Saturday, October 25, 2014

Thomas Attardi

(Italian-American, b. 1900)

Thomas Attardi was born in Italy in 1900. Attardi attended the Art Students League and the National Academy of Design in New York. He also studied under Lockman and Bernecker at the DaVinci School of Art. Not only was Attardi a painter, but he went on to be a lecturer and demonstrator at the Art Life-Craft Studio in New York (1953-55). He was an instructor in Adult Education at Poughkeepsie High School and Wappinger Central School (1957-58).

  • Exhibition
  • National Academy of Design, 1924 (prize)
  • Newark Museum, 1929
  • Seligman Gallery, 1932
  • Midtown Gallery, 1934, 1936
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art
  • World's Fair, New York, 1939
  • Springfield Art Museum
  • Allied Artists of America, 1946
  • Audubon Artists, 1953, 1954
  • Bennett College, Milbrook, New York, 1958 (solo)
  • Member
  • Springfield Artists League
  • Artists League of America
  • Fishkill Artists Group
  • References
  • Falk (ed.), Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975
  • Dunbier (ed.), The Artists Bluebook: 34,000 North American Artists to March 2005
  • Whalen (et. al), American Art, New York World's Fair 1939