‘The Bubble Gum Machine’
By Seymour Rotman, American 1929-2009
7 x 10 in. oil on panel, signed with monogram l.l.
Seymour Rotman, a North Philadelphia native, fought in the Korean War as a young man. Upon his return home, he was awarded a full scholarship to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in recognition of his artistic talent. As a student at PAFA, he won a series of traveling fellowships that allowed him to refine his artistic skills in Mexico and Europe. His talent has been recognized and honored throughout his career by colleagues, mentors and teachers.
His son Lucas Rotman has with his mand The Melodic Miners’ made this music video about his father: https://youtu.be/Gqf3qSoqvks