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Oral history interview with Patricia Stanley Cunningham, 1964 July 28

Interviewee:
Cunningham, Patricia Stanley, 1907-1984  Search this
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-2022  Search this
Subject:
Bufano, Beniamino  Search this
Ariss, Bruce  Search this
Boundey, Burton  Search this
Waldo, Amalie  Search this
Federal Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women designers  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Women muralists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12661
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213395
AAA_collcode_cunninp64
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213395

Oral history interview with Patricia Stanley Cunningham

Interviewee:
Cunningham, Patricia Stanley, 1907-1984  Search this
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
Ariss, Bruce  Search this
Boundey, Burton, 1879-1962  Search this
Bufano, Beniamino, 1898-1970  Search this
Waldo, Amalie  Search this
Extent:
24 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 July 28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Patricia Stanley Cunningham conducted 1964 July 28, by Mary Fuller McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.
Cunningham speaks of her training at the University of California, Berkeley; her work for the Federal Art Project as a muralist in public school buildings and on the easel painting project; how her work was supervised; artists she knew; and the effect of the Federal Art Project on her career. She recalls Bruce Ariss, Burton Boundey, Beniamino Bufano, and Amalie Waldo.
Biographical / Historical:
Patricia Stanley Cunningham (1907-1984) was a painter, sculptor, designer, and muralist from Carmel, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 48 min.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Muralists -- California  Search this
Painters -- California  Search this
Designers -- California  Search this
Sculptors -- California  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women designers  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Women muralists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.cunninp64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f6e24494-b3fd-4f7c-b5b0-2fb9e4a130fc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cunninp64
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