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Letterio Calapai

 (1902 - 1993)
Letterio Calapai was active/lived in New York, Illinois, Massachusetts.  Letterio Calapai is known for lithography, abstract painting, intaglio.

Letterio Calapai

The outstanding printmaker Letterio Calapai (1902-1993) was born in Boston where he undertook basic art studies.  In addition, he enrolled in the Art Students League in New York and named the following as his private teachers: Ben Shahn, Robert Laurent and Charles Hopkinson.  Calapai became a member of the National Society of Mural Painters, the Atelier 17 Group of Northwest Printmakers, the Springfield, Massachusetts Art League and the Baltimore Watercolor Club, as well a the Society of American Graphic Artists.

In 1934 Calapai turned to printmaking almost exclusively and exhibited three works at Salons of America: Eleanora, Odalisque and Portrait.  In the same year at the Pennsylvania Academy of the   ...  Displaying 750 of 9454 characters.

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About  Letterio Calapai

Born:  1902 - Boston, Massachusetts
Died:   1993 - Glencoe, Illinois
Known for:  lithography, abstract painting, intaglio