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Oral history interview Myrna Báez, 1997 October 25- November 1

Báez, Myrna, 1931-

Painter, Printmaker, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 4 videocassettes (Betacam); 4 video files (1 hr., 58 min), digital, mov

Format: Originally recorded on 4 beta videocassettes.

Summary: An interview of Myrna Baez conducted by Luis Cancel, 1997 October 25- November 1, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Myrna Baez (1931-2018) was a painter, printmaker, and educator in Puerto Rico. Luis R. Cancel is an artist, arts administrator, and public servant.


Other artists interviewed include Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodriquez Baez, Edna Coll, Delta Bravo de Picó, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, Noemi Ruíz, and José A. Torres Martino.

Language Note

Interview is in Spanish.


Funding for this interview was provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Latino Pool Fund.

How to Use This Collection

This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview Myrna Báez, 1997 October 25- November 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.