Domenick Maldari was born in Giovinazzo Province of Bari, Italy in 1948, later emigrated to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and has lived in New York City since 1961. Domenick is now retired and a resident of Hollywood, FL
Maldari works predominantly in the medium of painting, however, he has also created works in ceramics, enjoys carving bone, wood and low relief on slate. While he focuses principally on watercolor, he also enjoys painting in oil, as well as drawing in pencil and pen/ink.
Maldari is foremost a craftsman interested in the uniquely human ability to use one's physical and intellectual capacity for artistic expression using inspiration from nature and our surroundings. He learned how to draw and paint at an early age under the direction and guidance of his father, he graduated from the High School of Art and Design in New York, and later matriculated to Bronx Community College.
Maldari retired from a lifelong career as a Plumbing and Fire Protection senior designer for Syska and Hennessy Inc. a leading mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering consulting firms in New York City, his most recent projects where the UN General Assembly, NY Presbyterian Hospital Transplant Unit, Lankenau Hospital New Patient Building and in 1985 the Statue of Liberty Museum Renovation. Now he splits his time between New York and Florida with his wife Nina painting local cityscapes and still life.
1. All Communities Arts Inc. (ACA) a not for profit organization from 1985 to 2002. He was president of ACA from 1999 to 2001 where he promoted support and awareness of living artists.
2. Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York City.
3. Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition (BWAC) Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York City.
4. G&S Alternate Space in Hollywood, Florida.
5. Bonnet House Museum & Gardens Fine Artist in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
6. Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida.