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The first “abz”…

remembering my father, who died thirty years ago today.

Andrew Benjamin Zampier with Andrew Brian Zampier
December 1955 (I was six months old!)

 

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Happy Father’s Day!

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… my father is standing to the right of my grandmother, Notburga Hofer Zampier (1891 – 1970). I am guessing this photo was taken around 1924(?) in Troy, NY. On the far right is my grandfather, Ludwig Zampier, who died in 1961. There are six children in this picture — three more are yet to come!

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Drawing with a 40,000 degree pen
(the plasma cutter can cut up to 1/4″ thick metal)… explained further…

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As one of my first large scale pieces (it measures 5’w x 4’h), I typed up an explaination of it and pasted it in my sketchbook… on view at Marianist Galleries.