Matteo Valerio is an Italian-American artist born in 1989. Graduated in 2017 (Distinction) from an MA in Fine Arts at CSM. In 2015 he graduated with laud on a BA in Fine Arts at The Fine Arts Academy of Venice. He was awarded: The “TRA Fondazione Francesco Fabbri Prize”, the “Shanghai Prize Residency” supported by the Italian Office of Culture and Fondazione Garuzzo; the “Mona Hatoum Scholarship”; the “Art For The Evironment Residency” curated by Lucy Orta; the “ Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa Bursary” Piazza San Marco Venice and the “Creative Unions” Residency in Manchester. The “ Art for the Environment Residency” concluded with a show at “ Fondazione Zegna” in Milan and at the Nunnery Gallery in London.
Finalist of” Premio Francesco Fabbri”, winner of premio Speciale TRA Cà Dei ricchi, curated by Carlo Sala, Treviso, Italy.
“The Vivid Unknown” , curated by Monika Dorniak, RosaLux space, Berlin, Germany.
“Over Pr!nt”, in collaboration with Sofia Bonato. curated by Jean Pierre Muller and Mark Hulson, Centre de la Gravure et the l’Image Imprimée, La Louvière, Belgium.
Project/ Workshop “Products of intangible culture”, held at the East China Normal University, Fashion/Art Department, Shanghai, China. 2018.
“Art For The Environment”, curated by Camilla Palestra, Nunnery Gallery. Supported by Bow Arts, Art Council England and Lucy Orta. London.
“Visual Poetry”, Shichuan University Gallery, Chengdu, China.
“Show One”, Degree Show, Central Saint Martins, London.
“Wigan”, curated by Craig Barnes, Window gallery, Central Saint Martins, London.
“ Soft Life”, curated by Maria Luisa Frisa, “Fondazione Ermenegildo Zegna”, Trivero, Italy.
“ Paper Works”, curated by Massimo Stenta and Joe Cheetham, Suede Gallery, Edimburgh.
“Have a Nice way back” in collaboration with Sofia Bonato, curated by Alex Shady, Tate Exchange , Tate Modern, London.
Exhibition of the 3 winners of the “99 Collettiva Giovani Artisti” “Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa”, Piazza San Marco, Venice.