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17 woodcuts laced with satire & brimming with an intoxicating authenticity, from a life lived in rural PA. If R. Crumb is to Wes Craven then Patierno is to Hitchcock in the measured unsettling of his otherwise wholesome Americana. He's a keen observer and a masterful composer at "the funnel of art history" & this collection is true PATIERNO.

Robert Patierno’s works reside in the collections of the Frans Masereel Centrum Pour Grafiks, Kasterlee, Belgium; the Erie Art Museum; the Lancaster Museum; the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in PA; the US Department of State, Art Bank & those of many universities & private collections.
As a founder of the Pennsylvania College of Art & design, Patierno spent more than 2 decades developing its Fine Arts Department as well as chairing it before leaving in 2003 to focus on his studio practice. He continues to guide young artists in his role as Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Art Department at Gettysburg College.

PATIERNO is Totemic17’s 4th project & our first solo artist project.

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