Reminiscences of Byron Temple 1987

 

Name
Temple, Byron, 1933- (Interviewee)
Polsky, Richard M (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Byron Temple 1987
Abstract
Family background; education at Ball State Teachers College, Brooklyn Museum School, Haystack School; early interest in pottery; time spent in Army; work as apprentice of Bernard Leach and discussion of value of that experience; comments on other early work experince; experience teaching at Pratt Institute and as a visiting artist at other institutions; comments on selling handmade pottery and the value of handmade pottery; views on the crafts world and on succeeding as a crafsman outside of the academic world; comments on the growth of his work.
Collection Name
American craftspeople project
Subjects
Potters; Pottery craft; Pottery, American; Arts and crafts movement; Temple, Byron, 1933-
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1987
Note (Biographical)
Pottery artist.
Note
Interviewed by Richard M. Polsky on August 31, 1987.
Note (Provenance)
Byron Temple, Gift 1988
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13673411
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-aar2-gv12
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.