V i t o D e V i t o
Born in New York City and resides in
Sagaponack on Long Island, New York; and in Norway, Maine with wife Laurie,
daughter Emma Ann and son Drew.
Graduate Seton Hall University, 1975
Studied extensively in U.S.A. and abroad
Lived and worked in Florence, Italy/Lamal, Belgium 1976-1980
Sculptor Eugene Gauss, Switzerland, 1978-1980
Art Students League 1980-present
Master Printmaker Dan Welden 2008-present
Part-time assistant to Roy Lichtenstein, 1990-1992
Memberships, Galleries and Exhibitions:
J.N. Bartfield Galleries, New York City / Meisner Gallery, N.Y. , Elliot
Gantz Foundry. N.Y.
Atlantic Salmon Museum, New Brunswick, Canada / Hiram Blauvelt Museum, Oradell,
Ducks Unlimited, Trout Unlimited / Catskill Museum of Flyfishing
The Nature Conservancy
I.G.F.A. International Game Fish Association, Walkers Cay and Exuma, Bahamas
Safari Club International
Sundance Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York, Long Island Decoy Association.N.Y.
Guild Hall, Easthampton, New York, Southampton Historical Museum
Parish Art Museum, Southampton, New York, Long Island Maritime Museum, L.I.N.Y.
Western Maine Museum, Frost Farm Gallery, Norway, Maine
Salmagundi Club, New York City
The Redbone Gallery, The Redbone Tournaments, Florida & Long Island
Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons
The South Fork Natural History Museum L.I.N.Y., The Group for the East End,
Theodore Gordon, Fly Fishing Club – New York City
The Angler’s Club – New York City
The Atlantic Salmon Federation
Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
Big Brothers/Sisters, Boys/Girls Club,Hospice,Cystic Fibrosis,Red Cross,St.Jude,
American Heart Assoc.
Selected Private Collections:
Betty Lawford Kennedy, John Zuccotti- N.Y.Trade Center, Alec Baldwin, Kim
Bassinger, Billy Joel, Christy Brinkley, CBS, NBC, N.Y. Stock Exchange, Bell
Atlantic, The Hartford, Chase Manhattan Bank, J.P. Morgan, Keyspan, Alfonse
D’Amato, Great Eastern Bank, N.Y.C.; Lefty Kreh, Joan Wulff, John Kanas -The
North Fork Bank, Mario Cuomo, New York Mercantile Exchange, Wall Street, N.Y.C.
Recent Published Profile:
A graduate of Seton Hall University, Mr. DeVito studied extensively
throughout the US, and Europe. Today, he is a successful artist and sculptor, as
well as a dedicated conservationist. Seasonally, the DeVito family has traveled
to their Norway, Maine home where Mr. DeVito painted during the summer months
for the past twenty-five years. There are three international groups he is
painting for currently, they are: Ducks Unlimited, Safari Club International,
and The International Game Fish Association. DU has requested Mr. DeVito to
create a new painting every year from 1994-2010. Recently, he completed his
twelfth painting for DU; and his work is in demand among conservation, fishing,
and environmental organizations throughout the US. He has collaborated with
Master Printmaker, and innovator of the Solarplate method of etching, Dan Welden
since 2008. Rounding out the artists commissions list are requests for hunting
and fishing scenes, nature oriented and figurative bronze sculpture, and
portrait work in all mediums. Mr. DeVito’s work can now be viewed at the
Bartfield Gallery N.Y. 212-245-8890, and the Meisner Gallery in Farmingdale,
N.Y. 631-777-1711. His Sagaponack studio is always open.