Gasparro, Frank, b. 1909 d. 2001
Active in Pa.,
Collection size: 4 sound cassettes.
Collection Summary: An interview of Frank Gasparro conducted by Linda Shopes. Gasparro speaks of his early life including his studies with Giuseppe Donato; struggling through the Depression carving cemetery monuments; his successful application to the Federal Art Project (FAP) and his experiences while working with it; projects he worked on with the FAP and how they were assigned; how the project functioned; relations with other artists; political problems involving the Pennsylvania state director of the FAP, Mary Curran, and the Artists Union; and his subsequent work for the U.S. Mint.
Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; Pennsylvania. Worked on Federal Art Project in Pennsylvania.
Donated by the Pennsylvania State Archives, 1991.