Glenn B. Hamm

Artist, Visual Artist

1936 – 1980

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Who was Glenn B. Hamm?

Glenn Bruce Hamm Jr. was a noted artist who worked and lived in Richmond, Virginia.

Hamm taught art at Carlow College from 1963 to 1964, West Virginia University from 1965 to 1969 and Virginia Commonwealth University until his death from Lou Gehrig's Disease in 1980.

He is the author of the art instruction book, "Painting the nude."

He had a BFA and MFA from Carnegie Mellon, and a Ph.D. from Purdue University.

He is the father of journalist Xeni Jardin and of Virginia disc jockey Carl M. Hamm.

Virginia Commonwealth University's Art Department offers an annual academic award in his name.

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Born
May 30, 1936
Dayton
Also known as
  • Glenn Hamm
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Doctorate, Purdue University
  • Master of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University
Employment
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
    ( - 1980)
  • West Virginia University
    (1965 - 1969)
Lived in
  • Dayton
Died
Aug 1, 1980

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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