Following Hannah Arendt’s maxim that storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it, the oral history interviews in this series allow creative people to tell the story of their own creative processes without our imposition of either definition or parameters.

Recent Submissions

  • Lahib Jaddo oral history interview 2015-08-25 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Jaddo, Lahib (2015-08-25)
    This interview features artist Lahib Jaddo. Jaddo focuses on her tattoos in this interview. As such, she discusses how she first became interested in tattoos, her incorporation of them into her artwork, and eventually ...
  • Lauren Hill oral history interview 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Hill, Lauren (2016-08-11)
    This interview features artist Lauren Hill. Hill discusses her background in visual art and her tattoos. Hill describes her various tattoos and the life events that inspired the tattoos.
  • Cathy Jung oral history interview 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Jung, Cathy (2014-03-11)
    This interview features Cathy Jung, Public Relations/Marketing Director at Texas Tech University. Cathy discusses her early life in Crosbyton, Texas and how she got started in Public Relations. She recounts moving to Los ...
  • Lahib Jaddo oral history interview 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Jaddo, Lahib (2014-12-08)
    This interview features Lahib Jaddo, who discusses his early life and childhood in Iraq, her family history, her relocation and life in America, and her career as an artist.
  • Pat Krahn oral history interview 2015-01-20 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Krahn, Pat (2015-01-20)
    This interview features Pat Krahn. Krahn continues to discuss her career as an artist and her techniques. Krahn further talks about West Texas more broadly and Texas Tech University. Krahn also discusses the future of art ...
  • Pat Krahn oral history interview 2014-12-15 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Krahn, Pat (2014-12-15)
    This interview features Pat Krahn. Krahn discusses her participation in different workshops and her continued training as an artist. Krahn also talks about her experience during the Lubbock tornado and its aftermath. ...
  • Pat Krahn oral history interview 2014-12-03 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Krahn, Pat (2014-12-03)
    This interview features Lubbock artist Pat Krahn. Pat discusses growing up in Oklahoma and Texas, her marriages, and her growing interest in art, including her work with watercolors and pastels. Pat also talks about attending ...