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Biography

Veronica Scarpellino is an artist and art coach in Philadelphia, PA. She is currently working as a career advisor / art coach at Moore College of Art & Design and creates found object sculpture in her in-home studio.

Scarpellino has exhibited her work locally in Philadelphia, as well as in Boulder, CO, New York City and Atlanta, GA. She is also a curator-at-large and has worked with commercial gallery and alternative spaces in Philly.

Her artwork is influenced by the craftsmanship she cultivated while an architectural model maker in Colorado, as well as by found elements to be had from reclaimed warehouses around Philadelphia.

Scarpellino was awarded a full fellowship to Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT in 1998 and earned her Bachelors of Arts in Studio Art from Monmouth University in W. Long Branch, NJ, in 1999. While in living in Colorado she received project grants from the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art two years running (2000 & 2001) to produce installations for their annual fundraiser. She was recognized with a Warhol Grant through Eyedrum nonprofit space in Atlanta in 2007, and has lectured at art universities in the Mid-Atlantic region. Scarpellino recently sat on the Philadelphia Cultural Fund grants panel and continues to advise artists on the business of art.

 

   
         
   
veronica@vscarpellino.com