Artist Bio

James Piscitelli is a fine artist, working in painting, charcoal, installation and mixed media. Exhibiting throughout California, Piscitelli has shown work in Berkeley, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Sacramento and Greenbrae. He has studied at Diablo Valley College, where he performed in the jazz ensemble, the night band and jazz combos. While there, he also studied classical music theory and received an Associate of Arts Degree in Fine Art. While studying at the University of California, Santa Cruz, he focused mostly on drawing and painting and he received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Art with a minor in History of Art and Visual Culture. He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Fine Art at the San Francisco Art Institute, where he has expanded his practice which has become more conceptual and interdisciplinary.