Patricia Mangione (1915-2002)



Patricia Mangione (1915-2002). Garden Gate, c.1955. Oil on canvas measures 20 x 30 inches; 28 x 38 inches framed. Excellent condition. Professionally cleaned with one small patch applied en verso by conservator. Signed lower right, recto and on bottom stretcher en verso.

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Patricia Mangione was an accomplished artist who lived in Haverford, Pennsylvania. She described her paintings as vignettes that border on the surreal. Among her favorite subjects was crumpled paper caught in a breeze. Mangione’s paintings have been shown at the Museum of Modern Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, thePennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and other museums across the country. She was the sister of the jazz musician and composer Chuck Mangione.

Birth place: Seattle, WA

Addresses: Phila., PA

Profession: Painter

Studied: Fleisher Art Mem., Phila.; Barnes Found., Merion, Pa.

Exhibited: Frank Rehn Gal., 1960-68 (four solo shows), 1970s; Univ. Pa., 1964 (solo); US Govt. Gal., Palermo, Italy, 1965 (solo); Rosemont Col., Pa., 1967 (solo); McCleaf Gal., Phila., 1971 (solo). Awards: Phila. Art Teachers Assn. First Prize, 1957 & 1964; five Yaddo resident fels., 1962-72; Saratoga Springs Oil Prize, 1966.

Member: AEA; Phila. A. All.; Inst. Contemp. Art, Univ. Pa.

Work: Inst. Contemp. Art, Dallas, Tex.; Fleisher Art Mem.; Moore Col. Art, Phila., Pa.; Westchester State Mus., Pa.; Rochester Mem. Art Gal., NY. Commissions: acrylic on wood mural, Continental Bank & Trust Co., Phila., 1969.

Comments: Preferred media: oils, acrylics. Publications: illusr., “Sicilia,” Ital. Govt. Quart., 1966 & 1968; auth., Some Observations on the Experience of Painting, Parapsychol. Found., Inc., 1970; auth., “Exercise in Magic,” Sunday Bulletin, Philadelphia, 1971. Teaching: instr. painting, Fleisher Art Mem., 1948-61; instr., Suburban Art Ctr., Bryn Mawr, Pa., 1959-61.