Reminiscences of Dorothy Gill Barnes 1988

 

 

Name
Barnes, Dorothy Gill, 1927- (Interviewee)
Polsky, Richard M (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Dorothy Gill Barnes 1988
Abstract
Childhood in Strawberry Point, Iowa; early creative projects; undergraduate education at Coe College, Minneapolis School of Art and University of Iowa, 1944-49; teaching at Simpson College, 1949-50; experiences in summer program at Cranbrook, 1950; Masters degree in Art Education, University of Iowa, 1951; professor at Parsons College, 1952 and at Trinity College, Texas, 1953; study of ceramics at the McNay Art Institute and Ohio State University; teaching children at home; professor of Art Education, Capital University; struggle to fit in craftswork between job and family; basketry interest and study, 1972 to present; preference for natural fibers; entering competitions; pricing and sale of baskets.
Collection Name
American craftspeople project
Subjects
Potters; Pottery craft; Basket making; Arts and crafts movement; Art--Study and teaching; Handicraft--Marketing; Barnes, Dorothy Gill, 1927-; Cranbrook Academy of Art
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1988
Date
1988
Note (Biographical)
Ceramic and basketry artist.
Note
Interviewed by Richard M. Polsky on June 27, 1988.
Note (Provenance)
Dorothy Gill Barnes, Gift 1988
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13633798
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-h9vt-xy36
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.