Growing up in Cranston RI, Del Ponte was always drawing and painting. After high school, he joined the US Navy. Returning from the Navy he moved to Florida. He opened a painting business working with interior designers. These designers soon discovered his artistic ability's and suddenly he found himself painting murals.

His Trompe L'Oeil Murals grace the walls of many homes, from the prestigious Fisher Island to Key West and Palm Beach. FL. Del Ponte has worked commissions all over the United States, sold paintings all over the world. He has won numerous awards over the years. His work has been exhibited statewide. Large Mural inside the lobby of the World Famous RIVERSIDE HOTEL on Las Olas. Recently he's painted a mural on th outside wall at The Historial DownTowner. He painted it in one color Banksy's style.

Del Ponte's versatile mediums include oil, acrylic, and watercolor, portraiture, also street painting and performance art. In recent years he is enjoying the challenges of going outdoors on site in the elements with a blank canvas and capturing the scene in his unique style and unexpected colors. He LOVES to tell a Story with each painting. He has developed DEL PONTE STYLE
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Sunday, October 26, 2008

" Already Bored " artist Del Ponte My son's band

This is a original painting of my son's band....They used to practice at my house what a trip!!!!

Del Ponte

Sunday, October 19, 2008

" PINK BRIDGE " Del Ponte

Plein Air Painting Sat. 10/18/08 a great day with my friends in Ft. Lauderdale FL....

Thursday, October 16, 2008

" Key West Sunset " Original Painting by Del Ponte

This is a original painting of Mallory Square from my recent trip to Key West...
22" x 28" on canvas Del Ponte

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Del Ponte: Coconut Grove " Vizcaya " Del Ponte

Del Ponte: Coconut Grove " Vizcaya " Del Ponte

Coconut Grove " Vizcaya " Del Ponte

They wouldn't let me paint on the grounds so I painted across the street on the sidewalk!!!!!!!!

I painted this painting this morning 10/11/08 in Coconut Grove... Plein Air

You can view my work at WINDISCH-HUNT Fine Art Gallery

2911 Grand Ave.

Coconut Grove FL 772-4803131

Del Ponte