Fiber artist, Gallery owner
Active in Santa Fe, N.M.
Size: 3 sound discs (6 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 2 5/8 in.
Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 14 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 15 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Jane Sauer conducted 2005 July 11, by Paul J. Smith, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home, in Santa Fe, N.M.
Biographical/Historical Note: Jane Sauer (1937- ) is a fiber artist and gallery owner from Santa Fe, N.M. Paul J. Smith is a director emeritus of the American Craft Museum, New York, N.Y.
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.