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watercolorist , author

Frank Walter Nofer, American watercolorist, author. Member American Watercolor Society (Walser S. Greathouse medal), Philadelphia Watercolor Club (past board directors, Excellence in Watercolor award), Whitemarsh Community Art Center (past president), Woodmere Art Museum, Art Directors Club Philadelphia (past vice president), Delaware Valley Artists Guild (past graphics chairman).

Background

Nofer, Frank Walter was born on November 5, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harry M. and Marion E. (Honecker) Nofer.

Education

Student, University of the Arts, 1947-1951;student, University Pennsylvania, 1950;student, Charles Morris Price School, 1953;studies with Maurice Molarsky.

Career

President, Frank Nofer, Inc. Design, Philadelphia, 1960-1985. Juror, lecturer in field, since 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: How to Make Watercolor Work for You. Contributing editor The Artist's Magazine. One-man shows include Berman Museum, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Newman Galleries, Hahn Gallery, Philadelphia Cricket Club, Huntingdon Valley Country Club, The American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Ris Gallery, Stone Harbor, New Jersey.

      Represented in permanent collections The American College, Ametek, Incorporated, The Bell Telephone Сompany, McNeil Pharmaceutical, The Philadelphia Library., and private collections.

Membership

Member American Watercolor Society (Walser S. Greathouse medal), Philadelphia Watercolor Club (past board directors, Excellence in Watercolor award), Whitemarsh Community Art Center (past president), Woodmere Art Museum, Art Directors Club Philadelphia (past vice president), Delaware Valley Artists Guild (past graphics chairman).

Connections

Married Dorothy G. Nofer, June 14, 1952. Children: Kristin Leigh Nofer Houle, Frank Stewart.

father:
Harry M. Nofer

mother:
Marion E. (Honecker) Nofer

spouse:
Dorothy G. Nofer

children:
Kristin Leigh Nofer Houle Nofer

Frank Stewart Nofer