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John Giannotti’s paintings and sculptures have been exhibited world-wide including solo shows at the Gallery of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London, England; the Galleria Lucia Burgassi, Galleria Uraniadue, and the Galleria Cimabue in Florence, Italy; and the Margaret Lipworth Gallery in Boca Raton, Florida.  His monumental bronze sculptures and other works are in public and private collections in the U.S., Italy, Switzerland, Venezuela, Australia, and Japan, where his bronze monuments of Walt Whitman and Madame Curie stand in sculpture parks at Soka University in Tokyo. His 8' bronze of Whitman with Butterfly is in the permanent collection of the Walt Whitman Birthplace Museum in Huntington, New York.

In the Delaware Valley, Giannotti’s public art is on display at the Children’s Garden near the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ (Whitman bronze), the Lakeland Fire Training Center in Blackwood (Fireman monument), the Chews Landing Fire Company (“The Rescue” monument), Harleigh Cemetery (Illustration on granite marker for Walt Whitman’s tomb), Camden County Parks (“Seven Deadlies” bronze shark series), Rutgers University (Bronze time capsule), Cooper Hospital (murals for Children’s wing), the Camden waterfront (L-3 Communications monument), the Franciscan Monastery in Cherry Hill, NJ, and the Monokefalos Bronze at the Pontian Memorial near Valley Forge, PA

In 2002, he designed the Victims of Terrorism Memorial honoring civilians and U.S. military personnel who have lost their lives in terrorist attacks during the past 20 years. The memorial is located along the Cooper River in Pennsauken, New Jersey near Philadelphia, PA. He has recently completed a 15 foot bronze sculpture of Hadrosaurus Foulkii, the first dinosaur discovered in the United States.

John Giannotti received a BFA cum laude from SUNY Buffalo,  an MFA from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers, and was a Visiting Artist at the Johnson Atelier in Princeton.  He served as that institute’s Academic Director in 1980.    Giannotti is Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University where he was a faculty member at the Camden and New Brunswick campuses for thirty three years until his recent retirement.  While at Rutgers he chaired the Department of Fine Arts (Art, Music and Theatre), developed both the International Studies Program and the Computer Graphics/Computer Animation program in Camden, and served as Resident Director of the Rutgers Junior Year Program in Florence in 1990-1991 and 1996-1997.  He received the Warren I. Susman Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Outstanding Faculty Award in 1988.

 

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