Oral history interview with Barbara Lee Smith, 2009 March 16-17

Smith, Barbara Lee , b. 1938
Fiber artist
Active in Gig Harbor, Wash.

Size: Transcript: 122 pages.

Format: Originally recorded as 6 sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 21 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Barbara Lee Smith conducted 2009 March 16-17, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Smith's home, in Gig Harbor, Washington.

Biographical/Historical Note: Barbara Lee Smith (1938- ) is a mixed media artist known for sculptural drawings constructed from fabric and lives and works in Gig Harbor, Washington.

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.

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