Oral history interview with Demi
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.demi20
Creators:
Demi, 1955-
Franco, Josh T., 1985-
Dates:
2020 September 2
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
video files (21 min.) Video
digital, mp4
6 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Demi conducted 2020 September 2, by Josh Franco, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project at Demi's home in Miami, Florida.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Demi (1955-) is a painter in Miami, Florida. Demi (who uses only her first name) is a self-taught artist born in Cuba. Her husband is the painter Arturo Rodriguez.

Administration
Sponsor
This interview received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
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.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the audio is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the audio recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Recorded on Zoom (videoconferencing software)

Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds an interview of Demi conducted 1997 November 20, by Juan A. Martínez and the Demi and Arturo Rodríguez papers.

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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