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
NationalityMaltese
EducationMalta Government School of Art
Known forSculpture, ceramics, painting
Notable work
Neolithic Doorway, 1975
Spouse(s)Mary Rose Buttigieg
Websitehttp://www.gabrielcaruana.com/

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

ReferencesEdit

  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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