Reminiscences of Dorothy Gill Barnes 1988

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
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
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-h9vt-xy36