Charles Rudy

Charles Rudy

Fellow: Awarded 1942
Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: US & Canada

University of Missouri, Kansas City

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

RUDY, CHARLES.  Appointed for creative work in sculpture; tenure, twelve months from May 1, 1942.

Born November 14, 1904, York, Pennsylvania.  Education:  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1924–28; Cresson European Traveling Scholarship, 1927 and 1928.

Instructor in Sculpture, 1931–41, Cooper Union Art School; Instructor in Sculpture, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Summer School, 1938–41.

Exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Whitney Museum, Art Institute of Chicago,  Art Alliance, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Architectural League, Carnegie Institute, National Academy, Pennsylvania Museum of Art, New York World’s Fair, Los Angeles County Fair, University of Nebraska, Sculptors Guild Outdoor Show, Sculpture Festival. Received Fellowship Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts for “Boy and Pig,” bronze, 1935; Honorable Mention, 1938, the Architectural League, for sculpture model for United States Post Office, Bronx, New York. Executed commissions for the New York World’s Fair, Federal Building, 1939; York County, Pennsylvania, tablets for York County Bridge, 1926; and memorial tablets for Masonic Hall, York, Pennsylvania, 1930, and York Town High School, 1931. Represented in the permanent collections of sculpture, Brookgreen Gardens, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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