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Oral history interview with Preston Singletary, 2011 March 23-24

Interviewee:
Singletary, Preston, 1963-  Search this
Singletary, Preston, 1963-  Search this
Interviewer:
Savig, Mary, 1982-  Search this
Subject:
Chihuly, Dale  Search this
Cribbs, Keke  Search this
Dailey, Dan  Search this
David, Joe  Search this
Feddersen, Joe  Search this
Garcia, Tammy  Search this
Gardiner, Lewis  Search this
Hauberg, John H. (John Henry)  Search this
Jojola, Tony  Search this
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Libenský, Stanislav  Search this
Luna, James  Search this
Marioni, Dante  Search this
Marioni, Paul  Search this
Martinuzzi, Napoleone  Search this
Moore, Benjamin P.  Search this
Royal, Richard  Search this
Svenson, David  Search this
Tagliapietra, Lino  Search this
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
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Glass art -- Technique  Search this
Glass artists -- Washington (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Glass blowing and working  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Primitivism in art  Search this
Tlingit art  Search this
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Tlingit sculpture  Search this
Theme:
Native American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15931
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)299007
AAA_collcode_single11
Theme:
Native American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_299007
Online Media:

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, 1958-  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)
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 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 art -- Technique  Search this
Glass artists -- Washington (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Glass blowing and working  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Primitivism in art  Search this
Tlingit art  Search this
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Tlingit sculpture  Search this
Function:
Artists' studios
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.single11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-single11
Online Media:

Jar

Culture/People:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Tammy Garcia, K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), b. 1969  Search this
Donor:
David L. Stearman, Non-Indian  Search this
Bernice Stearman (Mrs. David L. Stearman), Non-Indian, 1932-2012  Search this
Previous owner:
David L. Stearman, Non-Indian  Search this
Bernice Stearman (Mrs. David L. Stearman), Non-Indian, 1932-2012  Search this
Previous seller:
Lee Cohen, Non-Indian  Search this
Gallery 10  Search this
Object Name:
Jar
Media/Materials:
Pottery, clay slip
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, carved, slipped, burnished
Dimensions:
13.5 x 10.2 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Taos; Taos County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1991-1992
Catalog Number:
26/6899
Barcode:
266899.000
See related items:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws68e37fd1d-a3ab-4e98-ad3e-638b5de1b573
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_392299
Online Media:

Jar (No image available)

Culture/People:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Tammy Garcia, K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), b. 1969  Search this
Donor:
Dr. Jerome W. Canter (Jerome Wolf Canter), Non-Indian, 1930-2017  Search this
Dorothy A. Canter (Mrs. Jerome W. Canter), Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
Dorothy A. Canter (Mrs. Jerome W. Canter), Non-Indian  Search this
Dr. Jerome W. Canter (Jerome Wolf Canter), Non-Indian, 1930-2017  Search this
Object Name:
Jar (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Pottery, clay slip
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, carved, slipped, burnished
Dimensions:
11.4 x 12 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Santa Clara Pueblo, Santa Clara Reservation; Rio Arriba County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
1993
Catalog Number:
26/8025
Barcode:
268025.000
See related items:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f07ae3ea-e1a1-46f2-a03e-745b0786d4c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_389334

Seed jar

Culture/People:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Tammy Garcia, K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), b. 1969  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Jerome W. Canter (Jerome Wolf Canter), Non-Indian, 1930-2017  Search this
Dorothy A. Canter (Mrs. Jerome W. Canter), Non-Indian  Search this
Dr. Jerome W. Canter (Jerome Wolf Canter), Non-Indian, 1930-2017  Search this
Donor:
Dorothy A. Canter (Mrs. Jerome W. Canter), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Seed jar
Media/Materials:
Pottery, clay slip
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, carved, slipped, burnished
Dimensions:
9 x 10 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Santa Clara Pueblo, Santa Clara Reservation; Rio Arriba County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
December 1997
Catalog Number:
26/8026
Barcode:
268026.000
See related items:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65d22d18a-2776-4ce8-a892-eaba36f4a4fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_389351
Online Media:

Love and Luggage

Culture/People:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Tammy Garcia, K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), b. 1969  Search this
Seller:
Blue Rain Gallery  Search this
Title:
Love and Luggage
Object Name:
Vessel
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, carved, burnished, painted
Dimensions:
20 x 20 cm
Object Type:
Works of Art (Other)
Place:
Santa Clara Pueblo, Santa Clara Reservation; Rio Arriba County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
2002
Catalog Number:
26/2618
Barcode:
262618.000
See related items:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)
Works of Art (Other)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d376037c-f83a-4255-a403-cf89e9afdce5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278733
Online Media:

Tammy Garcia : form without boundaries / contributors: Bruce Bernstein, John Grimes, Benjamin Rose

Author:
Garcia, Tammy  Search this
Bernstein, Bruce  Search this
Grimes, John R (John Richard) 1959-  Search this
Rose, Benjamin 1973-  Search this
Subject:
Garcia, Tammy  Search this
Physical description:
192 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
New Mexico
Santa Clara Pueblo
Taos
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Pueblo women potters  Search this
Pueblo pottery--Themes, motives  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_764607

Tammy Garcia : visions in glass : a collaboration with Preston Singletary / [photographers, Russell Johnson, Pat Pollard ; writers, Nina Anthony, Benjamin Rose ; editor, Will Palmer]

Title:
Visions in glass
Author:
Garcia, Tammy  Search this
Singletary, Preston 1963-  Search this
Anthony, Nina  Search this
Rose, Benjamin 1973-  Search this
Palmer, Will  Search this
Blue Rain Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Garcia, Tammy  Search this
Singletary, Preston 1963-  Search this
Physical description:
50, [1] p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2005
C2005
Topic:
Glass art  Search this
Indian art  Search this
Pueblo art  Search this
Tlingit art  Search this
Glass artists  Search this
Artistic collaboration  Search this
Call number:
NK5198.G37 A4 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_928314

Tammy Garcia [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Nationality:
santa clara pueblo  Search this
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Native Americans  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the National Museum of the American Indian Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_93032

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