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1913, Germany – 2002
German born artist, Guido Brink, came to Wisconsin in 1929 to work under his uncle at A.L. Brink Studio, a producer of glass for Tiffany & Co.
Brink was educated at Columbia University in New York (1931), the State Academy of Fine Arts (Staatliche Kunstakademie) Dusseldorf, Germany under landscape painter, Maximillian Clarenbach (1934 1939), by fellowship, at the Academy Beaux-Arts Matiers d' Art, Paris, France (1952), and at the Milwaukee Area Technical College (1959) for welding and metal fabrication.
From 1955 to 1974, Brink taught at the Layton School of Art and Design, becoming the chair in 1962. In 1974, he founded and became the first president of the Milwaukee School of the Arts (now Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design).
Brink was honored with many fellowships and awards including, but not limi...