Southern New England Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, Year 18, 2015-2016

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2015 - 2016 (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 Connecticut Historical Society as of 2015. 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
Sidy Maiga (contributor), Penpa Tsering (contributor), Dimitrios Klitsas (contributor), Leslie Dockeray (contributor), Maria Adams (contributor), Kunga Choekyi (contributor), Tenzin Choekyi (contributor), Tentso Sichoe (contributor), Tseyang Lhamo (contributor), Bradford Maloney (contributor), Carlos Santiago Arroyo (contributor), Khoutavong Yongchaiyuth (contributor), Lydia Perez Rivera (contributor), Yidell Rivera Perez (contributor)
Scope and Content Note

Artists’ communities and art forms represented in the apprenticeship for this round are:

Decorative woodcarving; Malian drumming; Tibetan music; Irish flute playing; Tibetan weaving; Laotian temple and statue building; Puerto Rican santos carving

English (Languages)
Laotian (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
weaving (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Songs, Tibetan--China--Tibet Autonomous Region URI(s) (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Ethnology--China--Tibet Autonomous Region URI(s) (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
woodcarving /ethnographicTerms/afset020302 (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
wood carving technique (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
santos (art) (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Irish-Americans music (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Folk music ireland (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Ethnology Laos (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Buddhist temples (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Musical instruments Mali (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Geographic Coverage
Connecticut (-)
Massachusetts (-)
Rhode Island (-)