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Chet Harmon LaMore
Regents' Proceedings 1007

Chet Harmon LaMore, Professor of Art is retiring from the faculty after more than twenty-seven years at The University of Michigan.

A native of Wisconsin, he studied at the Colt School of Art in Madison, Wisconsin from 1926-28. He then attended the University of Wisconsin earning both his B.A. and M.A. degrees in 1932.

While still an undergraduate he served as an instructor of Commercial Art at the Madison, Wisconsin Vocational School from 1929-1933. Following graduation he pursued a career as professional artist and held summer teaching positions at the University of Wisconsin and Ohio State University.

In 1941-42 he served as an instructor in painting at the Fieldston School, New York, and from 1942-47 held concurrent positions as Lecturer in Art at the University of Buffalo and Instructor in Drawing, Painting and Design at the Albright Art School. He came to The University of Michigan in 1947 as an assistant professor, was promoted to associate professor in 1954, and to full professor in 1959.

Professor La More is a gifted artist and teacher. He has been a constant source of strength and vigor to his Department and School at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Throughout his tenure he has pursued with great energy a professional career as a painter and sculptor and has been a consistent contributor to many of the most prestigious local and national exhibitions. His work is included in the collections of some of the nation's most distinguished museums and private collectors.

And his capacity as a teacher won the acclaim and respect of students and colleagues alike.

The Regents of the University happily salute this distinguished teacher and nationally recognized artist for his service and contributions to this University as they confer on him the appointment of Professor Emeritus of Art.