D’Amico was born in Castellfrentano, Italy, in
1923, but now lives in Albuquerque,
New Mexico, and is an American citizen. He attended the Pratt Institute in New York City
and was a professor of art history in Bova Marina, Calabria.
From 1952 until 1964, he was the artistic director for many films. In 1993 he opened
the first MADI gallery in the United States in Albuquerque, and he was part of the
Sofia Reina exposition in Madrid in 1997. In 1996 he organized a MADI show in