May 10, 2022

Contact: Robert Maniscalco, artist

[email protected]
mobile: 313-689-2993
GPAC: 313-881-3454

Robert will be in Booth #40

at the

Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibition

in Marion Square

(Downtown Charleston SC)

May 27 to June 11

Come see what he has in store (tent) for you. 

More info: (313) 689-2993

Robert will be presenting a wide selection of his currently available work, along with hand-embellished giclees of his best and most iconic images at the Festival. This will be Robert’s first time at PSOAE. In fact, this will be Robert’s first foray into outdoor exhibiting. Normally, his work is available from galleries or on his website:

“You’re never too old to try something new,” says Robert, age 62.

Robert said, “at the PSOAE, I’ll be able to show a greater breadth and depth of my work, especially if sales go as well as hoped.” All of Robert’s works are personal expressions of his experience and world view. There will be landscape, still life and portraiture in his tent.

Robert will also be painting live.

“I have a few high profile portrait commissions (which I cannot disclose at this time) that need to happen, even though I’m an exhibitor.” His PSOAE will include national award winning and iconic Maniscalco works.

Maniscalco is a master of the figure and the portrait and there will plenty of examples of this genre, both commission and non-commission. “I feel like my work has deepened over his over forty year career.

Some of the work at the PSOAE will be from The Quench Project, which is an exploration of the many ways people express desire and the many ways we find to quench them. “The human face is an endless font of inspiration. I love the adventure in the subtle expressions, the myriad of thoughts and feelings that happen in the human face,” says Robert. Few artists are able to capture these qualities in the human face with the depth of a Maniscalco. That level of understanding is a generational thing. Robert learned from his father, master portraitist, Joseph Maniscalco (1921-2006).

the ChoiceAfter winning Best in Show in the “Our Rivers, Our Lakes” exhibit last fall, Robert will present a solo exhibition featuring recent work, including several from his Quench Project. Nonno



Forty years in the making, author, artist, and gallerist Robert Maniscalco delivers an inspiring how-to-draw-and-paint masterpiece to artists of all levels, in The Power of Positive Paintingthe big (8.5″ x 11″), beautiful, 145 page, full color book, will be available during the exhibition. The P3is an excellent guide to energize budding artists or curious first-timers, who want to engage in painting but either don’t have the confidence or the know-how. Seasoned professionals are also learning things they didn’t know they knew! Robert Maniscalco gets under the skin of his process and urges artists to move from couch to canvas in The Power of Positive PaintingUnlock the Dazzling World of Color and Light. Maniscalco shares his carefully guarded secrets to making a painting look 3-D. “Why not deepen your painting skills during Covid19? Re-imagine yourself as the artist you’ve always dreamed of being.”

Renowned Charleston artist, Robert Maniscalco, has created an exhibition of paintings, expressing hope and renewal, inspired by his Vision Trip to Haiti in November 2014.  Quench, the 11″ x 8 1/2″ Full Color, soft cover book, featuring the entire collection of Quench Project artwork, along with dozens of photos, beautifully designed and written by Robert Maniscalco will ba available during the exhibition.

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