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 Rose Van Vranken  (1918 - 2013)

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Lived/Active: Wisconsin/California      Known for: semi-abstract nature theme sculpture

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Raised in southern Caifornia and living in Madison, Wisconsin, Rose Van Vranken is a sculptor, doing direct carving in wood and stone and then sometimes, making bronze castings from those carved forms.  She also works with handmade paper, etchings, polyester resin and fiberglass.

She attended the Art Students League in New York City, studying with William Zorach and Robert Laurent, and New York University's Graduate Institute of Fine Art as an Art History student.

"Early awards include a 1st prize for sculpture from the Los Angeles County Museum, 1st prizes from the Des Moines Art Center, two bronze medals for sculpture from the Oakland Art Center, awards for graphics and sculpture from the Walker Art Center and the Joslyn Museum and a Medal of Honor for graphics from the National Association of Women Artists, and Medal of Honor in Sculpture, Academic Artists Association, Springfield, MA."

She is a member of the National Association of Women Artists, Salmagundi Club, Texas Society of Sculptors and Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors.

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VAN VRANKEN, Rose (1918-2013).  Sculptor.  Born in Passaic, New Jersey on May 15, 1918.  Raised in southern California, Van Vranken grew up in Pasadena.  After graduating from Pasadena Junior College, she won an art scholarship to Pomona College (1936-38), and then studied at the California School of Fine Arts and Art Students League in New York City.  In 1942 she married Robert Hickey and moved to Iowa City, Iowa.  She died in Madison, Wisconsin on June 17, 2013. 

Member: 
Salmagundi Club (NYC);
National Ass’n of Women Artists. 

Exhibited: 
Pasadena Art Institute, 1943-46;
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1944 (First prize);
Oakland Art Gallery, 1944-46;
San Diego FA Society, 1945;
National Academy of Design, 1947, 1952;
 Iowa Artists (Des Moines, 1953. 

Works held:  Olbrich Gardens (Madison).
Source:
Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Census; Los Angeles Times, 6-30-1942; Who's Who in American Art 1947-62.
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