Dante De Florio

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; member of the Island Art Assoc. Fernandina, FL.

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), Minature Art Society of Georgia.