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Sculptor Salvador Vassallo Visits His Art

Luna Quisqueyana Erected in 1996 as Gift to Students

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Sculptor Salvador Vassallo, center, from the Dominican Republic, stands in front of his sculpture, “Luna Quisqueyana,” erected in 1996 as a gift to the students and community of UMass Lowell.  Vassallo spent a semester as the UMass Lowell Artist-in Residence where he took on this project in collaboration with the Catholic University of Santo Domingo.   His is pictured with, from left, Graduate School of Engineering Prof. Juan Rodriguez; his wife, Soledad Vassallo; and two staff members who worked with Vassallo on the project: David Rondeau, plastics engineering, and Glen Bousquet, mechanical engineering.  This sculpture can be found in front of the Lydon Library.