years. These drawings from the 1960s surfaced recently while Mario was
re-organizing his archives.
Rivoli is an artist of wide-ranging creativity, comfortable working
with a variety of artistic media. In addition to his drawings,
paintings, and posters, he is a brilliant creator of sculptural
assemblages which often marry both two- and three-dimensional elements
within the same piece. His beaded flower constructions and floral
arrangements transform this one-time kitsch activity into an art of
Mario's work is in many distinguished private, corporate and public
collections, including those of Sir Elton John, Leona Helmsley, the
Whitney Museum of Art in New York, the Museum of International Folk
Art in Santa Fe, and Kaiser Permamente in Denver. He exhibits at
several galleries, including Julie's Artisan's Gallery in New York;
his work was included in Julie Dale's landmark book "Art to Wear."