Professor Bagnolo has majored in: Cultural Anthropology, Architectural design, painting, creative writing. As a child prodigy, abed with polio for almost two years, he was offered an opportunity to skip three grades at age 8.
Later He was a recipient of an Art Institute scholarship at age 11. In college he won a Ford Foundation Fellowship in Anthropology, architecture and in Painting as well as a merit scholarship in art, and was appointed to a Graduate Research Assistant position. He holds a triple bachelor's degree in Painting and Drawing, Anthropology, Architectural Design Advertising. MA's in Cultural Anthropology, Illustration and more. He is considered to be among the highest 1/2% of 1% of IQ's on the planet.
After being tenured he taught; architecture, anthropology, advertising, painting and drawing, entrepreneuring and Creative Profit Making. He produced a star-studded Music festival, had a radio talk show in Chicago, and cable TV show. he also was a star quarterback at Flag Football in a semi-pro league many believe to be the forerunner of Arena Football. He averaged 30+ points a game in basketball in park league and Intramural basketball, and in baseball and was offered many contracts from MLB teams, after playing amateur and Semi-Pro baseball for several years, winning several triple crowns.
Now, an early retiree from Teaching, he paints, writes, and pursues other ventures.
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