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Elma Troutman Connolly

Elma Troutman Connolly PhotoElma Troutman Connolly
ExpertisePortraits, murals, fine arts, designing, building construction, accurate in portraying the past for museums, teaching, art restoration
Current OrganizationArts Etc Co.
Type of OrganizationConstruction and art design/manufacturing
Major ProductNatural history museum art, design, interior construction, sculpture, murals
Area of DistributionInternational
University/DegreeAttended Lockhaven State Teachers College, Pennsylvania and Susquehanna University, Pennsylvania
BornMay 10, 1931, Middleburg, Pennsylvania
AffiliationsSusquehanna Art League; Economic Development Committee, Susquehanna Valley, Chamber of Commerce
Hobbies & SportsPiano, sculpting, painting, gardening, writing, real estate
Career AccomplishmentsProfessional dancer, 1947-56
Work HistoryFrom 1956 to 1974-painted portraits, paintings and taught art class; After marrying in 1973-formed Arts Etc Co.; 1974-Carriage Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, elk diorama; 1975-Nature Center, Winston-Salem, NC, passenger pigeon; 1976-Smithsonian Natural History Museum, South American Hall, 7 areas of South America; 1976-Harrisburg, PA State Museum, mastodon exhibit; 1977-George C. Page Museum, Los Angeles, CA, sculpture, murals, designing jewelry and costumes for La Brea Woman, entire museum and restoration of mural (antique) and statuary; 1978-Started art gallery in Idaho and taught art; 1979-Makah Cultural and Research Center, Neah Bay, WA, all artwork in museum; 1979-Provincial Museum, Victoria, B.C., Canada, Fraser River background and foreground sculpture and wooly mammoth; designed dinosaur hall model for Los Angeles Museum of Natural History; 1980-Opened art gallery in Sunbury, PA, teaching; Springfield Science Museum, Springfield, MA dinosaur mural; 1981-African Hall murals and foreground sculpture for Springfield Science Museum, Springfield, MA; 1982-Big Cypress Nature Center, Everglades diorama, Naples, FL, built case, painted mural, made plants, sculpture foreground; 1983-Springfield Illinois State Museum, Indian Hall backgrounds, mound builders and Kickapoo Indians; 1985-Teaching art class, doing restoration for fix it factory and painting murals for decorator in condos, Nokomis, FL; 1987-Renovate commercial building in PA; Painting murals for education center in Taipei Zoo, Taipei, Taiwan; 1989-Renovate second building in PA; Opened art gallery; 1991-Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, African Hall, water hole background, Kudu exhibit background; 1994-Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, Alaskan brown bear diorama background; 1997-Painting portraits, teaching art class and doing restoration; 1999-circus mural painting for restaurant
ChildrenLinda, 53; Kenneth, 51; Robert, 48; Terri (deceased)
SpouseKenneth Troutman, Jerome Connolly
Married1950, 1973
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