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

 

Pizzani holds a BA in Communications Studies, (Universidad Católica Andres 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).

 

Her work, expressed in a variety of media, explores the fragility of the individual and particular experience of women across time and geography. She has shown internationally at museums and galleries such as Sala Mendoza, Museo Jacobo Borges, Galería de Arte Nacional, Espacio Monitor and Abra (Caracas), Fundación Marso (Ciudad de México), House of Egorn (Berlin), Cecilia Brunson Projects, Stephen Lawrence Gallery and Photofusion (London), Art Exchange (Colchester), Noorderlicht Photography (Groningen), Queens Museum and Exit Art (New York), MOLAA Museum Of Latin American Art (Los Angeles), Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo, MARCO (Vigo), Museo de Arte Contemporáneo MAC (Santiago de Chile) and the Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), to mention a few. 

 

Prizes and residencies that have been granted to her include: Residency at Fundación Marso, Ciudad de México (2019); Grants for the Arts del Arts Council England (2017); Hotshoe/Photofusion magazine prize, London (2014); AICA-Venezuela (Asociación Internacional de Críticos de Arte) Emerging Artist Prize, Capítulo Venezuela, Caracas (2013); Residency at Hangar, granted by Fundación Mendoza, Barcelona (2013); First Prize at XII Premio Eugenio Mendoza, Caracas (2013); and Second Prize at IX Salón CANTV de Jóvenes Artistas FIA, Centro Cultural Corp Banca, Caracas (2006).

 

Her work can be found in important public and private collections, such as: ESCALA, Essex Collection for Art from Latin America (UK), Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) (USA-Venezuela), Banco Mercantil (Venezuela), Colección Juan Yarur (Chile), and MOLAA, Museum of Latin American Art (USA), among others.