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Reminiscences of Stuart Kestenbaum : oral history, 1989.

Creator: Kestenbaum, Stuart
Project: American craftspeople project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 57 pages Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

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.


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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1990.

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