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Oral history interview with Bill and Peggy Foote, 2014 February 16-17

Interviewee:
Foote, Bill, 1937-  Search this
Interviewer:
Foote, Peggy, 1935-0  Search this
Subject:
Arneson, Robert  Search this
Bransten, Rena  Search this
Carnwath, Squeak  Search this
Champion, Gloria  Search this
Coykendall, Vernon  Search this
Wood, Charles Fiske  Search this
Foote, Bill  Search this
Frey, Viola  Search this
Hanson, Shirley  Search this
Hoffman, Nancy  Search this
Knecht, Gary  Search this
Laycox, Jack  Search this
Maybeck, Jackie  Search this
McDonald, Richard  Search this
Perry, Sam  Search this
Schulz, Maryanne  Search this
Treadwell, Noni Eccles  Search this
Voulkos, Peter  Search this
Wenger, Leslie  Search this
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
California College of Arts and Crafts (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16168
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)366486
AAA_collcode_foote14
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_366486

Oral history interview with Sam Perry, 2014 April 29 and May 1

Interviewee:
Perry, Sam, 1963-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculptors -- California -- Oakland -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16177
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)366886
AAA_collcode_perry14
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_366886

Oral history interview with Louis Mueller, 2014 June 24-25

Interviewee:
Mueller, Louis, 1943-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16182
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)367140
AAA_collcode_muelle14
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_367140

Oral history interview with Neil Williams, 2014 June 5-6

Interviewee:
Williams, Neil Norman, 1959-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Artists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16183
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)367142
AAA_collcode_willia14
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_367142
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Steven H. Oliver, 2014 September 2-3

Interviewee:
Oliver, Steven H., 1941-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16204
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)368184
AAA_collcode_oliver14
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_368184

Oral history interview with Nancy Hoffman, 2015 July 15-16

Interviewee:
Hoffman, Nancy, 1944-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Frey, Viola  Search this
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16276
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)371476
AAA_collcode_hoffma15
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_371476

Oral history interview with Sandra Shannonhouse, 2015 July 22-23

Interviewee:
Shannonhouse, Sandy, 1947-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Frey, Viola  Search this
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Ceramicists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16277
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)371477
AAA_collcode_shanno15
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_371477

Oral history interview with Richard Shaw, 2015 November 20

Interviewee:
Shaw, Richard Blake, 1941 Sept. 12-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Ceramic sculpture  Search this
Ceramicists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16291
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)373756
AAA_collcode_shaw15
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_373756

Oral history interview with Rena Bransten, 2014 May 29-2015 July 10

Interviewee:
Bransten, Rena  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art dealers -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16173
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)366679
AAA_collcode_branst14
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_366679
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Garth Clark, 2014 September 10

Interviewee:
Clark, Garth, 1947-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Frey, Viola  Search this
Weiwei, Ai  Search this
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art critics -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16205
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)368185
AAA_collcode_clark14
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_368185
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Squeak Carnwath, 2015 September 9

Interviewee:
Carnwath, Squeak, 1947-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- California -- Oakland -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- California -- Oakland -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists -- California -- Oakland -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16270
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)371329
AAA_collcode_carnwa15
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_371329

Oral history interview with Patricia (Trish) Bransten, 2015 October 5-6

Interviewee:
Bransten, Patricia, 1959-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art dealers -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16292
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)373758
AAA_collcode_branst15
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_373758

Oral history interview with Neil Williams

Interviewee:
Williams, Neil Norman, 1959-  Search this
Creator:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (sound files (4 hr., 9 min.), digital, wav)
101 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2014 June 5-6
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Neil N. Williams conducted 2014 June 5-6, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project, at William's home and studio in Auburn, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Neil Williams (1959- ) is an artist from Auburn, California. Interviewer Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar and writer in San Francisco, California. Williams was Viola Frey's studio assistant.
General:
Originally recorded as 5 sound files. Duration is 4 hr., 9 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.
Topic:
Artists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.willia14
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-willia14

Oral history interview with Sam Perry

Interviewee:
Perry, Sam, 1963-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (Sound recording: 6 sound files (4 hr., 26 min.), digital, wav)
115 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2014 April 29 and May 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Sam Perry conducted 2014 April 29 and May 1, by by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Perry's studio and home in Oakland, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Sam Perry (1963-) is a sculptor working with naturally fallen tree wood in Oakland, California who was Viola Frey's student at California College of Arts and Crafts (now called just California College of the Arts) and her studio assistant from 1987 until her death in 2004. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded as 6 sound files. Duration is 4 hr., 26 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.
Topic:
Sculptors -- California -- Oakland -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.perry14
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-perry14

Oral history interview with Steven H. Oliver

Interviewee:
Oliver, Steven H.  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (Sound recording: 5 sound files (2 hr., 54 min.), digital, wav)
99 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2014 September 2-3
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Steven H. Oliver conducted 2014 September 2-3, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project, at the Oliver & Company offices in Richmond, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Steven H. Oliver (1941- ) is an art collector and patron in Richmond, California. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California. Oliver was the Board Chair of the California College of the Arts, 1983-1987, during Frey's tenure, and is currently the president of Oliver & Company, a construction and development company, in Richmond, California.
General:
Originally recorded as 5 sound files. Duration is 2 hr., 54 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.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.oliver14
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-oliver14

Oral history interview with Louis Mueller

Interviewee:
Mueller, Louis, 1943-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (Sound recordings: 7 sound files (6 hr., 3 min.), digital, wav)
89 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2014 June 24-25
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Louis Mueller conducted 2014 June 24-25, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Mueller's home, in New York, New York.
Biographical / Historical:
Louis Mueller (1943- ) is a sculptor in New York, New York. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar and writer in San Francisco, California. Mueller and Frey taught at the California College of Arts and Crafts together.
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.
Topic:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.muelle14
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-muelle14

Oral history interview with Richard Shaw

Interviewee:
Shaw, Richard, 1941 Sept. 12-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (sound files (2 hrs.,12 min.), digital, wav)
69 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2015 November 20
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Richard Shaw, conducted 2015 November 20, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Shaw's home and studio in Fairfax, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Richard Shaw (1941- ) is an ceramic sculptor and educator in the San Francisco, California, Bay area who was a friend of Viola Frey's. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.
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.
Topic:
Ceramic sculpture  Search this
Ceramicists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.shaw15
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-shaw15

Oral history interview with Sandra Shannonhouse

Interviewee:
Shannonhouse, Sandy, 1947-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Frey, Viola, 1933-2004  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (sound files (5 hr.,18 min.), digital, wav)
115 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2015 July 22-23
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Sandra Shannonhouse, conducted 2015 July 22-23, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Shannonhouse's studio in Benicia, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Sandra Shannonhouse (1947- ) is an artist in Benicia, California, who was a close friend of Viola Frey's. Interviewer Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded as 7 sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 18 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.
Topic:
Ceramicists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.shanno15
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-shanno15

Oral history interview with Nancy Hoffman

Interviewee:
Hoffman, Nancy, 1944-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Frey, Viola, 1933-2004  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (sound files (3 hr., 4 min.), digital, wav)
76 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2015 July 15-16
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Nancy Hoffman, conducted 2015 July 15-16, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Hoffman's gallery, in New York, New York.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Nancy Hoffman (1944- ) is an art dealer in New York, New York, who was Viola Frey's New York art dealer. Interviewer Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded as 4 sound files. Duration is 3 hr., 4 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.
Topic:
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.hoffma15
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hoffma15

Oral history interview with Bill and Peggy Foote

Interviewee:
Foote, Bill, 1937-  Search this
Foote, Peggy, 1935-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Names:
California College of Arts and Crafts (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Arneson, Robert, 1930-1992  Search this
Bransten, Rena, 1933-  Search this
Carnwath, Squeak, 1947-  Search this
Champion, Gloria  Search this
Coykendall, Vernon  Search this
Foote, Bill, 1937-  Search this
Frey, Viola, 1933-2004  Search this
Hanson, Shirley  Search this
Hoffman, Nancy, 1944-  Search this
Knecht, Gary  Search this
Laycox, Jack  Search this
Maybeck, Jackie  Search this
McDonald, Richard  Search this
Perry, Sam, 1963-  Search this
Schulz, Maryanne  Search this
Treadwell, Noni Eccles  Search this
Voulkos, Peter, 1924-2002  Search this
Wenger, Leslie  Search this
Wood, Charles Fiske  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (sound files (4 hrs., 38 min.), digital, wav)
131 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2014 February 16-17
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Bill and Peggy Foote conducted 2014 February 16-17, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Bill's office and home in San Francisco, California.
Dr. and Ms. Foote speak of their early days growing up and their introduction to art; their meeting in Stockton; the beginnings of the Lincoln Square Gallery; their introduction to Viola Frey; their increasing involvement as art dealers in the Bay Area in the '60s and '70s; Peggy Foote's time at the California College of Arts and Crafts; their collection of Viola Frey's work and other artists' work; their interactions with Charles Fiske and Viola Frey; Frey's early years in Lodi; Frey's love of collecting jewelry and small ceramic figurines; and Frey's work in relation to gender issues. They also discuss Frey and Fiske's health issues; Frey's time at CCAC; Frey's relationship with Fiske; Frey's work as it related to Robert Arneson and Peter Voulkos and other Bay Area artists; Peggy Foote's gallery Conway Antiques in the 70's and 80's; Bill Foote's remembrances at Frey's memorial. Mr. and Ms. Foote also recall Shirley Hanson, Rena Bransten, Squeak Carnwath, Gary Knecht, Leslie Wenger, Nancy Hoffman, Richard McDonald, Maryanne Schulz, the Wiebe twins, Robert Arneson, Vernon Coykendall, Noni Eccles Treadwell, Sam Perry, Jackie Maybeck, Gloria Champion, Jack Laycox, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Bill Foote (1937- ) and his wife Peggy (1935- ) are art collectors and retired art and antique dealers in San Francisco, California who collected Viola Frey's works of art. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.
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.
Occupation:
Antique dealers  Search this
Art dealers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.foote14
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-foote14

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