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artist

Edward Francis DeWitt, American artist. Double eagle sculpture chosen as official symbol by United States History Society, 2000.

Background

DeWitt, Edward Francis was born on August 1, 1938 in Jersey City. Son of Elmer and Linda (Kroll) DeW.

Career

Artist consultant Bronx Zoo, 1968-1970, Aquarius Art Ltd., Fairview, New Jersey, 1971-1973. Artist, sculptor, vice president Artistic Classics, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1974-1977. Artist, sculptor, Browns Mills, New Jersey, 1977-1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Artist 5-year silverplate series Anheuser Busch. Commemorative works for Public Service, Babe Ruth, General Doolittle, Jim Thorpe PA. Sculptures Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corporation, Bicentennial Society, Boy Scouts American, Thomas Edison, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Chesapeake Reproductions, Mappsville, Virginia.

      Award programs for Progresso Foods, Kentucky Fried Chicken. Medallions John F. Kennedy, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Winston Churchill, Bobby Kennedy, Charles A. Lindbergh, Gerald Ford: President. Artist prints-sculptures models and collector plates Abundant Ocean Treasures, Saddlebrook, New Jersey, Double Eagle Sculpture (official symbol for New Millenium chosen by United States History Society).

      Series of prints chosen for Zallies Shop-Rite chain. Commissioned to sculpt profiles of America Presidents Medallion Series, Chesapeake Reprodns., Mappsville, Virginia, 2003, Louis and Clark 200th anniversary sculpture, 2003.

      Represented in numerous private collections in the United States and Europe. Patentee on door striker plate.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    The arts, music, guitar, fishing.

Connections

Married Cora Finn, November 11, 1959 (separated 1970). Children: April, Lenneice, Edward, Linda. Married Mary Golazizian, September 17, 1972.

father:
Elmer DeW.

mother:
Linda (Kroll) DeW.

spouses:
Cora Finn

Mary Golazizian

children:
April DeWitt

Lenneice DeWitt

Edward DeWitt

Linda DeWitt