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Curriculum Vitae

Born in Rome, Italy, 1972
Lives and works in London

Education

2002 MA Painting, Wimbledon School of Art, UK.

Forthcoming Exhibitions

2013
Be Our Guest,
Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2009
Transient residence,Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Wales.
2008
The tower and the well, Monika Bobinska Galery, London.
2007
Gaia Persico, ‘In Focus’ space, Oriel Davies, Newtown, Powys, Wales,
2006
Gaia Persico, Oriel Studio 8 Gallery, Ruthin.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012
Ten Paths to the Future, Imago Gallery, London.
The near and the elsewhere
, PM Gallery and House, London.
Collectible, ZAP Projects, London.
2011
Sovereign European Art Prize, Haskoy Yun iplik Fabrikasi, Istanbul
Hung, Drawn and Altered: Drawn In,
Baylors & Diamond, Karin Janssen Project Space, London.
16th German International Exhibition of Graphic Art  Frechen 2011
, Kunstverein Zu Frechen E.V., Frechen, Germany.
Wrexham Print International, Oriel Wrecsam, Wrexham, Wales.
FILTER
, Baylors & Diamond, London.
Contemporaneo.doc/DOCVA, MAXXI, Museum XXI Arts, Rome.
The 14th Japan Media Arts Festival, National Art Center, Tokyo.
2010
Wish You Were Here, an exploration into travel and drawing, Bath SPA Gallery, Weston-Super-Mare.
Outsider, Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen, Wales.
Urban Origami, PM Gallery & House, London.
2009
The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2009
, Jerwood Space, London.
4th International Drawing Competition, Municipal Museim of Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland.
Cream
, International Festival for the Arts and Media, Yokohama, Japan.
Paper City: Urban Utopias, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
Who is Telling the Story Part 1
, Galata Perform, Beyoglu, Istanbul.
Who is Telling the Story Part 2, Kadirga: Kadirga Liman Caddesi No. 82, Kumkapi, Istanbul.
Unsound Practice, Dutch Kills Gallery, New York.
Atlas: Separated by Intervals
, The Crypt Gallery, London.
2008
Rotate
, Mermaid&Monster at Contemporary Art Society, London
Concrete Dreams, APT Gallery, London
RE:drawing
, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Wales.
If you Build It, They Will Come, g39, Cardiff.
Shot By the Sea, Hastings Film Festival, Electric Palace Cinema, Hastings.
2007
Isobar, Fieldgate Gallery, London
Innocence and Despair, g39, Cardiff
Alternative Possible World, AirVideo, AirSpace, Stoke-on-Trent.
Pilot:, Pilot Archives at La Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, during La Biennale di Venezia
Pilot; Pilot Archives at La Casa Encendida, Madrid, during ARCO 07.
2006
Blink, Gasworks, London.
Sensuous Panorama, Lounge,
London.
Houses in Motion, Fieldgate Gallery, London.
2005
PILOT:2, Farmiloes Building, London.
taking a line for a walk, The Place, Letchworth Arts Center.
2004
Draward, The Place, Letchworth, UK.
National Eisteddfod of Wales, Tredegar House, Newport, UK.
The Travelling Show, ADi projects, London, UK.
2003
To All the Lovers and Sweethearts We Will Never Meet, House Gallery, London, UK.
2002
Paint, fa projects, London, UK.
East International 2002, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, UK.

 

Awards

2012
Arts Council England, funding for The nean and the elsewhere exhibition.
2011
Sovereign European Art Prize finalist.
2010
Arts Council England, funding for Closed Circuits installation
2008
'Overall first prize winner' of Oriel Davies Open 2008, Oriel Davies Gallery.
Nominated for Sovereign European Art Prize by Dr. Rossana Pittelli, Art Attache', Italian Cultural Istitute, London.
2007
The Henry Moore Foundation, funding for Isobar catalogue.
Nominated for ArtSway Residency by John Gillett, Winchester Art Gallery.
2005

Nominated by The Drawing Room to exhibit in Pilot:2.
2004
Shortlisted for 'Gold Medal in Fine Art' award, National Eisteddfod of Wales.
2003
Nominated for Beck's Futures at ICA, London.

 

Art Fairs

2008
Pilot: archives at 101 Tokyo Art Fair, Tokyo, Japan, 3-6 April
Pilot: archives at ZAIM project space, Yokohama, Japan, 20-30 March
2007
Aqua, Aqua Hotel, Miami, 5 - 9 December.
Year07, County Hall, London, 11 - 14 October.
Pilot:, Pilot Archives at La Casa Encendida, Madrid, during ARCO 07.

 

Commissions

2008
'Paper Cities', drawing for Blueprint Magazine, December 2008, issue n.273.

 

Lectures and Interviews

2012
BBC Radio London on Robert Elms Show.
The near and the elsewhere, exhibtion tour with Herbert Wright.
2010
Urban Origami,
exhibtion tour with Matt Price.
The Big Draw,
The Bath SPA Gallery, Weston University.
2009

The Big Draw, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown.
Transient residence
, Oriel Davies Gallery, exhibition talk.
2008
MA Drawing, Camberwell School of Art, London.
Claremont Studios, Hastings.
2006
Croydon College further education, Croydon.
2005
Croydon College further education, Croydon.
The Big Draw, The Place, Letchworth Art Centre, Letchworth Garden City.
2002

East Discourse, Norwich Gallery, Norwich.