Oral Histories

Interview of Suzanne Jackson

African American artist and founder of Gallery 32 in Los Angeles.
African-American Artists of Los Angeles: Suzanne Jackson
African American Artists of Los Angeles
African American History
Biographical Note:
African American artist and founder of Gallery 32 in Los Angeles.
Mason, Karen Anne
Jackson, Suzanne
Persons Present:
Jackson and Mason.
Place Conducted:
Jackson's studio in Oakland, California.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewer Background and Preparation:
the interview was conducted by the Karen Anne Mason; B. A., English, Simmons College; M. A., Art History, UCLA.
Processing of Interview:
Lisa Magee, editorial assistant, 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. Words and phrases inserted by the editor have been bracketed. Jackson reviewed the transcript. She verified proper names and made minor corrections and additions. Alex Cline, editor, prepared the table of contents, biographical summary, and interview history. Danni Bayles-Yeager, Gold Shield intern, and Steven J. Novak, senior editor, compiled the index.
9.2 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.