Educator, Arts administrator
Active in Calif.
Sound recording: 3 sound tape reels ; 7 in.
Transcript: 54 p.
Collection Summary: An interview of Glenn Anthony Wessels conducted 1964 Feb. 14, by Lewis Ferbraché, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Glenn Wessels, b. 1895; d. 1982, East Bay supervisor of the Federal Art Project (Calif.) and educator of Berkeley, Calif. Wessels was Born in Capetown, South Africa. He taught at the University of California, Berkeley. Wessels was a painter for the Federal Art Project in California during the Depression.
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.