Alexander Peter Russo
Alexander Peter Russo is active/lives in New York, New Jersey. Alexander Russo is known for modernist figure-structure, illustrator, mural.
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Biography Alexander Peter Russo
A painter, designer, art educator, muralist and designer, Alexander Russo was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey and lived there and in New York City and Washington DC. He studied at Pratt Institute and Swarthmore College and had a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Fulbright Grant that he used to attend the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, 1952 to 1954. He was also a resident of the McDowell Art Colony and from 1952 to 1954, attended the American Academy in Rome.
In 1942, he enlisted in the Navy and became a Combat Artist, having first done layouts and illustrations for Navy publications. He served aboard a landing craft during the D-Day invasion so that he could capture on paper the historic events of that battle. For his depictions of that e
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