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educator , sculptor

Rose Wunderbaum Traines, American sculptor, educator. Recipient Northwood University Artist award, Midland Center for Arts, Michigan, 2002, Art Reach Mid-Michigan Poster Contest winner, 2009, Art Research Mid Michigan Treasure award, 2008.


Traines, Rose Wunderbaum was born on September 13, 1928 in Monroeville, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Louis and Leah (Fogel) Wunderbaum.


Student, Indiana State Teacher's College, 1946—1948. Student, Michigan State University, 1948—1949. Bachelor of Science, Central Michigan University, 1951.


Lecturer in field.


  • Other Work

    • One person shows include Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, 1964, Alma Artmobile, Michigan, 1972, Central Michigan Homecoming, Mount Pleasant, 1982, International Institute Scrap Iron and Steel, Incorporated, Washington, 1983, Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, 1983, Elliott Museum Art Gallery, Stuart, Florida, 1988, 98, 2006, Walt Kuhn Gallery, Cape Neddick, Maine, 1988, College Club Boston, 1990, Brass Latch Gallery, Montpelier, Indiana, 1991, 96, 98, Vero Beach Center Arts, Florida, 1992, Maritime and Yachting Museum, Stuart, 1997, Mid-Michigan Regional Medical Center, Healing Arts Gallery, Midland, 1997, Northwood Gallery, Midland, Comerica Bank Art Series, Palm Beach Gardens, 2002, Gallery Five, Tequesta, Florida, 2002, Michigan University Park Library. Gallery, 2002, Art Reach Middle Michigan, Mount Pleasant, 2002, 06, 10, Arthur Glick Jewish Community Center, Indianapolis, 2004, Elliott Museum Gallery, Stuart, Florida, 2006, 2007, Country Club Orchid Island, Orchid, Florida, 2007, Art Reach Mid-Michigan, Mount Pleasent, 2010. Two-person shows include Gallery One, North Palm Beach, 1973, Midland Center Arts, 1976, Springfield Art Mart, Ohio, 1977, Hillel Student Center Gallery-U. Cincinnati, 1993.

      Exhibited in group shows including Saginaw Museum Art, Michigan, 1965, Grand Rapids Museum, Michigan, 1966, Kalamazoo Museum, Michigan, 1967, Kellogg/Kresge Art Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1967, Art Reach Mid-Michigan, 1987, Salmagundi Club, New York City, 1988, 91-92, 96, Copley Society, Boston, 1990, 95, Allied Artists American, Incorporated, New York York City, 1995-1996, Self Family Arts Center, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, 1996-1997, Palm Beach Gardens Florida City Hall, 2003, Palm Beach Gardens Community Center, 2003, Chapman Maritime Museum, Salerno, Florida, 2008, HATS Arts Exhibition Carnegie Mellon University, 2009, adult lecturer series veterans Memorial library Michigan, 2009. 35 minister Digital Video Disc Documentary Permanent collections at Dow-Corning Corporation Collection, Midland Center Arts, Elliott Museum, Walt Kuhn Gallery, College Club Boston, Pullen Elementary School, Isabella Bank and Trust Company, Central Michigan University, Blake Library, Stuart, Stuart Florida Alma Michigan Public Library., Montpelier Indiana Public Library.

      , La Belle Management Corporation, Morey Bandit Industries, Michigan, Central Michigan Community Hospital, Northwood University, Veterans Memorial Library., Mount Pleasant, Public Library., Clare, Michigan, Brass Latch Gallery, Montpelier, Ind, Northville (Michigan) Public Library, Norman Cousins, Aiden Dows, Carl Gerstacker Foundation, Fannie Traines, Attorney Joe Barberi, Doctor Tom Keating, Olga and Rollie Denison, Claudia and Yaron Lang, Marjorie Fishbain, Kitti Pyne, Donnie Hersee, Doctor Carlos Maldonado, Stuart Florida Doctor Chris Allen, Michigan, private collections, Carnegie Mellon University Park library, Mount Pleasant, Carnegie Mellon University Music Building, Carnegie Mellon University Power Plant office, Carnegie Mellon University University of California offices.

      Artist MCTV-Public Broadcasting Service Junia Doan Art Interview: Uncommon Sense, 2009.


Teacher Jewish Sunday School, Mount Pleasant, 1955-1970. Officer Child and Youth Study Clubs, Mount Pleasant, 1963-1973. Member City Recreation Commission, Mount Pleasant, 1963-1973, Area Health Planning Council, Mount Pleasant, 1974-1980.

President, volunteer Hospital Auxiliary Medical Care, Red Cross Blood Bank, United Fund Cancer Doctor, Mount Pleasant, 1960-1980. Storyteller public library, Mount Pleasant, 1957-1979, speaker, lecturer services Veterinary Memorial Library., Mount Pleasant, Michigan, since 2010. Inaugural solo exhibition to open new gallery for Art Reach of Mid-Michigan, 2010, Michigan Magazine Television Rose City, Michigan Interview, 2011, Public Broadcasting Service WCMU Television Interview Mount Pleasant Michigan Carnegie Mellon University, 2011.

Member of Brass Latch Gallery, Art Reach Mid-Michigan, Hilton Head Art League South Carolina (Lifetime of Creative Excellence award 1998), Copley Society Boston (signature), Allied Artists American (Merit award 1996, Raymond H. Brumer Memorial award 1999), National Museum Women in Arts (charter), Salmagundi Club (Philip Isenberg award 1993, Pamela Singleton award 1997, Elliot Liskin Memorial award 1998, Anonymous award 1998, Peters Sculpture Materials award 2001, Alphaeus P. Cole Memorial award 2001, Memorial award 2003).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: lecturing, community work, tennis, presenting humorous programs, drums.


Married Robert Jacob Traines, June 25, 1949. Children: Claudia Denise Traines Lang, Monica Rae Traines Martin.

Louis Wunderbaum

Leah (Fogel) Wunderbaum

Robert Jacob Traines

Claudia Denise Traines Lang Traines

Monica Rae Traines Martin Traines