about the designer
CHIAOZZA (pronounced “CHOW-zah”) is the collaborative studio of artists Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao. Based in New York City since 2011, the duo’s work explores play and craft across a range of mediums, including painted sculpture, installation, works on paper, public art, and set design. They have exhibited in solo shows at Wave Hill in The Bronx, NY; Vox Populi in Philadelphia, PA; Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY; Owen James Gallery in New York, NY; Cooler Gallery in Brooklyn, NY; CY Fiore in New York, NY; and Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY, along with numerous group shows in the U.S. and internationally. The studio has installed public artworks in New York City and Gainesville, FL. Together, Frezza and Chiao have been artists-in-residence at Villa Lena (Tuscany, Italy), Kökarkultur (Kökar, Finland), Starry Night (Truth or Consequences, NM), The School of Making Thinking (Delancey, NY), The Lloyd Library (Cincinnati, OH), BRIC Media Arts (Brooklyn, NY), and Shell House Arts (Roxbury, NY),. In 2017, they installed an acre-spanning sculpture garden with 32 large-scale works for the Coachella Arts & Music Festival in Indio, CA.