Anthony Salvo

Artist Biography
Anthony Salvo has lived in Southern California since the age of 12. That’s when he discovered oil painting. Always drawing and painting as a young child he knew that art would be his vocation. With an impressive art background spanning over 43 years, Anthony enjoys plein air landscape painting as well as studio painting. He attended Art Center College of Design where he graduated with honors, receiving a BFA in Graphic Design and Packaging. Anthony studied under many accomplished instructor-artists and designers. Art Center was the catalyst that led him to open up his own Graphic Design/Advertising firm in 1988. Anthony is the CEO and owner of The Salvo Design Group, Inc., a boutique Advertising and Graphic Design firm, located in beautiful Newport Beach. Presently, Anthony is going back to his roots as a fine artist. Using all the knowledge, disciplines, and tools acquired from years of experience, oil painting is his current passion.

Gallery Representation
Studio Seven North Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Studio 2817 • Anthony Salvo Fine Art • Gallery

Awards
SOCALPAPA Painting the Land Light and Sea, Honorable Mention, 2016
18th Annual Laguna Plein Air Invitational 2016, Exhibiting Artist
SOCALPAPA Back Bay Show, Honorable Mention 2016
LPAPA 12th Annual Best of Plein Air, 1st Place, 2016
Balboa Island Art Walk, Independent Newspaper Award 2016,
SOCALPAPA, Paint the Light of Spring, 1st Place, 2016
LPAPA, Less is More Small Works show, 1st Place, 2016
Shades of Red, Vista Chamber of Commerce, 2nd Place, 2015
SOCALPAPA, Paint the Light Day or Night, 3rd Place, 2015
SOCALPAPA, Orange County Fair Paint Out, Honorable Mention, 2015
LPAPA, Laguna Plein Air Wide Plein Air, Plein Air Magazine Award, Grand Prize 2014
Art that’s Small at City Hall, Laguna Beach, Honorable Mention, 2014
SOCALPAPA – OC Paint the Parks and Back Bay Show, 3rd Place, 2013
Best of Plein Air, Randy Higbee Gallery Award, 2013
Art that’s Small at City Hall, Laguna Beach, 2nd Place, 2013
SOCALPAPA Quick Draw, 3rd Place, 2013
Mission Viejo CC Artisan Gallery, Winter/Fall Exhibition, 3rd Place, 2011
San Clemente Quick Draw, Honorable Mention, 2011

Art Clubs and Affiliations
Laguna Plein Air Painters Association
Southern California Plein Air Painters Association
California Art Club

Education
Estancia High School, Graduated 1977
Orange Coast College, Associates Arts Degree 1981
Art Center College of Design BFA, Graduated with Honors, 1985

Website: Anthony Salvo Fine Art