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Clayton Henry Charles

educator , sculptor.

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