Freda, David C.
Jeweler, Metalworker, Enameler
Active in San Clemente, Calif.
Size: 8 sound files (4 hrs., 3 min.) : digital, wav file
Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 37 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of David C. Freda conducted 2009 April 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 Freda's studio, in San Clemente, Calif.
Biographical/Historical Note: David C. Freda (1953- ) is metalsmith in San Clemente, Calif. Freda was educated at the University of Wisconsin in Whitewater. He taught at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. and California College of the Arts in San Francisco, Calif.
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.