Tito (Annunziato) Mangiola (b. 1949)  was born in San Lorenzo, Reggio Calabria.
He graduated from the Mattia Preti Art Academy in Reggio di Calabria in 1968 and in 1978 graduated from the Scuola del Restauro in Florence Italy.  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”.

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 ehibition  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


n 1975,  his name  appears in the Encyclopedia Italian Art, Volume No 9  “STORIA DELL’ARTE ITALIANA CONTEMPORANIA” (full  biography before 1977 and review notes, 3 pages).Gazzetta del Sud – Giornale di Calabria – Il Pungolo Verde – Il tempo – Il Mattino – Gazzetta 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’unita – l’Avanti –  Dimensione 80 – Lotte Operaie – Mensuel Michelangelo   Editione la Ginestra – Cataloguo Porta dei Leoni  1983,1984,1985 – La Tribune – 24 Heures – La Suisse – L’Oeil – Nouvelliste – Forvm Arts –  Art Miami  94 (catalogue) - Forum ,Royal Palm Beach – Art Metro – Observer – Via Art – Red Herring – Town Crier  - Vita Italiana – Boca Raton News  and others.


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”

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


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