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Anthony Joseph DiMarco, American designer. Recipient numerous art and design honors, including Alpha Fashion awards and awards for Mardi Gras costume designs and original masks; named One of People To Watch, New Orleans magazine, 1981. Served to sergeant United States Army, 1959-1965. Member Louisiana Crafts Council.

Background

DiMarco, Anthony Joseph was born on June 12, 1938 in New Orleans. Son of Frank and Johanna Josephine (Nicosia) DiMarco.

Education

Certified, Westport Schools Art, 1971. Certified, Sears Institute Visual Merchandising and Management, 1972. Student, University New Orleans, since 1972.

Career

Display artist, Sears, New Orleans, 1954-1959;display manager, Sears, New Orleans, 1959-1969;advertising executive, Sears, New Orleans, 1969-1972;owner, Designers Gallery, New Orleans, 1973-1974;owner, Anthony DiMarco Design Agency, New Orleans, since 1974. Executive vice president advertising and event coordination New Directions Incorporated, New York Orleans, 1981-1983. Conducted workshops New Orleans Academy Fine Arts, 1986.

Owner Gemini Designers, 1989. Consultant numerous organizations.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Developer Allen Toussaint Special Graphic. Contributor articles to newspapers. Commissioned by Fair Grounds Race Course to recreate 100 year old mural Life on the Metairie.

Membership

Served to sergeant United States Army, 1959-1965. Member Louisiana Crafts Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: art, fitness.

Connections

Married Margaret Ann Wurthman, June 24, 1961 (divorced 1967). Children: Lisa Maria, Angela Victoria. Married Elaine Orr, December 21, 1995.

father:
Frank DiMarco

mother:
Johanna Josephine (Nicosia) DiMarco

spouses:
Margaret Ann Wurthman

Elaine Orr

children:
Lisa Maria DiMarco

Angela Victoria DiMarco