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Lotenero Art + Design

2708 Penn Avenue

Neighborhood: Strip District

Saturday: 10a-4p

Sunday: 10a-4p

Categories: Art On Display

This is the open studio and exhibition space of artist Michael Lotenero. This building was remodeled by Michael and his designer/contractors Great Space/Pittsburgh ( Joedda McClain and Jay Latterman). Michael has been working as a painter and designer for over 20 years.

His work has been exhibited in various galleries and museums throughout the country including The Carnegie Musueum of Art, The Austin Museum of Digital Art, The Westmoreland Museum of Art, UICA/Michigan, and The Mattress Factory.

His clients have included The Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, Nintendo, IBM, Sony Pictures and Panasonic. His work has been published widely in various publications including TIME, The Wall Street Journal, How Magazine, Graphis, London’s Computer Arts, BIg Magazine, The Book of Probes by Marshall Mcluhan (designed by David Carson), Big Magazine and Speak.

Some recent projects include the main lobby interior collections for Bakery Living and Bakery Living Blue, The Hardy House at Nemacolin Woodlands, large scale works for The PPG Paints Arena and commissioned work for The New York Pro Surf Competition and The Quiksilver Pro France. His work has also featured prominently on the sets of several feature films and television series, including Trouble With The Curve, The Last Witch Hunter and HBO’s Banshee.

Gallery and consultancy representation has included Bill Lowe Gallery/Atlanta, The Morrison Gallery/Connecticut, The Marshall Gallery/Scottsdale, Craighead/Green Gallery/Dallas, Zadok Gallery/Miami, Carol Rubenstein and Associates/Philadelphia and Farmboy Fine Arts/ Vancouver.

He divides his time living and working in Pittsburgh and Brooklyn.

YOUR EXPERIENCE: See works in various stages of completion. It is an open studio, so you will get to see where the work is done.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Restrooms Available: Yes

Wheelchair Accessible Restrooms: No

Photography Restrictions: Please ask for approval by artist regarding particular pieces before photographing. This is an open art studio, so there are a lot of pieces that are unfinished or have not yet been seen by the general public.