Jeff Donaldson papers
The papers of African American artist and educator Jeff Donaldson measure 12.5 linear feet and 0.003 GB and date from 1918 to 2005, with the bulk of the records dating from the 1960s to 2005. The collection documents Donaldson's work as a professional artist, his academic career at Howard University, and his leadership role in the Black Arts Movement through biographical material, a small amount of professional and personal correspondence, personal business records, writings by Donaldson and others, research files, artist files, sound recordings of interviews Donaldson conducted with over 40 artists, teaching files, exhibition files, printed and digital material, and photographs. Also found are detailed records of his professional activities and leadership roles in AfriCOBRA, CONFABA, FESTAC, and the Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC), including documentation on the Wall of Respect mural.
Phillip Barcio interview of Gerald Williams
An audio recording of an interview with co-founder of AfriCOBRA, Gerald Williams, conducted by Phillip Barcio on August 2-3, 2017 as part of his research on Williams and the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s for the Kavi Gupta Gallery in Chicago, Ill. The interview was also used as a basis for …
Interviews of AfriCOBRA founders
The interviews of AfriCOBRA founders measure 0.607 gigabytes and date from 2010. This collection includes digital transcripts and audio files of interviews with AfriCOBRA founders Michael Harris, Jae Jarrell, Wadsworth Jarrell, Napoleon Jones-Henderson, Barbara Jones-Hogu, Carolyn Lawrence, Howard Mallory, and Robert Sengstacke.
Evangeline J. Montgomery papers
The papers of African American artist, curator, and arts administrator Evangeline "EJ" Montgomery measure 26.1 linear feet and date from 1929-2019. The papers relate to Montgomery's career and involvement in the African American art scene in California and Washington, D.C. The collection includes biographical materials consisting of calendars and appointment books, certificates and awards, records regarding Montgomery's personal art collection, resumes and biographies, and other personal records; correspondence with colleagues and friends such as Benny Andrews, Willis Bing Davis, Edmund Barry Gaither, Eugene Grigsby, Dele Jegede, Samella Lewis, Nzegwu Nkiru, and A.M. Weaver; professional activity files documenting Montgomery's career as a consultant, curator, member, and volunteer for a myriad of organizations including the American Association for State and Local History, National Conference of Artists, and the Oakland Museum; and research files and notes on African and African American arts and history, Black media, Black photographers, the museum profession, and the artists Betye Saar, Lois Mailou Jones, Nike Davies-Okundaye, Romare Bearden, Ruth Waddy, Sam Gilliam, and Sargent Johnson. Also included are files regarding Montgomery's career as an artist containing material on the Brandywine Workshop, interviews with Floyd Coleman and for The Historymakers, sales and consignment records, and other material; printed and documentary material consisting of art reproductions, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and posters regarding Montgomery and other African American artists; artwork by Montgomery, including student sketchbooks, and others; photographic material of Montgomery, friends and colleagues, events, personal snapshots, and works of art; and unidentified audiovisual material.
This accession consists of records that document the design, production, and installation of permanent and temporary exhibitions at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery. There are also records related to the renovation of the Alice Pike Barney Studio House. Materials include drawings, sketches, floor plans, correspondence, memoranda …
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs
Oral history interview with Tyrone Weedon and Stefan Bauschmid
Gillespie, Benjamin, 1988-
An interview with with Tyrone Weedon and Stefan Bauschmid conducted 2020 August 10, by Benjamin Gillespie, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project at Weedon's home in Baltimore, Maryland and Bauschmid's home in Washington, DC.
Oral history interview with Carrie Moyer
Gillespie, Benjamin, 1988-
An interview with Carrie Moyer conducted 2020 August 20, by Benjamin Gillespie, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project at Moyer's studio in Brooklyn, New York.
Oral history interview with Lillian Pitt
An interview with Lillian Pitt conducted 2020 September 1, by Lara M. Evans, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project, at Pitt's home in Portland, Ore.
Oral history interview with RYAN! Feddersen
An interview with RYAN! Feddersen conducted 2020 September 10, by Lara Evans, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project at Feddersen's home in Tacoma, Washington.