Calkins, Kingsley Mark
Active in Ypsilanti, Mich.
Size: Transcript: 8 pages
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 32 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Kingsley Mark Calkins conducted 1979 June 19, by Renate Dicks, for the Archives of American Art.
Calkins speaks of the history and development of the art department at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti.
Biographical/Historical Note: Kingsley M. Calkins (1917-2004) was a painter and educator from Ypsilanti, Michigan.
These interviews are 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 others.
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.