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Roger Burnham

 (1876 - 1962)
Roger Noble Burnham was active/lived in California, Massachusetts.  Roger Burnham is known for Sculptor, teacher, lecturer.

Biography   Roger Burnham

Born in Hingham, MA on Aug. 10, 1876. After graduating from Harvard University in 1899, Burnham entered the American Academy of Dramatic Art and graduated in 1907. He then studied sculpture with Caroline Hunt Rimmer. From 1912-17 he taught modeling at Harvard's School of Architecture. He spent time in Rome and Hawaii until 1922 when he arrived in California. In his studio in the Berkeley hills, he fulfilled several portrait commissions. In 1925 he settled in Los Angeles and taught at Otis Art Institute until 1932. Burnham died in Los Angeles on March 14, 1962. Member: Laguna Beach AA; Long Beach AA; LA AA. Exh: NY Arch. League, 1904 (Avery prize); UC Berkeley, 1911 (1st prize); Paris; Rome; Hawaii; Hotel Claremont (Berkeley), 192

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Contemporary American Sculpture; Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); American Art Annual 1919-33; Who's Who in California 1929; Who's Who in American Art 1936-62; WW in West, 1954; Los Angeles Times & NY Times, 3-16-1962 (obits).

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