Renaissance Guild Sculptor Documentary Project
Collection size: 1 videocassette (56 min) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Collection Summary: The Renaissance Guild Sculptor Documentary Project's video documentary of eight Berkshire sculptors along with supporting material pertaining to the artists. Sculptors include Andrew DeVries, Otello Guarducci, Frederick Hund, Alexander Stoller, John Stritch, Gregory Stone, Elbert Weinberg, and Carolyn Wirth. The documentary was edited from individual interviews conducted between February and May 1995. Each was directed by Amanda McCormick. The interviewer for all but the Wirth and Stoller segments is Hillary Dyer; Maia Cannon interviewed Wirth, and William and Lucy Jackson interviewed Brier Stoller, Alexander Stoller's widow. The interviewee pertaining to Weinberg is Joel Karp, trustee of the Weinberg Foundation.
Biographical/Historical Note: The Renaissance Guild was formed in 1994 by Gail Ryan, William Jackson and Frederick Hund in order to begin documentation of the professional lives of recognized sculptors of the Berkshire region. It is formed under the aegis of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Inc., a non-profit philanthropic and financial management organization.
Donated 1996 by Frederick Hund, one of the collaborators on the documentary and also one of the sculptors documented.