biografia di Giovanni CASTANO (1896-1978)

Birth place: Gasperina, Calabria, Italy

Addresses: Boston, MA; Needham, MA

Profession: Painter, designer, teacher

Studied: BMFA Sch., with Philip L. Hale, Leslie P. Thompson; Huger Elliot; F.M. Lamb; Henry James.

Exhibited: PAFA, 1918 (prize); Springfield AA, 1926 (prize)

Member: Boston AC; Cincinnati AC.

Work: Brockton (Mass.) Pub. Lib.; Springfield AA; murals, First Baptist Church, Covington, Ky.; St. Peter's Church, Boston; Mercy Acad., Cincinnati, Ohio; Town Hall, Peterborough, N.H.

Comments: He made portraits of prominent persons; provided scenic des. for the Cincinnati Opera House, Boston Opera House. Positions: Instr., Anatomy, BMFA Sch., Boston. Mass.

Sources: WW59; WW47.

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