Press: Mario Petrirena, artist


ARTSATL ReviewPetrirena’s The Distance Between, a dauntless embrace of love, pathos and beauty, by Catherine Fox, March, 2017


World Sculpture News Review: The Art of the Hypen, by Dorothy Joiner, Spring, 2017

Memory informs much of the art by the Cuban-American sculptor, Mario Petrirena. His art speaks to private moments and public sentiment. It is also a bold and emotional examination in forging a new idea in a new world so very different from that of his childhood.


Catalogue from mario petrirena: conversations past and present, City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs, 12th Annual Master Series, Spring, 2006

Photo by David Houston.

Courtesy Ogden Museum of Southern Art