Piero PassacantandoWorking in the vein of surrealism, Piero Passacantando's paintings are influenced by a wide range of historical sources, from the Italian late-medieval period to the Buddhist Thangka tradition.
Piero Passacantando (b. 1979) is an interdisciplinary artist whose works explore the overlap between artistic output and social engagement. His paintings are influenced by a wide range of methods and historical sources, from the Italian late-medieval period to the Buddhist thangka tradition, from surrealism to minimalism. His works seek to establish a charged intimacy with the viewer. Piero holds an MFA from the California College of the Arts and a BFA from the Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, DC. He lives and works between Porto Santo Stefano, Italy, and Casablanca, Morocco.
Artist in Residence, ARAFURA, 2022-2023
Tropical Echos, solo exhibition, La Velita Gallery, 2022
Exhibited at Postmasters Gallery, 2020