Reminiscences of Stuart Kestenbaum [electronic resource] : oral history, 1989.
|Creator: ||Kestenbaum, Stuart||Project: ||American craftspeople project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Potter, arts administrator.
Scope and Contents
Childhood in Maplewood, NJ; Hamilton College 1969-73, interest in clay modeling; European travel; potter apprentice in Portland, ME until May 1975; Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME 1975; taught pottery workshops in Portland area schools with support of the State Art Commission; employed through CETA program 1977-80: Director of children's museum in Portland; State Art Commission field coordinator for the artist-in-residence program; Assistant Director of State Art Commission 1985-88; developed art curriculum/requirements for Maine public school system; Director Haystack Mountain School of Crafts July 1988- ; current work in fundraising, establishment of school endowment, and maintaining diverse student population at Haystack.
Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1990.