Wilfred A Readio
(1895 - 1961)
Wilfred A. Readio was active/lived in Colorado, Pennsylvania. Wilfred Readio is known for painting, lithography, drawing, teaching.
Biography Wilfred A. Readio
Wilfred Readio (born 1895) was a noted painter, lithographer and educator that was active and lived in Pennsylvania, Colorado and Massachusetts. He received his education from Carnegie Institute of Technology (later Carnegie Mellon CFA) where he studied under Arthur Watson Sparks and A. V. Churchill.
He eventually became a member of the faculty and was the founder of the American Industrial Design Department which was renamed the Department of Pictorial Design in 1944; where for a short time he was the acting head of the faculty. He taught drawing and lithography/printmaking classes, and one of his famous pupils was Andy Warhol.
Readio was know for his scenes of Pittsburgh and Colorado. He regularly spent summers
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