Anthony Velonis

individual, ENTITY.2546
Life Dates:
1911 – 1997
Nationality:
American
Artist Biography:
Born in NYC he became interested in silk screen printing. HE was hired by the Mayor in 1934 to "promote the work of New York's city government via poster publicizing city projects". He Later worked with the Public work of Art Project (Part of Civil Works Administration). He worked for the WPA in 1935 then moved to the Federal Art Project in 1938 which he headed. He was drafted in to WW2 but worked in engineering and graphic arts for the military. After the war he continued to run his screen printing company.

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