Reminiscences of Sonja Blomdahl 1988

 

Name
Blomdahl, Sonja (Interviewee)
Polsky, Richard M (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Sonja Blomdahl 1988
Abstract
Childhood in Cape Cod, Massachusetts; early childhood interest in art; initial interest in glass blowing; studies at the University of Massachusetts; glass-making process; first studio and shop; study in Sweden; development of personal technique; glass blowing jobs in Europe; studio in Seattle, 1983; contacts with galleries; general production schedule, price of works; aggressive, personal style; w orkshop instruction; pressures on artists.
Collection Name
American craftspeople project
Subjects
Glassworkers; Glass craft; Glass blowing and working; Handicraft--Marketing; Blomdahl, Sonja
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1988
Note (Biographical)
Glass artist.
Note
Interviewed by Richard M. Polsky on June 28, 1988.
Note (Provenance)
Sonja Blomdahl, Gift 1989
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13634291
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-zrez-me26
Related URLs
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