Otto SKULME, USSR Painter and stage designer. Rector since 1944, and Professor 1947, Latvia Academy, of Arts; corresponding member, USSR Academy, of Arts, since 1954; Honoured Art Worker of Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1945. three orders; Stalin Prize, 1947.
SKULME, Otto was born in 1889.
1914 graduated St. Petersburg School of Technology Drawing.
Paints pictures and stage sets. Until 1953 Chairman, Latvia Union of Soviet Artists.