Byers, John Eric
Painter, Sculptor, Designer, Furniture designer
Active in Newfield, N.Y.
Size: Transcript: 143 pages.
Format: Originally recorded as 7 digital sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 4 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of John Eric Byers conducted 2011 June 13 and 14, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Byers' home and studio, in Newfield, N.Y.
Biographical/Historical Note: John Eric Byers (1959- ) is an artist and designer in Newfield, N.Y. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.
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.