Raymond Gloeckler


BORN: Portage, WI - Dec. 13, 1928

DIED: Portage, WI - June, 2022

Att a very young age, Ray had a deep interest in drawing and in high school he was given a position as illustrator for the school paper.

Despite his interest and artistic skills, he began his formal college education to become a pharmacisct. But by his sophmore year he switched to an art major and received his Bachelors Degree from the UW-Madison in 1950, and a Masters degree from UW Oshkosh in 1952.

While completing his studies, he worked through a government program - teaching art in rural schools and traveling to various communities. After graduation Gloeckler began his formal career teaching, first with a position at University of Wisconsin from 1953 to 1957. He then relocated to Flint, Michigan, where he was a professor at Flint Community College for a year, then transferring to Eastern Michigan University at Ypsilanti until 1961. Gloeckler again accepted a professorship at his beloved UW Madison alma mater, where he was employed from 1961 until his retirement in 1993. He earned a reputation as a greatly admired and supportive educator among his stu

Raymond Gloeckler
Bald Eagle by Raymond Gloeckler
Bald Eagle
2.75 x 3.75 in.
Double Century Duffer A/P by Raymond Gloeckler
Double Century Duffer A/P
18.75 x 14.25 in.
Go Big Red by Raymond Gloeckler
Go Big Red
14 x 8 in.
Heading In by Raymond Gloeckler
Heading In
18 x 11 in.
Resolute Wren by Raymond Gloeckler
Resolute Wren
5 x 6.5 in.
Vanities by Raymond Gloeckler
8 x 10.5 in.