John Silverio is an architect and an artist. John
studied architecture at Rhode Island School of Design, participating in the European Honors Program
in Rome. He also studied with Louis Kahn at the University of Pennsylvania. He has painted and
drawn throughout his life. His work has been shown at the University of Maine, the College of the
Atlantic, Open-space Gallery, Pine Tree Shop Gallery and Aarhus Gallery. He is currently being
represented by the Caldbeck Gallery .
John Silverio’s recent paintings and drawings are
a departure from his earlier work. The new paintings and drawings are compositions of shapes
derived from roof and pyramid forms which provide a vehicle to explore form, shadow and color in a
direct way. The work looks at form progressions employing the Fibonacci Series and the Golden Mean.
The surface texture of the watercolors are often deeply granulated enriching the luminosity of the
John is an author as well and his books can be
found at SilverioWritings.com and his architectural work can seen at SilverioArchitectureAndDesign.com.