(1911 - 1994)
Alfred McNamara was active/lived in New York. Alfred McNamara is known for painting, illustration, costume and scene design.
Biography Alfred McNamara
Alfred McNamara (1911 - 1994)
Alfred McNamara was born in Tompkinsville, Staten Island and lived most of his life in Staten Island. He was heavily influenced by John Sloane, Edward Hopper, and others of the Ash Can School in the 1920's and 1930's. During the 1930's, he received his basic art training under Walter Drewes, through a program sponsored by the WPA (Works Projects Administration) at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Later McNamara also studied with Bernie Klonis at the New York Industrial School of Art. He then worked professionally as a costume and scene designer for James P. Balderson, who designed for the stage of the old Roxy Theater in Manhattan. He also illustrated in part several popula
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