Piero Passacantando received a BFA in 2001 from the Corcoran College of Art and Design and an MFA in 2009 from the California College of the Arts with a concentration in Social Practice, a field which explores the possible points of contact between the visual arts and the social dimension. Piero was recently the recipient of a Fulbright grant to research Thangka painting in Kathmandu, Nepal. He has participated in numerous national and international exhibitions. He has also been involved in various educational and collaborative situations. He currently lives and works in New York.