About the Artist
Don Vassallo was born and raised in Waterbury, CT. After graduating from the University of Connecticut with a degree in Chemistry, and later earning a PhD from the University of Illinois, Don began a 25-year career as a researcher at the DuPont company. Upon retirement in 1985, Don pursued a myriad of artistic endeavors. Whether trying his hand at etching, silkscreen, watercolor, acrylics, oils, wood cut, fish prints, lithography, or computer-based video and graphic art, Don interjects his personal style into his finished pieces. In fact, Don’s mastery in sculpture has afforded him the opportunity to teach his techniques to others at the University of Delaware Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Don and his late wife, Janet, resided in Wilmington, DE for many years. Don now resides at Kendal~Crossland Communities in historic Kennett Square, PA. He teaches sculpture at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute on the University of Delaware’s campus. When not teaching or creating works of art, Don enjoys spending time with his four children, their spouses and three grandchildren, especially during vacations at Fenwick Island, DE.