Plymouth Meeting Gallery

Walter Emerson Baum

(American, 1884–1956)

autumn at the mill (side 2 of 2) by walter emerson baum

Walter Emerson Baum

Autumn at the Mill (Side 2 of 2), 1924

canal and river by walter emerson baum

Walter Emerson Baum

Canal and River

reflections by walter emerson baum

Walter Emerson Baum

Reflections, 1933

ridge valley by walter emerson baum

Walter Emerson Baum

Ridge Valley, 1920

sumneytown hills by walter emerson baum

Walter Emerson Baum

Sumneytown Hills, 1936

the brook, center valley by walter emerson baum

Walter Emerson Baum

The Brook, Center Valley

Biography

Timeline

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

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