Query: Ceramicists -- California -- Oakland -- Interviews
Oral history interview with James Melchert
Creators:
Melchert, Jim, 1930-
Pritikin, Renny
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2002 September 18-October 19
Size:
46 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.melche02
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of James Melchert conducted 2002 September 18-2002 October 19, by Renny Pritikin, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Oakland, California.

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Oral history interview with John Roloff
Creators:
Roloff, John, 1947-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2009 August 17-18
Size:
13 Items (Sound recording: 13 sound files (8 hr., 50 min.), digital, wav file)
155 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.roloff09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of John Roloff conducted 2009 August 17-18, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Roloff's studio, in Oakland, California.

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Oral history interview with Viola Frey
Creators:
Frey, Viola, 1933-2004
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project
Dates:
1995 Feb. 27-June 19
Size:
5 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (5 hrs.), analog)
126 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.frey95
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Viola Frey conducted 1995 Feb. 27-1995 June 19, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project, at the artist's studio, in Oakland, Calif.

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Oral history interview with Marilyn Levine
Creators:
Levine, Marilyn, 1935-2005
Adamson, Glenn
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2002 May 15
Size:
54 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.levine02
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Marilyn Levine conducted 2002 May 15, by Glenn Adamson, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Oakland, California.

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Oral history interview with Susan Peterson
Creators:
Peterson, Susan, 1925-2009
Smith, Paul J.
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2004 March 1
Size:
63 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.peters04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Susan Peterson conducted 2004 March 1, by Paul J. Smith, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Carefree, Arizona.

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James Melchert papers
Creators:
Melchert, Jim, 1930-
Dates:
circa 1949-2021
Size:
7 Linear feet
12.28 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.melcjim
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of ceramicist, educator, and arts administrator James Melchert measure 7 linear feet and 12.28 Gigabytes, and date from circa 1949 to 2021. The collection documents Melchert's career through biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, professional files documenting Melchert's teaching, residences, exhibitions, and other professional activities, writings, printed material documenting exhibitions and more, photographic material including images of Melchert and his artwork, and artwork comprising slide projection works.

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Ron Nagle papers
Creators:
Nagle, Ron
Dates:
1969-2004
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.naglron
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of San Francisco ceramicist Ron Nagle measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1969 to 2004. The collection consists of original pencil drawings by Nagle, exhibition announcements and catalogs, a few miscellaneous printed materials, and slides of artwork.

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Beatrice Wood papers
Creators:
Wood, Beatrice
Dates:
1894-1998
bulk 1930-1990
Size:
26.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.woodbeat
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of California ceramicist Beatrice Wood measure 26.6 linear feet and date from 1906 to 1998, with the bulk dating from 1930-1990. There is extensive correspondence with gallery owners, fellow artists, clients, friends, and family. The collection also contains biograpical materials, personal business records, writings, printed materials, photographs, and works of art. Of particular interest are the 28 diaries that Wood maintained from 1916 until her death in 1998 and 42 glazing formula notebooks dating from 1934-1997. Also found are documents of Steven Hoag and Esther Rosencranz, her husband and aunt respectively, that consist of correspondence, business records, and photographs given to the Archives of American Art as part of the Beatrice Wood papers.

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Billy Al Bengston papers
Creators:
Bengston, Billy Al
Dates:
circa 1940s-1989
bulk 1960-1988
Size:
10.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bengbill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of southern California Pop artist Billy Al Bengston measure 10.4 linear feet and date from circa 1940s to 1989, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1960 to 1988. The collection documents the life and work of the artist through biographical materials, correspondence, personal business records, gallery and museum files, teaching files, project and commission files, scattered artwork, printed materials, and photographs.

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Howard Kottler papers
Creators:
Kottler, Howard, 1930-1989
Dates:
1907-2006
Size:
11.6 Linear feet
0.014 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.kotthowa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Howard Kottler papers measure 11.6 linear feet and 0.014 GB and date from circa 1907-2006. Included are biographical materials consisting of copies of Kottler's biography, curriculum vitae, a 1948 year book from Cleveland Heights High School, diplomas and awards, and a 1988 calendar with notations by Kottler; correspondence with friends, family, and associates, including Arna Goffe, Gwen-Li Goo, Lauren Grossman, Judith Schwartz, Patti Warashina and others; writings including Kottler's doctoral dissertation, "An Exhibition of Pottery in Support of Three Processes in Ceramics"; artist, institutional, and teaching files consisting of the University of Washington, the Tacoma Art Museum, the Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, and the Garth Clark Gallery as well as inventory lists, sales records, banking records, digital documents and correspondence relating to the establishment and business conduct of the Howard Kottler Charitable Trust; photographs, digital photographs, slides and negatives of Kottler and his work; audiovisual material including 27 audio cassettes of interviews with Kottler, circa 1988-1989, by Patricia Failing who wrote the book "Howard Kottler: Face to Face", Univ. of Washington, 1995, 35 mm reel stills of Kottler's "American Gothic", 1/4 in. sound recording labeled Exp 1 first; and few unidentified beta, VHS and cassette tapes; and printed material consisting of comic books, newspaper clippings, exhibition announcements, catalogs, posters and craft periodicals featuring Kottler.

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