(1908 - 1986)
Maurice Yochim was active/lived in Illinois / Ukraine, Russian Federation. Maurice Yochim is known for painter, sculptor, lithography.
Biography Maurice Yochim
Maurice Yochim, art professor emeritus at Northeastern Illinois University, died July 30 at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston. He was 78. The Ukrainian-born artist came to Chicago in 1913 at the age of 5. He moved to Skokie in 1958. Mr. Yochim was professor at the university when it was known as Chicago Teacher's College North.
He studied at and later exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, and also he exhibited at the Chicago Non-Juried Society of Artists.
In addition to his teaching, Mr. Yochim was director of art for the Board of Jewish Education and director of Fisher Hall Todros-Geller Art Galleries.
Until the 1920s, Jewish prominence in the arts in Chicago was predominantly in the performing arts. Talented young p
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