Martinez, Mirna 1989-05-24

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Mirna Martinez, a native of Mexico City, discusses her developing career as an artist and musician in Mexico and at Texas Tech.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mirna Martinez

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 24, 1989

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical information, b: Mexico City, 1950, 1975—move to small Mexican town, Teaching experience, Awakening to art and music, Small town freedom, Early interest in art and music, Study of music, Guitar, Discovery of artistic talent, Opportunity to study at Texas Tech, Origins of ideas for art, Woodcarving, Lithographs, Her artistic style, Realism, Feeler, Natural talent, Artistic expression, Her feelings, Opinion of Lubbock, Tranquility, No distractions, Weather, Children, Opinion of Lubbock, Language, Adaptability, Language difficulties.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1950-1989

Bulk Dates: 1975-1980

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