Vincent De Felice was born and resides in Spokane, Washington. He attended Gonzaga Preparatory High School. After completing a professional degree in Design from Spokane Falls Community College he was awarded The Governor’s Scholarship to pursue the arts. He holds degrees in Fine Art and Art History from Eastern Washington University.
Vincent De Felice began sculpting professionally in 1994. Knowledgeable in many media he specializes in the medium of bronze sculpture and has gained recognition for his work. As examples, he was chosen to create the monumental bulldog, “This Is Our House”, outside the McCarthey Athletic Center of Gonzaga University and the historical composition of ”The Three Companions”, the founders of the Jesuit Order for Gonzaga Prep High School’s campus. A model of the sculpture resides with Pope Francis and shall remain in the Vatican Collections.
“It is profoundly moving to stand near one of Mr. DeFelice’s sculptures and feel the quiet vibrancy of the passion and energy that distinguishes every one of his pieces. Every sculpture is carefully detailed to intelligently and effectively communicate the physical and spiritual message for which the piece was created.” -Andrea Moore Palpant.
Beyond his artwork for private collection or public commissions, Vincent De Felice has worked as Art Director for North by Northwest Productions and Entertainment since 1993. His talents have contributed to several award winning commercials and feature films. He is the “Production Designer” for over 30 feature films.
Vincent De Felice makes artistic contributions over and above his own department and is respected for his aesthetic opinion on many aspects of productions. Artistic versatility allows him to play equally in the fine and commercial arts. His work, though subtle in nature, speaks volumes on screen and off.