Lucia Pizzani was born in 1975 in Caracas, Venezuela, and currently lives and works in London. Having studied Visual Communication, Conservation Biology and Fine Arts, the artist’s work revolves around “issues of gender, body, and a lifelong interest in nature. (…) I seek stories, literary and artistic references in significant periods both in Europe and South America, mixing various aesthetics, cultures and historical characters.”

 

She has exhibited internationally in museums and galleries such as Sala Mendoza, Jacobo Borges Museum, Galería de Arte Nacional, Espacio Monitor and Abra (Caracas), House of Egorn (Berlin), Cecilia Brunson Projects, Stephen Lawrence Gallery and Photofusion (London), Art Exchange at Essex University (Colchester), Noorderlicht Photography (Groningen), Queens Museum and Exit Art (New York), MOLAA Museum Of Latin American Art (Los Angeles), the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo, MARCO (Vigo), Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá) and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo MAC (Santiago de Chile),  among others.

 

She was granted the 2014 Hotshoe Photofusion Award, Salon/14 Photofusion (London), the Special Mention at the “Region 0” Video Art Festival, KJCC-NYU, New York in 2013, the 2013 Emerging Artist Award by the AICA-Venezuela Association of International Art Critics, and the 1st Award XII Premio Eugenio Mendoza, Sala Mendoza.

 

Lucia Pizzani’s works are part of public and private collections such as the Molaa Museum of Latin American Art (Los Angeles), Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) (USA-Venezuela), Essex Collection for Art from Latin America (ESCALA) (UK), Banco Mercantil (Venezuela), Miami Art Central (USA), among others.