Active in New Canaan, Conn.
Size: Transcript: 92 pages.
Format: Originally recorded as 5 sound files. Duration is 2 hr., 27 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Jens Risom conducted 2012 June 19-20, by Jeannine Falino, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at at Risom's home, in New Canaan, Connecticut.
Biographical/Historical Note: Jens Risom (1916- ) is a furniture designer in New Canaan, Connecticut.
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.
Transcription of this oral history interview was made possible by a grant from the Smithsonian Women's Committee.