RETIRED & DECEASED
this virtual museum is completed, it will be our tribute to our colleagues and
friends who have either retired or died. None of the artwork
pictured in this section will be for sale.
first to be honored in our virtual Museum are award-winning glass
sculptor Rex B. Cravat 1947-2001 (pictured right)
and Botany Professor Emeritus at Drexel University/Artist Dr. Albert
List, Jr. (pictured below right) who passed away in 2005. It
is fitting that Rex and Al be inducted together as they had great respect
for each other’s work. They both prided themselves in depicting
nature with precision, respect and a great artistic sense.
the beginning, we will post PR photos we have on file. Luckily,
we have a good number of images to represent both Rex and Al. Eventually,
we will post photos of more recent works by Rex, including his Trout
Jumping, of which only three
PHOTOS & ANACDOTES
who has photographs or stories (informational, touching or humorous,
etc.) about Rex Cravat or Al List should call Donna Brion at 908.902.8770.
Sentinel, hard glass,
fumed with 24K gold and pure silver and frosted., by Rex Cravat.
1997, Rex entered this sculpture into an international competition
and was named one of the top 400 glass sculptors in the world
by The Corning Museum of Glass!
The last known photograph taken of Rex Cravat at Brion Galleries
in Lambertville, NJ. It was taken in the courtyard behind the
main building across from his glass sculpting studio in August of 2001. He
is pictured with some of his favorite things: his silly binocular
glasses, a pool stick, a beer and a cigarette. His trusty companion
Coco was just
out of the shot.
© Dr. Albert List, Jr.
Self-Portrait in Costa Rica (his favorite place on earth),
acrylics on canvas.