About the artist:
Born May 10 1949 Cosenza Italy Graduate: Ontario College of Art, Toronto May 1971 AWARDS: Ont. College of Art Medal for Painting 1971 Ont. Arts Council Grants from The Art Gallery of Ont. York University Fine Arts The Morris Gallery 1975 TEACHING: - Art Trek Program, Department of Education, Painting Instructor, 1971, S.W. Ontario 1972 N. Ontario - Creative Artists in Schools, Ontario Arts Council, 1975-76 PORTRAITS: -Over 20 Portrait Commissions in Toronto, LA, NYC, in a photo realist style - average size 4ft. by 5 ft. EXHIBITIONS: - The Five Six Seven Gallery, Toronto, 1974 - Carbone STudio & Gallery, Yorkville, Toronto 1975-78 - Group Show Salon Des Artists, Toronto, 1976 - Gallery Yves Arman, New Figurative Paintings, New York, 1980-81 - Bijan Bahar Gallery One, Rodeo Collection, Los Angeles, 1986 - Gilles Mansillion Gallery, Los Angeles, 1987 - The Dexter Gallery, Los Angeles, 1988 - Gallery Ichikawa, Los Angeles, 1988 - Colmin Gallery, Toronto, 1990-91 - Collector's Studio, 1993 - Sobot Fine Arts, Toronto, 1995 - Eugenia Palacios Gallery, Palm Beach, 1995 COMMISSIONS: Mural Painting McMaster University Hamilton Ont. Canada 1971. Multipax Editions OXFAM CANADA PEACE CARDS exhibit The Issac's November 1972 Group Shows: Artist Cooperative Toronto Show 1974. City Hall Toronto June 1974. The Five Six Seven Gallery Toronto 1974 Gallery Moos Drawings 1974. SALON DES ARTISTS '77 Toronto. 198C Gallery Yves Arman, NewYork NY. One Man Shows: "ABSTRACTED REALISM" March 1974 at The Five Six Seven Gallery Toronto. "New Paintings "CARBONE" Contempory Figurative Painting. At the Hazelton Gallery Toronto 1976, and 1977. Private Exhibitions Los Angeles, New York 1979. COLLECTED BY: - Sylvester Stallone - Toller Cranston - Cinera Productions - Mitchell Gold, Global Environment Fund, Tonronto - Ed Lozzi Pr. Agency, Los Angeles - Art Dealers Kieje Ickikawa, Los Angeles - Ronald Suppa, Producer, Los Angeles - Dr. Donald Wiessman, Los Angeles - Andy Williams - Bob Shulz Productions - Walter Carsen, Toronto - Fiorucci Milano - Patrick Reynolds, Los Angeles - Yves Arman - Dr. Harold Silver, Toronto - Dick Wolf, Producer, Los Angeles - Intercontinental Museum of Erotic Art. - "Cinera" Productions. Ontario College of Art Collection McMaster University. - Fiorucci Milano Beverly Hills N.Y.
Born May 10 1949 Cosenza Italy Graduate: Ontario College of Art, Toronto May 1971 AWARDS: Ont. College of Art Medal for Painting 1971 Ont. Arts Council Grants from The Art Gallery of Ont. York University Fine Arts The Morris Gallery 1975 TEACHING: -