Posts tagged Joe Abbrescia
Abbrescia's Passion: Plein-Air Paintings of Glacier National Park

Born October 1, 1936 in Yonkers, New York, Joe Abbrescia was an artist from childhood, demonstrating early talent for drawing and painting. He trained formally at the American Academy of Art in Chicago and went on to make art his life’s work - as an Army illustrator on base in Anchorage, a commercial artist for a major design firm in Chicago, and for twenty years at the Village Art School (Skokie, Illinois) which he established in 1965 with brothers Dominick and John. In time, the Art School earned recognition as one of America’s finest centers for art education, attracting beginning and veteran artists alike.

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Winter Across America

Los Olivos ~ Right in time for the holiday season, the Wildling Art Museum in Los Olivos opened an exhibition of paintings, prints, sculpture and photographs featuring America’s wilderness and the “wildlings” that inhabit it, under a blanket of snow.

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