Antoine Camilleri was one of Malta’s foremost post-war artists.
He taught art at public schools for many years, until he was appointed Education Officer in 1976.
In 1996 Camilleri was awarded the Midalja għall-Qadi tar-Repubblika (Medal for Services to Republic of Malta) and a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003 from the Malta Council for Culture and the Arts. In recent years he resided at the St Vincent de Paule Hospital, the home for the elderly in Ħal Luqa.
Antoine Camilleri was married to Therese Tanti and they had five children, Gerard, Pierre, Antoine Paul, Mariel and Marthese.
He died on 23 November 2005 at the age of 83.