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Palm Desert, CA

ANNE BAXTER, Hillsborough, CA


Architecture & Design
of the West


Palm Springs Life Arts+Culture


The Daily Times
Farmington, New Mexico


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Born: August 29, 1949

Bachelor of Fine Arts 1972 University of Colorado, Boulder
Master of Fine Arts 1974 University of Washington

Strong foundation in expressive arts, decorative arts, and construction arts. Utilizes variety of materials to create large scale pieces in various interior and exterior contexts. Specializes in themes related to Christian symbolism, Italian landscapes, African tribal practices, Southwest Native American cultures, and abstract forms emphasizing texture and subconscious motifs, including writings from antiquity.

Mr Battaglia has been represented by various Galleries since receiving his MFA in 1974 including Polly Friedlander in Seattle and Eckenroth Gallery in Vail, Colorado

One-Man Shows with Desert Art Collection
2014 Desert Art Collection, Palm Desert, CA
2013 Desert Art Collection, Palm Desert, CA
2012 Desert Art Collection, Palm Desert, CA
2011 Desert Art Collection, Palm Desert, CA
2010 Desert Art Collection, Palm Desert, CA
2009 Desert Art Collection, Palm Desert, CA
2008 Desert Art Collection, Palm Desert, CA
2007 Desert Art Collection, Palm Desert, CA
2006 Desert Art Collection, Palm Desert, CA

Selected Collections
Mickey Ackerman / Armirob, Denver, CO
Richard Alther & Ray Repp, Palm Springs, CA & Ferrisburg, VT
Mr. & Mrs. Al Angelo, Palm Desert, CA & Vancouver, WA
Ms. Lois Ashby, Palm Springs, CA
Jeanie Bailey, Vail, CO
Anthony & Priscilla Beadell, Ephraim, WI
Frank & Bonnie Becky, Castlerock, CO
Paul & Penny Beitler, Vail, CO
Mr. & Mrs. Harold Birndorf, Highland Park, IL
Ron & Pam Bloomingkemper, Evergreen, CO
Dr. Marvin Bonham, Los Gatos, CA
Pat Bowlen, Denver, CO
Leanne Burkowski, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Rod & Melanie Buscher, Denver, CO
Marti & Brown Cannon, Denver, CO
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Clements, La Quinta, CA & San Diego, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Michael Corliss, Palm Desert, CA, Walla Walla, WA & Seattle, WA
Mr. Glenn Dassoff, Corona del Mar, CA
Ms. Donna Diamond, Palm Desert, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Jules Diamond, Palm Desert, CA & Seattle, WA
Mr. & Mrs. Dan Dunlap, Palm Desert, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Rick Denman, Dana Point, CA
Kirk & Grace Eberl, Dallas, TX
Stan & Pat Ecton, Williamsburg, VA
Ulf & Kathy (Maytag) Edborg, Colorado Springs, CO
Mr. & Mrs. Lance Fedderly, Palm Desert, CA
Mr. Mike Fedderly, Palm Desert, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Fleck, La Quinta, CA & Woodinville, WA
William & Carol Foley, Indian Wells, CA
Adam & Jennifer Foote, Denver, CO
Mr. & Mrs. Dan Foxx, Rancho Mirage, CA
Mr. Jim Foxx, Rancho Mirage, CA
Mr. & Mrs. James Gagan, Palm Desert, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Gaylon, La Quinta, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Jay Geldmacher, Palm Desert, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Howard Gillman, Palm Desert, CA
Richard Gooding, Denver, CO
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Goodrich, La Quinta, CA
Mr. Frank Grill, Sidney, Australia & Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Jim Grisebaum, Colorado Springs, CO
Ms. Mary Ellen Guera, Denver, CO
Steve & Kathryn Haber, Edwards, CO
Mark Hampton, New York, NY
Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Heikkala, La Quinta, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Henley, Denver, CO
Mr. & Mrs. Don Hildre, San Diego, CA
Ms. Stephanie Hill-Newton, Denver, CO
Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Hubbard, Rancho Mirage, CA
Grace & Stephen Hughes, Boulder, CO
Alinda Hunt-Weikert, Colorado Springs, CO
Dan & Sherri Issel, Denver, CO
Mr. Michael Jeha, La Quinta, CA
Ms. Sabine Jones, Palm Desert, CA & Paso Robles, CA
Mr. Scott Jones, San Diego, CA
Fr. Brian F. Kelly, Carlsbad, CA
Darryl & Flynn Kile, Denver, CO
Mr. Henry Kravis, Vail, CO & Meeker, CO
Mr. & Mrs. Krider, Flagstaff, AZ
Bob & Jan Krissel, New York, NY
Mr. & Mrs. Terry Larsen, La Quinta, CA
Mike Leprino, Denver, CO & Indian Wells, CA
Lamar Loe, Vail, CO
Mr. & Mrs. John Maletta, Palm Desert, CA
John & Leslie Malone, Denver, CO
Dr. Jennifer Marshall, Washington, D.C.
Peter May, Beaver Creek, CO
Mr. & Mrs. James McGehee, Palm Desert, CA
Ms. Catherine McLin, La Fayette, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Milt McKenzie, Indian Wells, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Ronald McMackin, Newport Coast, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Ken Melkus, Palm Desert, CA
Mr. Leonard Millman, Denver, CO
Dr. & Mrs. Richard Moorhouse, Eldorado Hills, CA
Mr. & Mrs. George “Red” Morris, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI
Ms. Shannon Murphy, Palm Desert, CA & Signal Hill, CA
Chupa Nelson, Vail, CO
Steve & Leslie Ness, Portland, OR
Brian & Karen Obie, Eugene, OR & Rancho Mirage, CA
Ms. Sujo Offield, Palm Desert, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Kevin O’Grady, Newport Beach, CA
Ms. Susan Ormond, La Quinta, CA
Christy & Steve Owen, Denver, CO
Mr. Charles Paglia, Palm Springs, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Peter Palmedo, Ketchum, ID
Ms. Cathy Passen, Deerfield, IL
Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Patch, Palm Desert, CA
Gordon Peirce, Vail, CO
Mr. & Mrs. John Pfeffer, Palm Desert, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Scott Phillips, Palm Desert, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pike, Palm Desert, CA
Ms. Anisse Reynolds, Rancho Mirage, CA
Joe & Debbie Sakic, Denver, CO
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Shearer, Brewster, OH
Mr. & Mrs. Jerome Soba, La Quinta, CA
Mr. Ted Townsend, Rancho Mirage, CA
Mr. & Mrs. John Tritch, Greensboro, NC
Scott Tyler, Salinas, CA
Sal & Sandy Venezia, Castle Pines, CO
Mr. & Mrs. Steve Warneke, Castlerock, CO
Karl Wellner & Deborah Norville, New York, NY
Gary & Doris Wiley, Vail, CO
Bunny Williamsk, New York, NY
Andrea Wood, Denver, CO
Mr. & Mrs. Richard Zlatunich, Aptos, CA

Selected Corporate & Public Collections
Associates III, Denver, CO
Belen Public Library, New Mexico Art in Public Places, Belen, NM
Blackhawk's Fitzgerald Casino, Blackhawk, CO
Colorado Private Reserve, Denver, CO
Gensler, Denver, CO
Great Ape Foundation, Des Moines, IA
Kissing Camels Country Club, Colorado Springs, CO
Newmark Diercks Design, Denver, CO
Investco Corporation, Seattle, WA
Monaco Hotel and Restaurant, Chicago, IL
Pour House Restaurant, Palm Desert, CA
Regal McCormick Ranch, Scottsdale, AZ
Resort Design Collaborative, San Francisco, CA
Shaeffer-Hyde Construction, Vail, CO
Slifer Designs, Vail, CO
Vino Vino/Cliff Young, Denver, CO

Selected Publications
Colorado Homes Magazine
Denver Post
Farmington Daily Times
House & Garden
Metropolitan Home
Palm Springs Life
Southwest Art

Represented by (2015)
Desert Art Collection & Sculpture Garden, Palm Desert, California
Chicago Art Source, Chicago, Illinois
Anne Baxter, Hillsborough, California

Represented by (Past)
Eckenroth Gallery, Vail, Colorado
Polly Freidlander Gallery, Seattle, Washington


Battaglia Studios
72397 Ridgecrest Lane
Palm Desert, California  92260
phone: 303-345-8877
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