Artist William Tolliver Interview (1987)
Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1987-02-1
Subjects: Tolliver, William, 1951-2000 | Arts | ARTISTS | Painters
- Masingale, Sonya Host
- Tolliver, William Interviewee
This segment from the February 1, 1987, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale’s interview with artist William Tolliver at his studio in Lafayette, Louisiana. He discusses: learning to paint through paint-by-number kits; his lack of formal art training; his representative abstract style; and painting scenes from his childhood in Mississippi.