Painter, Muralist, Illustrator, Portrait painter
Santa Fe, N.M.
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 7 in.
Transcript: 26 p. (on one microfilm reel)
Collection Summary: An interview of Olive Rush conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1963 Nov. 13 for the Archives of American Art.
Rush speaks of her family background and youth; her education at the Corcoran School of Art; her involvement with the Federal Art Project; working on murals for public buildings in Santa Fe and the southwest; and the public's perception of the Federal Art Project and its administration.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, mural painter; Santa Fe, N.M.
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
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