biography of J. Vincent FONELLI (1906-?)

Birth place: Salerno, Italy

Addresses: Florence, Italy

Profession: Painter, sculptor

Studied: Cooper Union, B.S. (eng.), 1924; Univ. Calif., Los Angeles, 1948-50; Columbia Un., 1951-55; Hunter College, 1954-57; Corcoran School Art, 1958-61.

Exhibited: The American Liberty, Palazzo dell'Arti Gallery, Washington, DC, 1960-71; The Italian Boy, Interstate Bank Bldg., & Air India District Office, Washington, DC, 1965; three life size busts (Ficondita, Diana & Beauty in Stone), Galleria delle Belli Arti, Florence, Italy, 1971-.

Member: AFA; Int. Arts Guild, Monte Carlo.

Work: Commissions: many private commissions in U.S. & Mexico, 1960-71.

Comments: Positions: arch. designer, Baltimore, MD, 1946-48; arch. design, J. Vincent Fonelli & Assocs., Beverly Hills, CA. 1948-50; founder/pres., Fonelli Studios of Fine Arts, Washington, DC, 1960-71; founder/pres., Fonelli Studii delle Belli Arti, Florence, 1971-. Art interests: portrait painting & figure sculpture. Publications: author, Beauty in Sculpture & Painting, 1964; auth or of art brochure, 1965-68.