public art network council
Public Art Consultant, Artist
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.