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Architect , artist , educator

Harry John Danos, American architect, educator, artist. Registered architect, Connecticut, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts.

Background

Danos, Harry John was born on May 5, 1924 in Enfield, Connecticut, United States. Son of John Christopher and Alice (Panagiota) Danos.

Education

Apprentice program, General Electric Company, 1943. United States Air Force training, Amherst College, Massachusetts, 1943—1944. United States Air Force training, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1943—1944.

Student, Springfield Junior College, Massachusetts, 1947. Bachelor of Architecture, Syracuse University, New York City, 1952. Master of Architecture, Rice University, Houston, 1953.

Studied watercolors with, Carlton Plummer. Studied watercolors with, Barbara Nechis. Studied watercolors with, Irving Shapiro and others.

Career

Architect, designer C.P. Kantianis, American Institute of Architects, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1952-1955, Robert Carroll May (apprentice Frank Lloyd Wright), Hartford, 1955-1957, Moore and Salsbury, University Hartford, 1957-1962, Charles DuBose Constitution Plz., 1952-1955. Principal, architectural firm Harry Danos, American Institute of Architects, Avon, 1955-1980, Danos and Associates, Architects, Hartford, 1962-1980. Staff architect, construction manager Associated Construction Company, 1980-1982.

Assistant director Bureau Public Works State of Connecticut, 1982-1984. Professional architect, development consultant, since 1984. Instructor art and architect Syracuse University, Rice University, University Hartford, Boston Architectural Center, Guilford Handcrafts and Art Ctr, since 1984, Mystic Art Association, Connecticut, Von Leibig Art Center, Naples, Florida.

Past director Aegean Workshops, Watercolor Travels, Tours Greece.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, Connecticut, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Peel Gallery, Danby, Vermont, Leverett Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts, Hartford National Bank, Waterford, Connecticut, E. Lyme Community Center Library., National Greek American Artists, Springfield, Massachusetts. Represented in private collections.

Membership

Past chairman E. Lyme Art League. Executive member E. Lyme Arts Council. Member zoning and planning commission Town of Avon, Connecticut, 1959-1965.

Representative Capitol Region Planning Agency, Avon, 1962-1965. Committee/operations officer Strategic Air Command, 20th USAFF, 1944-1946, World War II, PTO. Member American Institute of Architects (corporation, Medal 1952), American Arbitration Association (arbitrator), Connecticut Watercolor Society, Mystic Art Association, Salmagundi Club, Avon Lions Club (past treasurer), (life) Iwo Jima Survivors Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Watercolorist teacher.

Connections

Married Catherine Magiopoulos, September 5, 1948. 1 child, Michael (deceased).

father:
John Christopher Danos

mother:
Alice (Panagiota) Danos

spouse:
Catherine Magiopoulos

child:
Michael Danos (deceased)