Vincent Ricci - Sculpture, clay modeling,  stone carving, casting, instruction.
Education
 

1984-2006   Director and sculpture instructor. Summer program, The Center for the Arts at Villa Maria, Greppocorgno, Perugia, Italy

1995-1998   Sculpture instructor. Florida Gulf Coast Museum, Belleair, FL

1970-1989   Sculpture, mold making, casting and drawing instructor. School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1977-1978   Department Head and instructor of sculpture. Montserrat School of Visual Arts, Beverly, MA

1971-1972, 1974-1976  Sculpture instructor. Boston University, Boston, MA

1971-1972   Dean of freshman, sculpture instructor. New England School of Art, Boston, MA

Education:

1974-1977  School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts University, Boston, MA

1970   Accademia di Belle Art, Sculpture, bronze casting, mold making. Studied with Emilio Greco and Pericle Fazzini, degree and teaching certificate, Rome, Italy

1966  Academie des Beaux Arts, Paris, France

1964-1965  National Academy School of Fine Arts, NYC, NY

1962-1963   Art Students League, NYC, NY

Special Training:

1974 - 1975  Summer intensive in bronze casting, SUNY Binghamton, NY

1964-1966  Malvina Hoffman, studio assistant, worked to complete stone and plaster sculptures, inventory of work, NYC, NY

1964-1965   Donald DeLue and Michael Lantz, Worked on commissions of monumental public art, NYC, NY 

1964-1965 Scupture House, Apprentice in mold making, NYC, NY

Awards and Honors:

1984   Gund Foundation Grant Grover Hermann Fine Arts Center, Marietta Ohio and Ogleby Institute Traveling Show, WV

1971   Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD. Juror, Maryland Annual Exhibitio

1968   First Prize Sculpture, Academia di Belle Arti, Rome, Italy

1964  National Academy, scholarship award to assist Michael Lantz, President National Sculpture Society

1964  National Sculpture Society Award for Young Artist

Exhibitions:
2013   Lincoln Studios, Waltham, MA

2006   Schegge di Memoria, Panicale, Italy

2004  Sagra di Piegaro, Piegaro, Italy

1998-2002   Sculptural Arts Center of Dunedin, FL

1998  Public television, Clearwater, FL

1998  Tampa Museum of Fine Arts, Tampa, FL

1998   Judy's Fine Art Gallery, Dunedin, FL

1997   Italian American Women's Club, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL

1997   Gulfcoast Museum of Art, Belleair, FL lecture. St Petersburg, FL

1994   Center for the Arts, Perugia, Italy

1989   Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA

1983   Boston PBS, The Swan Boats, a work in progress, design and sculpture of new swan boats, Boston, MA

1981   The Human Image, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

1981   Tremont Street Gallery,Visual Artists Union, Tenth Anniversary Group Show, Boston, MA

1977   Montserrat Fine Arts Gallery, Beverly, MA

1976   Cycle of Rebirth, five life size sculptures, choreographed dance, produced and directed film, Boston Visual Artist Gallery, Boston, MA

1975   Contemporary Artisits, Boston City Hall Gallery, Boston, MA

1974   14 Aspects of Realism, Boston Visual Artist Gallery, Boston MA

1973   Victor Franses Gallery, London, England

1972   Grover Hermann Fine Arts Center, Marietta, OH

1972   Ogleby Institute Art Gallery, WV

1973   Newport Annual Exhibition, Newport, RI

1971   Smith Museum, Springfield, MA

1970   Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA

1970   Michaelango, Italian ocean liner, traveling exhibition, visited Italy, France, Spain and NY Gallery 88, Rome, Italy.

 1969   Spanish Steps, First Invitational Sculpture Exhibit, Rome, Italy

1969    American Embassy, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

1967   Accademia di Belle Arti, Annual students exhibition, Rome, Italy

1966    Ecole des Beaux Arts, Students exhibition, Paris, France

1964   National Acedemy of Design, Biannual Student Show, NY, NY

1961   Far Gallery, NY, NY 1961 Washington Square, Annual Fine Arts Show, NY, NY

Commissions:
Florida Power. Bar relief design of Prometheus.
Award bronze Plaque for Bob Cat industry. Pan American World Health Building reliefs. B. Gerald Cantor sitting nude figure bronze. Work in collections in California Healing Hands The Newton Chiropractor Associates bronze.  Betty Arnold life size figure of woman with child, white Carrara marble. Martha Verbit Portrait of father. University of Mass Amherst, Sigmund Freud Portrait.  Portrait of Vanzetti, the Sacco and Vanzetti Society.  Vincent Ricci's work in collections , Florida, Massachusetts, New Mexico, England, Japan, Italy, Pakistan Australia.

 Teaching & Professional Experience 
 
Boston University, School of Fine Arts.  Foundation studies, suummer sessions, 1970-1971.

New England School of Art.  Dean of freshman studies, sculpture and drawing teacher, 1971-1972.
 
Boston University, School of Fine Arts. Full-time figurative sculpture, foundation studies teacher and voting faculty member 1973-74.
 
School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Part-time continuing education teacher, sculpture, 1971-1974.
 
Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA. Sculpture teacher, 1975-1976.
 
School of The Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA. Full time teaching staff and voting faculty member, 1974-1989.
 
The Center for the Arts in Greppocorgno, Umbria, Italy. Program Director, Sculpture Teacher, Art History Guide. 1988-2006.
 
Stonybrook Fine Arts Center, Jamaica Plain, MA. Current.
 
Vincent's studios are at his home in Waltham, MA.  euroart@aol.com 
 
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