Clarence Edward Zuelch
(Cleveland, Ohio, 1904 - 1963)
The artist was a participant in the regional Works Project Administration/Federal Art Project based in Cleveland.
A twentieth century American painter, illustrator and lithographer, Clarence Edward Zuelch studied art under Henry George Keller at the Cleveland School of Art. Shortly after finishing his studies, Zuelch became a full member of the Cleveland Printmakers and was awarded First Prize in 1932 for illustration art at the Cleveland Museum of Art. During his career, Zuelch became well known for his fine figure studies, animal depictions and landscapes. During the era of the Great Depression Zuelch was often commissioned by the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) for original drawings and lithographs.