Demonstrated experience – outstanding commissions
Since 1980, Robert Maniscalco’s has created portraits for a number of prominent individuals, including Robert Ficano, Wayne County Executive (Michigan), L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive (Michigan) and Detroit’s beloved news anchor, Carmen Harlan. Among others, Justices Blair Moody, Eugene Black, Marilyn Kelly, Edward Sharpe and Augustus Woodward of the Michigan Supreme Court; Judges Horace Gilmore, Cornelia Kennedy and Anna Diggs-Taylor of the United States 6th Circuit Court of Appeals; Patrick M. Schott, Dennis A. Barry, Joan Armstrong, John Redmond and Howard Taylor, Chief Judges of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals-Louisiana; Dr. Lewis Flint, Chief of Surgery, Tulane University, Louisiana; Richard Huegli, founder, United Community Services of Detroit, MI. In addition, Maniscalco has created portraits for Chris Noth, star of TV’s “Sex and the City,” Gilda Radner of SNL and Rees Jones, legendary golf course designer. Still others include William McNary, Gregory Sudderth, Chairmen of Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan; James Tottis, Curator of American Art at the Detroit Institute of Arts; Mike and Marian Ilitch, founders of Little Caeser’s Pizza, Richard Fontaine, President of Barnes and Noble; Jerry Zucker, Governor and CEO of Hudsons Bay Company (Toronto); John Weinman, Ambassador to Finland; Dr. Fredric Crawford, Chairman of MUSC Cardiology; and E. Ray Scott, Executive Director Emeritus of the Michigan Council of the Arts to name only a few of the amazing individuals for whom he has created world-class portraits.