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Charles Schmidt

 (born 1939)
Charles Schmidt is active/lives in Pennsylvania.  Charles Schmidt is known for abstraction, illustrator-aeronautics.

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Charles Schmidt was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1939. He received a BFA in painting from Carnegie Mellon University in 1960 and an MFA in painting from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1967. He is professor of Drawing and Painting at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia.

Schmidt has done several paintings for NASA relating to the artist's eye-witness images of the space shuttle launch of Columbia (STS-5). One of his paintings eulogizing the space shuttle tragedy hangs in the Brumidi Corridor of the United States Capitol. Of his interest in the space shuttle, he related: " Upon visiting Cape Canaveral in 1980 to make drawings for my first NASA commission painting, I was surprised that I was more interested in wh   ...  Displaying 750 of 1221 characters.

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