Geraldine Hamilton McCullough
(1917 - 2008)
Geraldine Hamilton McCullough was active/lived in Illinois, Arkansas. Geraldine McCullough is known for flying abstract form sculpture, painting, teaching.
Biography Geraldine Hamilton McCullough
After completing her graduate studies, McCullough taught art at Wendell Phillips High School in Chicago. She also began exhibiting her paintings at various national galleries, receiving first prize in 1961 at the Art Exhibit of Atlanta University. With help from her husband, Lester McCullough, she took up welded sculpture and made her sculpting debut in 1963 at the Century of Negro Progress Exposition in Chicago.
She received the George D. Widener Gold Medal for Sculpture in 1965 for her steel and copper structure, Phoenix.
In 1967, she became the chairperson of the Art Department at Rosary College (later Dominican University) in River Forest, Illinois. Upon her retirement from the school in 1989, she was given an honor
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