Adriano Manocchia Papers, 1986-2016

Overview of the Collection

Manocchia, Adriano
Adriano Manocchia Papers
.4 linear feet
Collection Number
Collection 2615, MtBC, us (collection)
An original painting, printed notecards, exhibition catalogs, and other materials created or collected by Adriano Manocchia.
Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Montana State University-Bozeman Library
Merrill G Burlingame Special Collections
P.O. Box 173320
Bozeman, MT
Telephone: 4069944242
Fax: 4069942851
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Adriano Manocchia, born in New York in 1951, began a career in photo-journalism while completing his BA degree for literature from Pace University in New York. Upon completion of college, he ran his own photo/film agency covering events for television and print media. Adriano began spending his free time painting in 1983. A year later he decided to undertake this new challenge full time. His work has been shown in galleries across the United States and Europe and appeared in several monographic and serial publications.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of one framed painting titled Flowing Water, Oil on Canvas, 201, 16 prints published by White Creek Images, photographs, a Yellowstone fishing cap owned by creator, and note cards and publications featuring the artist’s work.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

An original painting, printed notecards, exhibition catalogs, and other materials created or collected by Adriano Manocchia were donated to Montana State University by him on June 6, 2016. Additional materials donated by Manocchia October 15, 2016; November 30, 2016; January 24, 2017; May 9, 2017; July 2018; April 2019; and September 2019.

Processing Note

This collection was processed 2016 September 27

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Photographs #1-5Return to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/1

Container(s) Description Dates
#1. Adriano with race car driver Mario Andretti
#2. Adriano with actress Betty White
#3. Adriano fishing
#4. Adriano holding fish undated
#5. Adriano painting near unnamed river

Adriano Manocchia blank notecardsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/2

Gallery exhibit catalogsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/3

copy of the periodical Sporting Classics June 2009, and copy of Ode to Bass and Trout: An Illustrated Treasury of the Best Angling Literature

Publications Gray's Sporting Journal, American Angler, Fly Tyer, New York State Conservationist, De Nederlandse VliegvisserReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/4

Artwork in Tying and Fishing Bucktails and Other Hair WingsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/5

Fishing LicensesReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/6

Yellowstone fishing capReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum award, 2010Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

16 prints published by White Creek Images; 2 Framed Oil Paintings; EtchingReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder (Oversize)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top