Nellie V. Walker

Variant Names: 
Nellie Verne Walker
Birth Date: 
12/08/1874
Birth Place: 
Red Oak, IA
Death Date: 
07/10/1973
Death Place: 
Colorado Springs, CO
Residences/Studios: 
Midway Studios, Chicago, 1915
Active In: 
Chicago, IL
Medium: 
Sculpture
Sculpture - Relief
Subject: 
Figure
Portrait Bust Sculpture
Exhibitions: 
Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, AIC, 1904-28 (16 times)
Annual Exhibition of the Society of Western Artists, Detroit (MI), 1910
Panama-Pacific Exposition, San Francisco (CA), 1915
Annual Exhibition of Oil Paintings & Sculpture by American Artists, AIC, 1916, 19
Woman's World's Fair, Chicago, 1928
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Awards: 
Grower Prize, "Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists" 1906, 08
Shaffer Prize, "Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists," AIC, 1907
Walton Prize, "Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists", AIC, 1912
National Sculpture Society, 1941
Commission, Iowa State College, Ames
Commission: Stratton memorial,Colorado Springs, CO
Commission: Keokuk (IA) Monument
Commission: Sullivan Jr High School, Chicago
Commission: Stephenson Monument, Marmett, WI
Commission: Lincoln Monument, Vincennes, IN
Commission: Statuary Hall, Capital, Washington, DC
Memberships: 
National Sculpture Society, elected 1911
Cordon Club, co-founder, Chicago
Society of Western Artists, Chicago
Collections: 
AIC
Illinois State Capitol, Springfield
Statuary Hall, United States Capital Building, Washington, DC
Krannert Museum of Art, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
Training: 
SAIC, 1901-04
Other Occupations: 
Teacher, sculpture
Lecturer