SUBMITTED INFO:  GIANFRANCO GAMBARDELLA   AUSTRALIA   https://www.facebook.com/Gambardella-Original-Art  

“Rio Dei Miracoli, Venezia”  2018   80x70cm     Oil pastels on parchment paper.  AMERICAN ART AWARDS winner: 4th Place – Tie: IMPRESSIONISM/LANDSCAPE

Italian born self-taught artist, Gianfranco (John) Gambardella worked for the Australian Federal Services for over forty years before retiring and focusing on his greatest passion visual art. John has been published, exhibited internationally, received many awards; his art graces the walls of government and major corporate head offices. “My art is my escape, my passion, my reward in life.”