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Artist Kerry Sacco


An example of fine art by Kerry Sacco

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.kerrysacco.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $165.00 - $3,000.00
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Biography


I am an oil painter specializing in realistic, impressionist landscapes and portraits. Using text and collage I build layers upon my paintings which are not necessarily meant to be seen by the viewer. These are messages or inspirations that I seek out from music or poetry. I believe that my emotional connection to these paintings along with the use of vivid color and light are what attract people to my work. 
 
I earned a B.A. from Millersville University in 1982. In 1995 I enrolled in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts to further pursue my studies of lithography and oil painting. The academic approach of that institution woke up the "Instructor" in me. I became a contracted teacher for 10 years at the Community Arts Center in Wallingford, Pa. I taught all ages, but my favorite was the Outreach program that CAC provided for Chester Upland School district. Bringing joy and an understanding of art to an underserved population was a labor of love. I run a children’s art camp every summer at my home in Lancaster. There we focus on nurturing globally minded little citizens and fearless young artists. I believe everyone has a creative light within. In an effort to facilitate self-expression I offer private lessons and workshops at my studio.
 
I exhibit annually at the Demuth Foundation Museums, the Historic Yellow Springs Art Show and the Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Show. I have proudly served on the Board of Directors for Rittenhouse since 2015. My role as Outreach Coordinator has allowed me to work with several arts nonprofits in the greater Philadelphia area providing access to the arts for people with disabilities and in the low-income sector. In 2010, I was thrilled to be included in Catherine Quillman’s “100 Artists of the Brandywine Valley” publication. My most recent art collaborations [...]

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