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Oral history interview with Richard Marquis

Interviewee:
Marquis, Richard, 1945-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  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
Tasmanian School of Art  Search this
University of California, Berkeley -- Students  Search this
University of California, Los Angeles -- Faculty  Search this
University of Washington -- Faculty  Search this
Bauer, Fred  Search this
Blakebrough, Les, 1930-  Search this
Concannon, Bill  Search this
Eubanks, John  Search this
Fine, Jody  Search this
Lipofsky, Marvin, 1938-2016  Search this
Littleton, Harvey K.  Search this
Marioni, Dante, 1964-  Search this
Melchert, Jim, 1930-  Search this
Mount, Nick  Search this
Naess, Bob  Search this
Nagle, Ron  Search this
Pearson, John, 1940-  Search this
Price, Kenneth, 1935-2012  Search this
Spagnoli, Jerry  Search this
Statom, Therman, 1953-  Search this
Tagliapietra, Lino  Search this
Voulkos, Peter, 1924-2002  Search this
Wax, Jack  Search this
de Santillana, Ludovico  Search this
Extent:
9 Items (Sound recording: 9 sound files (4 hr., 57 min.), digital, wav)
81 Pages (Transcripts)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Australia -- Description and Travel
Date:
2006 September 16
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Richard Marquis conducted 2006 September 16, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home and studio, in Freeland, Washington.
Marquis speaks of his childhood spent moving around Arizona, Colorado, and California; his lifelong affinity for collecting objects; attending University of California, Berkeley; the influence of seeing the shows "Abstract Expressionist Ceramics" at the University of California at Irvine in 1966 and "American Sculpture of the Sixties" at Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1967; receiving a Fulbright grant to study glassblowing in Murano, Italy; experiences at Venini Fabbrica Glass Factory in Murano; teaching experiences at University of Washington, Seattle and UCLA; traveling throughout Australia to set up glass workshops; working as artist-in-residence at Tasmanian School of Art in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia; establishing Marquis Deluxe Studios; large-scale installation collaborations with Therman Statom; the importance of teaching and sharing knowledge; the cyclical progression and diversity of his work; future plans to work less with glass and focus instead on daguerrotypes. Marquis also recalls Peter Voulkos, Ron Nagle, Marvin Lipofsky, James Melchert, Harvey K. Littleton, John Eubanks, John Pearson, Ludovico de Santillana, Lino Tagliapietra, Bob Naess, Fred Bauer, Nick Mount, Les Blakebrough, Jack Wax, Jody Fine, Therman Statom, Kenneth Price, Dante Marioni, Jerry Spagnoli, and Bill Concannon, among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Richard Marquis (1945- ) is glass artist and educator from Freeland, Washington. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is a curator and writer from San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 57 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.
Occupation:
Educators -- Washington (State)  Search this
Glass artists -- Washington (State)  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Glass blowing and working -- Italy  Search this
Glass blowing and working -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.marqui06
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-marqui06
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Richard Marquis, 2006 September 16

Interviewee:
Marquis, Richard, 1945-  Search this
Marquis, Richard, 1945-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Bauer, Fred  Search this
Blakebrough, Les  Search this
Concannon, Bill  Search this
de Santillana, Ludovico  Search this
Eubanks, John  Search this
Fine, Jody  Search this
Lipofsky, Marvin  Search this
Littleton, Harvey K.  Search this
Marioni, Dante  Search this
Melchert, Jim  Search this
Mount, Nick  Search this
Naess, Bob  Search this
Nagle, Ron  Search this
Pearson, John  Search this
Price, Kenneth  Search this
Spagnoli, Jerry  Search this
Statom, Therman  Search this
Tagliapietra, Lino  Search this
Voulkos, Peter  Search this
Wax, Jack  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Tasmanian School of Art  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
University of California, Los Angeles  Search this
University of Washington  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Australia -- description and travel
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Glass blowing and working -- Italy  Search this
Glass blowing and working -- Study and teaching  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13549
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)265219
AAA_collcode_marqui06
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_265219
Online Media:

Stotesbury, Mr. and Mrs. Edward T.

Collection Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Container:
Box 92, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1943
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records / Series 1: Correspondence / 1.3: General Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-jacqself-ref11350
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Oral history interviews with North Carolina glass artists, 1995

Creator:
Douglas, Mary F., 1956-  Search this
Douglas, Mary F., 1956-  Search this
Subject:
Beck, Rick  Search this
Beck, Valerie  Search this
Bernstein, William  Search this
Johnson, Gilbert C.  Search this
Levin, Robert  Search this
Littleton, John  Search this
Nielander, Joe  Search this
Nygren, John Fergus  Search this
Nygren, Sharon  Search this
Vogel, Kate  Search this
Topic:
Glass art -- North Carolina  Search this
Glass artists -- North Carolina -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12550
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216311
AAA_collcode_dougla95
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216311

Oral history interviews with North Carolina glass artists

Interviewer:
Douglas, Mary F., 1956-  Search this
Interviewee:
Beck, Rick  Search this
Beck, Valerie  Search this
Bernstein, William, 1945-  Search this
Johnson, Gilbert C.  Search this
Levin, Robert, 1948-  Search this
Littleton, John  Search this
Nielander, Joe  Search this
Nygren, John Fergus, 1940-  Search this
Nygren, Sharon  Search this
Vogel, Kate  Search this
Extent:
7 Sound cassettes (Sound recordings)
42 Pages (Transcripts)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Date:
1995
Scope and Contents:
Tapes and transcripts of interviews with North Carolina glass artists conducted by Mary Douglas as part of her research for a paper, "Rural Esthetics in the North Carolina Glass Community," delivered at the 1995 Glass Art Society (GAS) Conference in Asheville, N.C. Interviewees include: Rick and Valerie Beck, William Bernstein, Gilbert C. Johnson, Rob Levin, Joe Nielander, John and Sharon Nygren, and Kate Vogel and John Littleton.
Topics covered include "craft culture': whether there is a rural esthetic in North Carolina glass; the idea of community around Penland School and the surrounding region of the Southern Highlands; the significance of the region's craft history on contemporary glass artists; and the distinctive qualities of North Carolina glass.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian; Statesville, N.C.
Provenance:
Donated 1997 by Mary Douglas. The paper for which these interviews was conducted was subsequently published in the Glass Art Society Journal (1995, p. 34-41). Each of the artists interviewed agreed to donate their interviews to the Archives, with the exception of Harvey K. Littleton.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art historians -- North Carolina -- Statesville  Search this
Topic:
Glass art -- North Carolina  Search this
Glass artists -- North Carolina -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.dougla95
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dougla95

Studio glass in America : a 50-year journey / Ferdinand Hampson

Author:
Hampson, Ferdinand  Search this
Physical description:
256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2012
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Studio glass--History  Search this
Glass artists--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1046424

John Littleton, 1957- [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.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_82037

Memo on IRS Ruling on Donations to the Smithsonian

Author:
Powers, Peter G  Search this
Subject:
Littleton, John W  Search this
Powers, Peter G  Search this
Tedesco, J. A  Search this
United States Internal Revenue Service  Search this
Office of the General Counsel  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 1
Date:
12/11/1970
Topic:
Gifts  Search this
Federal Government, Relations with SI  Search this
Internal revenue--United States  Search this
Internal revenue law  Search this
Memorandums  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_4117

IRS Ruling on Smithsonian as a "Publicly Supported" Institution, 1970

Author:
Tedesco, J. A  Search this
Subject:
Littleton, John W  Search this
Powers, Peter G  Search this
Tedesco, J. A  Search this
United States Internal Revenue Service  Search this
Office of the General Counsel  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 1-2
Place:
United States
Date:
12/08/1970
Topic:
Gifts  Search this
Federal Government, Relations with SI  Search this
Income tax  Search this
Income tax deductions for charitable contributions  Search this
Internal revenue--United States  Search this
Internal revenue law  Search this
Memorandums  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_4118

IRS Ruling on Smithsonian as a "Publicly Supported" Institution, 1966

Author:
Littleton, John W  Search this
Subject:
Littleton, John W  Search this
Powers, Peter G  Search this
Tedesco, J. A  Search this
United States Internal Revenue Service  Search this
Office of the General Counsel  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 1-3
Place:
United States
Date:
06/29/1966
Topic:
Gifts  Search this
Federal Government, Relations with SI  Search this
Income tax  Search this
Income tax deductions for charitable contributions  Search this
Internal revenue--United States  Search this
Internal revenue law  Search this
Memorandums  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_4119

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