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John Tolmay

 (born 1943)
John Tolmay is active/lives in Montana / Africa.  John Tolmay is known for wildlife and African-American figure sculptor.

Biography   John Tolmay

Of Dutch and Scottish descent from ancestors who settled in Rhodesia in the 1890s, John Tolmay is a self-trained sculptor in realist style who has spent much of his career in Africa trying to conserve wildlife.  However, having become discouraged, he is now settled in Montana where his close friend is western artist Loren Entz.

Tolmay was tutored during his childhood by a "raw, bush-wise African".  Of this experience he said:  "There could have been no better teacher for a youngster growing up in this enormous wilderness playground." (35)  He was in schools in Rhodesia, and then spent time in Europe as well as on ranches in Nebraska and New Mexico.  In 1966, returning to Rhodesia, he married a n   ...  Displaying 750 of 2104 characters.

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