John Heagan Eames
(1900 - 2002)
John Heagan Eames was active/lived in Maine, Massachusetts. John Eames is known for modernist graphics, drawing.
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Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, July 19, 1900, and a graduate of Portland High School, John Heagan Eames spent the early part of his adult life traveling between Maine, New York and Europe. He returned yearly to Boothbay Harbor and for the past 30 years lived in Wiscasset. His parents were Albert Melvin Eames Sr., and
Amanda Kneeland Matthews Eames.
Eames graduated from Harvard in 1922 and then attended the Harvard Graduate School of Architecture. He worked for almost ten years in New York architectural offices before traveling to London to study art. Eames worked in a tradition of painters and etchers that included James Abbott McNeill Whistler, John Taylor Arms, Malcolm Osborne and Robert Austin. The last two were his teachers