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consultant , industrial designer

Theo Redman Becker, industrial designer, consultant. Member art committee Junior League Stamford (Connecticut), 1954-1970; chairman New Canaan Outdoor Art Show, 1969; gallery director New Canaan Library., 1988-1989; member Presbyterian Church Choir. Member Industrial Design Society of America, League of Women Voters, Nantucket Artists Association, Country Club New Canaan.

Background

Becker, Theo Redman was born on September 8, 1921 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Kenneth and Ruth Blair (Terry) Redman.

Education

Student, Mount Holyoke College, 1940. Student, University North Carolina, l940-4l. Graduate industrial design, Pratt Institute, 1943.

Student, Silvermine Guild, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1960.

Career

Product designer Egmont Arens Associates, New York City, 1943-1944. Airplane interior designer General Aircraft Corporation, 1944-1945. Product designer Richard Hudnut Company, 1945-1946, Elizabeth Arden Company, New York City, 1946-1947.

Furniture designer Heritage-Hendredon Company, High Point, North Carolina, 1948-1953, Edison Furniture Company, Chicago, 1954-1955. Partner Becker & Becker Associates, planning consultant, New York City and New Canaan, from 1955. Planning advisor Waveny Advisory Committee, New Canaan, l963-64.

Art curator Freeport, New York City, l976-83, Michael Allen Company, Rowayton, Connecticut, l984, Pittston Company, Greenwich, Connecticut, l986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Designer furniture group Circa '60, l952, juvenile furniture Kangaroo Rocker, l958, stained glass wall Smithsonian National History Museum, Washington, l976.

Membership

Member art committee Junior League Stamford (Connecticut), 1954-1970. Chairman New Canaan Outdoor Art Show, 1969. Gallery director New Canaan Library., 1988-1989.

Member Presbyterian Church Choir. Member Industrial Design Society of America, League of Women Voters, Nantucket Artists Association, Country Club New Canaan.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Modern and jazz dance, tennis, golf, swimming, travel.

Connections

Married Nathaniel Becker, November 27, l953. Children: Nathaniel Todd, Kenneth Blair, Bruce Redman.

father:
Kenneth Redman

mother:
Ruth Blair (Terry) Redman

spouse:
Nathaniel Becker

child:
Nathaniel Todd Becker

child:
Kenneth Blair Becker

child:
Bruce Redman Becker