Gerald Ruggiero

Gerald Ruggiero

Gerald has been recognized as a working American Modernist printmaker and painter. Gerald was trained as an Artist at the City College of New York receiving a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art. He also minored in Secondary Education. There he received two awards for his work in the CCNY Art Department. The “Colonial Dames Award” for the Viet Nam Era Veteran with the highest scholastic average and the “Prince Philip Award of the Royal Society of Arts for his paintings and drawings. He began his professional career in New York as a commercial artist. He also taught fine art in New York City schools. Over the years Gerald also studied “The Human Form” at the National Academy of Design under the tutelage of Mary Beth McKensie and the modern Landscape with Douglas Fryer. He also treasures the time spent with painter Johanna Harmon, one of his very favorite artists. Gerald has had numerous successful exhibits around the country and his work and methods have been featured in national publications. Gerald brings his subjects farther than mere “representation”. He is constantly experimenting with different ways to express the images that inspire his art. All of his formal education, as he searches for a completely unique artistic voice.
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