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Melville Steinfels

 (1910 - 1997)
Melville P. Steinfels was active/lived in Illinois.  Melville Steinfels is known for fresco and mural painting, illustration, design, art education.

Biography   Melville Steinfels

Melville P. Steinfels (1910-1997)

A mural and fresco painter, illustrator, designer and educator, Steinfels was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago School of Design.

He created murals, buon fresco, fresco secco, mosaic and ceramic tile for St. Ignatius Auditorium, Chicago; Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Indianapolis (destroyed by water damage in 1978); Church of the Epiphany, Chicago; Loyola University, Chicago; St. Mary's Capuchin Seminary, Crown Point, Indiana; Newman Club, Ann Arbor, Michigan; St. Mary Magdalen Church, Melvindale, Michigan, and others.

It is said that he was known to work from 6:30 A.M. one morning until 5:30 A.M. the next morning.Displaying 750 of 1045 characters.

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