha, Carlos Almaraz, and Frank Romero.
Biographical / Historical:
Gilbert Sanchez Lujan (1940-2011) was a painter from Los Angeles and La Mesa, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 10 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 42 min.
Provenance:
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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Painters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- La Mesa -- Interviews  Search this
Chicano artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lujan97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lujan97
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Linda Lomahaftewa

Interviewee:
Lomahaftewa, Linda  Search this
Interviewer:
Evans, Lara  Search this
Names:
Pandemic Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((23 min.), digital, mp4)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
2020 September 2
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Linda Lomahaftewa conducted 2020 September 2, by Lara M. Evans, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project, at Lomahaftewa's home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.­
Biographical / Historical:
Linda Lomahaftewa (1947 - ) is a Hopi-Choctaw printmaker, painter, and arts educator in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Lomahaftewa received the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Power of Art Award in 2001 and has taught at Sonoma State, UC Berkeley, and the IAIA.
Provenance:
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.
Restrictions:
This interview is open for research.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the audio is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the audio recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Printmakers -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Educators -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Topic:
Pandemics  Search this
COVID-19 (Disease)  Search this
Native American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Black Lives Matter movement  Search this
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Economic aspects  Search this
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Social aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.lomaha20
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lomaha20
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Beatrice Mandelman

Interviewee:
Mandelman, Beatrice  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:
16 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 July 20
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Beatrice Mandelman conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1964 July 20, for the Archives of American Art.
Mandelman speaks of her background and education; getting started on the Federal Art Project mural project; later going on the graphic arts project; how the project worked; the effect of the project on the artists; her post-Federal Art Project career; government support for the arts; the current art scene; and Taos as an art center.
Biographical / Historical:
Beatrice Mandelman (1912-1998) was a painter in Taos, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 51 min.
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: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Taos School of Art  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Taos -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.mandel64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mandel64
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Agnes Martin

Interviewee:
Martin, Agnes, 1912-2004  Search this
Interviewer:
Campbell, Suzan  Search this
Extent:
36 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1989 May 15
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Agnes Martin conducted 1989 May 15, by Suzan Campbell, for the Archives of American Art.
Martin speaks of her family history and early life; her immigration from Canada to the United States; her education; moving from New Mexico to New York City; her discovery of the grid; returning to New Mexico; her writing, painting and filmmaking; her philosophy of art; inspirations; themes in her art.
Biographical / Historical:
Agnes Martin (1912-2004) was a painter and filmmaker of Galisteo, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 38 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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 others.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Mexico -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Filmmakers -- New Mexico -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.martin89
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-martin89
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Oral history interview with Gene Kloss

Interviewee:
Kloss, Gene, 1903-  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording: (50 min.), 7 in.)
16 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 June 11
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Gene Kloss conducted 1964 June 11, by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Printmaker, painter; Taos, N.M.
General:
Interview of Boris Gilbertson conducted by Sylvia Loomis is also on the 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:
Painters -- New Mexico -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Printmakers -- New Mexico -- Taos -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.kloss64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kloss64
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Dora Kaminsky (Gaspard)

Interviewee:
Kaminsky, Dora  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Sound recordings: 1 sound file, digital, wav file)
21 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 Apr. 22
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Dora Kaminsky Gaspard conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1965 Apr. 22 for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Dora Kaminsky (1909-1977) was a printmaker, painter, and illustrator from Taos, N.M. Kaminsky also used the name Dora Deborah Kaminsky Gaspard.
General:
An interview of Jozef Bakos conducted by S. Loomis is 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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Mexico -- Taos  Search this
Serigraphers -- New Mexico  Search this
Illustrators -- New Mexico  Search this
Designers -- New Mexico  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Women designers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.kamins65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kamins65
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Raymond Jonson

Interviewee:
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 7 in.)
21 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 Apr. 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Raymond Jonson conducted 1964 Apr. 23, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art New Deal in the Arts Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Raymond Jonson (1891-1982) was a painter and gallery director from Albuquerque, N.M.
General:
An interview of Kenneth Adams conducted by S. Loomis is 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.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Gallery directors -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.jonson64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jonson64
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Raymond Jonson

Interviewee:
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Platt, Susan Noyes, 1945-  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
50 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1980 Aug. 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Raymond Jonson conducted 1980 Aug. 9, by Susan Platt, for the Archives of American Art.
Jonson speaks of his early work in theater design; the art scene in the 1920s; the inspiration of the Southwestern landscape; the importance of lighting in his work; the transition in his work from figurative to abstract; spirituality in his work; Santa Fe as an artistic community; arts critics; arts publications; and the social realist painters.
Biographical / Historical:
Raymond Jonson (1891-1982) was a painter from Albuquerque, N.M. During the Depression he painted murals for several New Deal art programs. He taught at the University of New Mexico where the Jonson Gallery was erected in his honor. It houses the most complete permanent collection of Jonson's work.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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 others.
Topic:
Painting, Abstract -- New Mexico  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Gallery directors -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.jonson80
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jonson80
Online Media:

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