(1914 - 1997)
Joseph Donaldson was active/lived in Louisiana, Texas. Joseph Donaldson is known for landscape, marine, woodcut.
Biography Joseph Donaldson
The following, submitted November 2004, is from Donald C. Wood, friend of the artist who has a website dedicated to him.
Joseph Donaldson was born in New Orleans on January 30, 1914 and grew up in and around the French Quarter. He studied art at Tulane University, and also with Enrique Alfarez. In the mid 1930s, Joe went to Chicago to attend the Art Institute.
The Works Progress Administration (WPA), established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935, provided artists around the country with employment and commissions over its eight-year life span. In the late 1930s and early 1940s, Donaldson was involved with the Federal Art Project in New Orleans, under the Works Progress Administration (WPA).
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