Ciotti is an environmental artist. “As a child growing up in Pennsylvania, I was fascinated by the large spoil dumps (abandoned coal mine refuse) that dotted the landscape. These massive mounds of unearthed volcanic-looking rock made a sharp contrast to nearby lush, green valleys. This picture of nature, laid waste by the careless, formed an indelible mark on me and it became the impetus for my imagination.”
Ciotti has exhibited nationally and internationally, including several cities in Italy; Trinity Museum, New York; National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing, China; Chelsea Art School, London; Ystad Museum of Art, Sweden; and Pittsburgh Now Space Gallery.
Angelo Ciotti attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh for Graphic Design and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for Graphic Arts and Painting. He also attended the Academia de Bell Art in Rome, Italy and obtained his MA from Villa Schifanoia Rosary College, Graduate School of Fine Arts in Printmaking and Art History in Florence, Italy.