Angela Amato is from the Finger Lakes area of NYS & has had many years of experience as an Artist, a Drawing and Painting Instructor, and a Teaching Artist.   She won The New York Governor Award and the Kennedy Center Award  in collaboration  with Project U.N.I.Q.U.E., and the Wallace Memorial Award.  Amato was also merited with the Artist Project Award by the Rockefeller Foundation, the Wilmot Foundation & the Andy Warhol Foundation.

When traveling in Italy  Angela paints daily in the lush Tuscan countryside, living in medieval villas,  drinking Italian coffee, and enjoying the local culture. She has lived in Italy and speaks fluent Italian.