Monday, December 24, 2007

Alexander Shundi

14 x 20 inches
Color pencils on paper

Alexander Shundi was my professor at NYIT. I really enjoyed his lectures and I have to say he is one of the best! He was born in Correggio (Reggio Emilia), Italy on May 19, 1944. Lived in Parma, Italy until 1957, when his family moved to the United States. Alex lives and works in a converted 1850's church with his wife Elizabeth Hill, also a painter, and has two children, Aramis, and Siena.

Bar Italia
60 x 42 inches
Oil on canvas

Alexander Shundi's works are in many public and private collections in the United States and abroad. He has been the subject of many articles in news papers and magazines including: Art News, Art in America, Arte Moderna, Hartford Magazine, Duchess County Magazine, The New York Times, Il Redentore, The Boston Globe, The Bridgeport Post, Apotheosis, The New Haven Register, South West Magazine, Ridgefield Times, Pasatiempo, Westport Bulletin, The Lakeville Journal, Harlem Valley Times, Waterbury Republican, Miami Herald, Litchfield County Times, Nimrod International Journal, The Country and Abroad Magazine, Millerton News, and La Gazzetta di Parma. Alex spent seven summers racing “off the road” vehicles in international rallies throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa. He has traveled for twenty years exploring the American Southwest, with particular focus on both ancient and current Pueblo culture, art, and mythology.

Four Circles of Transcendence, Home
60 x 48 inches
Oil on Canvas

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