Robert Thomas Patierno

Robert Thomas Patierno

Robert Patierno teaches printmaking at Gettysburg College, but is also an internationally successful artist who has exhibited paintings, drawings and prints all throughout the United States and in many different places in the world. The high number of exhibitions Patierno produces each year is a testament to his productivity. Patierno has prints, paintings and drawings at the Frans Masereel Centrum Pour Grafiks, Kasterlee, in Belgium. The Erie Art Museum, the Lancaster Museum, and the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Pennsylvania have also collected his work. Many universities have accepted his work into their permanent collections granting both one man and group show opportunities. Corporations and individual collectors alike continue to seek his work.

Patierno is also a Founder of the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where he developed the Fine Arts Department and was Chair for over a decade before leaving in 2003. Robert paints murals, many of which can be viewed near his home in Pennsylvania.


Christina Patierno author, editor

Lucy Riley, editor


To learn more about Patierno’s exciting career through his resume and to see more of his work, you can visit his website.



Robert Thomas Patierno
Adjunct Professor, Art and Art History


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