Saso has been painting in Florida for over twenty years, winning numerous local
and national awards. He is a founder of the National Graphic Artist Guild, also
a member of the International Society of Marine Painters, The New York Society
of Illustrators, The Tampa Bay Advertising Federation and many art associations.
The New York Society of Illustrators selected one of his paintings for their touring
exhibit "The Art and Culture of the American Labor Movement"
In 1991, the U.S. Army commissioned him to do a commemorative Gulf War painting.
the first limited edition print was given to General Norman Schwarzkopf and the
original painting is now hanging in the Pentagon.
He was also commissioned
to paint the 150 year history of the Hillsborough County Bar Association in Florida.
Rockford Publishers of New England selected his painting "Pemaquid Point,
Maine" for their new release "A Gallery of Marine Art." Frank's
art is registered with the John Paul Getty Trust Data Bank of Art and Artists.
The Council of Fine Arts in Florida gave his painting "Back Home" the
Best of Show Award in their 2000 annual exhibition. Following that award, The
Friends of the Arts Foundation invited nine area art associations to compete in
their Open Juried Exhibition and Frank Saso was awarded First Place.
2001, Frank won five consecutive first place awards with five different paintings
in Open Juried shows. At the Center of the Arts in Longboat Key, Florida his art
was named "Best of Show" at their 2002 Face & Figure Exhibition.
Recently, Frank Saso's art was commended by the U.S. Congress, the State Government
of Ohio plus the Mayor and Chamber of Commerce in Euclid, Ohio. Honoring his painting
on display in the Pentagon were Representatives Stephanie Tubbs and Senator George
Voinovich. As a successful high school alumni of Euclid, Ohio, Frank Saso was
inducted into the Distinguished Achievement Hall of Fame by State Representatives
Edward Jerse and Larry Householder.