Joseph (Victor) Petro Jr
(1932 - 2011)
Joseph (Victor) Petro, Jr. was active/lived in Kentucky. Joseph Petro Jr is known for Painting, illustration.
Biography Joseph (Victor) Petro, Jr.
Joseph Victor Petro, Jr. (1932-2011)
Joseph Victor Petro, Jr., was born in Lexington, KY, on November 4, 1932, and studied fine art under Victor Hammer (1882-1967) at Transylvania University, Lexington, KY. In 1954, Transylvania University selected him to present Dwight D. Eisenhower a pencil drawing of the legendary thoroughbred horse Man o' War to commemorate the President's visit to the Bluegrass. Petro did graduate studies in art applied to medicine at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, and was the first full-time art teacher at The Lexington School, Lexington, KY.
He later moved to Rome, Italy, where he became the head of the Department of Applied Art in the Rome Center of Lo
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