|This biography from the Archives of AskART:|
Henry bill Selden was born in New London, Connecticut, on January 24, 1886 and died in Erie, PA. on January 25, 1924. He received his formal education at the Arts Students' League in New York with Charles Woodbury and Birge Harrison. Selden also studied with Frank Duvenech in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The artist exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1910 and 1911. He was a very active member of various organizations: Lyme Art Association, American Watercolor Society, Allied Artists Association, Artists Fun Society NY, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the National Arts Club (established in 1898 in New York to foster applied arts) and the Salmagundi Club (established 1871) which was an early, very important art club in New York City. It held regular exhibitions and housed collections. Membership was by election.
Selden was awarded the Flagg Prize in 1929 by the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts and again in 1931. He later became Associate Professor of Fine Arts at Connecticut College.
Who's Who in American Art page 557
E. Benezit Volume 9, Page 914
Dictionary of American Artists of the 19th and 20th Century Page 295
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Annual Exhibition Records Page 432
Roughton Galleries, Dallas, Texas
Courtesy to AskART from Brian Roughton
|Biography from Shippee Fine Art:|
|HENRY BILL SELDEN|
Born January 24, 1886; Died February, 1934.
Studied at Princeton University; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; Art Students League; Woodstock Summer School
Pennsylvania Academy (1911, 1912, 1913, 1917)
International Exhibition in South America (1911)
National Academy of Design (1911, 1912, 1913, 1914)
American Water Color Society (1912)
Greenwich Society of Artists (1912)
New York Water Color Society (1913)
Washington Water Color Society (1914)
American Federation of Art
Panama-Pacific Exposition (1915)
Lyme Art Association (1922-on )
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, Connecticut College (1921, 1925, 1927, 1930, 1934, 1953, 1981).
Professor of Art and Director of Department of Fine Arts, Connecticut College 1915-1934
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San Francisco Panama-Pacific Exhibition 1915