James O'Brien is a painter. illustrator, and printmaker from the
Washington D. C. area.
Born in 1917 in Newtonville, Massachusetts, he showed
an early interest in art and technical drawing, studying at MIT and the
Washington Workshop of the Arts. His major focus in painting was for urban
subjects in the Washington D. C. area. He exhibited his work at the Brooklyn
Museum, the Corcoran Gallery, the American Art League, and the Rehoboth Art
League as well as several galleries in Washington DC. He died in 1996.
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