Melvin Schuler

1924 - 2012

Copper over carved Redwood
24 x 24 x 12 in (61 x 61 x 30.5 cm)


Melvin Schuler Biography

1924 - 2012

A native Californian, Melvin Schuler was born in 1924. He graduated from the California College of Arts and Crafts and began his esteemed teaching career in 1947 at Humboldt State University. Schuler passed away in 2012. He was Professor Emeritus when he died.

Schuler is best known for his large abstract sculptures using old growth redwood carved into abstract forms clad in copper and fastened with bronze nails.