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artist , educator

Rudy Schlegel Ackerman, American artist, educator. President Allentown Arts Commission, since 1992. With United States Army, 1953-1955. Member College Art Association, National Guild of Schools of the Arts.

Background

Ackerman, Rudy Schlegel was born on March 30, 1933 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harvey J. and Alma (Schlegel) Ackerman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Kutztown University, 1958. Master of Science in Education, Temple University, 1961. Doctor of Education in Art Education, Pennsylvania State University, 1967.

Career

Art specialist Southern Lehigh State University, Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, 1958-1963. Professor, chairman department art Moravian College, Bethlehem, 1963-2000, professor arts and humanities, since 1990. Executive director Baum School of Art, Allentown, since 1965.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Commissioned works include sculpture installations at Lehigh University, Pennsylvania State University, Bethlehem Sculpture Garden, Moravian College, various private collections. Lecturer in field.

Membership

President Allentown Arts Commission, since 1992. With United States Army, 1953-1955. Member College Art Association, National Guild of Schools of the Arts.

Connections

Married Rosemarie Ercolani, 1953. Children: Sally Ann, Ann Marie.

father:
Harvey J. Ackerman

mother:
Alma (Schlegel) Ackerman

spouse:
Rosemarie Ercolani

children:
Sally Ann Ackerman

Ann Marie Ackerman