Oral history interview with Victor Mantilla Chalela

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.chalel64
Creators:
Mantilla Chalela, Victor
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 July 28
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
30 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Victor Mantilla Chalela conducted 1964 July 28, by Mary McChesney for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Scope and Contents
Mantilla Chalela speaks of his art training at Ohio State University beginning in 1926 and in 1930 at the University of San Marcus in Lima, Peru; studying mosaic techniques and materials in Peru; and his work for the Federal Art Project in California.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Victor Mantilla Chalela is a designer and mosaicist from California.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 4 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mosaics -- Technique. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Designers -- California -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hispanic American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mosaicists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ohio State University -- Students Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
University of San Marcus (Lima, Peru) -- Students Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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