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Donald Alexander Mackay

 (1914 - 2005)
Donald Alexander Mackay was active/lived in New York, Maryland.  Donald Mackay is known for sketch artist-city views, commercial art.

Biography   Donald Alexander Mackay


Known for his drawings depicting events in the development of Manhattan going back to the mastodons, through Paleo-Indians of about 7000 years ago, Algonquin Indian occupation, New Amsterdam era and the modern period of subways and skyscrapers.  In 1987, the book he wrote and illustrated was published.  Titled The Building of Manhattan, it is a compilation of drawings that summarize his career.

Mackay was born with the name of Donald Alexander Mackay in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  He grew up in Boston where he attended the Massachusetts College of Art.  He then took a job as designer in the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company and held that job until he was laid off during the Depression.  He ser   ...  Displaying 750 of 1650 characters.

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