1926            Born in the Village of Fibbiano Montanino, Lucca, Italy.

1947            Studies at the Art Institute of Lucca, Italy.

1950            Completes Education at Istituto d’Arte “A. Passaglia” in Lucca, Italy, and Moves to Florence, Italy.

1953            Assistant Professor at Florence University, Florence, Italy.

1958            Moves to New York, New York.

1961            First solo exhibit in America.

1962            Teaching at The New School of Social Research, New York, New York.

1970            Teaching also at The National Academy of Design, New York, New York.

1980-Present Travels Yearly Giving Workshops Throughout The United States & Europe.

 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

1953            Madonna Tabernacolo di Via Masaccio & Via Buonvicini, Marble, Florence, Italy.

1955            Agip Gas Station, Ceramic, Florence, Italy. (Piazza Donatello)

1956            Kiosk, Ceramic, Florence, Italy.  (Piazza Donatello)

1956            Saint Francis, Marble, Florence, Italy. (Piazza San Gallo)

1957            Latin American Symbols for Amerigo Vespucci Bridge, Florence, Italy.

1961            Grand Award of Sports for ABC Sports, New York, New York.

1962            Fall of Icarus for Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

1965            Trades People for Trade Bank and Trust Company, New York, New York.

1966            Mass Communications for J. Walter Thompson, New York, New York.

1968            Lee Iaccoca Portrait, New York, New York.

1970            Dr. Friedrich Rothenberg, for Daughters of Miriam Center, Clifton, New Jersey.

1971            Walt Whitman 5 Foot High Bust, Arrow Park, Monroe, New York.

1972            Pieta for University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1972            Alan King Portrait for the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York.

1975            Raphell Fountain, Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, Queens, New York.

1975            Love Medal for The Society of Medalists, Ninety-Second Issue, Weston, Connecticut.

1975            Madonna And Child for Steuben Glass, New York, New York.

1975            The Christmas Angel Medal for Medallic Art Company, Danbury, Connecticut.

1976            Sir Walter Raleigh 12 Foot High for the City of Raleigh, North Carolina.

1976            Mother and Child, Father and Son for The Franklin Mint, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania.

1977            Dr. Peter and Sylvia Sammartino for Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, New Jersey.

1979            After Shopping for The Galleria Shopping Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

1981            Mother Italia for the Belmont Enrico Fermi Library, Bronx, New York.

1981            Jacob and the Angel for The United Jewish Appeal, New York, New York.

1982            Altar, Lectern, and Easter Candle for the Massarosa Church, Massarosa, Italy.

1982            Bishop Pernicone for the Belmont Enrico Fermi Library, Bronx, New York.

1983            Saint Francis for the Fibbiano Montanino Church, Fibbiano, Italy.

1983            Medal for Graphic Communications International Union, New York, New York.

1984            Altar, Lectern and Baptismal Fountain for the Pian di Conca Church, Pian di Conca, Italy.

1985            Park Bench for the Montana Building, New York, New York.

1985            Balancing for Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

1986            Altar for the San Martino Cathedral, Lucca, Italy.

1986            Tabernacle for the Sant’Alessio Church, Sant’Alessio, Italy.

1986            Liberty for The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Saint Louis, Missouri.

1987            Crucifix for the Massarosa Church, Massarosa, Italy.

1987            Award Sculpture for American School of Ballet, New York, New York.

1988            Ernie Davis Memorial, Ernie Davis Middle School, Elmira, New York.

1990            Lectern for the San Martino Church, Lucca, Italy.

1991            Danilo Cervietti Marble Tombstone, Pietrasanta, Italy.

1992            Quality Springs of Achievement for Springs Industries, Fort Mill, South Carolina.

1993            Family Springs of Achievement for Springs Industries, Fort Mill, South Carolina.

1993            Reader for  Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

1993            Caring for Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

1994            Education Springs of Achievement for Springs Industries, Fort Mill, South Carolina.

1994            Glass Blower, Corning Glass Company, Corning, New York.

1995            Service Springs of Achievement for Springs Industries, Fort Mill, South Carolina.

1995            Assumption for the visit of Pope John Paul II at The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception,

                        Denver, Colorado.

1996            Planning for the Future Springs of Achievement for Springs Industries, Fort Mill, South Carolina.

1996            Beata Maria Dominica Barbantini tomb for the Santa Trinita Church, Lucca, Italy.

1997            History Springs of Achievement for Springs Industries, Fort Mill, South Carolina.

1997            Visiting Grandpa for The Geriatric Center at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

1997            Robert H. Lurie portrait, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

1998            Creativity Springs of Achievement for Springs Industries, Fort Mill, South Carolina.

1998            Reassurance for Novartis International AG, Basel, Switzerland.

1998            Eli’s Goalie for Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

1999            The Spirit of Girard, Girard College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2000           Family for the Bertarelli Foundation, Geneva, Italy.

2001            Saint Joseph the Carpenter for the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe,

                        Orlando, Florida.

2002            Sharing for the Selby Public Library, Sarasota, Florida.

2002            The Symbol for The Connecticut Hospice Foundation, Branford, Connecticut.

2003            William Beaumont and Jonathan Edwards Portraits for Beaumont Medical Club, Yale School of

                         Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

2003            San Paolino for the Lectern at the San Paolino Church, Lucca, Italy.

2004            Coach Robert J. Cosby (Greetings) for Brunswick School, Greenwich, Connecticut.

2005            Lawrence Wien for The Connecticut Golf Club, Easton, Connecticut.

2005            Frederick Law Olmsted for The Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut.

2006            Abraham Lincoln and Harriet Beecher Stowe for the City of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

2006            Mark Twain for The Jinan Botanical Gardens, Jinan, Shandong, China.

2006            Ted Sprague for The Three Rivers Foundation, Corning, New York.

2007            Independent Women’s Football League-Hall of Fame, Museum of World Treasures, Wichita, Kansas.

2008            Ernie Davis for Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.

2008            Frederick Law Olmsted for The Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

2009            George St. John for Rosemary Choate Hall, Wallingford, Connecticut.

2009            Caroline Ruutz-Rees for Rosemary Choate Hall, Wallingford, Connecticut.

2010            Eugenia Baker Jessup for Rosemary Choate Hall, Wallingford, Connecticut.

2010            Alice E. McBee for Rosemary Choate Hall, Wallingford, Connecticut.

2011            Charles Dey for Rosemary Choate Hall, Wallingford, Connecticut.

2011            Edward J. Shanahan for Rosemary Choate Hall, Wallingford, Connecticut.

2012            Saint Paul Sitting Writing at Table, for the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the

                        Universe, Orlando, Florida.

2014            Saint Paul’s Conversion, for the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe,

                        Orlando, Florida.

2014            Pensiero for National Sculpture Society 2014 Patron Gift, New York, New York.

2017-18      Promised Land for Beth El Temple, West Hartford, Connecticut.

 

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