Oral history interview with Sam Perry

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.perry14
Creators:
Perry, Sam, 1963-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Viola Frey Oral History Project
Dates:
2014 April 29 and May 1
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
6 Items
Sound recording: 6 sound files (4 hr., 26 min.)
digital, wav
115 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Sam Perry conducted 2014 April 29 and May 1, by by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Perry's studio and home in Oakland, California.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sam Perry (1963-) is a sculptor working with naturally fallen tree wood in Oakland, California who was Viola Frey's student at California College of Arts and Crafts (now called just California College of the Arts) and her studio assistant from 1987 until her death in 2004. 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 6 sound files. Duration is 4 hr., 26 min.

Keywords
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Viola Frey Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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