WMU News

Helmi K. Moulton

May 31, 2005

Helmi K. Moulton, professor emerita of art at Western Michigan University, died April 7 in Las Vegas. She was 87.

Moulton retired from WMU in 1988, after 28 years of service. She taught the Department of Art's textile design classes and was an expert in weaving.

Moulton exhibited her work widely as an invited artist in state, regional and national shows. Her work also appeared in American Home magazine, and she mounted several one-person exhibits around the nation.

Originally from the Marquette, Mich., area, she earned a bachelor's degree from Central Michigan University in 1960 and a master's degree from Wayne State University n 1963. She was a member of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters and the American Craftsmen's Council.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, 269 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

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