Viola Norman

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  • Viola
  • Norman
  • Norman
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  • January 26, 1889
  • Tremont, Illinois
  • January 8, 1935
  • Chicago, Illnois
  • 201 East Superior St., Chicago, Illinois (childhood home)

     
  • Chicago, Illinois
    Tremont, Illinois
  • Sculptor
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois [sponsored by Nettie Washburn (1864-1918) of Tremont, Illinois]
  • Array
  • 1927, 1929: Chicago Galleries Association, Chicago, Illinois

    January 28-March 20, 1932:  Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois: Portrait—Thomas Wood
  • City of Tremont, Illinois

    Tremont Historical Society, Tremont, Illinois
  • Newspaper article on Tremont school project: Renken, Leslie "Art Teacher Keeps Alive Legacy of Tremont-born Sculptor Viola Norman," Peoria Journal Star, December 16, 2016
  • 1923: Dunham Gold Medal Award,

    1927, 1929: First Honors, Chicago Galleries Association, Chicago, Illinois
  • Tremont Historical Society, Tremont, Illinois
  • 1913-1923: Taught sculpture class at Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    Established Chicago School of Sculpture, Chicago, Illinois; Charles Umlauf served as her assistant 1932
  • Parents:  A.G. and Estella E. Norman; he owned a shoe shop

    several siblings