Filomena Joan Dellaripa
(1922 - 1990)
Filomena Joan Dellaripa was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Filomena Dellaripa is known for Painter, lithographer, teacher, illustrator.
Biography Filomena Joan Dellaripa
The following obituary is from the website of the Philadelphia Inquirer
"F. Dellaripa, 69, A Demanding Teacher Of Art"
By Ralph Cipriano, Inquirer Staff Writer
July 06, 1990
She dressed like a Victorian schoolmarm, in high collars and long sleeves, and she had a tongue so sharp that she needed only a few words to deflate the ego of any art student.
Filomena Dellaripa, who taught at the Fleisher Art Memorial for 46 years, had very definite ideas about art. She didn't allow pencils in her painting classes. Her watercolor students could paint only with flat-tip brushes, not round-tip. And if she saw a shape she didn't like in the middle of a student's watercolor, she would snap, "Get that wounded du
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