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Oral history interview with Michael A. Cummings, 2012 October 25-26

Oral history interview with Michael A. Cummings, 2012 October 25-26

Cummings, Michael A. (Michael Arthur), 1945-

Quiltmaker

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 138 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 4 SD memory cards as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hrs., 53 min.

Summary: An interview of Michael A. Cummings conducted 2012 October 25 and 26, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Cummings' home and studio, in New York, New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

Michael A. Cummings (1945- ) is quilter and artist in New York, New York. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.

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. Transcription of this oral history interview was made possible by a grant from the Smithsonian Women's Committee.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Michael A. Cummings, 2012 October 25-26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.