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Clayton Henry Charles

Clayton Henry Charles, American educator, sculptor. Recipient 1st prize for sculpture Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors, 1950, The Art Institute of Chicago medal Milwaukee The Art Institute of Chicago, 1949; 1st prize Associate Florida Sculptors, 1961. Member College Art Association, Artists Equity, Associate Florida Sculptors (vice president).

Background

  • Charles, Clayton Henry was born on September 11, 1913 in Goodman, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Clayton Henry and Mabel (Wilkins) Charles.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1938, Master of Arts, 1939.

    Career

    • Assistant professor art U. Alabama, 1939-1941. Associate professor, department chairman art Meredith College, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1941-1943. Assistant director Milwaukee The Art Institute of Chicago, 1946-1947.

      Associate professor, department chairman art, director Art Hall, Beloit College, 1947-1951. Professor, department chairman art U. Miami (Florida), 1951-1976. One man shows U. Alabama, 1939, North Carolina State Art Society, 1942, Beloit College, 1949, Robinson Gallery, Miami Beach, 1951, Barry College, Miami, 1958, Rudolph Galleries, Coral Gables, 1961.

      Representative permanent collections Milwaukee Public Library, University of Wisconsin, Beloit College, North Carolina State Art Society, Milwaukee Hospital, Peabody College Vice president Mental Health.

    Membership

    Member College Art Association, Artists Equity, Associate Florida Sculptors (vice president).

    Connections

    • Married Madelene Johnson, August 5, 1939. Children: Steven, David, Nancy.
    • father: Clayton Henry Charles
    • mother: Mabel (Wilkins) Charles
    • spouse: Madelene Johnson
    • children: Steven Charles
    • David Charles
    • Nancy Charles
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    Born September 11, 1913
    Died September 1, 1976
    (aged 62)
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