About the Artist
Originally from Buenos Aires, Pietrapiana lives and works in New York City. His work explores the vulnerability of human nature and its environment.
Pietrapiana has been awarded the Sheldon Bergh Award, has been selected by the City of New York’s DOT Art Program to create a site-specific outdoors installation in LIC, Queens, selected artist for the LTA Program of the Guggenheim Museum, Chashama Residency Program as well as The Space Program in LIC. His work has been exhibited at Exit Art NY, AES Gallery NY, Local Project, The Argentine Consulate in NYC, El Bodegon Cultural de Los Vilos Art Center in Chile and Centro Cultural Recoleta in Buenos Aires, among other venues and part of the Pfizer Corporate Collection, The Springfield Museum of Art, The Ñande Mac Museum of Corrientes, Argentina and private collectors.
In the last few years, he has incorporated the urgency of climate change into his practice, organizing exhibitions and workshops in order to create awareness inviting viewers to take action.