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Louisa Matturro Boshardy, American artist. Recipient 1st place award Raintree Arts Show, Clarksville, Missouri, 1997, numerous other awards for art; Illinois Arts Council grantee, 1998. Member Palette and Chisel Academy Fine Art (honorary; artist member), Oak Park Art League (artist member), Twin Rivers Art League (artist member).


Boshardy, Louisa Matturro was born on August 5, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Giacomo and Mary (La Penna) Matturro.


Associate of Arts, Chicago Academy Fine Art, 1963. Student, American Academy Art, Chicago, 1961. Student, Rosary College, River Forest, Illinois, 1971.


Commercial artist Charles J. Markman & Associates, Oak Park, Illinois, 1979-1990. Teacher painting class Palette and Chisel Academy, Chicago, 1996. Art instructor Liberty (Illinois) High School, 1998.

Instructor painting Culver/Stockton College, Canton, Missouri, 1998. Board directors Palette and Chisel Academy Fine Arts, 1980-1982.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in shows at The Monroe Gallery, Chicago, Western Illinois University Art Gallery Museum, Macomb, New Mexico Small Painting National Exhibition, Albuquerque, Cooperstown (New York Art Association Gallery, Knicherbocker Artists Annual League Exhibition, New York City, Alford House-Anderson (Indiana) Fine Arts Center, Illinois State Fair Professional Art Exhibition, Springfield, Raintree Art Show, Louisiana, Missouri, Irving Shapiro 2d Annual National Watercolor Competition, 11th Annual Arts for the Parks, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Salon Sorie/Quincy (Illinois) Society Fine Arts, numerous others. Works in collections at Oak Park Arts Council,Bank of Ravenswood, Chicago, Alford House, Anderson Fine Arts Foundation.


Member Palette and Chisel Academy Fine Art (honorary. Artist member), Oak Park Art League (artist member), Twin Rivers Art League (artist member).


  • Other Interests

    Dance, singing in choir, sports, reading, walking.


Married Andrew J. Boshardy, February 23, 1963 (divorced February 1979). Children: Andrew James, John Victor.

Giacomo Matturro

Mary (La Penna) Matturro

Andrew J. Boshardy

Andrew James Boshardy

John Victor Boshardy