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About the Artist… Giappo DiFederico is a contemporary artist working in a variety of media including painting, photography, glass, ceramic, mixed media sculpture, street art and film. He does not limit himself to one particular style or medium, however he chooses the medium which best suites his concept or project. Giappo received a BFA in Glassblowing from the Tyler School of Art in 2004 with a focus on photography and mixed media installation.

In addition, he is also a writer and curator. Previously he served as the director of several fine art galleries in Philadelphia. In the past seven years, he has curated countless exhibitions from concept to execution, participated in several established international art fairs, including Pulse NYC (2009) and Scope Hamptons (2008). Further, he has organized multiple educational events in the community, helping to raise awareness of the importance of collecting art, encouraging new collectors, and supporting local artists.

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Self Portrait in Natrona Studio
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
26x26in 2011



Selected Exhibitions

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Solo Exhibition
Bottle Bar East, Philadelphia
November 2014

Che Bella Mostra D’Arte, 多麼美麗的藝術展
Split Solo Exhibition
James Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia
November 2013

 Il Nuovo Materiale di Giappo
Solo Exhibition
JSF Contemporary, Philadelphia
September 2009

Pulse NYC
International Contemporary Art Fair
The Knapp Gallery
March 2009

Scope Hamptons
International Contemporary Art Fair
The Knapp Gallery
July 2008

The New Philadelphia School
Group Exhibition
The Knapp Gallery, Philadelphia
July 2008

Christine Decicco: Crowned Ethereal
Photography by Giappo DiFederico
The Knapp Gallery, Philadelphia
March 2008

Advanced Glass
Group Exhibition
The Knapp Gallery, Philadelphia
July 2007

The Collection: Reintroduce
Group Exhibition
FUEL Collection, Philadelphia
November 2006

Titusville and Other Tales
Group Exhibition
FUEL Collection, Philadelphia
October 2006

Giappo DiFederico
Solo Exhibition
Jane & Bert Gallery, Philadelphia
September 2006

Lo Spettacolo
Group Exhibition
Jane & Bert Gallery, Philadelphia
April 2006

Fresh City Breakers
Group Exhibition
Jane & Bert Gallery, Philadelphia
March 2006

Il Nuovo Materiale di Giappo
Solo Exhibition
The Spot Gallery, Philadelphia
December 2005