Julius Schmidt is active/lives in Iowa, Connecticut. Julius Schmidt is known for modernist cast iron, bronze and wood sculpture, humans interacting with technology themes.
Julius Schmidt, Professor Emeritus of Sculpture at the University of Iowa, was born in Stamford, CT, on June 2, 1923. He was the sixth of seven children born to Louis Frank Schmidt and Susie (Koment) Schmidt.
In 1941, he entered the Navy and served as an aerial gunner during World War II. Following discharge from the Navy, he enrolled at Oklahoma A & M College at Stillwater. He then earned a B.F.A. degree from Cranbrook Academy of Ar* in 1953 and for the next two years studied sculpture under Ossip Zadkine in Paris and at the Accademia di Belle Arti* in Florence, Italy. He returned to Cranbrook in 1955 for the M.F.A. in sculpture.
Schmidt served as Chairman of the Sculpture Department at the Kansas City Art Institute* from ... Displaying 750 of 3531 characters.