Pietrina was born in Italy, moving to Brazil with her family when she was only 13 years old.
She obtained a BA – Bachelor of Arts from the National School of Fine Arts in Rio de Janeiro and specialized in painting. The University awarded her with a gold medal for her painting technique.
Ms. Checcacci is very well-recognized painter and sculptor, with several prizes and more than 90 solo exhibitions and 50 collective exhibitions, some very important art collections in various countries including Brazil, Italy, USA, Uruguay, Germany, Colombia, Chile, Portugal, and Mexico.
The Kiss, 1998
Bronze sculpture and Black Granite base
14" x 10"1/4 x 4" (36cm H x 26cm x 10cm)