Oral Histories

Interview of Kinshasha Holman Conwill

African American artist. Director of the Studio Museum in Harlem.
African-American Artists of Los Angeles: Kinshasha Holman Conwill
African American Artists of Los Angeles
African American History
Biographical Note:
African American artist. Director of the Studio Museum in Harlem.
Mason, Karen Anne
Conwill, Kinshasha Holman
Persons Present:
Conwill and Mason.
Place Conducted:
Conwill's office at The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located at the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewer Background and Preparation:
The interview was conducted by Katie Anne Mason; B.A., English, Simmons College; M.A., Art History, UCLA.
Processing of Interview:
Kim Houghton, Gold Shield intern, edited the interview. She checked the verbatim transcript of the interview against the original tape recordings, edited for punctuation, paragraphing, and spelling, and verified proper names. Conwill reviewed the transcript. She verified proper names and made minor corrections and additions. Alex Cline, editor, prepared the table of contents. Rebecca Mead, editorial assistant, assembled the biographical summary and interview history. Derek J. DeNardo, editorial assistant, compiled the index.
2.65 hrs.
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
The interviews in the series African American Artists of Los Angeles document significant African American Artists and others in the Los Angeles metropolitan area who have worked to expand exhibition opportunities and public support for African American visual culture. The series was made possible in part by support from the UCLA Center for African American Studies, Institute of American Cultures.