Joseph Occhipinti (1938-2020) [RA 1973-2020]
American Realist landscape oil, watercolor and pastel painter ;
Joe Occhipinti ; Joseph Occhipinti ;
[Born August 29, 1938 in Brooklyn, NY – died September 13, 2020 in Queens, NY ]

 

SAL record control number: 72681 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

Biography:

Birth: August 29, 1938 in Brooklyn, NY ;
Death: September 13, 2020 in ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Virgo ;

Known for: Landscape paintings of New England (Predominantly Maine and Vermont)
Medium: Watercolor ; pastel ; prints ; oil ; lithograph ;
Technique: Painting ; drawing ;
Subjects: waterscape ; landscape ; snow ; Vermont ; birds ; country ; rural scenes ;

Areas: New York, NY ; Long Island, NY ; Riverhead, NY ; Howard Beach, NY (1992) ; Jamaica, NY ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: 7918 149th Avenue, Howard Beach, NY (1992) ;
Father: Andrew Occhipinti (1902-1984), barber ;
Mother: Anna Occhipinti (1905-1982), seamstress ;
Spouse: Lucille K (Tortorice) Occhipinti (1941-), wife, married 1961 in Brooklyn, NY ; resident patron member and bookkeeper, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY ;
Children: [unknown name] (?-?), son ;

Training:
Instructors:

Taught: National Art League, New York, NY (2002) ;
Students: Don Huber (?-?) ;

Member: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, junior resident, resident artist member (1973), emeritus member, jury of awards (1977, 1978), jury of selection (1985, 1986, 1987), vice-chairman, art committee (1981, 1985, 1987), library committee, chairman (1979-1980) ; The American Artists Professional League, New York, NY, jury of awards (67th Grand national exhibition (1995)) ;
Exhibited with: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (1973-1991) ; Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT ; The American Artist Professional League, New York, NY (1995) ; Clarion County Arts Council, Clarion, NY ;

Awards: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, Bowden’s farm (w/c) (#149), Mac Kreindler memorial award – $200 (1976) ; Settling in (w/c) (#27), jury of awards winner (1978) ; Bayville bridge, L.I. (oil) (#23), Arthur T Hill Memorial Prize for a landscape by an artist under 45 years of age (1985) ; Rosebud – Youth remembered (graphic) (#65), Philip Isenberg Award ($200) (1986) ; White church Grafton VT (w/c) (#182), Philip Isenberg Award ($50) (1987) ;

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Document permalink:
http://salmagundi.org/artist/?p=72681

Digital-born document number:
SAL.2021.72681

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Salmagundi.

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Record birth date:
November 6, 2021

Last updated: August 18, 2023 at 15:33 pm

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