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Catalog Statement, The Twentieth Century Gallery, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1969 (Tom Armstrong, Director)

The Monumental In Recent American Painting, M.A. Thesis, Hunter College, New York, December 15, 1970

Working with Tony Smith, Unpublished Paper, 1971

Virginia Artists 1971 – All the News That Fits, Commonwealth Times, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Virginia, Wednesday, May 12, 1971, p.2

Salvatore Federico Paintings 1965 – 1994, New York, 1994


Anonymous, Gallery Notes, Washington Post, Saturday, September 22, 1963, p. N.A.

Anonymous, Salvatore Federico Show Opens at 20th Century Gallery October 21, The Virginia Gazette, Williamsburg, Virginia, Friday, October 17, 1969, p. 5-A

Anonymous, Judge Chosen For Art Show, Sale, Staunton, Va. News-Leader, Sunday, March 25, 1973, p.2

Anonymous, 4-Year Old Captures Top Award In Show, Staunton, Va. News-Leader, Sunday, May 6, 1973, p. 17

Anonymous, Artists Look At New York City Ballet, Interview with Salvatore & Alice Federico, UPDATE THE CAMPAIGN FOR NEW YORK CITY BALLET, Spring, 2004, p. 6

Byrne, Martha, p.i.e. holds exhibit at Carillon, Commonwealth Times, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, Thursday, April 16, 1970, p. 7

Cassese, Sid, What Happened to… Salvatore Federico?, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Monday, April 24, 1972, p. N.A.

Cossitt, F.D., Contemporary Art Gains Following, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Sunday, April 27, 1969, p. L-4

VCU Faculty Show Brings on Raves, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Sunday, September 28, 1969, p. G-4

A Grandness of Intent, Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, October 26, 1969, p. C-7

Quality Exhibits Here in Quantity, Richmond-Times-Dispatch, Sunday, April 19, 1970, p. J-4

Group Exhibition is New Trend, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Sunday, February 28, 1971, p. H-4

Salvatore Federico, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Sunday, May 12, 1973, p. N.A

Bank Purchases Taking Shape, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Sunday, November 11, 1973, p. J-4

First Rate Show at the Anderson, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Sunday, October 20, 1974, p. H-4

Cox, Sally, Salvatore and Art – On the Edge of Sublimity, Commonwealth Times, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, Thursday, December 18, 1969, p. 6

Edwards, Mary, Artist Paints Through Intuition, The Weathervane, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, Friday, November 7, 1969, p. 5

Esplund, Lance, Learning Curves, Modern Painters, Vol. 15, Number 1, Spring, 2002, p. 98

Salvatore Federico at Amos Eno, Art in America, Oct. 2003, p. 138

Freda, Elise, Salvatore Federico – Recent Paintings, Artsletter, Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Narrowsburg, New York, July–August, 1999, p. 2

Art by Sal Federico: Sharp, Vibrant, The Times Herald-Record, Middletown, New York, Thursday, February, 3, 2000, p. 39P

Hooper, Pat, Earth Mounds Built by Students, Proscript, Richmond Professional Institute, Richmond, Virginia, Friday, Nobember 17, 1967, p. 8

Ittner, John, Group Show Time, New York Post, Friday, December 14, 1979, p. 25

Merritt, Robert, Ex-Richmonders Believed in Their Art, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Sunday, August 5, 1984, p. K-4

Show’s Juror Used Hard Criteria, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Sunday, March 30, 1986, p. K-1

Monroe, Beverly, Richmond Artists Make an Impact on New York, Aura, January/February, 1981, p. 15

Mullarkey, Maureen, Salvatore Federico: Recent Paintings, The New York Sun, May 18, 2006, p.11

Naves, Mario, Talent at the End of the Line: Perfecting Abstract Equipoise, New York Observer, February 24, 2003, p.16

Angular Gestures, The New York Observer, June 14, 2004, p.18.

In Good Shape, The New York Observer, May 24, 2006, p. 12

Perl, Jed, Theory for Gallerygoers, The New Republic, March 20, 2000, p.25

Unity and Variety, The New Republic, January 27, 2003, p. 25

Proctor, Roy, Philip Morris, VCU Faculty Show and Indiana’s ‘Love,’ Richmond News-Leader, Saturday, October 19, 1974 p. N.A.

Troubetzkoy, Ulrich, p.i.e. Predicts Interest Explosion, Richmond News-Leader, Saturday, September 27, 1969, p. N.A.

Spring Shows Sprouting, Richmond News-Leader, Saturday, April 11, 1970, p. A-28

Yarowsky, Morris, Some Notes on Virginia Artists in New York, Arts in Virginia, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Volume Twenty-Three, Numbers One & Two Combined, 1982-83, p. 74.

Books & Catalogs

Lance Esplund, Salvatore Federico Paintings 1967 2017,
New York, NY: The Grenfell Press, 2018

Lance Esplund, Salvatore Federico Paintings 1998 2008,
New York, NY: The Grenfell Press, 2008

Annie Finch, Johanna Keller, & Candace McClelland, Carolyn Kizer – Perspectives On Her Life and Work, Fort Lee, New Jersey: CavanKerry Press Ltd., 2001. Brief commentary by the poet Carolyn Kizer about the cover of her book Harping On, which shows the painting by Salvatore Federico that she commissioned.

Tim Lefens, Flying Colors, Boston: Beacon Press, 2002. A recollection by Lefens of Salvatore Federico as a teacher.

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