bio


Born 1978 in Lecce, IT
Lives and works in Rome. IT

education
Academy of Fine Arts, Rome, IT

Academy of Fine Arts, Lecce, IT
group exhibitions – (selected)
2019 Trullo 227_Relazioni, Trullo Nicolò, Martina Franca, IT, exhibition curated by Graziella Melania Geraci
2019 Parallelism, Flat1 zu Gast Im Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
2019 Between two seas #3, Arena1 Gallery, Santa Monica, California,
exhibition curated by Carmelo Cipriani and Luigia Martelloni
2019 Ricami di pietra, Palazzo de Donno, Cursi,IT
2018 Lab 10 Art Prize, 28 Piazza di Pietra Fine Art Gallery, Rome, IT
2018 Display 2.0, ‘O Vascio Room gallery, Somma Vesuviana, IT
exhibition curated by Annalisa Ferraro
2018 Temporary Art Show, Magazzino MAAAC, Cisternino, IT
2018 Mad in Monti Project, Rome, IT
2018 Tiny Biennale (Night), Temple University, Rome, IT, exhibition curated by Susan Moore.
2018 SetUp Art Fair 2018, Bologna, IT, with Art and Ars Gallery
2017 “Ricognizioni. Dai Bocs Art i linguaggi del contemporaneo” The BoCs Art Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Cosenza, IT ,exhibition curated by Alberto Dambruoso
2017 L’applicazione dell’arte, MAAAC Museum of Modern Art Archaeological Area Cisternino , IT exhibition curated by Alberto Vannetti
2017 Amor Verdi Pensiero, Aldo Fabrizi Cultural Centre, Rome, IT, exhibition curated by Alessandro Piccinini
2017 “Ricognizioni. Dai Bocs art i linguaggi del contemporaneo” BOCS Art Museum , Cosenza ,IT, exhibition curated by Alberto Dambruoso
2017 Art Market Budapest, Budapest (Hungary) with Art and Ars Gallery
2017 P.A.C.I, Premio Auditorium Città di Isernia – 5^ edizione, Isernia, IT
2017 Bei Jing Contemporary Art Festival, Song Yang Art Gallery,
798 Art District, Beijing (Cina)
2017 Tiny Biennale (Yellow), Temple University, Rome, IT, exhibition curated by di Susan Moore
2017 Progetto PILL(ARS) – Didattica aperta e ampliamento dell’offerta formativa, Academy of Fine Arts of Lecce, Lecce, IT, curated by Michele Giangrande
2017 Olio d’Artista, Palazzo delle Stelline – Santa Maria Delle Grazie e Cenacolo, Milan, IT, exhibition curated by Francesco Sannicandro
2016 Ritorno a Portonaccio 2, Aldo Fabrizi Cultural Centre, Rome, IT,
exhibition curated by Laura Turco Liveri
2016 L’arte per ricostruire. Artisti per Amatrice, Mucciaccia Gallery, Rome, IT
exhibition curated by Simona Marchini and Massimiliano Mucciaccia
2016 Rome Art Week, Bat Gallery/Studio Milani, Rome, IT, exhibition curated by Fabio Milani
2016 NoPlaces 3 49° Premio Suzzara, Suzzara Prize Gallery, Suzzara, IT
2016 Giuseppe Casciaro Prize, Municipal library of Vignacastrisi, Vignacastrisi, IT
2016 MAAAC Museum of Modern Art Archaeological Area Cisternino, IT,
exhibition curated by Alberto Vannetti
2016 In to the wood, ExComac, Soverato, IT,  exhibition curated by Rosa Ciacci
2016 In – Perfectione, Municipal Art Gallery of Contemporary Art “Domenico Cantatore” Ruvo di Puglia, IT, exhibition curated by Carmelo Cipriani
2016 Il mondo numero Zero, Artasylum Gallery, Fermo, IT,
exhibition curated by Mariachiara Simonetti.
2016 Il Gesto creativo e la parola, Villa Amoretti, Turin, IT, exhibition curated by Mariella Loro
2016 Concorso Internazionale delle Arti Contemporanee, Spazio Mazzini, Rome, IT, exhibition curated by Paola Valori and Fabio Campagna.
2015 Arte Mondadori Prize 2015, Museo della Permanente, Milan, IT
2015 Celeste Prize, Ex Bazzi, Milan, IT
2015 Emergenze Contemporanee, Complesso dei Dioscuri al Quirinale, Rome, IT
exhibition curated by Alessandra Tontini
2013 Art in Rome, Circolo degli artisti, Rome, IT
2013 Art Caffè Prize, Caffè Letterario Roma, Rome, IT
2012 Animal’ arte, Parco Valle della Treja, S.Oreste, IT
2011 Dalla capitale colori in concerto, Stomeo Gallery, Martano, IT
exhibition curated by Gianna Stomeo
2010 I Biennale Internazionale “Città di Lecce” Castello Carlo V, Lecce, IT, exhibition curated by Gianna Stomeo
2009 I Biennale del Mediterraneo, Palazzo Marchesale ‘De Franchis’, Taviano, IT
exhibition curated by Lidia Reghini di Pontremoli
2008 Artisti per l’Accademia, Academy of Fine Arts of Rome, Rome, IT
2008 Rinassence Project, Mecs Village, Ostia, IT, exhibition curated by Ilaria Aquili
2008 Contemporary Photo, Exra Art Gallery Cafè, Rome, IT, exhibition curated by Rita Ficarra
2007 MArteLive, Alatri, IT
2001/2002 Artissima, Surbo, IT
1998 Salent Art, Surbo, IT

solo show
2019 Agorà, Contempo Art Festival, Bastione Santa Maria, Monopoli, IT, exhibition curated by Valentina Iacovelli
2019 Another day, Museo Nuova Era, Bari, IT, exhibition curated by Carmelo Cipriani
2018 Anemos, Parco senza confini Project, Cursi IT, exhibition curated by Carmelo Cipriani
2018 I fili del tempo, Fansinaptico Fondazione per l’arte e le neuroscienze, Maglie, IT, exhibition curated by carmelo Cipriani
2017 Needle Time, Palazzo Castromediano Vernazza, Lecce, IT,
exhibition curated by Carmelo Cipriani
2016 Momentum, Spazio MatEr, Rome, IT, exhibition curated by Carmelo Cipriani

prize
2018 APULIA LAND ART FESTIVAL 2018 –  Winner
2016 CASCIARO PRIZE – International art competition – Winner
2016 ART LAGUNE PRIZE – International art competition, Selection – Painting Section
2016 ELEA PRIZE – International art competition – Finalist
2015 ARTE PRIZE 2015 – Cairo Editore – International art competition – Finalist
2015 CELESTE PRIZE 2015 International art competition – Finalist
2015 DONKEYART PRIZE 3 International art competition – Finalist
2015 CELESTE PRIZE Visible White Photo Prize 4th edition
FAMILYDOM, International art competition – Special mention
2011 COLORI IN CONCERTO, International art competition – Winner
2010 I BIENNALE INTERNAZIONALE “CITTÀ DI LECCE” International art competition –
Critics’ Prize

artist’s residence
2018 Ricami di Pietra, Cursi, IT
2018 Apulia Land Art Festival 2018, Alberobello, IT
2016 BoCsArt Cosenza, Cosenza, IT

project
” Ricami di pietra” project for an artist’s residence , Palazzo de Donno, Cursi,IT

press
I Fili del Tempo – Edizioni Esperidi
222 Artisti emergenti su cui investire 2018 – Edizioni Exibart Service
Needle Time – Edizioni Esperidi
Catalogo di arte moderna, GLI ARTISTI ITALIANI DAL PRIMO NOVECENTO
A OGGI n° 51 – Mondadori
PERCORSI D’ARTE IN ITALIA 2016 – Rubettino Editore

contact:
info@gianfrancobasso.it