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|A painter, designer, illustrator and teacher, Robert Bryant Trotter was contributing illustrator to Blue Jackets Manual.
He served as Director of the Art Department at the College of
Steubenville, Ohio from 1952-54. Then for the nex year, he was
Director of the Studio School in Steubenville, 1954-55; |
In 1955, he became Head of the Visual Presentation Division of the U.S. Naval Aviation Safety Center in Norfolk, Virginia.
His training was at the Maryland Institute of Fine Arts with Howard
Frech and Jacques Maroger and at the Art Students League with Julian
Levi and John Carroll.
Memberships included the Art Students League, Artists Equity Association, and the Tidewater Art; Maryland Institute Alumni.
Exhibitions venues were the Ogunquit Art Center, 1951; Norfolk Museum
Art & Sciences, 1952 (solo); Butler Institute American Art, 1952,
1954, 1956, 1958, 1960; L.D.M. Sweat Museum, 1953; Pennsylvania Academy
of the Fine Arts, 1953; G.W.V. Smith Museum, 1953, 1954; Sheppard
Memorial Library, 1954 (solo); Springfield Museum, 1958; Delgado
Museum, 1954; Ball State College, 1956-1965; Vanderbilt University,
1957 (solo); Wichita Art Association, 1959; Norfolk Museum Art; 1951,
1953, 1954, 1955, 1957-1964; Jersey City Museum, 1952, 1958; Massillon
Museum, 1952, 1954, 1957; Canton Art Institute, 1953; Virginia Museum
of Fine Arts, 1953, 1959; Pennsylvania . State T. College, 1953; Ohio
State Fair, 1953, 1954; Ohio Watercolor Soc., 1953; Wilmington Art
Center, 1953-1955; Bishop College, 1954; Virginia. Beach Art
Association, 1959; Valentine Museum, 1960: Montgomery Museum Fine Arts,
1961, 1965; W. Virginia. Wesleyan College, 1962; Mint Museum Art, 1962;
Newport Art Association, 1962; Cooperstown Art Association 1962;
Smithsonian Institution Institution Institution traveling exhs.; other
traveling exhs., Norfolk Museum Art, 1954, 1962, 1964; Virginia Museum
of Fine Arts, 1953, 1959; Canton Art Institute, 1953, Ohio Watercolor
Soc., 1953; Studio Guild, 1954, 1955, 1956; Virginia. State College,
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art
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