Cummings, Michael A. (Michael Arthur)
Active in New York, N.Y.
Size: Transcript: 138 pages.
Format: Originally recorded on 4 SD memory cards as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hrs., 53 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Michael A. Cummings conducted 2012 October 25 and 26, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Cummings' home and studio, in New York, N.Y.
Biographical/Historical Note: Michael A. Cummings (1945- ) is quilter and artist in New York, 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.
Transcription of this oral history interview was made possible by a grant from the Smithsonian Womens Committee.