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Oral history interview with Preston Singletary

Interviewee:
Singletary, Preston, 1963-  Search this
Interviewer:
Savig, Mary, 1982-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.). George Gustav Heye Center  Search this
Pilchuck Glass Center (Stanwood, Wash.)  Search this
Chihuly, Dale, 1941-  Search this
Cribbs, Keke  Search this
Dailey, Dan, 1947-  Search this
David, Joe, 1946-  Search this
Feddersen, Joe, 1953-  Search this
Garcia, Tammy  Search this
Gardiner, Lewis, 1972-  Search this
Hauberg, John H. (John Henry), 1916-  Search this
Jojola, Tony  Search this
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Libenský, Stanislav, 1921-2002  Search this
Luna, James  Search this
Marioni, Dante, 1964-  Search this
Marioni, Paul  Search this
Martinuzzi, Napoleone, 1892-1977  Search this
Moore, Benjamin P.  Search this
Royal, Richard  Search this
Svenson, David, 1953-  Search this
Tagliapietra, Lino  Search this
Extent:
8 Items (Sound recording: 8 sound files (3 hr., 48 min.), digital, wav)
55 Pages (Transcript)
Culture:
Tlingit  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2011 March 23-24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Preston Singletary conducted 2011 March 23-24, by Mary Savig, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Singletary's studio, in Seattle, Washington.
Singletary speaks of his family background, especially his Tlingit heritage and his grandmother; his early interest in music; his job at the Glass Eye Studio in Seattle; his formative years as a glass blower in Seattle and at Pilchuck Glass School; his early styles and processes in the modern Venetian tradition; his interest in Tlingit motifs; early mentors including David Svenson, Joe David, and Tony Jojola; collaboration in the studio with other glass artists and other native artists who work with various media; his interest in the modernist primitivist art movement; the character of significant exhibitions and commissions; his collaborative project with David Svenson and native Alaskans on the Pilchuck Founders' Totem; how he met his wife in Sweden; descriptions of his processes and techniques, including lighting techniques; his retrospective at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma and the Smithsonian's Gustave Heye Center in New York; current and future directions of his work; the character of his studio, including the contributions of his assistants; collaborations with other native artists including Tammy Garcia, Joe Feddersen, and Maori jade carver Lewis Gardiner; his interest in Jungian psychology and shamanism; his relationship with critics, collectors, and dealers; and his involvement with native communities. Singletary also recalls Dante Marioni, Paul Marioni, Benjamin Moore, Lino Tagliapietra, Dale Chihuly, Dan Dailey, Stanislav Libensky, Napoleone Martinuzzi, David Svenson, Keke Cribbs, Joe David, Tony Jojola, John Hauberg, Richard Royal, Tammy Garcia, Joe Feddersen, Brian Jungen, and James Luna.
Biographical / Historical:
Preston Singletary (1963- ) is a Tlingit glass artist in Seattle, Washington.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 memory cards as 8 digital sound files. Duration is 3 hr., 48 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:
Glass artists -- Washington (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Primitivism in art  Search this
Tlingit art  Search this
Tlingit sculpture  Search this
Native American artists  Search this
Glass art  Search this
Function:
Artists' studios
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.single11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93a552326-ac2d-4da5-8db1-9f7c95018195
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-single11
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Joe Feddersen, 2021 April 29 and May 6

Interviewee:
Feddersen, Joe, 1953-  Search this
Interviewer:
Ganteaume, Cécile R., 1956-  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Topic:
Native American artists  Search this
Colville  Search this
Theme:
Native American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)22078
AAA_collcode_fedder21
Theme:
Native American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_22078

Visual Power: 21st Century Native American Artists/Intellectuals poster collection

Donor:
United States. Department of State  Search this
Artist:
Agard, Nadema  Search this
Akers, Norman  Search this
Feddersen, Joe, 1953-  Search this
Heap of Birds, Edgar  Search this
Little Turtle, Carm  Search this
Longfish, George C.  Search this
Powhatan, Rose  Search this
Slick, Duane  Search this
Smith, Jaune Quick-to-See, 1940-  Search this
Tremblay, Gail  Search this
WalkingStick, Kay  Search this
Curator of an exhibition:
Farris, Pheobe, 1952-  Search this
Extent:
26 Posters
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Posters
Date:
2005
Summary:
This collections includes 26 posters that were part of the traveling exhibiton "Visual Power: 21st Century Native American Artists/Intellectuals" curated by Phoebe Farris in 2005.
Scope and Contents:
This poster collection contains the 26 posters that made up the U.S. Department of State's traveling exhibition Visual Power: 21st Century Native American Artists/Intellectuals. The posters feature the work of 12 Native American artists and includes samples of the artists works and seperate posters for the artist's statements. The following Native artists were included in this exhibition; Nadema Agard (Cherokee/Lakota/Powhatan), Norman Akers (Osage/Pawnee), Phoebe Farris (Powhatan-Renape/Pamunkey), Joe Feddersen (Colville Confederated Tribes), Edgar Heap of Birds (Cheyenne/Arapaho), Carm Little Turtle (Apache/Tarahumara), George Longfish (Seneca/Tuscarora), Rose Powhatan (Pamunkey), Duane Slick (Meskwaki), Jaune Quick-to-See Smith (Flathead Salish/Confederated Salish and Kootenai Nation), Gail Tremblay (Onandaga/Micmac) and Kay Walking Stick (Cherokee).
Arrangement:
The poster collection is arranged in one folder in the original order of the exhibition.
Biographical / Historical:
Visual Power: 21st Century Native American Artists/Intellectuals is a traveling exhibit curated by Dr. Pheobe Farris for the United States Department of State consisting of 26 posters. The exhibit was developed as an outgrowth of a 2003 College Art Association panel chaired by Farris titled "Native American Artists/Intellectuals: Speaking for Ourselves in the 21st Century." Working together with Evangeline Montgomery (Senior Program Officer of the State Department's Cultural Programs Division) and Ceasar Jackson (Project Designer for the Cultural Programs Division), Farris selected 12 Native American artists whose work would be viewed in U.S. embassies around the world. The exhibit was put together in a poster format with each poster featuring a photo of the individual artist, one example of their work as well as an artist statement.
Provenance:
Gift of the U.S. Department of State and Dr. Pheobe Farris, 2007.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Single copies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Indian artists -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Citation:
Visual Power: 21st Century Native American Artists/Intellectuals poster collection, 2005. National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.065
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv44d8ad203-c650-40f0-bf1b-f5b8203cbd33
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-065

Oral history interview with Joe Feddersen

Interviewee:
Feddersen, Joe, 1953-  Search this
Interviewer:
Ganteaume, Cécile R.  Search this
Extent:
2 Items ((2 hrs., 30 min.), digital, mp4)
Culture:
Colville  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
2021 April 29 and May 6
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Joe Feddersen conducted 2021 April 29 and 2021 May 6, by Cecile Ganteaume for the Archives of American Art, at Feddersen's home in Omak, Washington.
Biographical / Historical:
Joe Feddersen (1953–) is a Colville artist who uses print, photography, glass, and craft; he is active in Omak, WA. He is especially known for the integration and reimagining of traditional Native motifs and techniques in his work. He has taught at Evergreen State College.
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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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 recording 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 recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Washington (State)  Search this
Mixed-media artists -- Washington (State)  Search this
Topic:
Native American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.fedder21
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c342c7f7-2e42-41d6-84c1-8bccf8a1a0c0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fedder21

Rainscape Panorama, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Feddersen, Joe 1953-  Search this
Jacobs, Tom  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic tile
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Washington State Arts Commission Art in Public Places Program 110 9th & Columbia Bldg., Mail Stop GH-11 Olympia Washington 98504 Accession Number: WSAC86.060.00a-h
Located at Ephrata Senior High School Ephrata Washington
Topic:
Landscape--Panorama  Search this
Control number:
IAS 65720014
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293404

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