Mode Wineman, musician, widely known for his non-professional camera studies of national parks and other American wilderness scenes. Member faculty, Chicago Conservatory, 1898; Member President Coolidge’s party, Yellowstone National Park, 1927.
Wineman, Mode was born on May 28, 1865 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Martin and Henrietta (Meyer) Wineman.
Graduate of Hershey School of Musical Art, Chicago, 1884.
Was only pupil of F. Marion Crawford. Published various sketches of outdoor life. Special correspondent in Europe and America, Chicago Evening Post, etc.
Camera studies have been exhibited free in various cities and many have been reproduced in mags., newspapers, and books. One-man exhibit of 162 pictures inaugurated Pasadena Golden Jubilee exhbns., 1924. Collection of 34 studies of Yosemite National Park became part of permanent exhibit, Yosemite Museum, 1925.
Devoted much attention, 1916-1925, to California desert canyons which are to become a national reservation. Collection of 30 studies of Yellowstone National Park became permanent exhibit Yellowstone Museum, 1926. Collection of 34 studies of Grand Canyon National Park became permanent exhibit Grand Canyon Museum, 1926.
Collection of 161 studies became permanent exhibit Los Angeles Museum, 1926. Thirty-two studies of native California wild palms added to Los Angeles Museum collection, 1927.
Member faculty, Chicago Conservatory, 1898. Member President Coolidge’s party, Yellowstone National Park, 1927.