Internationally acclaimed “Master Artist” Italian born-Out of Africa-American citizen.
For Dino Paravano art is a passion, desire, way of life; fulfillment of expression and admiration of the world around him. He is a painter of nature and a realist, though he doesn’t merely paint what he sees, but rather how he would like it to be, by changing and rearranging the visual to enhance the best aspects. As for subject matter, he likes to paint whatever catches his eye. Wildlife has been a main interest for many years and is something he always enjoys.
Recipient of 15 awards, including Master Wildlife Artist, Dino has many works in museum, private, and corporate collections both in the US and overseas. Including Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, The Wildlife Experience, Hiram Blauveld Art Museum, Bennington Center for the Arts, Raymond James Financial, most South African banks, The SA Reserve Bank. SA, Broadcasting corp. etc.
Dino has held 15 solo exhibitions and over 300 group shows – of which half were in museums. He has illustrated: 3 books, 7 Museum Dioramas, 36 reproductions and has work included in 12 books, as well as features in many magazines and catalogs internationally. In addition, he is featured in: Who’s Who in Southern Africa, the Dictionary of S. African painters and sculptors, International Who’s Who of Intellectuals - Cambridge England, Who’s Who in American Art, and Who’s Who in America and the World. Sterling Registry, Congress Library.
Dino Paravano was interviewed on radio and TV including a SA/US interview via satellite with the editor of Wildlife Art News Magazine.
Fish Eagle Over Victoria Falls
A Cautious Sip
The Broken Limb