Inverarity, Robert Bruce,
Sound recordings: 4 sound tape reels (1 hour 30 min.) ; 7 in.
Transcript 75 p.
Collection Summary: Interviews of Robert Bruce Inverarity conducted 1964 Oct. 29-Nov 4. by Harlan Phillips for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, lecturer, state director of the Federal Art Project; Seattle, Wash. Studied at the University of Washington, Fremont University and with Kazue Yamagishi and Mark Tobey. Exhibited in one-man shows and group exhibitions in the U.S. and Canada. Directed the Museum of International Folk Art, the Adirondack Museum, and the Philadelphia Maritime Museum. Wrote and illustrated BLOCKPRINTING AND STENCILLING and A MANUAL OF PUPPETRY.
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.