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On Wednesday, August 27, 6-8 p.m., West Overton Village & Museums will celebrate the works of Italian artist Guglielmo Botter.
Botter was born and raised in Italy. An artist and architect, he is known in Italy and Pittsburgh for his ink drawings of the city. He started using the ink pen at age 6 and continues today.
“In the last couple of years, I have spent summers in Pittsburgh with my family. It is my goal to move from Italy. My mother was a Pittsburgher and artist in the late ’50s and early ’60s. Then she came to Italy and married my father,” said Botter.
It was during the summer of 2012, Botter decided to fly to Pittsburgh with his family to understand the way of life in the United States. It was Botter’s desire to visit his mother’s family and familiar places...Read More