About Maurizio Bongiovanni

Maurizio Bongiovanni (b. 1979, Tettnang) lives and works between Milan and London. Bongiovanni has shown his paintings with galleries such as Studio d’arte Cannaviello (Milan); Galleria Richter (Rome); Federico Lugar Gallery Window Project (Milan); The Century Club (London) and the Guildhall Art Gallery (London). He participated in several international residencies: Vermont Studio Center in America, La Napoule Art Foundation in France and the Fondazione Lac o Le Mon in Italy. Bongiovanni’s work have been reported in publications such as Nature Morte by Thames & Hudson, L’UomoVogue, Artribune and Queen&Country Magazine.

Fellowships
2014 Internationale Sommerakademie fur Bildende Kunst Salzburg, Austria
2013 Fellowship at Fundacion Valparaiso, Spain
2012 GAI – Association for the Young Italian Artists Circuit – MOVIN’UP, Italy
2012 The Visual Artist's Full Fellowship Award from Marin Community Foundation, The Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA 2012 Fellowship at La Napoule Art Foundation / Clews Center for the Arts, Fellowship, Cote d'Azur, France
2000-2002 Full Fellowship, The Fabrizio Ferri school, Università dell'Immagine, Fondazione Industria, Milan, Italy

Residencies / Workshops
2019 Landina Pitture di Paesaggi, CARS Omegna
2018 Fondazione Lac o Le Mon, Painting Symposium curated by Luigi Presicce, Lecce
2014 Fondazione Spinola Banna per l'Arte, visiting professors Liliana Moro / Mario Airò, Poirino, Turin 2013 Fondazione Spinola Banna per l'Arte, visiting professor Doug Ashford, Poirino, Turin
2013 Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar Playa, Almeria
2012 The Vermont Studio Center, Vermont
2012 La Napoule Art Foundation / Clews Center for the Arts, Cote d'Azur
2011 SIM Samband Islenskra Myndlistarmanna, Reykjavik
2011 IARB International Art Residency, Beijing
2000 Centro T.A.M. Foundation Arnaldo Pomodoro, Fellowship, Pesaro/Urbino

Awards
2014 Finalist, Castel Sant'Elmo, Naples
2012 Finalist, Prize Francesco Fabbri, Pieve di Soligo, Treviso 2012 Finalist, Arte Rugabella, Villa Rusconi, Castano Primo, Milan 2004 Winner, National Award Canon young photographer, Milan

Solo Exhibitions
2019 Studio d’Arte Cannaviello, Milan (Upcoming) 2019 FlatGallery Bratislava (Upcoming)
2017 The Original Face, Century Club, London 2015 Goldfinch, Uluntu Bermondsey, London 2014 CRISCO DISCO and The Totem Paintings, curated by Alice Ginaldi at Fondazione FUORI!, Turin
2012 As We May Think, Galleria Uno+Uno, Milan
2012 It makes me tense, MARS/Milan Artist Run Space, Milan
2011 IARB International Art Residency Beijing at Where Where Art Space, Beijing
2009 Abstraction-Action, Studio d'Arte Cannaviello, Milan

Group Exhibitions
2019 Window Project, Federico Lugar Gallery, Spazio 22, Milan
2019 Forme Uniche Nella Continuità dello Spazio, curate by Luigi Presicce, Rizzuto Gallery, Palermo
2018 Be Water Again, Project Space Koraï, Curated by Panos Giannikopoulos & Theodoulos Polyviou, Nicosia, Cyprus
2018 NOCCIOLINE, promoted by Yellow, Milan
2018 Painters - Painting - Painters, MARS Milan Artist Run Space, Milan2017 NATURE MORTE, Contemporary Still Life, Guildhall Art Gallery, London 2017 Studio Freud, B&G Studio di Psicoterapia, curated by Fabio Carnaghi, Milan
2017 MADEINBRITALY, Drawings from Lightning, curated by Laura Santamaria, London
2016 Hmm..., curated by Roberto Ekholm | EKCO, Hilbert Raum, Berlin
2015 Notre avenir est dans l'air, Antiquarium Alda Levi, curated by Fabio Carnaghi, Milan
2015 L'ESPRIT DE L'ESCALIER, DIMORA ARTICA, curated by Alice Ginaldi, Milan
2014 Prière de Toucher, MARS/Milan Artist Run Space, Milan
2014 2000 Maniacs, curated by Andrea Bruciati and Lorenza Boisi, Art Verona
2014 Storytelling, Summer Academy curated by Felix Gmelin and Carl Fredrik Harleman, Salzburg
2014 Upward Positive Leaders + Drawings from Lightnings, Kunstverein Neukolln, curated by Laura Santamaria, Berlin
2013 La sequenza del fiore di carta, Incubatore, Sant'Elena, curated by Martina Cavallarin, Venezia
2012 Bianca feat. Mars, Galleria Bianca, Palermo
2012 Anni' 10, INTERNO18, Cremona
2012 Prize Francesco Fabbri, Villa Brandolini, Pieve di Soligo, curated by Carlo Sala, Treviso
2012 Sulla Natura, Villa Rusconi, curated by Fabio Carnaghi, Milan
2011 Gallery S.I.M., Reykjavik
2011 Factory-Art Gallery, Berlin
2011 Nappe dell'Arsenale, Venice
2010 Anni '10 Studio d'Arte Cannaviello, Milan
2009 Stile Libero Italiano, Studio d'Arte Cannaviello, Milan
2005 Seven "Everything goes to hell" curated by Maurizio Sciaccaluga, Certaldo, Florence
2004 "Il volume delle labbra" curated by Luciano Inga Pin, Galleria Luciano Inga Pin, Milan

Curatorial projects
2014 Soggettività opere luoghi, CORRADO LEVI for FUOR! Artisti artist run space at Fondazione Sandro Penna, Turin 2013 Fuori! Artisti / 33 artisti celebrano la rivista Sodoma, Fondazione Sandro Penna, Turin (cat.)

Public talks
2014 SODOMA 30 ANNI DOPO, Salone Internazionale del Libro di Torino with Enzo Cucco Gianni Farinetti, Angelo Pezzana
2014 "L'arte da parte", talk a cura di Associazione Edge, Milan
2013 Fuori! Artisti, Conversation with Arturo Schwarz about Art and Homosexuality, Fondazione Sandro Penna, Turin
2013 "Archivio Queer Italia" Independents ArtVerona curated by Giulia Casalini, conversation with Francesco Urbano Ragazzi, Verona 2013 Scatolabianca BLACK MATCH with Paola Angelini e Martina Cavallarin, Milan


Commissions
2011 Tee-shirt design for brand 55DSL Diesel. Part of the 10.55 Limited Edition Artist Series
2010 Ex Psychiatric Hospital Paolo Pini, Milan

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