Sal Villano - Fine Artist

Sal Villano

Coplay, PA - United States

 
 
 

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Sal Villano

Coplay, PA - United States

Sal Villano - Fine Artist

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About Sal Villano

Sal Villano was born in New York City in 1944 into a large extended family of many artists. so, even at a very young age he was always very aware of art in his life and was naturally attracted to expressing himself visually. He attended public grade school, high school and college. He also studied at The Art Students League in Manhattan. While still in college he assisted his uncle Charles Santaniello, a sculptor, in creating commercial displays for many New York businesses. And helped produce parts of an exhibit for a Worlds Fair in Europe. It was this time spent working with his uncle that he realized he too wanted to be a sculptor. After graduating college he went to work as a commercial artist. In 1969, after several years at this position he started his own art studio with another artist, this partnership provided the opportunity to produce a wide verity of commercial work. Some of the clients they created two dimensional and three dimensional work for are national and international companies.

It was at the time he spent at the Art Students league that Sal created his first wire tree sculpture, While constructing an armature to support a clay figure, he noticed that the wire he was using could also be bent, twisted and wrapped to create a tree sculpture. Since that day, many years ago, he has created hundreds of tree sculptures of various wire types and gauges and each is carefully placed onto a base that is a vital part of the total piece. Whether viewed in direct sunlight casting harsh shadows or in soft candle light creating gentle form, the tree sculptures created by Sal Villano each take on a personality of their own. As in nature, no trees can ever be created alike. Tree Sculptures on this site represent only a small cross section of my total body of work which contains several hundred pieces. If you are interested in other styles or would like to see more variations, please contact me. All my work can be view at: www.salvillano.com View my story at: http://youtu.be/92UXEqP1kUk

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Gold Willow in Glass Base by Sal Villano

 

Glass Oak Mini Wire Tree Sculpture by Sal Villano

 

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Small Bonsai Elm by Sal Villano

 

Poplar in Round Glass by Sal Villano

 

ORIENTAL BONSAI wire tree sculpture by Sal Villano

 

Coral Wind Swept wire tree sculpture by Sal Villano

 

GOLD WIND SWEPT wire tree sculpture by Sal Villano

 

WINTER WILLOW wire tree sculpture by Sal Villano

 

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