Walter Emerson Baum  (American, 1884-1956) 

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Walter Emerson Baum Biography
  Awards:
Bronze Medal, American Artist's Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
Jennie Sesnan Gold Medal from the Pennsylvania Academy
the Zabreskie Prize, American Watercolor Society
Purchase Prize, Buck Hill Art Association
  Baum was a member of the following Organizations:
Philadelphia Art Alliance
Philadelphia Sketch Club
Germantown Art League
Fellowship of the Pennsylvaina Academy of Fine Arts
Philadelphia Watercolor Club
Associate of the National Academy of Design, New York, NY
Salmagundi Club
the Woodmere Art League
and many others 

  Baum was a pupil of W.T. Trego and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.   After receiving his degree, he went on to work as an editor, illustrator, and contributing artist for several publications. In addition to this, he was the director of the Allentown Museum and head of the Kline-Baum Art School in Allentown, Pennsylvania. 

  1956 Died at the age of 72 

  1884Walter Emerson Baum was born to a Pennsylvania Dutch family
  Residence: Sellersville, Pennsylvania
Selected Exhibitions
  Pennsylvania Art Gallery Annual Oil and Watercolor Exhibition
Corcoran Art Galley Biennial, Washington, DC
National Academy of Design, New York, NY
Chicago Art Institute
and many others throughout the country 

  Private/Permanent Collections:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Toledo Art Museum
National Academy of Design
the collection of Franklin Delano Roosevelt