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duCret Director Frank Falotico to Discuss Artistic Anatomy at WAA Meeting

Sunday, February 9, 2014 • 8:23pm

On Sunday, February 16, the Westfield Art Association (WAA) will host a presentation on artistic anatomy by Frank Falotico, Director of the duCret School of Art.

New Jersey native Frank Falotico studied at The Art Students League of New York with artists Thomas Fogarty, Marshall Glasier, Steven R. Kidd, Earl Mayan, John Howard Sanden and renowned anatomy instructor Robert Beverly Hale.

Mr. Falotico served in the U.S. Navy from 1966 to 1970 as a Hospital Corpsman including a tour in Viet Nam with the 1st Marine Division. He is a graduate of the duCret School of Art where he studied with famed sculptor Boris Blai and portrait artist Furman J. Finck and earned a B.A. in fine art from Monmouth University.

Mr. Falotico has exhibited in numerous shows in New Jersey and New York including Rutgers University, NJ Center for the Visual Arts, Swain Galleries, Ridgewood Art Institute, Middletown Center for the Arts and Salmagundi Club, N.Y.C. He has taught a variety of courses at the duCret School of Art, including anatomy for 38 years and has been the Director of the school for the past 25 years.

This presentation for artists, aspiring artists and art enthusiasts will be held from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Community Room, Westfield Municipal Building, 425 East Broad Street, Westfield, NJ 07090.  The meeting is handicapped-accessible, open to the general public, and admission is free.

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