Piero Manrique was born in Lima, Peru in 1981. He moved to New York with his family when he was 13. Manrique began painting with oil on canvas soon after arriving in the U.S. He studied fine arts at Purchase College State University of New York before transferring to the Parsons School of Design in New York and graduating with a bachelorís degree in architecture in 2005.
After completing his studies at Parsons, Manrique worked as a designer and project manager for several large New York-based architectural firms while continuing...read more