Painter, Sculptor, Furniture designer
Active in Capistrano Beach, Calif.
Size: 11 sound files (4 hr., 53 min.) : digital, wav file
Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 54 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of John Cederquist conducted 2009 April 14-15, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Cederquist's studio, in San Clemente, California.
Biographical/Historical Note: John Cederquist (1946- ) creates fine art furniture and wood sculpture. Cederquist is known for using trompe l'Âil in his work. He was educated at Long Beach State University and teaches at Saddleback College.
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.