Carl L. Schmitz

Carl L. Schmitz

Fellow: Awarded 1944
Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

SCHMITZ, CARL LUDWIG.  Appointed for creative work in sculpture; tenure, twelve months from April 15, 1944.

Born September 4, 1900, in France.  Education:  State School of Applied Arts, Munich, 1916–21; State Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, 1921–23; Beaux Arts Institute of Design, 1927–28.

Instructor in Sculpture, 1940–41, Beaux Arts Institute of Design.

Exhibited at Architectural League, Art Institute of Chicago, Corcoran Gallery, Metropolitan Museum, National Academy, National Sculpture Society, New York Society of Ceramic Arts, Pennsylvania Academy, San Francisco Museum, Syracuse Museum, Whitney Museum, Paris World’s Fair, New York World’s Fair, Golden Gage Exposition. Awarded Lindsey Morris Sterling Prize, National Sculpture Society, 1934; Honorable Mention, San Francisco Museum, 1935; Gold Medal, Paris World’s Fair, 1937; Sculpture Prize, Syracuse Museum, 1938; Gold Medal, Pennsylvania Academy, 1940; Second Prize, National Sculpture Society Medal Competition, 1940; Third Prize, Statue of Christ Competition, National Catholic Welfare Conference, 1942; Second Prize, American Aviator, Wings for Victory Competition, 1942. Represented in permanent collection of Syracuse Museum, Society of Medalists. Awarded commissions for sculpture for Post Office Department Building, Department of Justice Building, Federal Trade Commission Building, Metals Building at the New York World’s Fair; Federal Courthouse and Post Office at Covington, Kentucky; Post Office at York, Pennsylvania; awarded commissions for medals for Delaware Tercentenary, Architectural League City Planning Medal, Artist for Victory Exhibition, Seafarers Medal.


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