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David Richard Huchthausen

David Richard Huchthausen, American sculptor, real estate developer. Research grant Woodson Foundation, 1973-1974; Stein fellowship Illinois State University, 1976; Fulbright scholar University Applied Arts, 1977-1978.


  • Huchthausen, David Richard was born on March 25, 1951 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Richard Leeland and Irma Ruth (Fehrmann) Huchthausen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Wisconsin, Wausau, 1972. Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1974. Master of Fine Arts, Illinois State University, 1977.


    • Instructor Illinois State University, Bloomington, 1975-1977, Royal College Art, London, 1977. Artist-in-residence J. and L. Lobmetr, Vienna, Austria, 1977-1978. Design director Milropa Studios, New York City, 1979-1980.

      Professor art Tennessee Technology University, Cookeville, 1980-1989. Managing partner W/H Properties, Seattle, since 1989. President Somerset Properties Inc., since 1994.

      Curatorial consultant Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin, 1976-1990.


    • African Masterworks in the Detroit Institute of Arts
    • This magnificent collection of African art showcases 88 of the Detroit Institute of Arts finest works, representing the full range of major sub-Saharan sculptural traditions during the past three centuries: masks, containers, carved stools, jewelry, and musical instruments.
    • English Cameo Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass
    • By David Whitehouse With the help of dozens of illustrations, this small book celebrates the achievements of 19th-century English cameo glass makers and focuses attention on the outstanding examples of their work in the collection of The Corning Museum of Glass.


    Chair executive committee Greater Duwamish Committee, Seattle, since 1995. Member South Downtown Business Group, Seattle, since 1995, Trust for History Preservation. Member American Craft Council, Glass Art Society, Classic Yach Association, Sodo Business Association (Seattle).



    Historic preservation, antique collecting, yachting.


    • father: Richard Leeland Huchthausen
    • mother: Irma Ruth (Fehrmann) Huchthausen
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    Born March 25, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1972
      University Wisconsin
    • 1974
      University Wisconsin
    • 1977
      Illinois State University
    • 1975 - 1977
      Instructor, Illinois State University
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States
    • 1977
      Instructor, Illinois State University
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1977 - 1978
      artist, -in-residence J. and L. Lobmetr
      Vienna, Virginia, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      design director, Milropa Studios
    • 1980 - 1989
      professor, art Tennessee Technology University
      Cookeville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1989
      managing partner, W/H Properties
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1994
      president, Somerset Properties Incorporated
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