Dante DeFlorio

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Born in Brooklyn, NY, 1949.

BFA from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY in 1973. 

Retired Fellow member of The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works; Associate member of The International Institute for Conservation of Historical and Artistic Works.

 

Media preferred; oil painting, pastel, and watercolor.

Because of his academic training, I consider myself a realist.

Whether it is still life, landscape or marine painting, the goal is to capture the effect of light that envelops the subjects.

 

Exhibited at The Salmagundi Club, NY; St. Hubert Geralda, Madison, NJ; Miniature Art Society of Florida, Clearwater, FL; Georgia Miniature Art Society, Atlanta, GA; New Jersey Miniature Art Society, Nutley, NJ; Berkshire Art Gallery, Great Barrington, MA; Waterwheel Art Enterprises Inc. Fernandina, FL; Exhibiting member of the Island Art Assoc. Fernandina, FL; Exhibiting member of the Plantation Artist Guild & Gallery.

 

Awards received: Best in Show (painting), New Jersey Miniature Art Society; First Place Award (painting) Ridgewood Art Institute; Second Place (sculpture), Miniature Art Society of Florida; Third Place (sculpture), Miniature Art Society of Georgia.