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Rich DiSilvio









About Rich DiSilvio

Rich DiSilvio is a scholar with a broad spectrum of historical knowledge. In The Winds of Time, DiSilvio deftly covers ancient civilizations, philosophers, emperors, the Renaissance, a broad array of religious and political leaders- spanning two millennia -and even includes some very crucial architects, artists, scientists and musicians. He has written articles on history, politics, art and music which have appeared in books, magazines and on web sites. Throughout his professional life, DiSilvio has engaged several fields, having been an architectural designer, remodeler, artist, book and music industry illustrator, new media developer, educational software programmer/publisher and writer.

Rich has engaged in many endeavors; having owned Creative Design Contractors, which provided architectural design and remodeling services, he briefly returned to college to embrace the new media revolution and subsequently pioneered and programmed the first interactive CD-ROM for training educators how to teach children with autism. The Autism Academy software featured a curriculum by Joanne Gerenser of Eden II Programs and premiered in 1999 under the umbrella of his advertising & design studio Digital Vista, inc.

DiSilvio's work in the music and entertainment industries includes commentaries on the great composers (such as the top-rated Franz Liszt Site and Peter Tchaikovsky page), and the Pantheon of Composers porcelain collection, which he conceived and created for the Metropolitan Opera.

His artwork and new media projects have graced the ads for a variety of products and clients, including the album covers and animated advertisements for numerous super groups and celebrities, including, Elton John, Cher, Pink Floyd, Yes, The Moody Blues, Madonna, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Miles Davis, Janet Jackson, Alice Cooper, Queen and many more.

He has also worked on projects for historical documentaries, including “Killing Hitler– The True Story of the Valkyrie Plot”, The War Zone series, Hollywood Director James Cameron’s “The Lost Tomb of Jesus”, “Return to Kirkuk” and many others.

DiSilvio's latest sideline project is the Great American Leaders mugs and T-shirts collections, which currently feature mostly great American Presidents. Other great leaders to follow. The present collections are available at USAgifts.net.

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