Bousquet, Woodward S.
Active in Va.; N.C.
Collection size: 0.2 linear ft.
Collection Summary: An indexed transcript of an interview of Fleming conducted by Bousquet at Fleming's home in New Creek, W.Va., Apr. 18 and July 17-18, 1990 (144 p.); Bousquet's notes from a telephone conversation with Fleming, Sept. 24, 1990; 18 photographs, 1989-1992, of Fleming and his works of art; a copy of an "environment field survey form" on Fleming's folk art environment prepared by Bousquet for SPACES (Saving and Preserving Arts and Cultural Environments) in Los Angeles, California; and copies of articles written by Bousquet on Fleming for the Goldenseal, and for the Appalachian Journal, 1992. In his interview, Fleming describes his wood carvings and constructions, his techniques, materials and sources of information, and his encounters with folk art collectors and curators.
Biographical/Historical Note: Bousquet is chair, Environmental Studies Program at Warren Wilson College, N.C. whose teaching included Appalachian region issues. Fleming is a woodcarver, New Creek, W. Va.
Donated 1990 by Woodward S. Bousquet.