Oral history interview with John Eric Byers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.byers11
Creators:
Byers, John Eric, 1959-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2011 June 13-14
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
143 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of John Eric Byers conducted 2011 June 13 and 14, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Byers' home and studio, in Newfield, New York.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John Eric Byers (1959- ) is an artist and designer in Newfield, New York. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Originally recorded as 7 digital sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 4 min.

Keywords
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Sculptors -- New York (State) -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Designers -- New York (State) -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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