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Arthur Kelly David Healy

Arthur Kelly David Healy, American artist, author, educator, architect.

Background

  • Healy, Arthur Kelly David was born on October 15, 1902 in New York City. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Kelly) Healy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1924, Master of Fine Arts, 1926. Student Fontainebleau (France) Summer School Fine Arts, 1925. Fellow American art, University of Pennsylvania, 1945.

    Career

    • Practice architecture, New York City and Rutland, Vermont, 1957. Supervisor Public Works Administration, 1938-1940. Architectural engineer Portsmouth (Vermont) Navy Yard, 1941-1943.

      Member of faculty Middlebury (Vermont) College, 1943-1978, professor department fine arts, 1958-1968, professor emeritus, 1968. Numerous exhbns. paintings through Italy, England, United States. 10 one man exhbns., Boston, New York City.

      Works representative Harvard, Canajoharie (New York), Museum, New Britain (Connecticut) Museum, Kansas Missouri Museum, Boston Museum Fine Arts, Fleming Museum, Burlington, Vermont, Portland (Maine) Museum, Addison Gallery American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, Bennington (Vermont) Museum, Middlebury College (Vermont), Norwich U., Northfield, Vermont, also private collections. Illustrator commercial journals President Motion Picture Operation Symphony Theatre, Inc., New York City, from 1944. Former Democratic candidate for Vermont senator, also town representative Middlebury.

      Chairman planning committee, trustee Yaddo Corporation, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1956-1978. Chairman of the Board Sheldon Museum, Middlebury. Member Vermont Board Historic Sites, 1967.

      Chairman Champlain Celebration, 1960. Member board Mount Independence Associates.

    Works

    • Author: (with Alfred Frankenstein) Two Journeymen Painters. Also numerous articles.

    Membership

    Member of faculty Middlebury (Vermont) College, 1943-1978, professor department fine arts, 1958-1968, professor emeritus, 1968. Member Vermont Board Historic Sites, 1967. Member board Mount Independence Associates.

    Member New York City, Washington water color clubs, American, Philadelphia water color societies, Audubon Artists, Springfield Art Association, Boston Festival Fine Arts, College de Pataphysique (Paris).

    Connections

    • Married Troy Tapp, September 2, 1944. Children: Sophia Warner, Arthur Kelly David.
    • father: Thomas Healy
    • mother: Elizabeth (Kelly) Healy
    • spouse: Troy Tapp
    • children: Sophia Warner Healy
    • Arthur Kelly David Healy
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    Born October 15, 1902
    Died October 9, 1978
    (aged 75)
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