Lucia Pizzani

Location: London
Website: www.luciapizzani.com
Bio:

Lucia Pizzani (Caracas, 1975).
BA in Social Communication Studies, Audiovisual specialty at the Universidad Católica Andres Bello, (Caracas), CERC Certificate in Conservation Biology from Columbia University (New York) and a Master in Fine Arts from the Chelsea College of Art and Design (London).
Her solo shows include: The Worshipper of the Image (Beers Contemporary. London, 2014), El Adorador de la Imagen (Sala Mendoza. Caracas, 2014), Mariposario (Oficina#1. Caracas, 2013),Vessel y Orchis (Fernando Zubillaga Galería, Centro de Arte Los Galpones. Caracas, 2009 y 2011, respectivamente), Retratos Ausentes-Absent Portraits (La Carniceria, Caracas y Signature Art Gallery Miami, 2007), y Vestigios (Sala Mendoza, -La librería-. Caracas, 2003) can be highlighted among others.

She has participated in group exhibitions in countries such as Venezuela, Colombia, United States, United Kingdom, Spain and New Zealand. Among these shows, It is worth highligting her participation in the Solo projects at Pinta London curated by Petitgas C. and K. Mazzucchelli (Oficina # 1. London, 2014), Pinta Video at New York Pinta curated by Octavio Zaya (Oficina # 1, New York, 2013), II Experimental curatorial Workshop (Periférico Caracas, Caracas, 2012), Transgression (Beers.Lambert Contemporary. London, 2011), International Biennial of Contemporary Art ULA (Universidad de Los Andes. Merida, 2010), MOLAA Collects Photo-Based Art (Museum Of Latin American Art. Los Angeles, 2009), III Queens Museum Biennale (Queens Museum. New York, 2006), Identities (Galería El Museo, Bogota, 2006), The Drop (Exit Art. New York, 2006), and Open Natures, Exxon Mobil Salon (National Art Gallery. Caracas, 2003).
Her work has been recognized with awards such as the Photofusion Hotshoe Award 14, Photofusion (London, 2014), the First Prize at the XII Premio Eugenio Mendoza (Caracas, 2013), the Emerging Artist Award by the AICA, Venezuelan chapter-International Art Critics Association-, (Caracas, 2013), Video Award for "About the Unknown of the Seine and other Ofelias" in Region 0 Festival, New York University-KJCC (New York, 2013), and the Second Prize in the IX CANTV FIA Young Artists Salon, Corp Banca Cultural centre (Caracas, 2006).

Her work is represented in the Collection of Banco Mercantil (Venezuela), the Museum Of Latin American Art, MOLAA (USA), the Essex Collection for Art from Latin America ESCALA (UK) and the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, CPPC (Venezuela-USA), among others.

Exhibitions:

Solo Shows
(2017) "Descent" House of Egorn, Berlin. With text by Kiki Mazzucchelli.
(2016) "You can only understand from a Distance" with TRIAD, Video Screening and talk with Curator Rodrigo Orrantia. Triad Space, London
(2015) "A Garden for Beatrix" Cecilia Brunson Projects, London
(2014) “The Worshipper of the Image” Beers Contemporary, London
(2014) “El Adorador de la Imagen”. Sala Mendoza. Caracas
(2013) “Mariposario”. Oficina#1. Centro de Arte Los Galpones. Caracas
(2012) “Orchis”. Fernando Zubillaga Galería. Centro de Arte Los Galpones. Caracas
(2009) “Vessel”. Fernando Zubillaga Galería. Centro de Arte Los Galpones. Caracas
(2007) “Absent Portraits” HACS Miami, USA and La Carniceria, Caracas, Venezuela. Curated by Lorena Gonzalez
(2006) “Húmedo” Maat Studio, Caracas, Venezuela
(2005) “Pendare” PIAG, Coral Gables. Miami
(2004) Lucia Pizzani: recent works Rivington Bar & Art Gallery, NYC
Organic, Galería 39. Curated by Juan C. Lazo. Caracas, Venezuela
(2003) Vestigios, Sala Mendoza. Caracas, Venezuela

Group Shows (Selection)
(2016) "Unidentified Women" at the Espronceda Art Center in the Loop Festival. Curated by Fortunata Calabro. Barcelona
(2016) "Esqueje" Inaugural exhibition at ABRA, Caracas
(2016) "Terrestres" guest curated group show at Verdi Verd Espai D'art. Barcelona
(2016) "Bless the Space" inaugural exhibition at Jaime Gili Studio
(2015) Bienal Internacional de Performance de Caracas, BIPCA. Caracas
(2015) Guest artists at the National Salon Jóvenes con FIA (Feria Iberoamericana de Arte de Caracas), Centro de Arte Los Galpones. Caracas
(2015) Feria Ch.ACO with Cecilia Brunson Projects. Centro Cultural Estación Mapocho. Santiago de Chile
(2014) Pinta London, Solo Projects curated by Kiki Mazzucchelli & Catherine Petitgas, London, with Oficina#1.
(2013) “Region 0” en el MACRO, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo, España.
(2013) “Pinta Video” in Pinta NY, curated by Octavio Zaya with Oficina#1.
(2013) “Region 0”. The Latino Video Art Festival of NY. King Juan Carlos I Center at NYU. Curated by Eva Mendoza. New York City.
(2013) Masquerade – Be Another. Stephen Lawrence Gallery. London
(2013) XII Premio Mendoza, Sala Mendoza. Caracas
(2012) Square at Egerton Mews. London
(2012) II Taller de Curaduría. Curated by Jesus Torrivilla. Periférico Caracas, Centro de Arte Los Galpones.
Pinta London with Maddox Arts. Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London UK
(2011) The Winter Show, Maddox Arts. London
The Other Art Fair, selected artist for the 1st edition. London
Multiples, Centro de Arte Los Galpones, Galpones G10, Caracas, Venezuela
Friendship of the people, Simon Oldfield Gallery, London, UK
Transgression, Beers.Lambert Contemporary London, UK
(2010) Guest Artist Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo ULA 2010. Merida, Venezuela
Multiplos de 5 at the: ID Fundación Culural Chacao, Caracas, Venezuela
Cuerpo a Cuerpo, 2nd Performace Art Festival, Gran Canaria, España
& 1er Performance Art Festival, Chateau Contemporary Art Centre CAC, Córdoba, Argentina
Curated Series of Moving Images at ArtReach Night of Festivals. Nottingham, UK
PINTA. HACS Space. London, UK
ITINERANTE/PASSERBY/ZEITLICH. GBG Arts, Caracas, Venezuela
(2009) Exposure. Coexist Gallery at TAP. Essex, UK.
“Beyond Appearances” Lehman College Art Gallery. Bronx, NY
MA Fine Art Degree Show. Chelsea College of Arts. London
(2008) Photoshopping and More: MOLAA Collects Photo-Based Art. MOLAA Museum of Latin American Art, Los Angeles, USA.
PINTA Art Fair, NYC. Alejandra Von Hartz Gallery
Lasts days of summer. Alejandra Von Hartz Gallery, Miami, USA
64th Salon Arturo Michelena. National Salon at the Arturo Michelena Museum, Valencia. Venezuela.
Reflect/Refract Rich Gallery. London,UK
III National Salon “Jovenes FIAAM”. Maracaibo, Venezuela
Lasts days of summer. Alejandra Von Hartz Gallery. Miami. USA
Arteamericas, Solar Gallery. Miami Convention Center, USA
(2007) “Los Ponchaos” Espacio T. Periférico Caracas, Venezuela
“Tipos Moviles-Bogota” Project Space, Los Andes University. Bogota, Colombia
YO Contemporary Self-portraits. Solar Gallery. East Hampton, NY
(2006) “Queens International 06: Everything all at once”, Queens Museum, Queens, NY
The NY Museum of Water, Chelsea, NY
Identidades, Galería El Museo, Bogota, Colombia. (3 persons show)
International Global Dislocator, at the Passport Space, Roebling Hall Gallery Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
IX Salon CANTV Jóvenes con FIA (National Young Artist Salon CANTV), Corp Banca Art Space, Curated by Guillermo Barrios. Caracas
I Bienal del Agua (Fist Water Biennale), Jacobo Borges Museum, Caracas
The Drop, Exit Art curated by Papo Colo, NYC
The Studio Visit, Exit Art curated by Papo Colo & Jeanette Ingberman, NYC
(2005) Minima curated by Carlos Palacios at the Paseo Las Mercedes Hotel, Caracas
Venezueland, Galeria Galou Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
Traveling Tales curated by Camila Marambio at the Aratori Warairapa Art Museum, New Zealand.
Boats curated by Judy Colishaw Islip Art Museum. July to September, Islip, NY.
International Kids Fund Latin American Auction 2005, Miami Art Central
Scope Hamptons as the featured artist with Solar Gallery
Spazio Zero Gallery, “El Díptico Urbano”. Caracas, Venezuela
Chicago Contemporary & Classic Art Fair with Solar Gallery, April29 – May 2
(2004) The Erosion Show 2004, “Biennale Internationale de l’Art Contemporain Dakartoff 2004”. Organized by Plexus International, Dakar, Senegal.
Photoworks 04 17th Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition at the Barret Art Center Poughkeepsie, NY. Juried by Jennifer Blessing (Curator Salomon R. Guggenheim Museum NY)
Two of a Kind Studio Soto Gallery, South Boston, MA
(2003) The L Factor, Exit Art. Curated by Papo Colo and Jeannette Ingberman, NYC
Asimetría Americana, DUMBO Arts Festival in DUMBO Brooklyn, NY
“Naturalezas Abiertas”, National Art Gallery -Galería de Arte Nacional (GAN)-, Caracas, Venezuela II Salon Nacional de Art