Carmelo Blandino

About The Teacher

Born to Sicilian parents in Tübingen, Germany, and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Carmelo Blandino studied art and design at the city’s local colleges and began a successful career as a freelance illustrator. In 2002, Carmelo shifted his focus to fine art, and today his paintings are widely known for their immediacy and their sensual expressions of colour, movement, and shape. His work is exhibited in New York, Palm Beach, Atlanta, Naples, Stockholm, Hong Kong, Mykonos, St, Tropez, Vancouver, Toronto and his beloved Montreal. He conducts workshops in Florida and New York, and taught drawing for many years at Dawson College, focusing on the interrelations between nature, beauty, and the origins of humanity. His latest works display the range and variety of the artist’s palette, with their vibrant colours and charged movement, and reflect a recognition of beauty as the most significant marker in the evolution of human consciousness. See more of Carmelo’s work at


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