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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Artists"
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Artist Pharaoh Baker with his painting

Artist Pharaoh Baker with his painting

Date
1978
Description
One color print (plus a black and white print & negative.) A duplicate of slide S78-656.
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Artist Pharaoh Baker with his sculptures and paintings

Artist Pharaoh Baker with his sculptures and paintings

Date
1979-08
Description
Fifteen color slides. Baker with his sculptures and paintings. Several images of Baker's paintings are included. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of a church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when he was a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City, but also created emotionally charged and religiously influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002. For an interview with Baker, see S 1576, box 11, C84-2
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Artwork by Pharaoh Baker

Artwork by Pharaoh Baker

Date
1987-10
Description
Thirty color slides. Baker, whose first painting was a copy of a church hand fan for which he was paid five dollars when he a child, studied art at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He worked for years as a professional sign painter in Lake City and made emotionally charged and religiously influenced paintings and sculptures on the side. Folklorist Blanton Owen has described his work as 'blues on canvas'. Baker died in 2002. For an interview with Baker, S1576, box 11, C84-2. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art project between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Artwork by Pharaoh Baker

Artwork by Pharaoh Baker

Date
1981-05-23
Description
Proof sheet with eleven color images (plus negatives). Also, eleven duplicate prints.
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Chinese rice sculptures

Chinese rice sculptures

Date
1988-06
Description
Nine color slides. Born in Taiwan, Chang constructed small sculptures from rice dough. For an interview with Chang, see S 1618, box 5, tape 1. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Creek Indian artist Fred Beaver

Creek Indian artist Fred Beaver

Date
1958-05
Description
Seven photographic prints. Image of Fred Beaver in traditional Oklahoma Creek dress posing for photographs at the Florida Folk Festival. Beaver was a well-known painter whose ancestors were related to the Florida Seminoles. Also visible in one the images is Florida photographer Robert Leahey. Beaver often spoke at the festivals, where he also usually displayed his paintings. Included with the photographs are several pieces of correspondence between Beaver and the Festival directors.
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East Indian mehndi artist Farzana Kalvert and apprentices

East Indian mehndi artist Farzana Kalvert and apprentices

Date
1989
Description
One color slide, 20 black and white negatives. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)

Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)

Date
1988-06
Description
Twenty-five color slides. Pysanky (East European egg decration)is created when patterns are drawn on eggs with wax, which then protects the covered areas from the dye that is applied. By repeating this process with different colors of dye, a multi-colored pattern is built up. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Folklorist Merri Belland interviewing Nancy Greenberg at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)

Folklorist Merri Belland interviewing Nancy Greenberg at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)

Date
1988-03
Description
Two color slides. Sponsored by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, the festival was held at the Metro-Dade Cultural Center. In 1987, the name of the festival was changed to the Traditions Festival.
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Frog Smith painting of the Florida Folk Festival

Frog Smith painting of the Florida Folk Festival

Date
Description
One color print. Image of Smith's painting the Florida Folk Festival's main stage, with several well known performers represenetd including Thelma Boltin and Curly Dekle. Also shows a string band, and a square deance troupe.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Artist Pharaoh Baker with his paintingArtist Pharaoh Baker with his paintingStill ImageArtists
African Americans
Painting
Art
Artists studios
Painters
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Artist Pharaoh Baker with his sculptures and paintingsArtist Pharaoh Baker with his sculptures and paintingsStill ImageArtists
Sculptors
Painters
Fieldwork
Sculpture
Painting
Art
Decorative arts
African Americans
Figurines
Artists studios
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Artwork by Pharaoh BakerArtwork by Pharaoh BakerStill ImagePainters
Sculptors
Fieldwork
Painting
Art
Decorative arts
African Americans
Material culture
Sculpture
Figurines
Metal craft
Metal sculpture
Artists
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Artwork by Pharaoh BakerArtwork by Pharaoh BakerStill ImageArtists
Painters
Fieldwork
Painting
Art
Sculpture
Decorative arts
Figurines
Exhibits
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Chinese rice sculpturesChinese rice sculpturesStill ImageFieldwork
Sculpture
Asian Americans
Asian American arts
Asians
Arts, Asian
Cooks
Food
Rice
Restaurants
Sculptors
Artists
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Creek Indian artist Fred BeaverCreek Indian artist Fred BeaverStill ImageOrators
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Native Americans
Creek Indians
Photography
Clothing and dress
Costumes
Musical instruments
Artists
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East Indian mehndi artist Farzana Kalvert and apprenticesEast Indian mehndi artist Farzana Kalvert and apprenticesStill ImageArtisans
Artists
Tattoo artists
Apprentices
Indian Americans
Body art
Mehndi (Body painting)
Body painting
Indian arts
Teaching of folklore
Henna
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Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)Evelyn Coskey demonstrating Polish egg decoration (pysanky)Still ImageFieldwork
Art
Artists
Decorative arts
Craft
Easter eggs
Eggs
Egg decoration
Painting
Design
Holidays
Pysanky
Polish Americans
Librarians
Artisans
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Folklorist Merri Belland interviewing Nancy Greenberg at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)Folklorist Merri Belland interviewing Nancy Greenberg at the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)Still ImageFieldwork
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Interviewing
Jewish Americans
Artists
Folklorists
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Frog Smith painting of the Florida Folk FestivalFrog Smith painting of the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageArtists
Painters
Painting
Art
Folk festivals
Decorative arts
Material culture
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