Meet the Public Art Network Team

Renee Piechocki

Public Art Consultant, Artist

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Renee Piechocki is an artist and public art consultant. She is the director of the Office of Public Art, a public-private partnership that provides technical assistance and educational programs in the Pittsburgh region. Previously she was facilitator of Americans for the Arts Public Art Network, manager for Acconci Studio, and a public art project manager for the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. Publications include "Beyond the Ribbon Cutting: Education and Programming Strategies for Public Art Projects and Programs" in Public Art By the Book and the guidebook Pittsburgh Art in Public Places: Downtown Walking Tour. Artistically, she has recently collaborated with Tiffany Ludwig as Two Girls Working on Trappings, an interview project that investigates power and identity. The project evolved into a traveling exhibition, the book Trappings: Stories of Women, Power and Clothing, and several public art installations. She received a B.A. in studio art and Honors Program from Hunter College.