Pia De Girolamo: Artist Impressions
Exhibition on view until: Friday, July 29, 2022
Pia De Girolamo is a painter whose recent works feature large-scale paintings based on abstracted mountain landscapes, a series evoking the urban landscapes of Rome and Italy, and based on the lands above the Arctic Circle.
In her residency at Park Towne Place, De Girolamo dug into the history and architecture of the mid-century modern landmark. She uses several styles to quickly capture the surroundings and zero in on details that are distinct to PTP.
De Girolamo is an accomplished painter living and working in the Greater Philadelphia area whose recent exhibitions featured large-scale paintings based on abstracted mountain landscapes, a series evoking the urban landscapes of Rome and Italy, and another series based on the lands above the Arctic Circle. She has had thirteen solo exhibitions, most recently at the Museo Mastroianni, within the Musei di San Salvatore in Lauro in Rome and the Cerulean Arts Gallery in Philadelphia.She has also shown extensively in group exhibitions regionally. De Girolamo has a BA in Art History from Barnard College, Columbia University and an MD degree from the University of Rochester. She lectures on the relationship between art and medicine as well as the connections between art, nature, and health. Her awarded work has been acquired for collections by the Museo Mastroianni, Rome, PNC Bank, Pittsburgh, PA and Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia and has been highlighted in Hollywood feature films.
The Park Towne Place Artist in Residence (PTPAIR) program provides an opportunity for visual artists to bring their studio practice to Philadelphia’s museum district. Over the four month residency, selected artists will be able to create, advance, or complete work in close proximity to one of Philadelphia’s art hubs.