(1894 - 1971)
Claude Curry Bohm was active/lived in Indiana, Tennessee. Claude Bohm is known for landscape, coastal view, genre, teacher.
The following is submitted by Tara L. Uebelhor who writes that this is
"information that was in my file on C. Curry Bohm. I'm not sure
of the original source."
C. Curry Bohm was born in Nashville,
Tennessee on October 19, 1894. He studied at the National Academy
and also at the Art Institute of Chicago. He also studied with
Edward F. Timmons. His watercolors and oils reflect his
versatility and love of life. He has always been exceedingly
generous in civic affairs and showed his patriotism during World War II
by working for General Motors for 28 months. He made his first
visit to Brown County in 1920, returning yearly to paint until 1932
when he and his wife, Lillian, made Nashville their permanent home.
Curry Bohm is a charter member of the Brown County Art Gallery
Association and a member of the Brown County Art Guild. He is
also a member of the Hoosier Salon, Rockport Art Association, Rockport,
Massachusetts; the North Shore Art Association, Gloucester,
His associations are the Chicago Palette and Chisel, Academy of Fine Arts.
Mr. Bohm received the Chicago Municipal Art League Prize; The Gold
Medal in the Chicago Palette and Chisel; the Frederick N. Vance
Memorial Award from the Brown County Art Gallery; the Edward Rector
Memorial from the Hoosier Salon; the Lawrence A. Downs Prize; the Tri
Kappa Purchase Prize; Daughters of Indiana Award; and the Hoosier Salon
Summer Landscape Prize. Mr. Bohm was selected by the International
Business Machines Corporation for representation at the World's Fair in