(1908 - 1986)
Rudy Helmo was active/lived in New York / Germany. Rudy Helmo is known for Still life, town-and seascape painting, art education.
Biography Rudy Helmo
Rudy Helmo (1908-1986)
A noted painter and art teacher of upstate New York, he was born on April 15, 1908, the 10th and last child of Ludwig and Rosa, in Thurmansbang, Bavaria, Germany.
He was a sickly child and not expected to live long, and was indulged by his mother and sisters. This start in life perhaps freed him from his older brothers' expectations to join the family trucking business. Ludwig was described as wise and well-read, and young Rudy was intrigued by the famous illustrators whose works appeared in weekly magazines such as Simplicissimus that arrived at the house.
Rudy started painting as a teenager. After graduating from secondary school, he apprenticed with a haberdasher in P
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