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Italo Scanga

 (1932 - 2001)
Italo Scanga was active/lived in California / Italy.  Italo Scanga is known for sculptor-found object, portrait.

Biography  
Italo Scanga


West coast artist, Italo Scanga, came to America from Italy in 1947, at age 15, with his family. He has taught art at the University of California, San Diego, since 1978, and has been a frequent artist-in-residence and teacher at Pilchuck, the art-glass school in Stanwood, Washington.

Italo Scanga's lithographs speak of the quality of light in Italy, where he was born in 1932. They also tell of life in America, where he has lived since his teens, as well as the cultural and physical landscape of New Mexico, where Scanga spent a summer in 1989 on a fellowship at the Tamarind Lithographic Institute.

Italo Scanga works as an artist in many mediums. Like Scanga's personal origins, his works lead to thoughts of how many languages a  ...  Displaying 750 of 2252 characters.



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Biography photo for Italo Scanga
Self Portrait, 1983




About  Italo Scanga

Born:  1932 - Italy
Died:   2001
Known for:  sculptor-found object, portrait