Please note, we are experiencing issues connecting to our Research Request System, Aeon. To request collection materials, please contact us through the Ask Us form

Oral history interview with Toots Zynsky, 2007 July 27-28

Zynsky, Toots , b. 1951
Glass artist
Active in Providence, R.I.

Size: 4 sound discs (4 hr., 18 min.) : digital ; 2 5/8 in.

Format: Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 17 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Toots Zynsky conducted 2007 July 27-28, by Tina Oldknow, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in at the artist's home and studio, in Providence, Rhode Island.

Biographical/Historical Note: Toots Zynsky is a glass artist from Providence, Rhode Island. Tina Oldknow is a curator at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York.

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.

How to Use this Interview

  • For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.

Make a Request

Reading Room Reproduction