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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:

Crux (as seen from those who sleep on the surface of the earth under the night sky)

Culture/People:
Dunne-za (Beaver) [Doig River Band]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Brian Jungen, Dunne-za (Beaver) [Doig River Band], b. 1970  Search this
Seller:
Catriona Jeffries Galleries  Search this
Title:
Crux (as seen from those who sleep on the surface of the earth under the night sky)
Object Name:
Sculpture component/part
Media/Materials:
Steel, suitcase
Techniques:
Cut, jointed
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Cockatoo Island, Sydney, Australia
Date created:
2008
Catalog Number:
26/7253
Barcode:
267253.000
See related items:
Dunne-za (Beaver) [Doig River Band]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws644048cf3-67e2-4623-ad97-06e42f0686a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_394550

Walking Heart

Artist:
Brian Jungen, Canadian, b. Fort St. John, British Columbia, 1970  Search this
Medium:
Aluminum chairs, American Elk hide, tarred twine, steel, and granite
Dimensions:
50 × 55 × 24 1/2 in. (127 × 139.7 × 62.2 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
2011
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Jacques and Rosana Séguin, 2015
Accession Number:
15.11
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py22a85a1ed-5480-4d7f-869c-61d80c851484
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_15.11

Brian Jungen friendship centre edited by Kitty Scott

Artist:
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Editor:
Scott, Kitty  Search this
Writer of foreword:
Jost, Stephan  Search this
Author:
Jungen, Brian Works Selections  Search this
Host institution:
Art Gallery of Ontario  Search this
Subject:
Jungen, Brian 1970-  Search this
Physical description:
213 pages color illustrations 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Expositions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2019
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1111598

Brian Jungen / [editors, Solange de Boer, Zoë Gray, Nicolaus Schafhausen]

Author:
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Boer, Solange de  Search this
Gray, Zoë  Search this
Schafhausen, Nicolaus 1965-  Search this
Witte de With, centrum voor hedendaagse kunst  Search this
Subject:
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Physical description:
90 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2006
©2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_823313

Connective tissue : new approaches to fiber in contemporary Native art

Contributor:
Evans, Lara  Search this
McGlennen, Molly  Search this
Artist:
Dion, Wally 1976-  Search this
Fields, Anita  Search this
Galanin, Nicholas 1979-  Search this
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Kelliher-Combs, Sonya 1969-  Search this
Watt, Marie 1967-  Search this
Willard, Tania  Search this
Author:
Institute of American Indian Arts  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Native Arts  Search this
Physical description:
143 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
North America
Date:
2017
21st century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Fiberwork  Search this
Textile artists  Search this
Indian art  Search this
Indigenous art  Search this
Call number:
N6498.F54 C66 2017
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1088072

Brian Jungen : Contemporary Art Gallery, July 27-September 23, 2001

Author:
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Brown, Lindsay  Search this
Wallace, Keith  Search this
Watson, Scott, 1950-  Search this
Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver, B.C.)  Search this
Subject:
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2002
C2002
Call number:
NB249.J86 A4 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_761395

Brian Jungen / [exhibition curator, Daina Augaitis]

Author:
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Augaitis, Daina  Search this
New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Vancouver Art Gallery  Search this
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal  Search this
Subject:
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Jungen, Brian Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
162 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2005
C2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_785902

Bounce : Brian Jungen, Myfanwy MacLeod, Damian Moppett : in through the out door : David Armstrong-Six, Germaine Koh, Nestor Krüger / [curated respectively by Philip Monk and Xandra Eden]

Title:
In through the out door
Author:
Monk, Philip 1950-  Search this
Eden, Xandra 1968-  Search this
Power Plant (Art gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Jungen, Brian  Search this
MacLeod, Myfanwy  Search this
Moppett, Damian  Search this
Physical description:
63 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Ontario
Toronto
Date:
2002
21st century
Topic:
Art, Canadian--History  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N6547.T67 B68 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_790412

Brian Jungen / [editor, Kathy Slade ; foreword, Cate Rimmer ; essay, Reid Shier ; essay copy editing, Lisa Robertson; design, Steedman Design ; photography, Linda Chinfin]

Author:
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Shier, Reid 1963-  Search this
Charles H. Scott Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Physical description:
12 p., [18] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2000
C2000
Call number:
N40.1.J9462 C43 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_611029

Buddy Palace : the zine / Jason McLean, Lisa Prentice, Brian Jungen, Christine Corlett ; curated by Geoffrey Topham [sic] & Reid Shier

Author:
McLean, Jason  Search this
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Corlett, Christine  Search this
Farmer, Geoffrey 1967-  Search this
Shier, Reid 1963-  Search this
Prentice, Lisa  Search this
Or Gallery  Search this
Subject:
McLean, Jason  Search this
Prentice, Lisa  Search this
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Corlett, Christine  Search this
Physical description:
[20] p. : chiefly ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Place:
Canada
Date:
1997
Topic:
Artists' books  Search this
Call number:
N7433.35.C2 B83 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_916370

Beachcombers : Geoffrey Farmer, Brian Jungen, Myfanwy MacLeod / curated by Katherine Stout for The Drawing Room

Author:
Stout, Katharine 1973-  Search this
MacLeod, Myfanwy  Search this
Farmer, Geoffrey 1967-  Search this
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Gasworks Gallery  Search this
Middlesbrough Art Gallery  Search this
Mead Gallery  Search this
Drawing Room (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Farmer, Geoffrey 1967-  Search this
Jungen, Brian  Search this
MacLeod, Myfanwy  Search this
Physical description:
19 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 16 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2002
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Art, Canadian  Search this
Call number:
N6545 .S77 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_916372

Brian Jungen : strange comfort, October 16, 2009-August 8, 2010 / [editing, Amy Pickworth]

Title:
Strange comfort, October 16, 2009-August 8, 2010
Author:
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Pickworth, Amy  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Jungen, Brian  Search this
Physical description:
15 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2009
C2009
Topic:
Animals in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_941769

Brian Jungen, 1970- [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:
Doig River (Hanás Saahgé?) Band, Dane-zaa Nation  Search this
Place:
Canada
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_88678

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