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Museum director

Joseph Peter Gualtieri, Museum director. Recipient 1st prize Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago, 1941, Logan medal, 1941; purchase prize Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, 1948, 51; prize Eastern States Exposition Connecticut Artists, 1951. Board of directors Otis Library, Norwich, 1975-1981; member Norwich Charter Revision Committee; Member Connecticut Academy Fine Arts, United Italian Society (chairman).


Gualtieri, Joseph Peter was born on December 25, 1916 in Royalton, Illinois, United States. Son of Simone and Teresa (Toracca) Gualtieri.


Diploma, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1939;postgraduate study in, Italy, 1969-1970;postgraduate study in, Mexico, 1939-1940.


Teacher art, Hull House, Chicago, 1942;Teacher art, Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, Connecticut, 1945-1946;Teacher art, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, Connecticut, summers 1950-1952;Teacher art, Hillyer College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1957-1958;Teacher art, Norwich (Connecticut) Art School, 1943-1979;teacher, Norwich Free Academydirector, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, since 1962.


  • Other Work

    • One-man exhibitions include Chicago Art Institute, 1941, Contemporary Art Gallery, New York City, 1951, Nexus Gallery, Boston, 1965, Parnassus Gallery, Chicago, 1941-1942, Cummings Art Center, New London, Connecticut, 1979. Retrospective exhibition Slater Museum, 1992.


Board of directors Otis Library, Norwich, 1975-1981. Member Norwich Charter Revision Committee. Member Connecticut Academy Fine Arts, United Italian Society (chairman).


Married Marie E. MacDonald, November 21, 1939. Children: Ricardo Simone, Renee Marie. Married Angeline Lanzetta, September 19, 1987.

Simone Gualtieri

Teresa (Toracca) Gualtieri

Marie E. MacDonald

Angeline Lanzetta

Ricardo Simone Gualtieri

Renee Marie Gualtieri