Oral history interview with Sue Fuller
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fuller75
Creators:
Fuller, Sue, 1914-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1975 April 24-May 8
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
6 Items
Sound recording: 6 sound files
digital, wav file
94 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview of Sue Fuller, conducted on April 24, 1975, April 30, 1975, and May 8, 1975, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, at the home of Sue Fuller, in Southampton, New York.
Scope and Contents
Fuller speaks of her family and childhood in Pittsburgh, including art teachers and friends; her childhood painting lessons; her education in prep school, at Carnegie Tech, and at Columbia Teachers' College; her travels to Europe and Japan; her use of plastics; her work as a teacher, commercial artist, and assistant in Bill Hayter's studio; the influence of John Dewey's philosophy on her teaching style; training with Ernest Thurn, Hans Hofmann, Josef Albers; learning printmaking and calligraphy; the Society of American Etchers; the influence of science and mathematics on her work; and her thoughts on contemporary computer art. Fuller also recalls Bertha Schaefer, Victor D'Amico, Madeleine Lejwa, John Taylor Arms, Abraham Rattner, Louis Schanker, Roberto Matta, and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sue Fuller (1914-2006) was a sculptor and printmaker from Southampton, New York.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are 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 others.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
System Details
Originally recorded on 3 tape reels (5 in.).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Study and teaching Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calligraphy -- Study and teaching Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Computer Art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting -- Study and teaching Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- Southhampton Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints -- Technique -- Study and teaching Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- Southhampton Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Europe -- description and travel Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japan -- Description and Travel Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Women sculptors Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women printmakers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albers, Josef Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
D'Amico, Victor, 1904-1987 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lejwa, Madeleine Chalette, 1913-1996 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Matta, 1912-2002 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rattner, Abraham Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schaefer, Bertha, 1895-1971 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schanker, Louis, 1903-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thurn, Ernest Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Carnegie Institute of Technology -- Students Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Columbia University. Teachers College -- Students Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Society of American Etchers Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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