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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

TAC Artist MARIO DELLA PENTA Exhibiting @ The Library

"Reflections of an Artist 1975 - 2010"

December 1 - 30, 2010

JACKSONVILLE, FL - Fine Artist Mario Della Penta is pleased to announce that his newest exhibit, "Reflections of an Artist 1975 - 2010" will show December 1 - 30, 2010, at the Jacksonville's Main Library. The exhibition is a celebration of his long, successful career. Featured works include landscapes and portraits in oil, pencil sketches, and ceramics.
Mario's favorite medium is oil paint; "Oil gives a transparency, a fluidity to the paint stroke that I really like. Oil has proven itself to be durable and long lasting."
Della Penta was born in Italy and migrated to the Montreal, Canada. He moved to the United States and became a US citizen. He is a new resident of Jacksonville, FL, and has joined the Art Co-op as and the JCVA. He displays his works at the Hogan and Adams galleries in Downtown Jacksonville on a regular basis.
Prizes and acclaims include "First Prize in Media (Oil)" and "Best of Exhibition" at the Jane Voorhees Zimmerly Art Museum at Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ. Della Penta has consistently been chosen to show in exhibitions in Montreal, New York City, in New Jersey, California. His works are in private collections in Canada, England, Italy, Spain, and the USA, and his commissioned works include clients' favorite places, such as Italian views, Jerusalem Skyline, and golf courses.
The works will be displayed on the Second and Third Floors of the Main Library located at 303 N Laura St, Jacksonville FL. Tel: 904-630-2665. Hours: Sunday, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm; Monday thru Thursday, 9:00 am - 8:00 pm; and Friday and Saturday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm.
For further information about Mario Della Penta, he can be reached via telephone at 904-371-2477 or e-mail at mdpns5@att.net 

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