Keith Perelli b. 1968 
Keith Perelli is a figurative artist exploring male portraiture through the lens of personal, social and  political issues. The abstract and surrealist sensibilities in his work stems from both his interest in the work produced and taught at the University of New Orleans by prominent local professors in the field of painting.His graduate work at the University of CIncinnati in sculpture and installation  focused on the on complex social and political ramifications of HIV and and the AIDS crisis of the 80ś and 90ś. His personal website is and his work has been recognized through numerous awards, grants and exhibitions.