JCU Professor and Artist Peter Flaccus Participates in Rome Art Week

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Professor Peter Flaccus' studio

Professor Peter Flaccus’ studio

Professor Peter Flaccus, who teaches studio art at JCU, will open his studio to the public in connection with RAW (Rome Art Week).

WHEN: Tuesday, October 25 through Saturday, October 29 from 4:00 to 8:30 p.m
WHERE: Via Bertani 8, Rome (half a block from Piazza San Cosimato in Trastevere)

Born in Missoula, Montana, Peter Flaccus graduated from Amherst College and received an M.F.A. degree in painting from Indiana University. He lived in New York City for twenty years, and moved to Rome in 1993.

His long list of solo exhibitions includes shows in New York (Zabriskie Gallery and Monique Knowlton Gallery), as well as others in the U.S., France, Italy and Switzerland. Since 1995 Peter Flaccus has worked nearly exclusively in the medium of encaustic. Encaustic means painting with colored beeswax , usually on a wooden panel. The medium is known for its remarkable permanence and strong effects of color and materiality.

Prof. Flaccus teaches courses in painting and figure drawing at JCU.

Learn more about the Department of Art History and Studio Art at John Cabot University