Minnesota Artists Oral History Project: Interview with Francis Kerr
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Francis Kerr was born in Montreal, Canada, and grew up in Scotland and Norway. He studied art and architecture at George Washington University. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life and education; moving to Minnesota; designing residences; working as a cost engineer with the Federal Housing Administration; judging art shows; impressions of the Minnesota arts scene in the 1950s and 60s; local artists; The Rainbow Café and the Minnesota Artists Association; Kerr's own work; teaching art; local art galleries and exhibitions.
Quantity 21 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewee: Kerr, Francis
Interviewer: O'Sullivan, Thomas
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 03/04/1987
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 1
Accession Number AV2011.22.3
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Artists Oral History Project'

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