Charles Norman Barnum (1901 - 1985)

Birth date: 6/12/1901 Death date: 1985  
Birth location: Milwaukee, WI Death location: Charlotte, NC  
Media: Architecture , Painter / Watercolor , Painting / Oil Web site:
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Biographical Brief

Husband of Marguerite Grossenbach-Barnum.
Marine Architect and artist

1922: studied, University of Michigan - Navel architecture & Marine Engineering
Art Organizations:
1931, 1934: exhibiting member of Wisconsin Painters & Sculptors
Represented in the WPA Biographical Sketches of Wisconsin Artists: Archives Division, The State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend , Wisconsin


Charles Norman Barnum

No biographical description written - additional information facts provided.

Selected Group Exhibitions

1930 Milwaukee Journal, Gallery of Wisconsin Art (Timber wolf)
1931 Walrus Club
Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors (The Tramp)
1934 Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors (Lowering the Landing Stage and Car-ferry, Port Huron, MI)
The Little Gallery, Manitowoc, WI (Spinaker and Windlass, Ocean Tramp and Straits of Magellan)
1944 Northeastern Wisconsin Art Annual, Green Bay, WI (Coal Barge and Old Pritchard House)
The Little Gallery, Manitowoc, WI  (Sunny Beach, Hill Road, Sand Dunes, and Lamp Light)

First Local Art Exhibition, Watertown, WI (Maine Home and Wisconsin Union)

Women's League of York, ME
Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital Art Corner
Norma Ramsberg Gallery, Oconomowoc, WI
Beaufort Museum Collection

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