(1868 - 1955)
James Edwin McBurney was active/lived in Illinois, California, Ohio. James McBurney is known for genre, mural, portrait, landscape.
Biography James McBurney
A painter, illustrator and muralist, James McBurney was born in Lore
City, Ohio. He studied in New York at the Pratt Institute and
with John Twachtmann and Charles Davis, and in Philadelphia at the
Drexel Institute and the Brandywine School of Art with Howard
Pyle. He then went to Paris where he enrolled in the Academies
Colarossi and Castelucho.
1901 to 1913, he was in Los
Angeles where he gave private lessons and taught at a local
highschool. One of his students was California artist Mable
Alvarez. He also conducted art classes at Laguna Beach, which
along with other artists' summer classes helped develop the art colony
at Laguna Beach. He was also a muralist in the 1915 Pan American
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