Popolizio, Vincent

Popolizio, Vincent (1914-?)

Vincent Popolizio was born in 1914 in New Haven, Connecticut. He attended New Haven Public School and went on to attend the Yale School of Fine Arts where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1937. Popolizio was assigned to the WPA Federal Arts Project in 1939, working on the WPA Silk Screen Poster Project before being assigned to the Art Project. Under the WPA he completed 25 easel works, mainly watercolors. After the WPA he painted in the abstract style and exhibited his paintings in New York City and Connecticut. Popolizio’s date of death is unknown, though the Social Security Death Index suggests that he may have died in 2006.

 

Sources: WPA Artist’s Work Card; WPA Biography; Social Security Death Index; “Varied Art Shows Listed This Week,” New York Times, February 16, 1953; “Artists Here Hold To Middle Ground,” New York Times, February 20, 1953; “Museum to Mark 25th Anniversary,” New York Times, October 17, 1954.

Works of Art Listed in CT Archives’ database from Vincent Popolizio:

Industrial Scene: watercolor
View from Studio: watercolor
Approaching Storm: watercolor
End of Day: watercolor
The Twisting Road: watercolor
The Old Barn: watercolor
By the Railroad Tracks: watercolor
On Top of the Hill: watercolor
Winter Landscape: oil
Along the Dock: oil
The Red Barn: oil
Winter Landscape with Brook: oil
The Old Bridge: oil
Ending Day: oil
Landscape with Red Barn: oil
The Old Barn by the Road: oil
After Spring Rains: oil
Approaching Storm: oil
Spring Day: oil
Spring Landscape: oil
Sunset in Spring: oil
Summer in Connecticut: oil
On Side of the Hill: oil
Amid Wind and Sun: watercolor
Day’s End: watercolor
Popolizio, Vincent