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Interview with Georgia O'Keeffe by Leo N. Bushman

Identifier: MS-43

Scope and Content Note

Leo N. Bushman met Georgia O'Keeffe at her home in Abiquiu, New Mexico on Tuesday, February 22, 1972 for a one hour conversation. They discussed adobe construction, O'Keeffe's Abiquiu home, art, Canada, and the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe among other topics. Bushman provides a three page typed summary of the meeting.


  • Creation: 1972-02-22


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public for research purposes.

Copy and Reproduction Restrictions

Copies of materials may be made for research purposes only.

Biographical Note

Leo Norman Bushman (1917-2005) was an artist and a professor of art. He taught at various institutions including the University of Calgary where he was Associate Professor of Art during the time of his interview with Georgia O'Keeffe in February of 1972. He also taught and served as chair of the Drawing and Painting Department at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Bushman exhibited and lectured internationally. His work is in many collections and he was the recipient of various awards in recognition of his studio and educational work.


.83 Linear Feet : 1 item


Summary of a meeting between Leo N. Bushman and Georgia O'Keeffe on February 22, 1972.

Acquisition Information

This item was donated to the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum by Leo N. Bushman in 2005.

Ownership and Rights

This collection is the physical property of the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. The Museum holds literary rights only for material created by Museum personnel or given to the Museum with such rights specifically assigned. The collection is subject to all copyright laws. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply. Contact the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Archivist for further copyright and publication information as it pertains to this collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Elizabeth Ehrnst in 2016.

Genre / Form

Finding Aid to the Interview with Georgia O'Keeffe by Leo N. Bushman, 1972
Elizabeth Ehrnst
2016 April
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Repository

217 Johnson Street
Santa Fe NM 87501 US