Active in Washington Depot, Conn.
Size: 4 sound discs (3 hrs., 55 min.) : digital ; 2 5/8 in.
Format: Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 54 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Tommy Simpson conducted 2004 May 6-July 2, by Edward S. Cooke, Jr., for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Biographical/Historical Note: Tommy Simpson (1939- ) is a furniture maker and sculptor from Washington, Connecticut. Edward S. Cooke, Jr. is a professor from Newtonville, Massachusetts.
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.