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 Henry Kreis  (1899 - 1963)

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Lived/Active: Connecticut / Germany      Known for: sculpture-allegorical figure

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A sculptor and medal designer, Kreis was born in 1899 in Essen, Germany.  After high school, he became an apprentice to a stone carver, and later studied at the State School of Applied Arts in Munich.

In 1933, he immigrated to the U.S., studying at the Beaux Arts Institute of Design and later with Paul Manship, while earning a living as a stone cutter.  Kreis was WPA artist during the Depression, and served as a faculty member of the Hartford Art School (Connecticut).

Memberships:
National Sculpture Society
Architectural League of New York
Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts
American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1951

Exhibited:
National Sculpture Society
Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts Architectural League
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Whitney Museum of American Art
National Academy of Design
Art Institute of Chicago

Kreis received numerous prizes and awards for his work (including the Saltus Medal from the American Numismatic Society),  and his sculptures are on view in public and private buildings in Washington, D.C. and New York City.  Among the medals Kreis designed are those commemorating the Connecticut Tercentenary and the New York Worlds Fair, as well as coins for the United States.

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Lehman College website

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