Size: Transcript: 76 pages.
Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 24 min.
Summary: An interview of John Stephenson conducted 1981 August 3, by Mary Chris Rospond, for the Archives of American Art.
Stephenson speaks of his family, educational and military background; his study at the Cranbrook Academy of Art; influences on his work; experiences in Japan; teaching at the University of Michigan; his methods; his sources of inspiration; and the future of ceramics.