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Oral history interview with Richard Marquis, 2006 September 16

Oral history interview with Richard Marquis, 2006 September 16

Marquis, Richard, 1945-

Educator, Glass artist

Collection Information

Size: 9 sound files (4 hr., 57 min.) : digital, wav

Format: Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 57 min.

Summary: An interview of Richard Marquis conducted 2006 September 16, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home and studio, in Freeland, Washington.

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard Marquis (1945- ) is glass artist and educator from Freeland, Washington. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is a curator and writer from 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. 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 Richard Marquis, 2006 September 16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.