About

Francesca Romana Pinzari was born in Perth (Western Australia) in 1976, she moved to Italy at the age of four.
She studied in Rome at the Academy of Fine Arts and got her degree with honors. Now she lives and works in Rome.
She started her career as a figurative painter in 2001 right after her degree
In the latest years she worked using different medias like video art, performances and installations.

Selected shows

Solo :

2015

  • Memorie Apocrife, Mondrian Suite, Rome, curated by Lori Adragna
  • Passione Residuale, Int 14 AIAC associazione Italiana di Architettura e Critica, curated by Francesco Paolo Del Re

2014

  • Nostalgia dell’Umano, BuOrg Gallery, Bari, Curated by Francesco Paolo del Re and Sabino De Nichilo
  • Cavalli, Gallery Zak, Siena curated by Gaia Pasi

2013

  • Soul Preservation, Sponge living space, Pergola (PU) curated by Francesco Paolo del Re
  • L’albero della memoria, Sponge living space, Pergola (PU) curated by Stefano Verri


2012
– San Lorenzo Fotografia Video installation at Pastificio Cerere

2009
I ain’t superstitiuos installation and performance , Arte Moderna e Contemporanea dell’Associazione Dimore Storiche Italiane, Le Torri di Bagnara (Perugia)
2008
M+F la complementarietà degli opposti, Artsinergy, Palermo, curator:Gianluca Marziani
Invisibile/indelebile, double show with Erica Campanella, galleria 196 Rome, curator: Micol Di Veroli
2006
 Paper Boundaries, at The Sydney Artworld Gallery, Sydney
 Paper Boundaries Solo at Villa Celimontana Jazz festival, Rome

2005
Paper Boundaries, , Gadfly Gallery, Perth curator Joy Legge
Paper Boundaries, Galleria 196 – Rome, curator Lea Mattarella ,

Group :

2015

  • #nuovicodici #aroomofherown Biennale di Soncino a Marco, Palazzo Stanga Trecco, Cremona curated by Milena Becci and Valeria Carnevali
  • Transition of Energy Kunsthalle Bratislava, curated by Lorella Scacco
  • Performance Night Galeria Miejska BWA Bydgoszcz, Poland

2014

  • Among Us, Olive Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca New York
    Curated by Shara Wasserman
  • La grande Illusione, Temple Gallery, Rome a curated by Manuela De Leonardis
  • La Memoria delle Cose, Biblioteca Comunale presso il Mart di Rovereto curated by Alessandro Carone e Daniela Brunelli
  • Privata, Travelling show Mole Vanvitelliana di Ancona, Art Hotel Sorrento, Archivio di Stato Cosenza, curated by Federica Mariani
  • Scala C.ALL, Scala C, Rome curated by Sandra Hauser and Nicole Voltan

 

2013

  • IN Natura, Zack Gallery, Siena curated by Gaia Pasi
  • XXX Fuorifestival, Pesaro curated by Stefano Verri
  • Nonostante Tutto, curated by Raffaele Gavarro, Galleria Oltredimore, Bologna
  • Sing Sweet Songs of Conviction travelling show at MC Gallery, New York : and Mexico City (November 2013) curated by White Spider and Karen Huber
  • Selezioni aeffettive, studio Angeletti, Rome, curated by Peter Benson

2012
–       Catarifrangenze, curate by Achille Bonito Oliva and LUISS master of art at La Pelanda, MACRO Testaccio, Rome
–       Stipendy artist, project room 24h inside the show RE-Kollekt al Bethanien museum, Berlino
–       Portonaccio gli inquilini dell’arte, curator: Achille Bonito Oliva, ex magazzini di Portonaccio, Rome
–       Sing Sweet Songs of Conviction: travelling show in 6 cities:
– Shau Fenster Gallery, Berlin curator: Perennial Art,
– Label 201, Rome curated by Laura Barreca,
– Core@Nolias gallery, London curated by Enrico Centoze
– MC Gallery, New York, catalogue text by Julia Draganovich. Next steps will be, Mexico City in 2013

2011

Short Video Art Show , curated by Cecilia Freschini at the Space A gallery in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Via Arimondi, Temple University, Rome, curator Shara Wasserman
– SVA summer residency open studios 335 west 16th Street, New York
Voci della Periferia, museo delle Mura, Roma, curator: Costantino D’Orazio

2010
ADD Festival, Video art Festival at Palazzo Incontro, Roma curator: Giorgia Terrinoni
– Celeste prize, finalist exhibition in Catania, curators: Gabi Scardi and Giulia Draganovich
SPAZIO MONITOR, @ Festarte MACRO Future, La Pelanda, Museo di Arte contemporanea di Roma
Expectations, group show in New York, curated by Manon Slome and Julian Navarro

2008

– Artist from Italy group Show curated by Giacomo Pellegrini, Casanova Hotel, Prague
– ArteContemporaneaModerna, palazzo dei congressi, Rome

2007
Superfici mai superficiali, curated by Gianluca Marziani, Pizzoli

2006
Profilo d’arte travelling exhibition in the cities: Brescia, Reggio Emilia, Roma, Torino, Ferrara e Milano – catalogue ed. Munus
– Exhibition Comunicare Roma 2006, Auditorium della Concicliazione, Rome – catalogo ed. Gangemi
2004
– scultura 2004 San Salvatore in Lauro Museums, Rome
2003
Le periferie Romane al centro della trasformazione della città at the New Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome
Orme traccianti, Public Library Federico Borromeo, Rome
1999
– Group exhibition for “Cortili Aperti” Historical houses association, Palazzo Borghese, Rome, curators: Arnaldo Romani Brizzi and Ludovico Pratesi

Prizes and awards:
– Winner of a sponsored grant for the SVA summer residency program 2011 New York
– Winner of the award Voci dalla Periferia 2011, Rome
– Selected for expectations 2010 New York
– Finalist Celeste Prize Italia 2010
– Winner Dipingeremo, Sulmona 2007
– finalist for “profilo d’arte”2006 award by Profilo Bank
– 2006, 2007 Fenice et des Artistes, Venice
– III prize for 2004 sculpture award by the Pio Istituto Catel