Southern New England Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, Year 16, 2013-2014

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2013 - 2014 (Bulk dates)

The collection comprises materials generated and collected by Lynne Williamson, Director of the CT Cultural Heritage Arts Program, during fieldwork and program activities with artists involved in this round of the Southern New England Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program.  The program was based at the Institute for Community Research in Hartford at this time. Items include digital images and video of artists’ teaching sessions and their public presentations, recorded by Williamson. Also included are master and apprentice work samples submitted with applications, biographical and other manuscripts and flyers.

Creator and/or Contributor
Lynne Williamson (creator), Richmond, Trudie Lamb (contributor), Candyce Testa (contributor), Barbara Merry (contributor), Elizabeth James-Perry (contributor), Gideon Ampeire (contributor), Jampa Tsondue (contributor), Yeshi Dorjee (contributor), Bart Roccoberton (contributor), Honor Keeler (contributor), John Whelan (contributor), Kunga Choekyi (contributor), Raouf Mama (contributor)
Scope and Content Note

Artists’ communities and art forms represented in the apprenticeship for this round are: Tibetan butter sculpture; African storytelling methods; maritime knot-tying and rope-making; Eastern Woodlands finger weaving; puppetry; Irish accordion playing; Eastern Woodlands storytelling

(Digital images)
English (Languages)
Tibetan (Languages)
Other Subject Headings (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Tales - Africa (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Tales - Africa East (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Woodland Indians (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Finger weaving (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
rope making (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
knot tying (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
splices (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Irish-Americans music (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
puppet-making (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
butter sculpture (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
butter sculptures (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Geographic Coverage
Connecticut (-)
Massachusetts (-)
Rhode Island (-)
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