Oral history interview with Squeak Carnwath, 2015 September 9

Carnwath, Squeak , b. 1947
Painter, Printmaker, Artist
Active in Oakland, Calif.

Size: 7 sound files (4 hr., 28 min.) digital, wav
Transcript: 175 pages.

Format: Originally recorded as 7 sound files. Duration is 4 hr., 28 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Squeak Carnwath, conducted 2015 September 9-10, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Carnwath's studio in Oakland, California.

Biographical/Historical Note: Interviewee Squeak Carnwath (1958) is a painter and printmaker in Oakland, California. Carnwath was a student of Viola Frey's who later became her friend, and is a co-founder of the Artists' Legacy Foundation. Interviewer 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 Artists' Legacy Foundation.

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