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bio / cv

Angela Pierro was born in Toronto, Canada.

Angela Pierro is a graduate of the OCAD University (Ontario College of Art and Design University) in Toronto. Pierro also studied in Europe, through York University’s off-campus program attending lectures at the Royal College of Art, University of Brighton in England, École Superieure d’arts Graphiques et d’architecture in Paris, France, and at the Domus Academy in Milan, Italy. Pierro went on to work as a graphic designer and art director in various Canadian and American corporations, then worked as the principal of her own design firm and part-time faculty at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Angela Pierro was selected to show her work at The Michigan Governor’s Residence in Lansing, Michigan, The North American Headquarters for Mercedes-Benz R&D, and the Women's Art Association in Toronto, Ontario. Her work is in Washtenaw Community College’s Permanent Art Collection, and is part of several private and corporate collections in Canada and the U.S.

She currently resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

Selected Exhibitions

2019 July SHIFT, Wisconsin Arts Lab, Milwaukee, WI
January 11 — Mar 2, 2019 Responding, Gallery 224, Port Washington, WI
2018 Solo Show. "Forgotten Premonitions", Redline Milwaukee, WI
2018 Holiday Show, Redline Studio, Milwaukee, WI
2018 Gallery Night (October), Redline Studio, Milwaukee, WI
2018 Gallery Night (July), Redline Studio, Milwaukee, WI
2018 Gallery Night (January), Redline Studio, Milwaukee, WI
2017 Member Show, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, WI
2017 Gallery Night, Redline Studio, Milwaukee, WI
2017 Spring Collection, Olson House, Shorewood, WI
2016 Holiday Show, Olson House, Shorewood, WI
2016 Women's Art Association, OCADU Artworks Alumni Exhibition, Toronto, ON
2016 PINK, Susan G. Komen Fundraiser, Group Show, Milwaukee, WI
2015 The Meredes-Benz R&D North America Art Exhibit, Redford, MI
2015 Washtenaw Community College Faculty Show
2015 August Group Show, WSG Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
2015 July Group Show, WSG Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
2015 June Group Show, WSG Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
2015 May Group Show, WSG Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
2014 ArtPrize 2014, Grand Rapids Boardwalk Condos
2014 Big Brothers Big Sisters Art Exhibit and Fundraiser
2014 The Meredes-Benz R&D North America Art Exhibit
2014 The Annual Michigan Governor's Residence Art Collection, Lansing, MI
2014 Pierre Paul Gallery, Spring/Summer Group Show
2014 Pierre Paul Gallery, Winter Group Show
2013 The 33rd Annual Fine Arts Exhibition, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, MI
2012 The Print Show, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Juror: Norm Stewart, Artist Master Printer, Owner of Stewart & Stewart
2011 Human Condition, Solo Show, Zero Gravity, Ann Arbor, Michigan
1996 Two person show, Propellor Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

Collections

Paintings are in several private and corporate collections in the U.S., and Canada
Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI, Permanent art collection

Professional Memberships

2017 - Wisconsin Visual Artist
2012 - Present, Member of the Arts for America
2011 - 2012  Board Member Ann Arbor Art Center

Career-Related Experience

1999 - 2016, Principal of Zero Gravity Designs
2015 - 2016  Visiting Artist/Instructor, Bayside Middle School, Bayside, WI
2013 - 2014  Faculty, Washtenaw Community College 2011 - 2013 Gift Committee for Ann Arbor Public Art Commission
2009 - 2010 Task Force Member for the Ann Arbor Public Art Commission
2009 - 2011  Visiting Artist/Instructor, St. Thomas School, Ann Arbor, MI

Education

1992 -1996 BA Communication and Design, Ontario College of Art And Design University, Toronto, Ontario, Awarded Daler-Rowney Award for Excellence.
1995 - York University - Study Abroad, Design and Art History Exploration in Italy, France & England
1989 - 1991 Several illustration, drawing and painting classes OCAD University
1987 - 1988, Humber College, Advertising and Graphic Design