Active in Lake Ann, Mich.
Size: Transcript: 168 pages.
Format: Originally recorded as 13 digital wav files. Duration is 8 hr., 47 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Clifton Monteith conducted 2012 July 9-10, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Monteith's studio, in Lake Ann, Michigan.
Biographical/Historical Note: Clifton Monteith (1944- ) is a furniture designer and craft artist in Lake Ann, Michigan. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.
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.
Transcription of this oral history interview was made possible by a grant from the Smithsonian Womens Committee.