(1906 - 1991)
Robert Lewis Lepper was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Robert Lepper is known for modernist objects, sculptor, mural.
Biography Robert Lepper
Robert L. Lepper (1906-1991) was born in Aspinwall, PA and graduated from Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1927. After spending thirteen months in Europe studying art, Lepper worked for the "Sun-Telegraph" as a "hack artist." He joined the faculty at Carnegie Tech in 1930, where he would remain until his retirement in 1975. He married Helen Jewett in 1933. They had one daughter, Susan.
Mr. Lepper was instrumental in establishing the first degree-granting School of Industrial Design at Carnegie Tech in 1934. It was the first of its kind in the country. To ease the employment problems caused by the Great Depression, the Works Progress Administration established the Federal Arts Project(1935-1943) to employ the nation's artists. Dur
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