Key Sport Works & World Influence

Aldo Luongo – “HIGH FLYING WITH THE HAWK” – 1999 SPORT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Artist Biography | Style & Inspiration | Key Sport Works & World Influence

1971-74
One-man exhibits, Trebor Galleries, San Francisco and Los Angeles
Introduction by Dean Day to Pace Galleries, Dallas, Houston, and Corpus Christi
1975-78
One-man exhibit, University of Texas, El Paso
One-man exhibit, Museum of Science and Industry, Los Angeles
Publication by Americana Atelier, New York; Eleonor Ettinger, director
Cover image painting for Dionne Warwick album, Then Came You
Celebrity portraits for Hiram Walker Liquors, including: Charlton Heston; Bill Cosby; James Franciscis; Desi Arnez, Jr. for Celebrity Tennis Tournament; Dionne Warwick and Yul Brenner for Entertainers of the Year
1978-87
One-man exhibits around the world
1988-89
Official Olympic artist; High Flyer and Jump to Victory paintings
Olympic Games, Seoul, Korea
Along with Andy Warhol, Frank Stella, and Rauschenburg, commission to paint two wooden eggs for White House Easter Egg Hunt; eggs in the Smithsonian Institution, D.C. permanent collection
1990
National tour of Japan sponsored by Art Collection House
Exhibit at Nihon Garro Gallery, Nagoya
Commission for portrait of pop star, Yoko Minamino
1991-94
Worldwide one-man shows
1996
Scala Editions partnership with art agent, Michael Maselli
Official artist,1996 Olympic games, Atlanta, for image, Where the World Comes to Play
1998
Man of the Year honor from Muscular Dystrophy Association

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