Guglielmo Alfarone

Born in Italy, Guglielmo Alfarone has participated in national and international exhibitions since the age of 17.
Among others, his work has been displayed at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome and the Ca Pesaro Museum of Modern Art in Venice and he has taken part at the Venice Art Biennale. Furthermore, in 2008, he performed one of his "live painting" in the gardens of the Guggenheim Museum of Venice. He has won several major Italian and European awards for his engravings and despite his young age, his works already form part of renowned public collections such as the Istanbul Museum of Graphic Arts and the Museum Foundation Cominelli in Italy, as well as appearing in the private collections of his patrons.
After graduating with a MA from the Venice Academy of Fine Arts in 2008, he chose to further develop his work in London where he now lives and work. 2006 -2008 Post Degree in "Visual Art" Painting, Academy of Fine Arts of Venice, 110 et Lode (1st.) 2003 -2006 Degree "New Tecnology of Arts" Academy of Fine Arts of Venice.1998 - 2002 High National Diploma School of Art of Venice.

Exhibitions and Events

2013
● "Black & White", Fondazione Valerio Riva, Venezia

2012
● "Ten Paths to the Future", Imago Art Gallery, London, Uk
● "Cura", Campbell Works Gallery, London, Uk
● "Urban Portraits", Able & Baker Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2011
● "Halting", Solo Exhibition, Tache' Gallery, Chelsea, New York
● "Staticita" al Cubo", Solo Exhibition, Cubo di Botta, Palazzo Crepadona, Belluno, Italy
● "Arti_Ficio", leader of art workshop for children, Valmorel, supported by Belluno City Hall, Italy

2010
● "Curiouser & Curiouser", Performance, Old Vic Tunnel, London
● "The Great Book of Graphic Art", Belgium, Poland, Hungaria
● "Cold" Solo Exhibition, Maverich Gallery, London, Uk
● "Unusual View' group exhibition and performance, Oxford house, London, Uk
● "The Great Book of Graphic Art", Sala ex Poste di Palazzo del Pio, Carpi, Italy
● "Young Italian Artists" , Progetto Giovani, Group exhibition, Padova, Italy

2009
● "Earl's Court Festival", Earl's Court Exhibition Center, London, Uk
● "Nudisegni", Bevilacqua la Masa Fondation, Venice, Italy
● "International Biennal of Graphics", Acqui terme, Italy

2008
● Exhibition with performance in "Laboratorio art4family" , Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Venice, Italy
● "Mo>Vi Art", Group show and Performance, Padova, Italy
● "International Graphic Biennal", Istanbul Museum of Grafik arts, Istanbul
● "Corpo Reo", Fondazione Cominelli, De Portesio, San Felice(BS), Italy
● "Pittura a Nordest", ex Farmacia Fabroni, Portogruaro(VE), Italy ●
"Painting Exibition", Municipal, Limana (BL), Italy

2007
● Official collaboration with Odili Donald Odita, 52.Biennale di Venezia.International art exhibition, Italian pavillion, Venice, Italy
● "Think Make Fix" group show and performance, Tessera-Venice, Italy
● "From light to craftsmanship", Cà Pesaro - International Museum of Modern Art, Venice, Italy
● "Dall'Accademia alla Fornace" , Antica Fornace, Asolo, Italy
● "From light to craftsmanship", Centro Culturale Candiani, Mestre –Venice, Italy

2006
● "Impressioni Cittadine", Centro Asteria, Milan, Italy

2004
● Exhibition of selected students of academy of fine arts, Academy of Fine Arts of Venice, Italy
● "Yixing Technical and vocational college", China

2003
●Performance, "Brain Academy Apartment", 50.Biennale di Venezia. Sez. Extra 50 (exhibition catalogue vvvvvvvpage. 620 -621), Venice, Italy
●Project " Mail Art allo specchio", Biennale di Londra, London

2002
●"Aquae Artis" (selected by Achille Bonito Oliva), National Gallery of Modern Art, Rome, Italy

2001
● "CENTRO VEGA" Schools open day, representing the Artistic School of Venice, Venice, Italy
● "II° International Festival of Performance", Artistic School of Venice, Italy

Awards

1° Prize Scholarship prize (students of academies of fine arts of Italy) Concorso Premio Agazzi 2006, Bergamo, Italy
4° Prize National biennial painting competition, Limana (BL), Italy. 2005
2° Prize National painting competition " Giuseppe Gambino", Padova, Italy, 2004
1° Prize National painting competition "ex-tempore" Caorle, Italy, 2001
1° Prize National painting competition "ex-tempore" Mestre(VE), Italy
Associazione Amici delle Arti di Mestre, 2001

Collections

● Istanbul Museum of Graphic Arts, Istanbul, Turkey
● Belluno, Private Collection
● Museum Cominelli Fundation, Engraving Art De Portesio, San Felice (BS), Italy