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artist , educator

Polly Seliger Egelson, American Artist, educator. Avocations: swimming, reading. F C. Recipient Best Sculpture award Attleboro Museum Art, 1975, Cape Cod ArtAssn., 1979, Curators Choice award.

Background

Egelson, Polly Seliger was born on August 6, 1928 in Baltimore. Daughter of Robert Victor Seliger and Beatrice Regina (Gordon) Summers.

Education

Bachelor, Radcliffe College, 1950.

Career

Sculptor, instructor, Fuller Museum Art, Brockton, Massachusetts, 1976-1993;sculptor, instructor, Danforth Museum Art, Framingham, Massachusetts, 1976-1979;sculptor, instructor, Cape Museum Art, Dennis, Massachusetts, 1976-1979;sculptor, instructor, Falmouth (Massachusetts) Artists Guild, since 1976. Board of Governors Copley Society, Boston, 1970-1973. President New England Sculptors Association, Boston, 1972-1974.

Chair Newton (Massachusetts) Cultural Committee, 1974-1976.

Achievements

  • Avocations: swimming, reading. F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Sculpture exhibits include Boston City Hall, 1976, Boston Art Festival, 1978, Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York City, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1977, Grand Prix International Art Show, Monaco, 1977-1978, Cahoor Museum American Art, Cotuit, Massachusetts. Represented in permanent collections Towson (Maryland) State College, Cape Museum Fine Arts, Dennis, Massachusetts, Duxbury (Massachusetts) Museum Complex. Contributing artist: (books) Falmouth, A Timeless Legacy, Women Artists in America.

Membership

Associate member National Museum Women, Washington, 1995. Panel member, invited artist Cape Cod Women, Yarmouth, Massachusetts, 1995-1996. Member New England Sculptors Association, New England Monotype Guild (board directors 1994-1996), Falmouth Artists Guild (vice president 1995), Crazy Quilters Guild (secretary 1990-1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, reading.

Connections

Married Louis I. Egelson, June 6, 1949. Children: Robert, Betsy, David, Jane.

father:
Robert Victor Seliger Summers

mother:
Beatrice Regina (Gordon) Summers

spouse:
Louis I. Egelson

children:
Robert Egelson

Betsy Egelson

David Egelson

Jane Egelson