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September 11, 2006




(Jackson, Mississippi)—Governor Haley Barbour announced the appointment of David Trigiani, of Jackson, to the Mississippi Arts Commission. The commission is designed to stimulate and encourage the study and presentation of the performing, visual, and literary arts and public interest and participation.


“David, like the other members of this commission, has a love for Mississippi arts and culture, and I feel confident that he will do an excellent job in promoting the state’s literary and artistic endeavors,” Governor Barbour said.


Trigiani has 37 years of architect experience and will be representing the Fellowship American Institute of Architects (FAIA) on the Commission. He currently works at Canizaro Trigiani Architects and is NCARB Certified in three states, Mississippi, Florida, and Alabama. A member of the AIA National Committee on Design, Trigiani also serves as a member of the advisory board for the Mississippi State University School of Architecture, the board of the Mississippi Art Association and Mississippi Museum of Art, and the Legislative Liaison Committee for the Mississippi Chapter of the AIA, where he also served as past president.


Trigiani graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in architecture and participated in post-graduate studies in Urban Design at the University of Mississippi.