Hele Miller

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  • Hele
  • Adele
  • Lerch
  • Helen Miller Shaw
  • Miller
  • married 1945: Harry Tracy Shaw
  • married 1912/1917: Walter Heinrich Miller
  • 2 daughters, 3 sons
  • September 28, 1891
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • July 11, 1982
  • St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Glen Ellyn, Illinois

    1931: 9330 Winchester Ave., Chicago, Illinois

    4937 Dorchester Ave., Chicago, Illinois

    4701 16th St. North, St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Chicago, Illinois

    Glen Ellyn, Illinois
  • Sculptor
  • Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; student of Lorado Taft for five years

    Lewis Institute

    Wheaton College
  • Array
  • January 26-February 21, 1897: Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Agnes Henkel, plaster; Memorial Sketch: The Cobbler Group, plaster; The Home Seeker, plaster

    1916: Chicago Society of Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1916: Annual Exhibition of the Art Students League of Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1928: Woman's World's Fair, Chicago, Illinois

    1931: Revells [solo; 30 works]

    Corcoran Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Herbert Hoover, 1931

    1932: Art Institute of Chicago; Mrs. Herbert Hoover, 1931 [during Republican Convention]

    State Art Gallery, Springfield, Illinois; Mrs. Herbert Hoover, 1931

    All-Illinois Society of Fine Arts Inc.

    Vanderpoel Ridge Art Association
  • Vanderpoel Museum, Chicago, Illinois
  • Vanderpoel Art Association, Chicago, Illinois

    All-Illinois Society of Fine Artists, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1938: gold medal, All-Illinois Society of Fine Arts Inc. Head of American Manhood
  • 1914-1917: Worked with Lorado Taft – did 18 of the figures in his The Fountain of Time

    radio show on art appreciation

    wrote poetry

    summers 1917, 1918: taught dance and art, Experimental School of Peterboro

    wrote and illustrated children’s stories
  • parents:  William Linus and Blanche Helen Belmont Lerch