Milici, Salvatore

Milici, Salvatore M. (1907-1982)

Salvatore Milici was born on May 30, 1907, in New Haven, Connecticut where he attended public schools. Before working for the project he had worked as a carpenter, a landscape artist, an interior decorator, and a sign painter. He won the Beaux Arts Competition in 1928. In 1932 he graduated from the Yale Art School. He worked for the predecessor to the WPA Federal Arts Project the Public Works of Art Project. Under the WPA, he created five sculptures and reliefs. They were allocated to the 102nd Regiment State Armory. Salvatore died May 8, 1982, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut.

Sources: WPA Artist’s Work Card; WPA Biography; Obituary,Cheshire Herald, May 13, 1982.

Works of Art Listed in CT Archives’ database from Salvatore Milici:

Relief Panel- Demanding of the Keys to the Powder House:  
Athlete: Shot Put: plaster
War Memorial: plaster
Horse Tamer: plaster
Milici, Salvatore