Lucia Pizzani

Lucía Pizzani, Caracas 1975

Period of  residency: September – October 2013

As the daughter of prominent Venezuelan artist-parents, Lucia Pizzani has been participating in performances and video works since childhood. In her mid-twenties, while living in New York, she began to master and develop her current practice, which today is an uninhibited and expressive approach involving the body, photography, performance, and self.

She is based in London, where she completed a Master in Fine Arts at the Chelsea College of Arts in 2009. Her Thesis “The body as a vessel” is a theoretical and studio based research about the relation of the body with inner and outer spaces. She spends a few months a year in Caracas, were she has had solo and group exhibitions at major contemporary art spaces and museums. In 2013 she received the XII Eugenio Mendoza Award and the Emerging Artists Award by AICA Association of International Art Critics Venezuela and in 2006 she received the 2nd National Young Award Salon FIA.

Recent Solo Exhibitions are: Orchis and Vessel, both at the Galería Fernando Zubillaga, Centro de Arte Los Galpones Caracas (2012 & 2009), and Retratos Ausentes HACS Miami – La Carniceria Caracas (2007). Group shows in 2011 include art spaces in London such as the Simon Oldfield Gallery, Beers.Lambert and Maddox Arts, and for 2010 the 65 Bienal Arturo Michelena, Museo de la Ciudad, Valencia, Venezuela, and ArtReach Night of Festivals, Nottingham, UK, also Beyond Appearances, Lehman College Art Space, Bronx, NY (2009), MOLAA Collects Photo-Based Art, Museum Of Latin American Art, L.A (2009), Reflect-Refract Rich Gallery, London (2008), YO! contemporary self-portraits, Solar Gallery NY (2007)  III Queens Museum Biennale NY (2006), Identidades Galería El Museo, Bogota, Colombia (2006), The Drop Exit Art, NY (2006); Boats, Islip Art Museum NY (2005), Naturalezas Abiertas Galeria de Arte Nacional, Caracas (2003).

Her work is included in private and public collections such as: Colección Banco Mercantil, Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) and Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC), among others. She is represented in Venezuela by the artist run space Oficina No1.


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