Oral history interview with Merry Renk, 2001 Jan. 18-19.
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The American Craftsmen's Cooperative Council was founded in 1943. The name was changed in 1950 to American Craftsmen's Educational Council; in 1955 to American Craftsmen's Council; in 1969 to American Crafts Council; and in 1979 to American Craft Council. The Council was founded to serve as an educational organization to foster appreciation of the work of American craftsmen. The Council maintains the American Craft Museum, publishes a magazine and other works, and operates an audio-visual servic...
Arline M. Fisch (1931-) is a metalsmith from San Diego, Calif. Sharon Church McNabb (1948-) is a jewelry designer. From the description of Oral history interview with Arline M. Fisch, 2001 July 29-30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83753946 Metalsmith, jeweler; professor; San Diego, Calif. Fisch taught at the San Diego State University from 1961-2001 and was president of the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) from 1982-1985. From...
Art dealer; New York, N.Y. Born 1924; died 1995. From the description of Lee Nordness papers, 1950-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220151519 Art dealer; New York City. Born 1924 Olympia, Washington. Died 1995. Studied art and journalism. Primary business was Lee Nordness Galleries, but owned other galleries and art-related businesses. Assembled collection of 102 contemporary American paintings for S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. which traveled exte...
Born in Norwalk, California, Asawa is known for her wire sculpture, public commissions, and activism in education and the arts. In 1945, she attended Black Mountain College, where she was taught by Josef Albers, Buckminster Fuller, and Merce Cunningham, through whom she met David Tudor. Starting in 1960, she began to make drawings of family and friends, including Tudor. From the description of Portraits of David Tudor [graphic] / Ruth Asawa. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat recor...
Jeweler, designer; Napa, Calif.; b. 1903. d. 1964. From the description of Margaret De Patta papers, 1944-2000. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220219463 ...
Josef Albers was born in Bottrop, Germany, on March 19, 1888. He studied art in schools in Berlin, Essen, and Munich before joining the Bauhaus school in 1920. From the completion of his studies in 1923 until the school was closed by the Nazis in 1933, Albers remained at the Bauhaus as a teacher. In 1933 Albers joined the faculty of Black Mountain College in North Carolina, where he remained until 1950 when he accepted an appointment as chairman of the Yale University Department of Design. He re...
Enamalist and craftsman; b. 1904; d. 1973; Euclid, Ohio. From the description of Kenneth Francis Bates papers, 1927-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118402 ...
Merry Renk (1921-) is a jeweler, painter, and sculptor from San Francisco, Calif.Arline M. Fisch (1931-) is a metalsmith from San Diego, Calif. From the description of Oral history interview with Merry Renk, 2001 Jan. 18-19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81680685 Metalsmith, jeweler, painter; San Francisco, Calif.; b. 1921. From the description of Merry Renk papers, 1952-2000. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81163341 ...
Fiber artist, educator; San Francisco, Calif.; b. 1910; d. 1976. Guermonprez modeled for Gerhard Marcks. From the description of Trude Guermonprez papers, 1929-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 85027314 Trude Guermonprez is an experienced weaver as well as a designer, artist, craftsman and teacher. She has executed architectural commissions and has done interior design for industry. Her work is of great variety in character and form. ...
Jeweler; New York, N.Y.; b.1917. d.2003. Her open necklaces and custom-fitted wraparound earrings expanded the possibilities of wearable art. Drawing inspiration from the organic forms of Antoni Gaudí and the attenuated figures of Alberto Giacometti, she made material and techniques bend to her will. From the description of Irena Brynner papers, [ca. 1920]- 2002. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 85027368 ...
Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976) was an American photographer known for her early work in botanical imagery and nudes. During the 1930's, Cunningham explored the industrial and architectural forms of oil refineries, lumber mills, and shipyards. During the 1940's, her focus shifted to documentary street photography. Cunningham remained active, continuing to photograph and organize her work until just before her death at the age of 93. From the guide to the Imogen Cunningham Letter to Geo...
Weaver, assemblage artist; New York, N.Y. d. 2007. From the description of Lenore Tawney interview, 1971 June 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220190720 Lenore Tawney (1907-2007) was a weaver and assemblage artist from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Lenore Tawney, 1971 June 23 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495596739 ...