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Oral history interview with Howard Ben Tre, 2007 July 7

Oral history interview with Howard Ben Tre, 2007 July 7

Ben Tré, Howard, 1949-

Glass artist

Collection Information

Size: 3 sound discs (4 hr., 3 min.) : digital ; 2 5/8 in.

Format: Originally recorded 3 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 3 min.

Summary: An interview of Howard Ben Tre conducted 2007 July 7, by Josephine Shea, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's studio, in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

Biographical/Historical Note

Howard Ben Tre (1949- ) is a glass artist from Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Josephine Shea is a curator from Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan.

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.

Funding

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Howard Ben Tre, 2007 July 7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.