Alumna Marietta Strano returned to Arcosanti for two months to assist in the Soleri Archives and in the Visitor’s Center.

During her stay she completed several portraits of Soleri. Here she presents one of the portraits to Paolo.

Marietta completed three workshops in 1973-74 and remained a resident of Arcosanti until 1981.

Since 2006 Marietta has taught public speaking to college students in China and returns there in August.

The medium used in these portraits: pencil, charcoal and chalk pastels.

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