Iowa Central: Alumni/Foundation

2013 Triton Humanitarian Award Hall of Fame Inductee


Robert J. Halm

  • BA Michigan State, 1948
  • MFA University of Iowa, 1950
  • Fort Dodge Senior High (1950-1966)
  • Iowa Central Community College (1966-1989)
  • 49 years of professional exhibition work
  • Juried Exhibitions: “Print Society of American Graphic Artists,” in New York City: 1951; “Iowa State Fair Art Salon”: 1950 (award), 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1963; “Des Moines Art Center, Iowa Artists”: 1951, 1954, 1955; “Terry International Show,” Miami, Florida: 1952 (award); “Siouxland Watercolor Show,” Sioux City Art Center: 1956.
  • Solo Exhibitions: “Waterloo Art Association Gallery (Museum),” Iowa: 1972; “Fisher Center,” Marshalltown, Iowa: 1964; “Blanden Art Gallery (Museum)”: 1954, 1974; “Northwestern College,” Orange City, IA: 1971.
  • Group Exhibitions: “Invitational Show,” Waterloo Recreation Center: 1965, “Artists Equity Show,” Bradenton, Florida: 1967; “Iowa Women’s Club Traveling Show,” Alexander, Iowa: 1968; “Iowa Arts Council Traveling Show” – 1968, 1969, 1970; “Governor’s Suite, State Capital Invitational”: 1968, 1970; “Area Art Educator’s Exhibition,” Blanden Memorial Art Museum: 1976, 1979, 1987; “Area Five Art Teachers Juried Exhibition,” Blanden Memorial Art Museum: 1982 (award).
  • Fort Dodge Federation of Arts (Executive Board 1951-1975)
  • Director of Blanden Art Museum (1954-1966)
  • Blanden Art Museum Board (1968-1986)
  • Webster County Historical Society Volunteer