John holds a degree in architecture from Rhode Island School of Design and participated in the European Honors Program in Rome in 1967. After graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, he worked in architectural offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts before moving to MidCoast Maine in 1973. He focused on residential architecture from 1979 to 2016. silverioarchitectureanddesign.com His work has been published in journals and received an award from the AIA.
Throughout his life he has painted, becoming more involved in art since his retirement in 2016. Silverio Architecture + Design continues in Lincolnville, Maine while John focuses on painting and sculpture in his home studio.
His current work is based on geometric studies often employing the Fibonacci series or the Golden Ratio. He searches for a visual quality best described as radiance.
John’s artwork is represented by the Caldbeck Gallery in Rockland, Maine caldbeck.com and by Studio 53 in Boothbay Harbor, Maine studio53fineart.com . He has shown at the University of Maine and Unity College. He has taught architectural design at the College of the Atlantic and at the University of Maine.
He is the author of three books on architecture which can be seen at silveriowritings.com or on amazon.com. His latest writing ART with FIBONACCI – WORKING with the GOLDEN RATIO is available by contacting John at email@example.com.