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Roy McMakin

Photo: Paul Macapia

Roy McMakin

American, born 1956

Roy McMakin was born in Lander, Wyoming, and studied art at the Portland Museum of Art School in Portland, Oregon in 1975-77. He received his BA and MFA from the University of California, San Diego in 1979 and 1982. McMakin launched his Domestic Furniture workshop in Los Angeles in 1986 and relocated it to Seattle in 1994. He has designed furnishings for the offices of the J. Paul Getty Museum, and realized architectural projects in America and Europe. McMakin's work was the subject of a retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and the Henry Art Gallery, Seattle in 2004.

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