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Karen G. A. Mortillaro Edit Profile

educator , sculptor

Karen G. A. Mortillaro, American Sculptor, educator. Ellsie de Wolfe fellow Otis The Art Institute of Chicago, 1968-1969, faculty fellow OrangeCoast College, 1971, 82. Member International Sculpture Council, National Sculpture Society, American Crafts Council.

Background

Mortillaro, Karen G. A. was born on March 22, 1943 in Rochester, New York, United States. Daughter of Angelo Joseph and Nellie (Rizzo) Mortillaro.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Otis The Art Institute of Chicago, Los AngelesMaster of Fine Arts, Otis The Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles.

Career

Instructor gifted children's program, Los Angeles City College, 1969-1970;illustrator gifted children's program, Westridge Girls School, Pasadena, California, 1969-1970;illustrator gifted children's program, West Los Angeles City College, 1970;instructor, Isomata, University of Southern California Idyllwild Campus, 1970;professor fine arts, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California, since 1970;assistant division department chairman fine arts, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California, 1977-1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Neon and anamorphic sculptures exhibited in local, national and international group shows, since 1965, including Home Savings and Loan, Los Angeles (purchase award 1969), La Quinta Art Festival, 1990 (award of excellence 1991), Palm Springs Desert Museum, California, 1993 (merit award 1994). United States patentee disappearing spheroid display.

Membership

Member International Sculpture Council, National Sculpture Society, American Crafts Council.

Connections

father:
Angelo Joseph Mortillaro

mother:
Nellie (Rizzo) Mortillaro