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art educator

Richard Rudolph Caemmerer, American art educator. Named Danforth Associate, Danforth Foundation, 1968-1972; recipient Certified of award, American Institute of Architects; Distinguished scholar, Staley Foundation, 1986-1987. Board directors Wheat Ridge Foundation, Chicago, 1968—1973.

Background

Caemmerer, Richard Rudolph was born on March 17, 1933 in St. Louis. Son of Richard Rudolph and Dorothy Elizabeth Caemmerer.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1954. Diploma, Heidelberg University, 1961. Master of Fine Arts, Indiana University, 1966.

Career

Professor Art Valparaiso University, Valparaido, Indiana, 1958—1980. Founder, director Grünewald Guild, Leavenworth, Washington, 1980—2007. Visiting professor Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1961—1962, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, 1970—1971, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California, 1990—1991, Lutheran School Theology, Chicago, since 1983.

Consultant Liturgical art and design Catholic Archdiocese Chicago, 1965—1980. Pfc United States Army, 1956-1958.

Membership

Board directors Wheat Ridge Foundation, Chicago, 1968—1973.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Conducting annual overseas art/theology study pilgrimages.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Carolyn Schmidt, August 23, 1958. Children: David, Katherine, Michael, Matthew.

father:
Richard Rudolph

mother:
Dorothy Elizabeth Caemmerer

spouse:
Elizabeth Carolyn Schmidt

children:
David Caemmerer

Katherine Caemmerer

Michael Caemmerer

Matthew Caemmerer