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Richard Piccolo

Adjunct Associate Professor - CCE


Richard Piccolo is a painter living and working in Italy since 1972. Prior to moving to Rome , Piccolo taught drawing and advanced drawing in the School of Architecture at Pratt. In 1978 under the direction of Prof. Christopher Wadsworth, Piccolo helped establish a permanent base for the Pratt Rome Program where he is now the Resident Director and also teaches Free Hand Drawing.
Piccolo has exhibited his paintings and drawings throughout the U.S. and Europe. His mural work is on permanent view in the Hotel Pierre in Manhattan, the US Bank Plaza, Sacramento, CA, and the Crown American Corporation in Johns town ,PA.
Piccolo has been the recipient of the Edwin Austin Abbey Fellowship in Mural Painting at the American Academy in Rome and the National Endowment for the Arts Grant in Painting. He is Adjunct Professor , University of Notre Dame Rome Studies Program where he teaches drawing and watercolor and has been a guest lecturer at the Cornell University Rome Center and guest critic for the Yale University Summer Architecture Program.

BID, Pratt Institute
MFA , Brooklyn College