Tito (Annunziato) Mangiola was born in San Lorenzo, Reggio Calabria, on February 3, 1949.
He graduated from the Mattia Preti Art Academy in Reggio di Calabria in 1968.  He has participated in a number of art exhibitions and has attended major cultural and artistic events.  Tito has been painting since 1963 and since 1966 has participated in thirty-seven Juried exhibitions and has achieved the following honors: 11 First-Place; 11 Second Place; 6 Third Place and 9 others.  He’s done twenty-two one man shows and forty collective exhibits around the world.  His works are found in Museums and in public and private collections.

In 1997, he became United States Resident with approval notice Section: Alien of Extraordinary Ability.

In 2006,  Tito became a United States Citizen.

Between  1998 & 2003, collaborated as a teacher and mentor for the Caring Foundation, Inc. (Giving children Arts, Resources and Education)

Since 2003 , he is teaching Art  classes (oil painting, watercolor, mosaic painting, drawing, clay sculpture) at Wellington High School and Royal Palm High School – Community School  Classes. 

In  2007,  Tito Mangiola met with former President Jimmy Carter in Plains, Georgia.  At this occasion, he donated a Limited Edition lithograph titled “The Excluded World”.


1963-65: Liceo Artistico “Mattia Preti”, Reggio Calabria
1964-67: Art school  Messina –  Sicily,  section : Jewelry, Sbalzi and Enamel
1967-68: Art school   Cefalu’ – Sicily,  section :  Wood sculpture, ceramic, tapestry
1968:   Graduated  at the Liceo Artistico   “ Mattia Preti Art Academy” Reggio Calabria –  Italy
1978:  Scuola del Restauro & graduated  (Restoration School)  in Florence – Italy

Art in Public Places:

Kultural House in Klakenfurt – Since 1971- Austria , oil/painting  “Contadini a Pullen”

Municipality  of  San  Lorenzo, R.C.  Italy – 1976 – (sculpture, bronze patina) bust Filippo Rossi (First Mayor of San Lorenzo Village)         

Atlantic University of Florida – Since 1994 – oil painting, “Self Portrait” donation by Dr. Artine Artinian

Boca Raton Museum, Florida – Since 1997 – oil/painting “The Kiss of Judas II” request by the museum.

Jefferson Davis Middle School, West Palm Beach – Since 2002 – Bas Relief, (Clay sculpture)  “Say No to Drugs”

Italian Consulate In Coral Gables, Miami – Since 2003 – 5  lithographs are on permanent exhibit

Comeau Building, in Clematis Street,  West Palm Beach – Since 2004 – “Downtown Development Authority” Bench in mosaic paint,  titled “Cielo, Sole, Terra & Mare”

Community Center  Wellington – Since 2005 – oil painting, “Homage to Wellington”

Wellington Regional Medical Center – Since 2006 – “Boys & Girls commission” horse  Sculpture , with Mosaic paint, titled: “Moon Horse”  

Flagler Center Tenants Building, West Palm Beach  Florida (USA) – Since 2006 – Dolphin Sculpture, with Mosaic paint, titled: “Wave on Wave”

Former President  Jimmy Carter, Plains, Georgia –  Since 2007 – Lithography, Epreuve d’Artist “The Excluded World”

International Palm Beach Airport, Florida (USA) – Since 2008 – Limited Edition Lithography,  “Homage to Wellington”


1966: FUCI Prize, Messina
1967: Bronze medal at the “Quartiere” Representational Art Competition, Messina
1968: APS Cup for sculpture
1969: First prize for the painting “Conca d’Oro” (Golden Vessel), Palermo
1973: Awarded Calabria 1973
1975: Awarded Silver medal at the First International Prize Competition in Bagnara Calabria
1975: Solo prize at the “Avanti Festival” Exhibition in Reggio Calabria Chairman of the Board’s Cup
1975: Awarded cup at the First International Art and Competition in Reggio
1976: Awarded CIAC trophy at the Second International Painting Prize Competition (City di Reggio Calabria)
1976: Awarded Solo Third prize (for sculpture) at the Vincenzo Cavalla Third International Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture
1976: Awarded Provincial Government Cup (for painting) in Matera at the V. Cavalla Third International Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture
1976: Awarded Plaque at the Fifth National “Antonello da Messina” Painting Prize Competition
1976: Awarded Plaque at the Third National Art Exhibition in Syracuse
1977: Bronze Medal at the Second International Vincenzo Cavalla, Matera 1977
1977: Participated in XXII Villa San Giovanni Art Exhibition
1977: First  prize “Avanti Festival” Exhibition in Reggio Calabria, Chairman of the Board’s Cup
1977: Awarded TUTTOSUD Newspaper Trophy (second Price) at The Third International Calabria Trophy Prize Competition
1977: Awarded Cup at the First National “City of Gioa Tauro”
1978: Botticelli Prize for Painting, Prize Competition in Florence
1979: Participated among finalists at the XXIII Villa San Giovanni Painting Prize Competition
1979: C.I.A.C (V~Premio Int.) “Trofeo Calabria: per l’Arte
1985: Trophy “Porta dei Leoni”– Reggio Calabria
1986-1992: Exhibit & Work in His own Galleries: Galerie le Moutettes I & II – Lausanne & Nyon – Switzerland
1994: Art Miami ’94
1995: Awarded Prize at the First Contest Edition “Cultural Center Royal Palm Beach”
1997: Prize Competition of BOCA RATON MUSEUM, “46th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibition, participated among finalists (75 Artworks selected from over 1000 submitted)
1998: Won the First prize at HOME DEPOT on contest Faux Finish Professional: Mosaic and Tiles paint on concrete floor
1998: SOLO Second Prize at Wellington Art Society for ‘Excluded World #2″
1998: SOLO First Award of Excellence at the Second Edition “ZEPHYR” at Cultural Center, Royal Palm Beach and Wellington Art Society
1998: SOLO Second Prize at CORNELL MUSEUM OF ART AND HISTORY in Delray Beach “INSPIRATIONS 98” (75 Artworks selected from 330 submitted)
1998-99: SOLO First Prize at the “60th Annual National Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings”
1999: Best in Show for “L ‘Iscariote #3” at Juried Arts Exhibition Cooperative in Lake Worth, FL
2001: Second Place Award  “ Zephyr 2001” –  Wellington, Florida
2002: Second  Prize Award  “Zephyr 2002”  Wellington, Florida
2003: Second Prize Award  “Zephyr 2003”  Wellington, Florida
2004: 1st Outstanding Achievement, “Zephyr” Wellington, Florida
2006: Honorable Mention – Florida Perspective Poster Contest Fall Fling 2006

Exhibitions and Art Shows

BETWEEN 1966, date of his first exhibition to 2007, Tito has done 22 one man shows and 40 collective exhibits.

Since 1992 , he has done numerous collective exhibitions in Florida.
The most important are:

1969: “Al Campo”, in San LORENZO (RC) Italy, one man show
1969-70: Zermatt Sion and Bern (Switzerland)
1970: KULTURAL HAUS, in Klakenfurt, Austria, Honor guest festivity between VENEZIA and KLAGENFURT, SOLO
1971: XXII*, collective, International Exhibition “VILLA SAN GIOVANNI” Italy
1971: Linz, Austria
1971: Stuttgart – Munich  Germany
1972: Amsterdam, Netherlands
1972-77: Many collective exhibitions in Matera , Reggie Calabria, Syracusa
1977-92: Different exhibitions personal & collective in Switzerland (Lausanne & Nyon)
1991: CHATEAU D’ALLAMAN, Switzerland, Collective exhibition
1993: ART MIAMI 94, Convention Center Miami Beach, FL. U.S.A.
1993: WELLINGTON ART SOCIETY, Cultural Center Royal Palm Beach, Collective exhibition, Florida U.S.A.
1995: ART WALK Wellington Art Society, Collective exhibition
1995-96: Collective exhibits in Cultural Center, Royal Palm Beach (Wellington Art Society)
1996: BOCA RATON MUSEUM, FL. U.S.A. Collective JURIED exhibition: May 22 – June 13
1997: Art Walk “Open Studio Tour” 1997 Solo Exhibition
1997: EQUESTRIAN Art, Palm Beach POLO, Wellington Art Society
1997: BOCA RATON MUSEUM, FL (USA) Collective All Florida Juried Exhibition
1998: Art Walk “Open Studio Tour”  1998 Solo Exhibition
1998: Special PALM BEACH POLO Solo Exhibition
1998: ZEPHYR 98, Cultural Center R. Palm Beach Juried Collective Exhibition
1998: CORNELL MUSEUM of ART and HISTORY, Delray Beach Florida U.S.A. JURIED Exhibition
1998: Solo exhibition  at the Italian Consulate  Miami:  May 31 – June 28
1999: Art Walk “Open Studio Tour”  1999 Solo Exhibition
2000: Art Walk “Open Studio Tour:  2000 Solo Exhibition
2001: Collective at Zephyr W.A.S.
2001: Old School Square “Cultural Arts Center”
2001: Cornell  Museum, Delray Beach, “Inspiration 2001”
2001: Art Walk “Open Studio Tour”  2001 Solo Exhibition
2002: Art Festival Wellington – Collective
2002: Art Walk “Open Studio Tour”  2002 Solo Exhibition
2003: Cornell Museum, Delray Beach, “Inspiration 2003”
2003: Art Walk “Open Studio Tour”  2003 Solo Exhibition
2003: Solo exhibition at  The Gilded  Gallery, Coral Gables, Miami
2004: Art Walk “Open Studio Tour”  2004 Solo Exhibition
2004: Collective at Zephyr W.A.S
2005: Art Walk “Open Studio Tour”  2005 Solo Exhibition
2005: Collective Fist Outdoor Festival Wellington
2005: Collective at Palm-Beach Community College
2006: Art Walk “Open Studio Tour” 2006 Solo Exhibition
2006: Collective at  Art in Public  Places to the  Village of Wellington
2006: Exhibition at FALL FLING  WELLINGTON
2007: Palm-Beach International Airport “Fun About Town” Collective
2007: Art Walk “Open Studio Tour” 2007 Solo Exhibition
2007: Solo exhibition at  Celery Barn, Sarasota, Florida
2008: Art Walk “Open Studio Tour” 2008 Solo Exhibition


1949: Born in San LORENZO (REGGIO CALABRIA) ITALY March 3rd
1956: Transferred to AUSTRALIA with his family
1957: Returned to Italy
1957-61: Elementary School
1961: Entered in SEMINARY school  (middle school)
1964-65: Liceo Artistic in Reggio Calabria
1966-67: ART SCHOOL of Messina (Sicily)
1967-68: ART SCHOOL in Cefalu’, Sicily
1968: Graduated ART SCHOOL (With extern exam) for the Liceo Artistico, R.C. Italy
1969-72: Lived and Worked outside Italy: SWITZERLAND, GERMANY, AUSTRIA, HOLLAND
1972-77: Lived and worked in Italy, and worked intensely on oil painting technique
1979: Moved to Switzerland
1982-85: Co–founder and Board of Directors of the International Prize “PORTA DEI LEONI”
1985: Created a framing factory “CADROLUX SA” in Lausanne & Martigny (SW)
1990: Opened an Art Gallery in Nyon-Geneva “Galerie les Mouettes II”
1992: Moved to Wellington, Florida U.S.A.
1993: Opened an Art Gallery in Palm Beach (Worth Avenue) “VIA MIZNER GALLERY”
1997: Granted residency by USA for “Extraordinary ability”
1998: Won Solo First Prize at the Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach
2006: Became an American citizen
From 1998: Teaching Art classes in different techniques.




Public Commissions

1971: Bust of Mr. Filippo Rossi, sculpture, (clay with bronze patina)
1996: Rendina Classic, Golf Tournament  Poster
1997: Florida South Opera, Poster of the Opera “La Boheme”
1997: Commissioned by the Palm Beach Hunt (Mr. Allan Hetelson) portrait of retiring Master Ken & Arle Adams Oil painting
1998: South Florida Opera, Poster of the Opera “Don Pasquale”
1997-98: Commissioned by Father Nicholas Maestrini for the book titled “Clemente Vismara, Apostle of the Little Ones” Tito Mangiola executed  38 drawings to illustrate the book
2004: The City of West Palm Beach, Comeau building sponsor Bench in Clematis Street, mosaic paint, “Cielo, Sole, Terra & Mare”
2005: Palm West Almanac 2005  Edition Front page Cover
2006: Boys & Girls , commissioned Wellington Regional Medical Center, sponsor  the  “Moon Horse”, Horse sculpture, mosaic paint
2006: Boys & Girls,  Flagler Center Tenants, West Palm Beach Sponsor  “Wave on Wave”,  Dolphin sculpture, mosaic paint


Mass Media

1977: RAI 3 Calabria, Italy an interview of ½ hour with Raffaele Malito (TV journalist)
1983-84: On the occasion of different exhibitions in the “Galerie les Mouettes”, Lausanne Switzerland, the television Suisse Romande dedicated 2 cultural stories under the direction M. Pierre Gissling (Art Journalist) about the work of Tito Mangiola
1985: The Radio Suisse Romande, Mrs Monique Pieri (journalist) dedicated an Interview (1 hour) to the gallery “Les Mouettes”, Lausanne Switzerland  Artistic Director Mr. Tito Mangiola
1996: The Italian Radio “Radio Ciao” Hollywood, Florida  invited Mr. Tito Mangiola for 2 hours for an interview and to recited poems about the Italian Poet “Trilussa”. Since then, more interviews with this same station
1998: TELL’ITALIA, Channel 17  WLRN (Miami)  reportage for all his works and Interview  by Rosaria d’Aquino (journalist)
1999: TELL’ITALIA, Channel 17  WLRN (Miami) reportage and interview at The Italian Consulate in Miami  – solo exhibition
1999: RAI INTERNATIONAL – Monica Lanfredi announced the winner  Tito Mangiola of  the Solo First Prize at the “60th Annual National  Exhibition Contemporary American Paintings”
2004: RAI INTERNATIONAL – Cinzia Tani  announce the event of the Commission of the Bench in Clematis Street – West Palm Beach  by Tito Mangiola


The Following have Written about Tito Mangiola

Teresa Tripodi – Mariano Cudia – Luigi Malafarina- Enzo di Domenico – Mimmo Calabro’ – Giuseppe Aprile-A.m- Tutino – Franco Alfano – Cleria Montella – Antonio Ficara de Palma – Emile Striddel – Luciana Serafino – Luciano Priolo – Andrea Morone – Heliane de Regis – Renata Marchi – Ermano Pesci – Nuccio Fava – Dominique Vollichard – Fabio Tedesco – Artine Artinian – Joseph Sconzo – Jeness Kissman – Joanna Thomas – Carol Porter – Joe Castelli  and others



Since 1975 ,  The  Encyclopedia Italian Art, Volume No 9 “STORIA DELL’ARTE ITALIANA CONTEMPORANIA” Edizione La Ginestra (Florence, Italia)full biography before 1977 and review notes, 3 pages

COMANDUCCI  edizione:  Mangiola Annunziato Tito Maan in Storia dell’Arte  “Dizionario Universale delle Belle Arti: “Universal Dictionary of Art” 

AKOUN “La Cote des Peintres” Paris (France) since 1999 ,  “Cotes Moyennes, encheres significatives, tendances, prix record de 65’000 Peintres, de toutes Époques et de tous pays”. “Average quotation, significant  auctions, leanings, record prices of 65’000 Painters, all era and every countries”.

ITALY : Gazetta del Sud – Girnale di Calabria – Il Pungolo Verde – Il Tempo – Il Mattino –Gazetta del Mezzogiorno – Pensiero e Arte – Nuova Rassegna – Verso il Futuro –Stelle – La Ballata del Clown – Il Giorno – Nuova Comunita’ – Calabria e Calabrese Tutto Sud –  – l’Avanti – Dimensione 80   – Mensuel Michelangelo – Edizione la Ginestra – Enciclopedia d`ARTE Porta  dei Leoni  1983 , 1984,1985

SWITZERLAND: – La Tribune – 24 Heures – La Suisse – l’Oeil – Nouvelliste  

USA:  Forum Arts- Art Miami 94 (Fair catalogue) – Forum – Art Metro – Observer – Via Art – Red Herring – Town Crier – Vita Italiana – Boca Raton News – Wellington Magazine – Wellington Lifestyle – Palm West Almanach 2005  Edition – Palm Beach Post – Sun-Sentinel –Art Business News – Art Metro – NIAF News – ITALIA E’ Magazine

FRANCE:    “La Cote des Peintres” Paris (France) since 1999 ,  AKoun: Editions La Cote de l`Amateur         

GERMANY:  Deutsche Zeitungen

AUSTRIA:   Oberosterreichische Rundschau – Linz Austria

                -Wiener Zeitung