Joseph R. Piccillo
Campus Address: Upton Hall 410A
Joseph Piccillo began teaching at Buffalo State College in 1967. He is a professor of Art Education teaching courses in “Arts in Living,” which covers the birth of Modernism beginning in the last part of the 19th century to the present day. It includes the salient events that were part of the various movements, i.e. the Industrial Revolution, the First World War, the Depression of the 1930’s, and World War II. He has had over 50 solo exhibitions beginning in 1969 to the present day. These exhibitions include 17 in New York, 9 in Chicago, 3 in Los Angeles, and 3 in Europe (2 in Geneva, Switzerland, and 1 in London). His work is included in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum, The Brooklyn Museum, The Chicago Art Institute, and the San Francisco Museum of Art, along with a number of others around the country. His work is in over 30 corporate collections. He has done 3 covers for Time Magazine and a work for Steuben Glass.