Samuel Chamberlain

Samuel Chamberlain

Fellow: Awarded 1927
Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: US & Canada

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Chamberlain, Samuel Vance: Appointed to study the technique of etching and allied processes of engraving, in England, principally with Malcolm Osborne, A.R.A., of the School of Engraving of the Royal College of Art, London, and to supplement this study with field work devoted to execution of etchings and dry points directly from nature; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1927.

Born October 28, 1895, at Cresco, Iowa. Education: University of Washington, 1913–15; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1915–17, 1919–20; American Field Service Fellowship, 1923–24; studied etching with M. Edouard Leon, 1925. First Honorable Mention in Engraving at the Paris Spring Salon, 1925.

Instructor in Architectural Design, 1925–26, Assistant Professor, 1926, University of Michigan.

Publications: “Vingt Lithographies du Vieux Paris,” 1924; “Sketches of Northern Spanish Architecture,” 1925; illustrated articles in the American Architect, Architecture, the World Traveler; plates and illustrations in Pencil Points, the Journal of the American Institute of Architects, the Century Magazine, Arts and Decoration, House and Garden, The Architectural Record, and the Magazine Section of the New York Times.


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