biography of Louis SYLVIA (1911-1987)

Birth place: New Bedford, Mass

Addresses: Dartmouth, MA

Profession: Painter

Studied: Swain School Design; NAD; ASL; also with Harry Neyland & Aldro Hibbard.

Exhibited: Jordan Marsh Co., Boston, 1963; Mystic(CT) Art Festival, 1963-72; Int. Platform, Washington, DC, 1966-72; Post Office, New Bedford, 1970; Wamsutta Club, New Bedford, 1972. Awards: awards for watercolor & oil, Dartmouth Art Festival, 1959; first awards for watercolor, Mystic Art Festival, 1963 & 1964; first purchase award, Florida Seaside Art Festival, 1972.

Work: Sandjford Mus., Norway; Sharon (MA) Mus.; Lisbon Mus., Portugal. Commissions: First Nat. Bank, New Bedford, 1966-72; Bank of Italia, New York, 1967; Pocasset Country Club, RI, 1968; West Hartford (CT) Bank, 1969-70; South Eastern Bank, New Bedford, 1970.

Comments: Teaching: art instructor, Roosevelt Jr. H.S., New Bedford, 1957-65.

Sources: WW73; articles, New York World's Fair (1938); Yachting Magazine (1941) & New Mar Marine Co. (1972).

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