Anthony Pellecchia is an architect, architectural theorist and painter. Pellecchia studied at the University of Illinois School of Architecture from 1959-1964. He worked for the firms of Louis I. Kahn, Venturi and Rauch and Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. He was a founder of Pellecchia and Meyers in 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and completed the Yale Center for British Art after the death of Louis Kahn. After the completion of the Tabor Center, he founded Pellecchia Olson Architects in Denver in 1984. In 1994 he established WPA Architecture and Graphic Design in Seattle. Pellecchia has taught design and architecture since 1972 at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Drexel University in Philadelphia, the University of Colorado at Denver and Boulder and the University of Washington in Seattle. He has been a guest lecturer and visiting critic at several universities. His work is in the permanent collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Denver Art Museum's Design and Architecture collection. Pellecchia's work has been widely published in national and international publications and he has received several American Institute of Architecture awards.