Anatomy and Composition Instructor

ANTHONY VISCO is the founder and director of The Atelier for the Sacred Arts in Philadelphia where he does commission works and offers professional services as devotional art consultant.
Upon graduation from the University of the Arts, formerly, Philadelphia College of Art, he was the recipient of the Fullbright–Hayes Grant to travel and study in Italy, where he attended studios at the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Florence.
His current commissions there include bronze Stations of the Cross, a series of porcelain murals for the Rosary Walk, the Four Pendentives murals depicting The Doctors of the Church, the Baldicchino Angels, and the Narthex ceiling mural of “The Visions of Guadalupe”.

He taught anatomy, relief and symbolism at the Sacred Art School of Florence.

Anatomy program

This course of artistic anatomy is designed for the student in drawing the human figure from life. Each session discusses and illustrates drawing demonstration of male and female proportions, types of joints, range of movements, movements and the light and shade of compound and convex volume in chiaroscuro.

Composition program

In the sacred art the various types of composition make matrix for various types of content. This course demonstrates how and why some compositions are used in art and liturgical, devotional and religious architecture. It is designed to help the artist find more synthesis between the four main types composition and subject.