Our guest on Studio Sessions this episode is Boston-area painter Chris DiPietro.
Chris DiPietro is a 2007 graduate from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a degree in painting and printmaking. Recently, he has focused on making paintings of taxidermied birds with geometric patterns imposed upon them. Previous works of his move through different phases of incorporating text and references to famous artists and writers into the compositions.
Listen as he explains the direction he has chosen to explore in his more recent pieces and how some small embellishments can drastically transform an otherwise straightforward subject.