Frank Mancino is a fine artist living and working in Silver Spring, Maryland, working primarily in charcoal, oils and acrylics. HIs work ranges from traditional figurative rendering to abstract impasto color explorations in oil and acrylics.
Frank began formal art study in 2004 with a drawing class at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Virginia. From there he continued art studies at both NoVa and at the Corcoran School of Art and Design in Washington, D.C., eventually receiving an Associate’s Degree in Fine Art from NoVa and a Certificate in Drawing and Painting from the Corcoran. He continued his studies in academic drawing and painting with Natasha Mokina and Victor Pohamkin at Winter Palace Studios in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., and sculpture study with Patrick Beldio at Reunion Studios in Washington, D.C. In 2019 he left the telecommunications industry after 25 years to pursue art full-time.
In addition to being a new member of Gallery 209 in Rockville, Maryland, Frank is currently a member artist at the Wheaton Arts Parade Gallery in Wheaton, Maryland, and an affiliate artist with Artists & Makers Studios in Rockville, Maryland. He has shown his drawings, paintings, and sculptures at many venues over the years, including seven shows at Artomatic in the Washington, D.C. metro area (2004-2017). He is honored to be a member of Gallery 209 and is looking forward to continuing his journey with you there.