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About the Artist - John Maisano

John Maisano's background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Fine Arts from Southern Connecticut State University, received in 1989, as well as certificate courses in computer arts, renaissance painting and airbrushing.  He designed theater sets during his early college years in Hawaii and worked for two years as a draftsman and construction manager for an architectural firm. 

He spent 12 years working at Yale University's Peabody Museum of Natural History before coming to The University of Texas at Austin's Texas Memorial Museum, the exhibit hall of the Texas Memorial Museum, as Artist in Residence and Exhibit Designer. 

Maisano redesigned the museum's Hall of Geology and participates in other exhibit projects. 

His freelance jobs include a variety of large murals, molded and casted sculptural pieces and fossils, and logos created for a number of corporations and non-profits.  He recently completed a larger-than-life-size bronze dinosaur sculpture commission for the Hartman Prehistoric Garden at Zilker Botanical Gardens in Austin.


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