Norman Zammitt is active/lives in California, Ontario / Canada. Norman Zammitt is known for optical art-color field, sculptor.
Biography Norman Zammitt
The following, submitted August 2005, is from the artist and submitted by Marilyn Zammitt.
Norman Zammitt was born in Toronto, Canada in 1931 of Native American Mohawk and Sicilian parentage. Following life on the Caugnawaga Reservation outside of Montreal and in Buffalo New York, he moved with his family to California in 1945.
From 1951 to 1955 he served in the U.S. Air Force as a photographer, including a one-year tour of duty in Korea. Through 1956 to 1961, he attended Pasadena City College in Pasadena, California and Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles on scholarship, earning his AA and MFA degrees. He was a Guggenheim fellow in 1968 and a Pollock Krasner grant recipient in 1991.
From 1963 to 1970 he taught at th
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