Art from Malta
Anthony DeGiovanni was born on 29 June 1947 in Paola, Malta. He studied at the School of Art and the St Michaels Teachers College in Malta and at the Eastbourne College of Art in the United Kingdom. He holds a bachelor’s degree in History of European Art from the University of London.
Trained art teacher, he taught art in primary and secondary schools as well as at the Society of Art in Malta and at the Malta School of Art and its Design Centre. He also worked as a part-time lecturer at the University of Malta.
Anthony DeGiovanni was head of the School of Art in Malta. In addition to that he served as education assistant for the visual arts in schools and was Director of Education responsible where he was responsible for the national visual and performing art schools and the educational television. He is currently Board Director of Heritage Malta.
His work varies across several fields of art. He designed three sets of stamps for the Malta post office, posters, graphics and political cartoons and worked also extensively in the area of theatre and scenic design as well as for television broadcasters. He was responsible for a number of decorative schemes in public places and has painted the murals of the Peace Chapel in Halfar, Malta.