AMHA: Judy Zemnick Sculptures – Akron OH

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New Deal Daily, July 3, 2018: “While in the WPA, Zemnick created several sculptures highlighting the transportation history of Ohio. The pieces were created ca. 1935-1939. They are now incorporated into a multi-panel history display at the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA).”

The squirrel sculpture pictured below was also Zemnick’s creation, made during her employment with the WPA. However, it is not known if Zemnick made the full-size sculpture(s), or just the model to be used in creating the full-size sculpture(s).

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New Deal Daily, Brent McKee, July 3, 2018, Judy Zemnick: The WPA artist who was attacked by a polar bear: (, accessed August 7, 2018.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on August 6, 2018.

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491 Vernon Odom Blvd.
Akron, OH 44307

Coordinates: 41.0731752, -81.5403061

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