Lecturer, Fine Arts
BFA, The University of the Arts
Jim Dessicino (b.1985, Atlantic City, NJ) is a sculptor who uses the human figure to explore the relationship between art and national identity. He is best known for his monumental "Edward Snowden Statue" (2014). In 2016, Dessicino received a Faith in Form Award from the AIA Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture with his friend and collaborator Eòin Burke. In 2015, Dessicino was an artist in residence at La Chateau de La Napoule in southern France. He worked as studio assistant to Titus Kaphar from 2010 – 2012.