Brother Jerome L. Cox, F.S.C.

Roman Catholic Religious Brother | Artist | Educator | Administrator | Salesman

Jerome Cox Professional Milestones

A Timeline of Professional Milestones

1960

Brother Cox graduates summa cum laude from St. Mary’s College (now Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota) in Winona, Minnesota, receiving a Bachelor of Arts.

1960

Brother Cox becomes a teacher at De La Salle Institute in Chicago, Illinois.

1966

Brother Cox receives First Prize in a figure modeling contest at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

1967

Brother Cox becomes an administrator at De La Salle Institute.

1968

Brother Cox receives a Master of Science in art education from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

1969

Brother Cox receives a Master of Arts in school administration from DePaul University.

1972

Brother Cox receives a Master of Fine Arts in sculpture from Villa Schifanoia Graduate School of Fine Arts in Florence, Italy.

1972

Brother Cox works as a sculptor and jeweler in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Florence, Italy.

1973

Brother Cox works as an artist-educator for a work-study program in the practical and fine arts in Florence, Italy.

1974

Brother Cox serves as a consultant in the Art Department at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois.

1976

Brother Cox is commissioned to make two sculptures for a mausoleum at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines, Illinois, St. Thomas More at six feet and St. Francis in Ecstasy at seven feet.

1978

Brother Cox is commissioned to make sculptures, bas-relief of St. Thomas More at 18 by 24 inches in bronze and a Risen Christ at four feet, for St. Thomas More Church in Elgin, Illinois and Holy Annunciation Church in Florence, Italy.

1980

Brother Cox is commissioned to make a sculpture, St. John the Baptist Doha Salle-Stairway to the Stars, for St. Mary’s University in Winona, Minnesota. This commission too seven and a half years to complete in bronze.

1983

Brother Cox is commissioned to make a sculpture, the Alpha Omega Paschal candle holder at four feet in bronze, for St. Joseph’s Church in County Cavan, Ireland.

1984

Brother Cox is commissioned to make a sculpture, Stairway to the Stars in fiberglass, for La Salle Military Academy in Oakdale, New York.

1985

Brother Cox is commissioned to make a sculpture for St. Mary’s Church in Kingscourt, Ireland, Missionaries of the Holy Spirit in Rome, Italy, and Oblates of Jesus Christ Priest in Mexico City, Mexico.

1986

Brother Cox becomes an instructor of the European Studies Program at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota.

1990

Brother Cox establishes the Lasallian International Center for Art and Culture in Florence, Italy; he serves as director.

1993

Brother Cox is commissioned to make a sculpture, “St. Francis in Ecstasy” at six feet and his vision of Christ, for St. Margaret Mercy Hospital in Dyer, Indiana and Cathedral-Carmel School in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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