AIHM Featured Exhibit by Vince Forte, Jr.

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The American Italian Heritage Museum. June- July 2016 Featured Exhibit "Fine Art Oil " by Vince Forte, Jr. - 1227 Central Ave. Albany, NY 12205 - 518.435.1979. Vince Forte, Jr. is a fine art oil painter painting for over 3 decades mainly in a realistic style depicting subjects such as landscape, seascape, still life, interiors, religious themes, and portraits. Vince normally has a few paintings available for sale and does accept commissions.

Vince has several engineering degrees and is a licensed professional engineer. He has practiced engineering for about 35 years working as an engineer and manager/director. His artistic education is less formal using the old world atelier process through three significant artists. First, he was trained by his father a noted sculptor and artist whose bronze works can be found in public venues around the Albany, NY area. Second, Vince was trained in the atelier of Louis Pelky, a painter noted for his realistic skies and seascapes.

Currently, he is in the atelier of Joan Lord, a noted oil painter, restorer, author, and TV personality. One of Vince's paintings is owned and displayed in a Catholic church, several more are in private collections from Kansas City to the east coast, New York to Florida.

In addition to his oil paintings Vince completed, as an artisan, a bronze bust sculpted by his father, which is owned by the City of Albany, NY and permanently displayed in a public park. In like manner Vince completed a full figure bronze of the 72nd mayor of Albany - Mayor Erastus Corning 2nd.

June Museum hours Monday, Thursday & Friday 11:-2:00 Saturday & Sunday 12:00noon to 3:00
July & August Museum hours Monday, Thursday & Friday 11:-2:00 Saturday 12:00noon to 3:00

 

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