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biography of Charles SALERNO (1916)

Birth place: NYC

Addresses: Staten Island, NY

Profession: Sculptor, educator

Studied: ASL; Acad Grande Chaumière, Paris, Escuela Pintura Y Escultura, Mexico City; State Univ. NY (teaching cert.); K. Nicolaides.

Exhibited: PAFA Ann., 1942, 1950-66; WMAA, 1946-55; Newport AA, 1944; Clay C., NYC, 1946; NAC, 1944; Weyhe Gal., 1946 (solo), 1970s; CM, 1946; Fairmont Park Int., Philadelphia, 1949; Carvers, Modelers, Welders, MoMA, 1950; Am. Pavilion, Brussels Fair, Belg., 1958; Staten Island Mus., 1959 (purchase prize); WFNY, 1964; Audubon Artists Ann., 1971 ( Margaret Hirsch-Levine Prize in Sculpture); NAD, 1972. Awards: Tiffany Found. fel. sculpture, 1948.

Member: Audubon Artists (dir sculpture); NAD; Sculptors Guild (v. pres., 1965); NSS

Work: Mus. Art RI Sch. Design; Ariz. State Univ. Collection Am. Art; Atlanta Art Assn., Ga; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT; Grand Rapids Art Mus., Mich.

Comments: Preferred media: stone. Contributor: "G.I. Sketchbook." Teaching: asst. prof. sculpture, City Col. NY, 1964-.

Sources: WW73; WW47; Frances Christoph, Salerno sculpture (Weyhe Gallery, 1965); Falk, Exh. Record Series.


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