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biography of Selma L. OPPENHEIMER (1898-?)

Birth place: Baltimore, MD

Addresses: Baltimore, MD

Profession: Painter

Studied: Goucher Col. (A.B.); Maryland Inst. Col. A.; H. Roben.

Exhibited: Maryland Inst., 1933 (med.); BMA, 1931-34, 1935-38 (Wilson Levering Smith Medals), 1939-46; PAFA Ann., 1938; Corcoran Gal biennials, 1941, 1947; NAWA,1952, 1960 & 1965 (Lillian Cotton & Susan Kahn Awards); VMFA; AIC; MoMA; PMG; Rockefeller Center, NYC; Friends of Art, Baltimore; BMA, 1941 (solo); Baltimore Vertical Gal. (solo); Notre Dame Col., 1966 (solo); Jewish Comm. Center, 1967 (retrospective); Villa Julie Col., 1969; Municipal Mus., Baltimore; Hagerstown, MD; Loyola Col., 1967 (purchase award).

Member: AEA (pres. Baltimore Chapter); NAWA; Baltimore WCC; AFA; BMA (board trustees, 1961-72).

Work: Baltimore Public Schools; Loyola Col. Exhibitions; BMA Ann. & Invitational, 1968; Corcoran Gal. Art Biennials, Wash., DC; AIC; VMFA; MoMA

Comments: Preferred medium: oils.

Sources: WW73; WW47; Petteys, Dictionary of Women Artists; Falk, Exh. Record Series.


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