Active in Seattle, Wash.
Size: 8 wav files (7 hr., 51 min.) : digital
Format: Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 7 hr., 51 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Akio Takamori conducted 2009 Mar. 20-21, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Takamori's studio, in Seattle, Wash.
Biographical/Historical Note: Akio Takamori (1950- ) is a ceramist in Seattle, Wash. Takamori was educated at Kansas City Art Institute and Alfred University. He teaches at the University of Washington and lives and works in Seattle.
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.