Visual Arts 10
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Born January 31, 1947, the last and “change
of life” son of Sicilian immigrants in East Chicago Harbor, Indiana. Received
MFA from School of the Art Institute, Chicago. Numerous other academic credentials.
Divorced father of two children. Studio in pristine setting in the Northwoods near
PHD School of Life and Death, Southeast Asia, 1966-1968.
Numerous national exhibitions and international exposure. Work frequently covered
by major media — newspaper, television, magazine, and radio. Creator of the Veterans
War Memorial, Lansing, Illinois. Artist/designer for the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial
Stoney Run County Park, Indiana. Author of “Murphy’s Dream Vision” — a
work of significant social impact, it created a media event that changed the way
people perceived Vietnam vets. Creator of Sin Loi/Desidario.
You can read Mr. Buono’s stories and view his slides on his web page. You can
see more of Mr. Buono’s work in our Featured
Artists and Sculpture galleries.
“I am a survivor of childhood trauma.
As a teen I was in a deep depression. I made a serious attempt at suicide and nearly
succeeded. Through the grace of God a miracle brought me to life and I have been
on the road of recovery ever since. Here is a piece I designed in my free time using