Richard Giglio was raised in New Rochelle, New York, and graduated from Pratt Institute. In his early years as a young artist living in Manhattan, he worked as assistant to Gene Moore, Display Director of Tiffany & Co. and Bonwit Teller. Giglio also spent many years covering the couture collections in Paris, London and Milan, contributing his fashion illustrations to Glamour, Seventeen, Cosmopolitan, Harpers-Queen, and The New York Times.
Giglio has participated in group and one-man shows at Donghia Inc. in New York City, White Walls Gallery in New York City, Lucky Street Gallery in Key West, Florida, Harrison Gallery in Boca Raton, Florida, Brown Gallagher Gallery in New York City, and Youngblood Gallery in Sag Harbor, New York. In 1999 he created and directed the exhibition décor for Theater de la Mode at the New York Costume Institute, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. In 2008 Giglio had a one-man show at “7 at Bergdorf Goodman” in New York and he recently created a 30 foot black and white collage for the City Club’s lobby and created original artwork for every guest room.
His work is collected by, among others, Calvin Klein, Bruce Weber, Valentino, Ron Perlman, Jeff Klein, Mitchell Rubin, Sheri Donghia, Susan Slover, Baron and Baroness Philippe Lambert, France Sozzani, Geoffrey Ross, and John Dransfield.
“What a wonderful thrill it is to see the image I create on the glass transfer to the paper. It’s a whole new way for me to make art and I love it.”
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