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Richard E. Blake Edit Profile

sculptor , art educator

Richard E. Blake, American sculptor, art educator. Recipient Meiselman award National Academy Museum, 1998, Merit award 10th Annual International Exhibition Opus X, 1997, Profile award Manhattan Arts International, 1997, Bertelsen award National Academy Museum, 1996, Merit award Hoyt National Exhibition, 1997, 1st prize 69th Annual Juried Exhibition, 1996.

Background

Blake, Richard E. was born on February 24, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Richard Blake and Marjorie Williams Blake.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Temple University, 1967.

Career

Assistant professor art West Chester (Pennsylvania) University, 1975-1998, professor art, since 1998. Guest lecturer Philadelphia College Art, 1971-1974. Drawing instructor Hussian School Art, Philadelphia, 1981-1994.

Visiting lecturer American University, Washington, 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-person shows include Fresno (California) Museum Art, 1999. Exhibited in group shows American University, Watkins Gallery, Washington, 1995, National Academy Design, New York City, 1996, Mid-Atlantic Art Exhibition, Norfolk, Virginia, 1997, National Sculpture Society, New York, 1997, 2000, Fine Arts Institute, California, 1997, National Academy Museum, New York, 1998.

Membership

Member National Sculpture Society (Alex Ettl award 1996), North America Sculpture Society (Cavanaugh award 1995).

Connections

Married Nancy Rae Mata. Children: Krystin Alexis, Brélan Kinzingér, Mia Mata.

father:
Richard Blake

mother:
Marjorie Williams Blake

spouse:
Nancy Rae Mata

children:
Krystin Alexis Blake

Brélan Kinzingér Blake

Mia Mata Blake