About Carolyn Pierotti:
Carolyn is the current events coordinator/curator for Sweetwater Center for the Arts located in Sewickley.
As a practicing and exhibiting artist in the Pittsburgh area, she resides and has a studio space in Bellvue. A graduate of Carlow University, she received her BA with a specialization in painting - magna cum laude.
Carolyn was the former Exhibitions Chair/VP of the Pittsburgh Society of Artists. 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 has also mentored at Carlow University working with students in the Art Department.
Carolyn is the current director/owner of Purple Room Fine Art LLC, and was the Director of Percolate Gallery until March 2019.
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, Oglebay Institute, and MWFA Gallery. Her work can be found in various private collections.
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