ARTIST PROFILE: Tony D’Amico Beginning employment as a commercial artist/illustrator, Tony later founded his own promotional marketing agency, Creative Alliance based in Southport CT. The client roster included, PepsiCo, AT&T, Tiffany & Company, ebay and the Guinness Importing Company. Evolving into one of the top promotion and event marketing agencies in the US, he later sold the company to the Publicis Group, an international advertising and media services conglomerate. Channeling his creativity into a full time career as a fine artist, Tony has studied with a number of nationally recognized artists such as Donald Demers, Matt Smith, and Ray Roberts. His artwork has been recognized over the years with many national awards. Tony is a signature member of both the American Impressionist Society and the National Oil Painters & Acrylics Society, a member of the Salmagundi Club, Oil Painters of America and elected member of The Plein Air Painters of the Southeast. He is represented by The Hughes Gallery in Boca Grande, Florida, the Illume Gallery of Fine Art in St. George, Utah and Gallery Montanaro in Rockport, MA.