Minnesota Artists Oral History Project: Interview with Eugene Newstrom
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Eugene Newstrom was born in Richfield, Minnesota. He studied at the Minneapolis Art Center. He served in World War II as a topographer with the Army, and trained as an artist while serving in Italy. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life; WPA art centers; being in the Army and studying art; World War II; Italy; freelance work; informal teaching; Wildlife artists; Minnesota arts scene in the 1950s; pattern making and sculpture; local artist community; local exhibits, shows, and galleries.
Quantity 14 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewee: Newstrom, Eugene B.
Interviewer: O'Sullivan, Thomas
Interviewer: Meehan, Susan
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 01/14/1987
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 1
Accession Number AV2011.22.4
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Artists Oral History Project'

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