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Oral history interview with Benito Huerta

Interviewee:
Huerta, Benito, 1952-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Creator:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Names:
Galería de la Raza (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Lynn Goode Gallery  Search this
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Beardsley, John  Search this
Caton, David  Search this
Chin, Mel, 1951-  Search this
Hernandez, John, 1952-  Search this
Livingston, Jane  Search this
Lomas Garza, Carmen  Search this
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Vargas, Kathy  Search this
Yanez, Rene  Search this
Zamudio-Taylor, Victor  Search this
Extent:
5 Sound discs (Sound recording, master (5 hrs., 52 min.), digitial, 2 5/8 in.)
84 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound discs
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 Feb. 29-Mar. 2
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Benito Huerta conducted 2004 Feb. 29-Mar. 2, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in Arlington, Tex.
Huerta speaks of his early childhood; interest in art; attending graduate school at New Mexico State University; the exhibition "Hispanic Art in the United States: Thirty Contemporary Painters and Sculptors," 1987; interest in music and planning programs while attending undergraduate school at the University of Houston; his relationship with artist Mel Chin; his exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; the Lynn Goode Gallery and an exhibition entitled "Aneurism"; criticism of his artwork; living in San Francisco for two years; Galería de la Raza; painting on black velvet; the exhibition "Chulas Fronteras (Beautiful Borders)" 1986; his chalupas series; the value of curating versus making his own art; "Seen and Unseen" at Diverse Works 1983; "Cowboys, Cadillacs, and Computers" Lawndale Art and Performance Center, University of Houston, 1985; his installation pieces; maps and global images in his work; his co-founding of the art Magazine "Artlies"; public commissions; connections to North Carolina; the Serie project; and the artists he has worked with since arriving at University of Texas, Arlington. Huerta also recalls David Caton, Jane Livingston, John Beardsley, René Yañez, Carmen Lomas Garza, John Hernandez, Kathy Vargas, Victor Zamudio Taylor, Bonnie Pitman, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Beniton Huerta (1952-) is an artist from Arlington, Tex. Interviewer Cary Cordova (1970-) is an art historian.
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:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Hispanic American artists -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Curators -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Art commissions  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.huerta04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-huerta04

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Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Provost for the Arts and Humanities  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-093, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Provost for the Arts and Humanities, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa96-093-refidd1e1805

Oral history interview with Benito Huerta, 2004 Feb. 29-Mar. 2

Interviewee:
Huerta, Benito, 1952-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Subject:
Livingston, Jane  Search this
Yanez, Rene  Search this
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Hernandez, John  Search this
Zamudio-Taylor, Victor  Search this
Lomas Garza, Carmen  Search this
Vargas, Kathy  Search this
Beardsley, John  Search this
Chin, Mel  Search this
Caton, David  Search this
Lynn Goode Gallery  Search this
Galería de la Raza (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Hispanic American artists -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Curators -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Art commissions  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12217
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)247972
AAA_collcode_huerta04
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_247972
Online Media:

Dallas Museum of Art : a guide to the collection / [edited by Bonnie L. Pitman]

Author:
Dallas Museum of Art  Search this
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Subject:
Dallas Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
367 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Texas
Dallas
Date:
2012
Topic:
Art  Search this
Call number:
N558 .A538 2012
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104408

New forums: art museums and communities / Bonnie Pitman and Ellen Hirzy

Author:
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Hirzy, Ellen Cochran  Search this
Pew Charitable Trusts  Search this
Physical description:
xi , 267 p. ; ill. : 26 cm
Type:
Case studies
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
Topic:
Art museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_772215

Presence of mind : museums and the spirit of learning / edited by Bonnie Pitman

Author:
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
American Association of Museums  Search this
Physical description:
184 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1999
20th century
Topic:
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museums--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_554791

Extending connections : a handbook of touring techniques / compiled and written by Melora McDermott ; with an introduction by Bonnie Pitman-Gelles

Author:
McDermott, Melora  Search this
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Oakland Museum  Search this
Physical description:
iii, 64 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Date:
1985
C1985
Topic:
Museums--Handbooks, manuals, etc  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Call number:
AM7 .M13 1985
AM7.M13 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_290754

Museums, magic and children : youth education in museums / Bonnie Pitman-Gelles with an Editorial Committee of the American Association of Youth Museums

Author:
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Bannerman, Carol  Search this
Kendall, Aubyn  Search this
American Association of Youth Museums Editorial Committee  Search this
Physical description:
262 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1981
Topic:
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Call number:
AM7 .P68m
AM7.P68m
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_190345

150 years of art in Manitoba; a struggle towards a visual civilization. A Winnipeg Art Gallery exhibition commemorating Manitoba's Centennial, May 1-August 31, 1970. Prepared by Bonnie L. Pitman

Author:
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Winnipeg Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
[20] p. illus. 15 x 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Manitoba
Date:
1970
1970]
Topic:
Art  Search this
Call number:
N6546.M3 P5X
N6546.M3P5X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_11221

Southeastern Museums Conference directory of education programs and resources / edited by Bonnie L. Pitman

Author:
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Physical description:
159, [6] p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Directories
Date:
1974
[1974]
Topic:
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museums  Search this
Call number:
N51 .S72 1974
N51.S72 1974
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_89304

Ignite the power of art : advancing visitor engagement in museums / Bonnie Pitman, Ellen Hirzy

Author:
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Hirzy, Ellen Cochran  Search this
Subject:
Dallas Museum of Art Administration Evaluation  Search this
Physical description:
221 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas
Dallas
Date:
2010
C2010
Topic:
Art museum visitors--Services for--Evaluation  Search this
Art museum visitors--Attitudes  Search this
Art museums--Psychological aspects  Search this
Art museums--Social aspects  Search this
Art museums and community  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_950295

A Formidable Assignment

Author:
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
1991
Topic:
Museum education  Search this
Multicultural  Search this
Role and function  Search this
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_1318

Defining Audiences for Practitioners

Author:
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Linett, Peter  Search this
Doering, Zahava Institutional Studies Office, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C  Search this
Korn, Randi Principal, Randi Korn & Associates, Alexandria, VA  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
May 8, 2004
Topic:
Museum attendance  Search this
Visitors  Search this
Audience research  Search this
Publisher:
Denver, CO National Audio Video, Inc
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_18119

Rock Around the Clock: An In-Depth Case Study of a 100 Hour Centennial Celebration and Its Aftermath

Author:
Bleiberg, Michelle  Search this
Bays-Boothe, Tracy  Search this
Conner, Judy  Search this
Peek, Joseph  Search this
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Subject:
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
May 3, 2005
Topic:
Museums -- Educational Aspects  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museum programs  Search this
public relations  Search this
Publisher:
Denver, CO National Audio Video, Inc
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_18352

Charting the Landscape / Mapping New Paths: Museums, Libraries and the K-12 Years - What do Learners Need?

Author:
Semmel, Marsha  Search this
Gomez, Martin  Search this
Wolf, Dennie Palmer  Search this
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
May 3, 2005
Topic:
Museum education  Search this
Collaboration with schools  Search this
Collaboration with libraries  Search this
Procedures and policies  Search this
Publisher:
Denver, CO National Audio Video, Inc
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_18373

Friends in High Places: Leveraging Contacts to Make International Exhibitions Happen

Author:
Matcuk,Matt  Search this
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Groesbeck, Robin  Search this
Coffin, Marjorie  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
2006
April 29, 2006
Topic:
Museum techniques--exhibitions  Search this
International  Search this
exhibition production  Search this
Publisher:
Jamestown, NY Digitell Inc
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_18599

Museum Partnerships: Seeking Synergy and Sharing Agendas. [sound recording]

Author:
Smith, Melissa  Search this
Corrin, Lisa Assistant Director, The Contemporary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD  Search this
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
1994
1994-1994
Topic:
Museums  Search this
Contracts  Search this
Museum cooperation  Search this
Community participation  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Publisher:
Elkridge, Maryland Chesapeake Audio/Video Communications, Inc
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_7655

The Three R's of Accreditation. [sound recording]

Author:
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Moss, Lynda Bourque Director, Western Heritage Center, Billings, MT  Search this
Voss, Alison M  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
1994
1994-1994
Topic:
Museums--accreditation  Search this
Museums  Search this
Publisher:
Elkridge, Maryland Chesapeake Audio/Video Communications, Inc
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_7681

A Practical Premier on Accreditation

Author:
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Livesay, Thomas A. Director, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM  Search this
Wirt, Dennis M. President and CEO, Franklin Inst. Sci. Museum, Philadelphia, PA  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
1995
1995-1995
Topic:
Museums  Search this
Administration and Organization  Search this
Professional practices  Search this
Publisher:
Elkridge, Maryland Chesapeake Audio/Video Communications, Inc
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_8739

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