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Christine Peirano: Selected Works

Peirano, Christine

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ISBN 10: 1929170025 / ISBN 13: 9781929170029
Published by Publishers Design Group, 2000
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Softcover in glossy, excellent, unmarked, near-pristine condition: slightest handling, slightest rubbing of the gloss. 20 pages of text in English and German, followed by 24 color plates. [9oz]. Bookseller Inventory # 58478

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Title: Christine Peirano: Selected Works

Publisher: Publishers Design Group

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

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Synopsis:

Full color exhibition of the most current 25 pieces. Numerous international art critics expound at length on Peirano's career and her work, and each commentary is presented in English and German.

A generation of post-modernists has attempted to pronounce the personal irrelevant or even non-existent. Christine Peirano stands in opposition to contemporary trends toward impersonal cynicism and banality. Her work stands for meaning, truth, and self-affirmation. Peirano's work is so deeply personal that it transcends individual identity and points toward the absolute. These new works have at their genesis an intense life-long struggle for personal and cultural identity, which took the form of painting relatively late in the artist's life. In Peirano's most recent paintings we witness the fruition of that search for truth - what she calls "my truth" - the truth of her own being. These most recent works reflect the full integration of gender, culture, spirit, and history, creating unique expressions of universal truth.

About the Author:

Born: Prien am Chiemsee,
Raised in Rosenheim, Germany
Lives in California & Bavaria

EDUCATION
John F. Kennedy University, Orinda,CA
Masters of Arts and Consciousness, Studio Art

John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, CA
Baccalaureate, Humanities and Art, Studio Art

California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA Studio Art

AWARDS
1997 "Outstanding Alumna Award", John F. Kennedy University

1991 "Outstanding Graduate" Masters of Arts and Consciousness, Academic and Artistic Achievements, John F. Kennedy University

1989 "Outstanding Graduate" Baccalaureate Humanities & Art

1988 "Outstanding Achievement Award Nomination" American Association of University Women, Academic & Artistic Achievements

TEACHING
1996 - Present
Instructor in Painting, John F. Kennedy University Lehrerin, Pädagogische Hochschule

1992 - Present
Mentor/Teacher, Applied Studio, JFKU

1990 - 1998
Women’s Artistic Self Expression Facilitator

PROFESSIONAL
1997 - Present
Chair, Exhibitions Committee, John F. Kennedy University

1994 - Present
Board Member, OMWB, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

1992 - 1997
Director & Curator of Exhibitions, John F. Kennedy University

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