Tony Chimento

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Tony Chimento

United States

Tony Chimento is a realist painter who built his career in Miami over the last 31 years. 

He is the recipient of a $25,000.00 POLLOCK-KRASNER AWARD for artistic merit. Recently chosen for a third time as a winner in the “NEW AMERICAN PAINTINGS” competition for the Southern Region. The WINSOR & NEWTON Company awarded him in their 3rd Annual Competition. He has been written  about in articles in various publications including AMERICAN ARTIST MAGAZINE and the NEW YORK TIMES. Other awards include THE NEW YORK GRAPHIC SOCIETY AWARD at the NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN SHOW in NYC, and the Grand Prize for painting in the prestigious Silvermine Guild Center for the Arts Competition. He has been chosen for awards by jurors like Ted Stebbins, Curator of Paintings, Boston Museum, Vivian Raynor, Art Critic, New York Times, and John I.H. Baur, Director Emeritus, Whitney Museum of Art, NYC.

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