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Rocco Pisto Paintings

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Interview with Eastern Michigan University

Posted by roccopistopaintings on July 15, 2010 at 6:28 PM Comments comments ()

Every now and then it’s a good idea to take notes from someone who has already been in a situation similar to yours.  This is why we think that wise words from EMU alumnus Rocco Pisto are definitely post-worthy. Pisto graduated from EMU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1974. During his time at EMU Pisto was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity, he wrote for the Eastern Echo, he  played JV Tennis, he was in of Greek Council and 1974 he was the first person ever to be voted Gre...

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RHS 50th Anniversary painting

Posted by roccopistopaintings on December 27, 2009 at 11:50 AM Comments comments ()


I started working on my first oil painting since collegeback in the 70's.  This piece is about 4'x6' made up of a collage of imagesfor my high school days and people that made a difference. The painting will becompleted to coincide with the 50th anniversary of our high schoolget together in the fall of 2010.  Inever thought I would say that I miss working with oil paints, but they arelike painting with butter after years of painting with watercolor.  So it should b...

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The Delaware ART Castle

Posted by roccopistopaintings on August 1, 2009 at 3:44 PM Comments comments ()

Gina and I will be in a Teacher/student show at the Delaware Art Castle in August.

Aug. 16 - Sep. 12

Exhibit Reception on Aug. 16 at 2:00pm

The Arts Castle is pleased to announce a celebration of artwork of ourstudents and faculty in this multi-media, multi-disciplinary exhibit.The show will feature work reflecting the diversity of Castle classes--from visual arts to the performing arts, from music to movement, fromour youngest students and our senior students. ...

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One Man Show at Hayley Gallery

Posted by roccopistopaintings on July 13, 2009 at 9:35 AM Comments comments ()

Hayley Gallery has agreed to represent my art work with current pieces on display.  This fine New Albany, OH Based Gallery with host a One Man Show of my work, March 27, 2010.

Rocco's Art exhibit updates

Posted by roccopistopaintings on July 2, 2009 at 4:27 PM Comments comments ()

First notes about what's happening with my art work, exhibits, etc.  

Next week I will be taking all my miniature paintings and a hand full of selected pieces to Hayley Gallery in New Albany, Ohio.  Hayley's is considered one of the best galleries in the area for abstract work.   Should be a good fit.