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The Works of Nicholas Scalise


“Through the Artist’s Eyes: The Works of Nicholas Scalise” Exhibition


The retrospective show features a diverse array of media and subject matter - Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic, Gouache, and Mixed media paintings; Pencil, Pen and Ink, Charcoal drawings; Found objects; Sculpture; clay, stone, bronze and marble and showcases the breadth and depth of Scalises's creativity, draftsmanship and inventiveness and his extraordinary empathy for his subject matter.


Location: The Monastery Gallery of Art, 303 Tunxis Road, West Hartford. Connecticut (located on the Campus of the Holy Family Retreat Center and the Copper Beech Mindfulness Institute)


Dates: July 10 - October 27, 2019


Reception: Saturday, September 28th from 3:00-5:00pm. 

Daughter Rosann Scalise will share essays/stories about her father's artwork from her book, "The Brushstrokes That Shaped My Life". Also, the Gallery plans to have a watercolor art expert speak of Mr. Scalise's watercolor painting process.


Link to the Monastery Gallery of Art





Past Events


Book Signing and Original Artwork Exhibition was held at Gallery 53, located at 53 Colony Street in Meriden, Connecticut. Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 2PM - 5PM



Rosann Scalise presented and signed her 2014 book, "The Brushstrokes That Shaped My Life", featuring the artwork of her father, Nicholas Scalise. The Art Exhibit ran from June 4 - 11.



Book Signing and Original Artwork Exhibition was held at the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts in Little Falls, NY on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Rosann Scalise presented her 2014 book, "The Brushstrokes That Shaped My Life", featuring the artwork of her father, Nicholas Scalise, and her stories/essays.



The Slater Memorial Museum located in Norwich, CT held a retrospective show of Nicholas Scalise's art work from June 25 - August 12, 2012.



Book Signing and Original Artwork Exhibition was held at Gallery 53, located at 53 Colony Street in Meriden, Connecticut. Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 2PM - 5PM

Rosann Scalise presented and sign her 2014 book, "The Brushstrokes That Shaped My Life", featuring the artwork of her father, Nicholas Scalise.

The Art Exhibit will run from June 4 - 11.
For more information, please contact Gallery 53 at 203-235-5347


Book Signing and Original Artwork Exhibition was held at the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts in Little Falls, NY on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Rosann Scalise presented her 2014 book, "The Brushstrokes That Shaped My Life", featuring the artwork of her father, Nicholas Scalise, and her stories/essays.


The Slater Memorial Museum located in Norwich, CT held a retrospective show of Nicholas Scalise's art work from June 25 - August 12, 2012. The following newspaper pieces relate to this show. Article 1 is an editorial piece written by Nicholas's daughter, Rosann Scalise. Article 2 is an article written by Brianna Gurciullo, Record-Journal reporter. 

Below are links to articles that Nicholas Scalise wrote for a number of professional art journals. 

Book Signing and Original Artwork Exhibition was held at Gallery 53, located at 53 Colony Street in Meriden, Connecticut. Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 2PM - 5PM

Rosann Scalise presented and sign her 2014 book, "The Brushstrokes That Shaped My Life", featuring the artwork of her father, Nicholas Scalise.

The Art Exhibit will run from June 4 - 11.
For more information, please contact Gallery 53 at 203-235-5347


Book Signing and Original Artwork Exhibition was held at the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts in Little Falls, NY on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Rosann Scalise presented her 2014 book, "The Brushstrokes That Shaped My Life", featuring the artwork of her father, Nicholas Scalise, and her stories/essays.


The Slater Memorial Museum located in Norwich, CT held a retrospective show of Nicholas Scalise's art work from June 25 - August 12, 2012. The following newspaper pieces relate to this show. Article 1 is an editorial piece written by Nicholas's daughter, Rosann Scalise. Article 2 is an article written by Brianna Gurciullo, Record-Journal reporter. 

Below are links to articles that Nicholas Scalise wrote for a number of professional art journals. 


Book Signing and Original Artwork Exhibition was held at Gallery 53, located at 53 Colony Street in Meriden, Connecticut. Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 2PM - 5PM

Rosann Scalise presented and sign her 2014 book, "The Brushstrokes That Shaped My Life", featuring the artwork of her father, Nicholas Scalise.

The Art Exhibit will run from June 4 - 11.
For more information, please contact Gallery 53 at 203-235-5347


Book Signing and Original Artwork Exhibition was held at the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts in Little Falls, NY on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Rosann Scalise presented her 2014 book, "The Brushstrokes That Shaped My Life", featuring the artwork of her father, Nicholas Scalise, and her stories/essays.


The Slater Memorial Museum located in Norwich, CT held a retrospective show of Nicholas Scalise's art work from June 25 - August 12, 2012. The following newspaper pieces relate to this show. Article 1 is an editorial piece written by Nicholas's daughter, Rosann Scalise. Article 2 is an article written by Brianna Gurciullo, Record-Journal reporter. 

Below are links to articles that Nicholas Scalise wrote for a number of professional art journals. 

Book Signing and Original Artwork Exhibition was held at Gallery 53, located at 53 Colony Street in Meriden, Connecticut. Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 2PM - 5PM

Rosann Scalise presented and sign her 2014 book, "The Brushstrokes That Shaped My Life", featuring the artwork of her father, Nicholas Scalise.

The Art Exhibit will run from June 4 - 11.
For more information, please contact Gallery 53 at 203-235-5347


Book Signing and Original Artwork Exhibition was held at the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts in Little Falls, NY on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Rosann Scalise presented her 2014 book, "The Brushstrokes That Shaped My Life", featuring the artwork of her father, Nicholas Scalise, and her stories/essays.


The Slater Memorial Museum located in Norwich, CT held a retrospective show of Nicholas Scalise's art work from June 25 - August 12, 2012. The following newspaper pieces relate to this show. Article 1 is an editorial piece written by Nicholas's daughter, Rosann Scalise. Article 2 is an article written by Brianna Gurciullo, Record-Journal reporter. 

Below are links to articles that Nicholas Scalise wrote for a number of professional art journals. 

Book Signing and Original Artwork Exhibition was held at Gallery 53, located at 53 Colony Street in Meriden, Connecticut. Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 2PM - 5PM

Rosann Scalise presented and sign her 2014 book, "The Brushstrokes That Shaped My Life", featuring the artwork of her father, Nicholas Scalise.

The Art Exhibit will run from June 4 - 11.
For more information, please contact Gallery 53 at 203-235-5347


Book Signing and Original Artwork Exhibition was held at the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts in Little Falls, NY on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Rosann Scalise presented her 2014 book, "The Brushstrokes That Shaped My Life", featuring the artwork of her father, Nicholas Scalise, and her stories/essays.


The Slater Memorial Museum located in Norwich, CT held a retrospective show of Nicholas Scalise's art work from June 25 - August 12, 2012. The following newspaper pieces relate to this show. Article 1 is an editorial piece written by Nicholas's daughter, Rosann Scalise. Article 2 is an article written by Brianna Gurciullo, Record-Journal reporter. 

Below are links to articles that Nicholas Scalise wrote for a number of professional art journals.