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Studio Sessions: Chris DiPietro


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.


About Author

Matt Kuhlman is an artist, writer, and journalist originally from Lawrence, KS. He earned his BFA in printmaking from the University of Kansas, and a Master's in journalism, also from the University of Kansas. His artwork has appeared in dozens of shows throughout the past decade, and Big Red & Shiny is the fourth online publication his work has appeared in. Currently in the Boston area, he has also lived in Albuquerque, Milwaukee, New York City, and rural Kentucky.

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