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Charles Rudy · Awards & Appointments

Teaching and Professional Appointments:
Head of Sculpture Department, Cooper Union, New York, New York, 1931-1942

PAFA summer school, Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, 1937-1950

Artist-in-Residence, Michigan State College, East Lansing, Michigan, 1948

Instructor, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1950-1951

Skowkegan Art School, Skowkegan, Maine, 1954

Instructor, Philadelphia Museum School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1959-1960

Honorary Degree, York College of Pennsylvania, 1981


Major Awards:

Cresson Scholarship for European Travel and Study, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1927-1928

Medal, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1935

Guggenheim Fellowship, 1942

Award in Sculpture, Academy of Arts and Letters, 1944

Sculpture, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1947

Bucks County Prize, Phillips' Mill Exhibition, New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1961

Gold Medal, National Sculpture Society, 1973

Outstanding Artist, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1976

300 Years of American Art, Philadelphia Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1976

50th Anniversary Retrospective, Phillips' Mill, New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1979


Affiliations and Memberships:

National Academy of Design

National Sculpture Society

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Pennsylvania State Art Commission, 1949-1972

Image: Photograph of Charles Rudy by Betty Owens and John Shuman; Nancy Hellebrand, Artists in Bucks County, summer 1978, courtesy James A. Michener Art Museum archives


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