Lucía Pizzani

Lucía Pizzani born in Caracas (1975), lives and works in London.

Lucía Pizzani holds a BA in Communications Studies, (Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas), Certificate in Conservation Biology from CERC at Columbia University (New York) and Master in Fine Arts from the Chelsea College of Art and Design (London).

Recent awards and residencies include: Photofusion Hotshoe Award 14, (London, 2014) the Emerging Artist Award by the AICA, International Art Critics Association -Venezuelan chapter-, (Caracas, 2013), and the XII Premio Eugenio Mendoza (Caracas, 2013) with a following Residency at Hangar (Barcelona).

Pizzani has exhibited internationally in museums and galleries such as Oficina#1 (Caracas), Sala Mendoza (Caracas), Cecilia Brunson Projects (London), Queens Museum (NY), MOLAA Museum Of Latin American Art (LA), Jacobo Borges Museum (Caracas), Stephen Lawrence Gallery (London), the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo, MARCO (Vigo) and Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), among others. Her works is represented in private and public collections such as the Essex Collection for Art from Latin America ESCALA, Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, CPPC, Museum Of Latin American Art, MOLAA, Colección Banco Mercantil and Colección Juan Yarur.

 

Lucia Pizzani was born in 1975 in Caracas, Venezuela, and currently lives and works in London

EDUCATION

2008-2009 MA Fine Arts. Chelsea College of Arts and Design. London, UK
2001-2002 Certificate in Conservation Biology CERC Columbia University, NY
1993-1998 BA in Visual Communications Universidad Católica Andres Bello UCAB Caracas Venezuela

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

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
“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 EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2016
“Unidentified Women” at the Espronceda Art Center in the Loop Festival. Curated by Fortunata Calabro. Barcelona
“Esqueje” Inaugural exhibition at ABRA, Caracas
“Terrestres” guest curated group show at Verdi Verd Espai D’art. Barcelona
“Bless the Space” inaugural exhibition at Jaime Gili Studio

2015
Bienal Internacional de Performance de Caracas, BIPCA. Caracas
Guest artists at the National Salon Jóvenes con FIA (Feria Iberoamericana de Arte de Caracas), Centro de Arte Los Galpones. Caracas
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
Masquerade – Be Another, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, London
XII Premio Mendoza, Sala Mendoza, Caracas

2012
Square at Egerton Mews, London
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
“Last 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
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 Arte
Mares at Solar Gallery East Hampton, NY

 

AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS

2014
Hotshoe Photofusion Award. Salon/14 Photofusion, London, UK

2013
Special Mention at the “Region 0” Video Art Festival, KJCC-NYU, New York
Emerging Artist Award by the AICA-Venezuela Association of International Art Critics, Venezuelan chapter
Residency at Hangar, Barcelona (Spain) by Fundación Mendoza, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela
1st Award XII Premio Eugenio Mendoza, Sala Mendoza, Caracas

2006
Second Award at the IX Salon CANTV de Jóvenes Artistas FIA (Feria Iberoamericana de Arte). Corp Group Cultural Center, Caracas, Venezuela

1998
Best Documentary “Monitor” VIART Prize Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas, Venezuela

COLLECTIONS (SELECTION)

Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) (USA-Venezuela)
ESCALA, Essex Collection for Art from Latin America (UK)
Colección Juan Yarur (Chile)
Banco Mercantil (Venezuela)
Molaa Museum of Latin American Art (Los Angeles, USA)
Hotel Paseo Las Mercedes (Caracas, Venezuela)
Miami Art Central (Miami, USA)

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY (SELECTION)

2012
“Lucia Pizzani trae flores hermafroditas” por Michelle Roche, El Nacional Pag C-1, 24-02-2012

2011
“Venezolanos en el Mundo: Lucia Pizzani” by Ezequiel Borges, Tal Cual, Pag 22 and 23, 27-02-2011

2010
“Lucia Pizzani, Vessel” por Belgica Rodriguez. Artnexus #77, Pag 2010

2009
“A Room of One’s Own. Lucia Pizzani” NY Arts Magazine. Fall Issue 2009
“Coreografía de una arquitectura” Marcy Rangel. Pag. E/4. El Nacional, 15-11-09
“Los Portales y el Eco” Lorena Gonzalez. Pag E/2. El Nacional. 22-12-09
“Vessel en Los Galpones” Carmen V Perez. Pag 26, Artes, Tal Cual, 16-11-09

2008
“Lucia Pizzani: Simetrica” by Edgar Alfonzo Sierra. El Nacional, page D1 and D2

2007
“Lucia Pizzani sujeto y objeto” El Nacional, by Daniel Rojas. 18-04-07, Pag 10
“Queens International: Every thing all at once” Time Out NY by Kate Lowestein

2006
“Queens International: Everything all at once”. Catalogue. Queens Museum NY
“Identidades” Juan Pablo Echeverri, Lucia Pizzani y Ixone Sadaba, Crítica. Revista Lapiz # 226 October 2006
“Lucia Pizzani ganadora del Segundo Premio Jóvenes con FIA” El Nacional
“Lucia Pizzani at PIAG”, Review by Lilia Fontana Arte al Día Magazine
“Pendare por Lucia Pizzani”, Climax Magazine, Arte

2005
Hamptons C & G Magazine (Scope Hamptons Art Fair, review)

2004
“Ephemeral/Trends II”. The catalogue 2004, Merrill Lynch Arteamericas.
“Naturalezas Abierta” Catalogue II Art Saloon Exxon Mobil, National Art Gallery
“Visions” by Alejandra Villasmil, Arte al Día Internacional No. 104, Year 23

2003
“El Factor-L en Exit Art” by Maria Vega, El Diario La Prensa, NY, December 12

 

COURSES

2008
Theory of Photography by Teemu Hupli Photographers’ Gallery, London UK

2007
Photography and Visual Art by Horacio Fernandez curator of Photoespaña, Spanish Embassy, Caracas, Venezuela

2006
Photography in the suspicious era by Joan Foncuberta, Organización Nelson Garrido ONG, Caracas, Venezuela
Narrative in Photography and Photography in the text by Lorena Gonzalez

May 22, 2017
Art Exchange presents Lucía Pizzani’s performance Las Cáscaras

Internationally renowned visual artist Lucía Pizzani will be presenting a site-specific performance at the University of Essex, Colchester campus on the 7th of June 2017. The performance will take place from 7 – 10 pm with a reception to take place afterwards at Art Exchange.

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September 11, 2017
Lucía Pizzani at Photofusion Photography Centre

Lucia Pizzani opens exhibition Broader Implications at Photofusion Photography Centre, London

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Lucía Pizzani: El Adorador De La Imagen
Velasco B., Patricia (Coord.), Lucía Pizzani: El Adorador De La Imagen, Caracas: Sala Mendoza, 2014.

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