Discipline: Visual Art

Patricia Mangione

Discipline: Visual Art
Region: Philadelphia, PA
MacDowell Fellowships: 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1964, 1967, 1971, 1974, 1975
Patricia Mangione (1915-2002) was an artist who described her paintings as vignettes that border on the surreal. Among her favorite subjects was crumpled paper caught in a breeze. Mangione’s paintings have been shown at the Museum of Modern Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and other museums across the country. She was the sister of the jazz musician and composer Chuck Mangione.



Patricia Mangione worked in the Star studio.

Funded by Alpha Chi Omega, a national fraternity founded in 1885, Star Studio — built in 1911–1912 — was the first studio given to the residency by an outside organization. To this day, Alpha Chi sorority pledges learn the story of Star Studio and its role in supporting American arts and letters. Beginning as a nicely proportioned…

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