Henry G. Keller

(Cleveland, Ohio, 1869 - 1949, San Diego, California)


Biographical Highlights for Henry G. Keller: -1891: Receives art training in Cleveland 1891-1899: Works as commercial lithographer in Cleveland 1899-1902: Studies art abroad; receivs the Silver Medal at the Munich Royal Academy exhibition 1902-1945: Faculty member at Cleveland School of Art 1903-1921: Founds and operates his own summer art school in Berlin Heights outside Cleveland; star students: Frank Wilcox, Grace V. Kelly, August Biehle, Charles Burchfield 1913: In response to NYC Armory Show, Keller organizes the Cubist portion of the Taylor Galleries Show in Cleveland 1924: Having been an active member of the bohemian artists' group the Kokoon Club, founded in 1913 in Cleveland, Keller serves as president of the Kokoon Club 1925-1945: Becomes director of Cleveland School of Art 1933: Instructs Life Drawing Classes with models at the Akron School of Art

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