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Meet the Faculty

Photo of Joseph Piasentin

Joseph Piasentin

Professor of Art

Division: Fine Arts Division
Office: Cultural Arts Center (CAC) 401
Phone: (310) 506-4774
E-mail: joseph.piasentin@pepperdine.edu

  • M.F.A. Painting, Stanford University, 1977
  • B.F.A., California College of Arts and Crafts, 1974


  • Drawing
  • Painting

Key Awards/Affiliations:

  • Studio Art Centers International (SACI), Florence, Italy. Visiting professor for four summers, includes 2001.
  • 1999, 2000. Julia and David White Artist's Colony, Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
  • 1998 (Summer) Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 1997, Guest Artist Lecture, Kitakyushu Museum, Japan


  • 1999 "Joseph Piasentin Notes From Costa Rica," Gail Harvey Gallery, Santa Monica, California
  • 1997 L.A. Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 1996 LASCA Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 1995 The City Center Gallery, Media City Center, Burbank, California
  • 1995, Susan Street Gallery, Solana Beach, California
  • 1995, "Favorite and Foolish Things," L.A. Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 1993 Galerie Markant, Langelo (Norg), Netherlands
  • 1992 L.A. Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • Exhibitions in Holland, Switzerland, Spain, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and India.