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Samuel Joseph Corso Edit Profile

artist , educator

Samuel Joseph Corso, American artist, educator. Recipient award, St. Tammany Art Association, Covington, Louisiana, 1979, 40th Annual Alabama Watercolor Society, McWane Corporation, 1980, Fragile Art '80, Glass Magazine, San Francisco, 1980, Spotlight '86 award, Alabama Water Color Society, Purchase award, Bluegrass Painting Exhibition, Louisville, 1987; fellowship, Louisiana State Arts Council, 1982.

Background

Corso, Samuel Joseph was born on January 11, 1953 in Monroe, Louisiana, United States. Son of Joseph Samuel andAngelena (Casamento) C. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Louisiana State University, 1975, Master of Fine Arts, 1977. Vice president Dufour Glass Studio, Ltd., Baton Rouge, since 1977.

Education

Instructor La.State U., Baton Rouge, 1981-1982, assistant professor, 1983-1985, instructor 1983^. Exhibitor in numerous shows throughout the United States. Represented in numerous public private collections.

Board of directors Louisiana Crafts Council, New Orleans, since 1983. Board directors, artist, member Baton Rouge Gallery, Inc., since 1976, Griffith/Menard Gallery, Baton Rouge. Workshop leader American Crafts Council, Baton Rouge.

Member art advisory panel Louisiana Arts Council, 1978-1980. Juror American Society Landscape Architects annual awards, Mississippi chapter, 1987, New Age of Glass, Houston, 1983. Louisiana State Arts Council fellow, 1982.

Recipient 1st place, purchase 40th Annual Alabama Watercolor Society/McWane Corporation, 1980. 2d place Fragile Art '80, Glass magazine, San Francisco, 1980. 1st place St. Tammany Art Association, Covington, Louisiana, 1979, Spotlight '86 award Alabama Water Color Society, Purchase award Bluegrass Painting Exhibition, Louisville, 1987.

Career

Vice president Dufour Glass Studio, Ltd., Baton Rouge, since 1977. Instructor Louisiana State University, 1981—1982, assistant professor, 1983—1985, instructor, since 1983.

Membership

Board directors, artist, member Baton Rouge Gallery, Inc., since 1976, Griffith, Menard Gallery, Baton Rouge. Member art advisory panel Louisiana Arts Council, 1978—1980. Board directors Louisiana Crafts Council, New Orleans, since 1983.

Workshop leader American Crafts Council, Baton Rouge. Juror New Age Glass, Houston, 1983, American Society Landscape Architects Annual Awards, Mississippi Chapter, 1987. Member of Glass Art Society, Alabama Watercolor Society, Louisiana Watercolor Society, Louisiana Crafts Council, Sigma Alpha Lambda.

Connections

father:
Joseph Samuel Corso

mother:
Angelena (Casamento) Corso