Roloff, John S.
Active in Oakland, Calif.
Size: 13 sound files (8 hr., 49 min.) : digital, wav file
Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 13 digital wav files. Duration is 8 hr., 49 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of John Roloff conducted 2009 August 17-18, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Roloff's studio, in Oakland, Calif.
Biographical/Historical Note: John S. Roloff (1947- ) is a sculptor and ceramicist and lives and works in Oakland, Calif. Roloff also taught at the San Francisco Art Institute and Mills 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.