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Robert Birmelin

artist

Robert Birmelin, American artist. Recipient Carnegie Prize, National Academy of Design Annual, Altman Prize, Purchase award, American Inst Arts and Letters, San Francisco Museum, H.G. Scheidt Memorial Prize, Pennsylvania Academy Art; grantee, American Academy Rome, 1961-1964, National Institute Arts and Letters, 1968, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, 1973, New Jersey Council for Arts, 1980, 1988, National Endowment of Arts, 1976, 1982, 1989.

Background

Birmelin, Robert was born in 1933 in Newark.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1956. Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1960.

Career

Teacher Queens College, New York City.

Works

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1957-1959. Associate member National Academy Design.

Connections

Married Blair Tillisch, April 28, 1960. Children: Lucas, Nicholas.

father:
August William Birmelin

mother:
Julia (Boll) Birmelin

spouse:
Blair Tillisch

children:
Lucas Birmelin

Nicholas Birmelin