Size: 7 sound files (5 hr., 19 min.) : digital, wav file
Collection Summary: An interview of Harlan W. Butt conducted 2009 July 27-28, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Butt's studio, in Ptarmigan Meadows, Colo.
Biographical/Historical Note: Harlan W. Butt (1950- ) is an artist, metalsmith, and educator in Denton, Tex. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is a writer and independent scholar 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.