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Oral history interview with Eleanor Moty, 2014 November 18-20

Oral history interview with Eleanor Moty, 2014 November 18-20

Moty, Eleanor, 1945-

Art teacher, Metal-worker

Collection Information

Size: 19 sound files (9 hrs., 2 min.) digital, wav

Transcript: 242 pages

Summary: An interview of Eleanor Moty, conducted 2014 November 18-20, by Sharon Church, for the Archives of American Art, at Moty's home and studio in Tucson, Arizona.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee Eleanor Moty (1945 - ) is a studio jeweler, metalsmith, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin. Interviewer Sharon Church (1948- ) is a studio jeweler and Professor Emeritus at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Provenance

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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Eleanor Moty, 2014 November 18-20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.