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Oral history interview with Jackie Ferrara, 2009 Jan.16-Feb. 13

Oral history interview with Jackie Ferrara, 2009 Jan.16-Feb. 13

Ferrara, Jackie, 1929-

Sculptor, Draftsmen (artists)

Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: 3 sound files (5 hr., 12 min.) : digital, WMA files

Summary: An interview of Jackie Ferrara conducted 2009 Jan. 16-Feb. 13, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at the Ferrara's home, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jackie Ferrara (1929- ) is a sculptor. Ferrara works with the built environment in her designs for courtyards and architectural structures.

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 U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts. 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 Jackie Ferrara, 2009 Jan.16-Feb. 13. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.