Art at Girasole

Robert Patierno, brother of Chef Louis Patierno, has exhibited his paintings, prints and drawings in galleries and museums throughout Europe and across the United States. Girasole is proud to display is art throughout the restaurant, including the mural that greets patrons as they enter from the patio.

Robert was a Founder of the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, starting the school with other faculty in 1983 and seeing it through its evolution to a four year, BFA granting institution. The Fine Arts Department was developed by Patierno where he was Chair for a decade before his resignation in 2003. Robert resides in Manchester, Pennsylvania.
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Below is a small sample of some of the works by Robert Patierno: