Selma Burke, with Humbert Howard, Ellis Wilson, and Rex Goreleigh at a Pyramid Club Art Exhibition
@ Temple University
Mosley, John W
DescriptionPhotograph of Ellis Wilson (far left), Sylvester Smith (President of the Pyramid Club, second left), Selma Burke (third from left), Rex Goreleigh (third from right), unidentified woman, and Humbert Howard (far right), among others at the Pyramid Club. Howard was a well-known Philadelphia painter and graduate of West Philadelphia High School (1932) and eventually completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania. He also studied at the Barnes Foundation and the International Academy of Arts and Letters in Rome. Several of the paintings from his work as part of the 1930 Philadelphia Work Progress Administration Art Project were featured in the 1939 World’s Fair. In 1940 he served as the Director of the Pyramid Club.