Oral history interview with William Ivey
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ivey83
Creators:
Ivey, William, 1919-1992
Johns, Barbara
Dates:
1983 May 24-31
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
6 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
75 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of William Ivey conducted 1983 May 24-31, by Barbara Johns, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project,
Scope and Contents
This interview took place at the artist's studio in Seattle, Wash. Ivey speaks of his family background and education, including law school; studying at the California School of Fine Arts; studying under Clyfford Still and Mark Rothko; working at the Seattle Art Museum and the Henry Gallery; working as artist-in-residence at Reed College; founding the Artists' Gallery (Seattle, Wash.); exhibiting at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Gallery Arnaud in Paris and the Seattle Art Museum; collectors of his work; his methods and style; the current art scene; and his future plans. He recalls Ward Corley, Louis Bunce, Richard Gilkey and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
William Ivey (1919-1992) was a painter from Seattle, Wash.

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 Originals
Transcript also available at the University of Washington, Manuscripts Collection, and at the Oregon Historical Society.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives' Northwest Oral History Project, begun in 1982 to document the Northwest artistic community through interviews with painters, sculptors, craftsmen, educators, curators, and others, in Oregon, Washington and Montana.

Digital Content

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Artists -- Northwestern States -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- Northwestern States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American -- Northwestern States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Bunce, Louis, 1907-1983 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Corley, Ward Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gilkey, Richard C. (Richard Charles), 1925- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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