Gabriel Caruana

Maltese artist

Gabriel Caruana (7 April 1929 – 16 July 2018) was a Maltese artist. He worked in ceramics. He studied at the Malta School of Art (1953–59). He exhibited internationally, including a group exhibit by Maltese artists at Hunter College in 1996.[1] Caruana was a pioneer of modern art in Malta, drawing inspiration from popular art traditions and the architecture of the Island.[1]

Gabriel Caruana
Gabriel Caruana photo by Raffaella Zammit 2016.jpg
Born7 April 1929
Died16 July 2018(2018-07-16) (aged 89)
Qormi, Malta
EducationMalta Government School of Art
Known forSculpture, ceramics, painting
Notable work
Neolithic Doorway, 1975
Spouse(s)Mary Rose Buttigieg

Caruana died on 16 July 2018 in Qormi at the age of 89.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 England, Richard (2001). Gabriel Caruana: A Bank of Valletta Exhibition. Malta: Bank of Valletta plc. pp. 1–3. ISBN 99909-987-8-7.
  2. Artist Gabriel Caruana passes away aged 89: Times of Malta

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