About Carolyn Pierotti:
Carolyn Pierotti is a practicing and exhibiting artist in the Pittsburgh area, where she also resides and has a studio space in the Manchester, North Side section of the city. A graduate of Carlow University, she received her BA with a specialization in painting - magna cum laude.
Carolyn is the Vice President of the Pittsburgh Society of Artists, and has served as their Chair of Exhibitions in 2014/2015.. Coordinating several exhibitions in different galleries in, and around the Pittsburgh area include the Cultural Trust during the Three Rivers Arts Festival for the Pittsburgh Society of Artists exhibit "Intr(Au)spective" which took place at 937 Gallery. Other gallery spaces include Panza Gallery located in Millvale, Most Wanted Fine Art in Garfield, The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts in Shadyside, 3rd Street Gallery in Carnegie, and Already Famous on Penn to name a few. Carolyn also mentors at Carlow University working with students in the Art Department.
Carolyn is the Director/Gallery Manager at Percolate Art Space and CEO of Purple Room Fine Art LLC which is located in Wilkinsburg, where she brings quality exhibitions and programming to the area. While curating at Percolate, Carolyn also curates outside of her space as well. In May 2017, Carolyn curated "DIGS - Sexism in the Arts". Be sure to check out the DIGS page while you are here! She advocates for local artists and connects them to local businesses and patrons through her gallery and business.
In her spare time, Carolyn is also an exhibiting artist in the city of Pittsburgh. Her work has been shown at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Boxheart Gallery (Inter/National - Exhibition), Panza Gallery, Most Wanted Fine Art, and through December 2017 at Jeffrey Smith Salon in Highland Park. Carolyn will also be featured at Boxheart Gallery from November 21, 2017 - January 12, 2018: Public Reception, Saturday, November 25. "Distortion" with Caleb Thimell.
Carolyn has also been a guest writer for LOCALArts Magazine. You can check out her article on "What to Expect During Your First Gallery Visit" here:
Most importantly, she is the mother of three incredible children, Catherine, Isabella, and Lucien. "I tell my children every day to do what you love - life is to short".
Interview with Porter Loves Creative: www.porterlovescreative.com/blog/artist-interview-16-painter-carolyn-pierotti
Carlow Magazine Interview: www.carlow.edu/19080.aspx
LOCALArts Magazine: local-pittsburgh.com/arts/carolyn-pierotti-and-fellow-artists-boldy-address-sexism/
Short List (DIGS Sexism in the Arts): www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/short-list-may-4-11/Content?oid=2765832