Richmond Barthé

Fellow: Awarded 1940

Field of Study: Fine Arts

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 01-28-1901

Died: 03-05-1989

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

BARTHÉ, RICHMOND:  Appointed for creative work in sculpture; tenure, twelve months from June 1, 1940.

Born January 28, 1901, at Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.  Education:  Art studies, Art Institute of Chicago, 1924–28; Julius Rosenwald Fund Fellowship, 1930.

One-man shows:  Women’s City Club, Chicago, 1930; University of Wisconsin, 1931. Exhibited at Chicago Art League, Chicago Women’s Club, Fisk University, Women’s City Club of New York, Harmon Foundation Exhibitions, New School for Social Research, Salons of America, Whitney Museum of American Art, Brooklyn Museum, University of Chicago, College Art Association, Travelling Exhibitions, University of Minnesota, Corcoran Gallery, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dillard University, Howard University, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute, Century of Progress Exhibition, Baltimore Museum of Art, Sculptors Guild, New York World’s Fair, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Harlem Art Galleries, 1928-39. Represented in the permanent collections of University of Wisconsin, Whitney Museum of American Art, Oberlin College, Executed friezes for Harlem River Housing Project, New York City.

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