Painter based in Toledo, Ohio. M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing from the Ohio State University. Participation in many regional and national juried and invitational exhibitions. Received G.C.A.C. Individual Artists Fellowship, and painting awards from The Columbus Museum of Art, The Maser Museum of Art and The Toledo Museum of Art. Current President of the Toledo Federation of art Societies and National Portfolio Reviewer for Educational Testing Service, the non-profit consortium that assigns AP credit in studio art. Former executive board member of the International Visual Literacy Association. Arrigo has taught painting at Studio Arts Center International in Florence, Italy and served for two years as director Young Artists at Work, a nationally recognized arts outreach program for young adults. Has a background in installation and site-specific art as well as painting. Current research interests include investigating how images prefigure and shape personal identity, cultural narratives and mythic forms. Arrigo is currently an Associate Professor of Art and Coordinator of First Year Studies at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.