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Cleveland, Helen Barth was born on August 28, 1904 in Alliance, ohio. Daughter of Luther Martin and Ella Mae (Forest) Cleveland.


AB, Mount Union College, 1927. Postgraduate, Kent State University, 1929—1932. Postgraduate, Akron University, 1946—1948.

Postgraduate, New York University, 1950—1953. Master of Arts, Syracuse University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1958.

Postgraduate, London Academy Arts, 1970. Postgraduate, University San Juan, 1972. Postgraduate, Academy Arts Honolulu, 1973.


Teacher, consultant Alliance Public Schools, 1927—1974. Instructor crafts Syracuse University, 1953—1960. Instructor art Sierra Leone, 1963—1964.

President, director Chautauqua (New York ) Art Gallery, 1963—1976. President emeritus; board directors, since 1977. Consultant administrator Mabel Hartzel Museum, Alliance, since 1974.

Board directors Lighthouse Gallery, Tequesta, Florida, 1970—1972, Canton (Ohio) Culture Center, since 1970. Trustee Alliance Art Center. Member Keating (Michigan) Antique Village.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Arts and Crafts, 1955, Art in Poetry, 1959, Creativity in Elementary Schools, 1963.


Member of National Education Association (life), Ohio Education Association, American Federation Art, Ohio Federation Art, American Association Retired Persons (president 1980-1982), DeMolay-Rainbow (Mom Year 1959), Shrine Ladies, K.T. Ladies, Order Eastern Star, University Women, Chautaqua Woman, Alliance Woman, Mount Union College Women.


Married Harold J. Cleveland, October 26, 1946. Children: Carol, Ronald, Marilyn, George, Donald.

Luther Martin Cleveland

Ella Mae (Forest) Cleveland

Harold J. Cleveland

Carol Cleveland

Ronald Cleveland

Marilyn Cleveland

George Cleveland

Donald Cleveland