Bothwell, Dorr Hodgson,
Painter, Muralist, Printmaker
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 17 p.
Collection Summary: An interview of Dorr Bothwell conducted 1965 Feb. 27, by Mary Fuller McChesney, for the Archives of American Art. Bothwell describes her education and art training in San Francisco; painting for the Public Works of Art Project; Federal Art Project murals in Los Angeles; effects of the federal projects on her artistic development; and friends and colleagues Grace Clements, Lorser Feitelson, and Stanton Macdonald-Wright.
Biographical/Historical Note: Dorr Bothwell Mural (1902-2000) was a painter, painter, and printmaker from Joshua Tree, Calif. Charter member of the Society of San Francisco Women Artists. Co-wrote "Notan: the Dark-Light Principle of Design."
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.