“The creator of the enchanting puppets featured in the annual Downtown First Night parade and progenitor of the National Lint Project has provided joy to thousands of people over several decades.”

–Mary Thomas in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Cheryl Capezzuti in her studio. Photo Credit: Elliott Cramer

Studio Capezzuti is the home base for all of  Cheryl Capezzuti’s interactive projects. She is best known for her parade-sized giant puppets and her largest work, the First Night Pittsburgh Parade. She is also a master teaching artist, commissioned puppetmaker, creator of puppet shows and a giant puppet fitness enthusiast.

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“First Night puppet-meister aimed to be an architect”

By Mary Thomas