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Employment History

VSA Arts

U.S. Air Force

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Frank Diaz Escalet
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Frank Diaz Escalet was born in Puerto Rico and served in the U.S. Air Force base before beginning his art career. Originally focusing on leathercraft, he created leather clothing for the Rolling Stones, Areatha Franklin and was commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art in New York to create leather seat covers for their sculpture garden seating. Diaz Escalet has a visual disability and finds he can only work a few hours a day on his art. He currently lives and works in Maine on artwork that is primitive and impressionistic using a variety of media.


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Congratulations to Frank Escaletwho sold several works via his website here at Art Xpo!
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(1) October 1999- Frank Escalet's painting entitled "Lagrimas de Los Angeles para San Romero" from the Bishop Romero Series is now in the permanent collection of the Ella Noel Museum in Odessa, Texas.
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(3) Worldwide Art Xpo is proud to announce that Frank Diaz Escalet has a painting in the permanent collection of the ART MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAS of the Organization of American States.
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We will be happy to pass them along to Frank.Or you can call him direct.
NOTE: All original artwork and artist proofs and limited editions are sold with certificates of authenticity and ownership, S/N, signed by Frank Escalet with his personal seal.
Dealer Inquiries welcome.......Free Catalogue upon request
BACKGROUND:
Frank Diaz Escalet, born 3/16/30 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, served in the U.S. Air Force before embarking on an art career in New York moving quickly into leathercraft work.Not only did he make leather clothing for the Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, and other rock groups, he was commissioned by Pablo Casals to make his cello case and by the Museum of Modern Art to make covers for their stone-slab seats in their sculpture garden.Frank Diaz Escalet has been a featured artist on public television, and his work has been exhibited in the National Gallery and the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. In addition, his art work is owned by many well-known collectors such as former President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan, explorer Jacques Cousteau, actor Danny Kaye, director John Huston, and the publisher of Forbes Magazine.
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"The Meeting Of Two Worlds", Prague, Czech., Exhibit To celebrate Columbus's birth...sculpture "Spirit Of Lidice" Representing the USA By Frank in the Fall 1992.Award Of Excellence..Manhattan Arts Magazine 5/92.Lifetime Fellowship..am.Biographers Inst.12/92 Man Of The Year Award..am.Bio. Inst., 12/92 Intern.Platform Assoc., Nom.& Accepted Membership, 2/93, 2/94, 2/95, 2/96, 2/97


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Frank Diaz Escalet
Frank Diaz Escalet is a Puerto Rican artist born on 16th March 1930 in Ponce.Before coming into the arts scenario in New York he had served in the US Air Force.He has also done leather craft works.
Frank's style of painting is primitive and is based on impressionistic folk art . Wood, paper, metal, oil, acrylic, water colors and fabric are his choice of medium.
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If you want to know more on Frank Diaz Escalet browse the informative pages of Ethnic Paintings .


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Artwork by Frank Diaz Escalet: Land of Cotton (People)
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Frank Diaz Escalet Artist:
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"Frank Diaz Escalet, born 3/16/30 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, served in the U.S. Air Force ...."
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'Dun Kilt Ma Chile! ', by artist Frank Diaz Escalet
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'Harlem Nights ', by artist Frank Diaz Escalet
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'Harlem Straight Flush ', by artist Frank Diaz Escalet
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'Jivin' in the Chicken Shack ', by artist Frank Diaz Escalet
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'Land of Cotton ', by artist Frank Diaz Escalet
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'Lords Day ', by artist Frank Diaz Escalet
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'Once there was a Rail Road ', by artist Frank Diaz EscaletOnce there was a Rail Road 'Workin De Cottin', by artist Frank Diaz Escalet


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Frank Diaz Escalet

Frank Diaz Escalet, born 3/16/30 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, served in the U.S. Air Force before embarking on an art career in New York moving quickly into leathercraft work.Not only did he make leather clothing for the Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, and other rock groups, he was commissioned by Pablo Casals to make his cello case and by the Museum of Modern Art to make covers for their stone-slab seats in their sculpture garden.Frank Diaz Escalet has been a featured artist on public television, and his work has been exhibited in the National Gallery and the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. In addition, his art work is owned by many well-known collectors such as former President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan, explorer Jacques Cousteau, actor Danny Kaye, director John Huston, and the publisher of Forbes Magazine.

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