A short biography of Hamilton Reed Armstrong
sculptor, Hamilton Reed Armstrong was born in Greenwich, CT, and studied art as
a child with Hungarian sculptor Carl Iluva, in the 1950’s,
with Walker Hancock, among others, at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
where he received the coveted William Emlen Cresson
Traveling Scholarship in 1960 He later apprenticed with the established
American sculptor Fredrick Shrady. Much of Mr. Armstrong's
work was produced during an extended stay in
As well as his
sculptural endeavors, Mr. Armstrong has been active in Catholic art education.
He has taught studio art at the
He has written articles concerning the visual arts for a variety of Catholic magazines and periodicals including; Crisis Magazine, Communio, Latin Mass, and the Journal of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars.
Mr. Armstrong is
a member of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars and was the recipient of the
2005 “Humanitarian Award” from The American Maritain Association. He is listed
in the “Marquis Who’s Who in
He now lives with his wife, painter Roxolana Luczakowsky Armstrong, in Front Royal, VA, where he continues his professional work as a sculptor, lecturer, and teacher.