Serena Zanardi

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Biography

Serena Zanardi lives and works in Genoa.
After a degree in sculpture at the Carrara’s Art Academy she attended the specialization course in technologies and languages of the contemporary photo project at CPFR Bauer Institute in Milan. She frequented Adriano Leverone’s studio where she learnt the knowledge about high temperature ceramic art.
In 2017 she wins an artistic residence at ICAF in Sasama, Japan. In 2013 she won San Fedele Prize in Milan presented by Chiara Gatti. Among the last exibithions, “Cromlech”, a solo exibithion at 3D Gallery in Mestre, Venice, curated by Giulia Bortoluzzi and the partecipation to several collective works like “Terra!”, 56th Ceramic Show in Castellamonte curated by Olga Gambari. vive e lavora a Genova. 

Zanardi Ph. Credit Luigi Maggese

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Cromlech, 3D Gallery, Venezia Mestre, curated by Giulia Bortoluzzi
2014
Apologia Vegetale, Fondazione Rivoli 2, Milan, curated by
Nicoletta Castellaneta, texts by Manuela Brevi
Serena Zanardi&Lydia Hardwick, CAIR, Ceramic Artist Residence,
Künstlerhaus Stadttöpferei Neumünster, Germany,
curated by Danijela Pivasevic Tenner
2012 Surtout la Table, Cascina La Federica, Novi Ligure, a project
curated by MassimoPalazzi
2007
Light on Dark, Perform Contemporary Art, La Spezia,
curated by Giulia Altissimo


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Acqua, Ceramic exhibition 2017, Grottaglie (TA)
Meraviglie, l’arte contemporanea in ceramica, Palazzo Ferrero,
Palazzo Gromo Losa, Biella, curated by Irene Finiguerra
Osmosi, Museo del Territorio Biellese, Biella, texts by Claudia Contu
Open to art, Officine Saffi, Milano
Terre in vista, approdo nella ceramica contemporanea, MUSMI
Parco della Biodiversità Mediterranea, Catanzaro
Terre in vista, approdo nella ceramica contemporanea,
Lega navale, Crotone
Terre in vista, approdo nella ceramica contemporanea,
Museo dei Bretti e degli Enotri, Cosenza
2016
Nesxt, Fondo AA. VV. - Copie uniche d’artista, Q35, Torino,
curated by Walter Ruffato
Intorno, project by Officine Saffi, Studio Legale Associato
Arlenghi e Agostini, Milano, curated by Antonio D’Amico
Arte Verona, Officine Saffi, Verona Fair

Terre in vista, approdo nella ceramica contemporanea, Centro
Angelo Savelli arte contemporanea, Sukiya, Lamezia Terme
Terra! La ceramica in residenza, processo storico e processo
artistico, Civico Museo Manlio Trucco, Albisola Superiore (SV),
curated by Luca Bochicchio
Terra! Il destino della terra, 56ª Mostra della Ceramica di Castellamonte,
palazzo Botton, curated by Olga Gambari
Elate Memories, Villa Grimaldi, Parco del Cotonificio, Lavagna (GE)
In principio è la terra, Forte di Gavi,
curated by M.Galbiati and K.McManus
Katten Kabinet, Mars, Milano, curated by Lorenza Boisi
No Place 2, Castello di Fombio (LO), curated by
Umberto Cavenago e Ermanno Cristini
2015
6 Visioni, Leonardvs, Sestri Levante (GE), curated by Ivan Quaroni
Ceramic Artist Residence, Künstlerhaus Stadttöpferei,
Neumünster, curated by Danijela Pivasevic Tenner
2014
Seance Room, galleria CART, Monza, curated by Andrea Lacarpia
30 anni alle pareti, galleria Cristina Busi, Chiavari, curated by
Maura Iob
Ri-nascere, Museo del territorio Biellese, Biella curated by Andrea
Dall'Asta SJ, Irene Finiguerra
2013
Riflessioni sul corpo e il sacro, Galleria S.Fedele, curated by
Andrea dall’Asta SJ, Chiara Gatti
E quindi uscimmo a vedere le stelle, l’approdo, Abbazia di
S.Remigio (AL), curated by M.Galbiati, K.McManus
E quindi uscimmo a vedere le stelle, l’approdo, Galleria S. Fedele,
Milan, curated by Andrea Dall’Asta SJ, Chiara Gatti
Biennale JCE, Amarante Municipality, Portugal
JCE Laureatai 2012, Culture and Communication Center KCCC,
Klaipeda (LT), curated by Neringa Bumbilene
2012 Here Today, Mars Tomorrow, Spazio Dogana, Palazzo Ducale,
Genova, curated by Giovanni Cervi
A/R, amata, odiata, tenera provincia, Homepage festival, Udine,
curated by Monica Faccio
All I Desire, Spazio Orlandi, Milano, curated by Andrea Lacarpia
Biennale JCE, GMB Gallery, Bratislava
Co Co Co Contemporary Contest, San Pietro in Atrio, Como
Biennale JCE, Kunsthaus, Hamburg
Statements, Circolo Quadro, Milano, curated by Ivan Quaroni
E Lusine, FRAC Corse, Corte, curated by Anne Alessandri and
Sandra Solimano
Biennale JCE, KCCC, Klaipeda (LT)
2011
Biennale JCE, Montrouge, Paris
Kunst Pause Zug (CH) curated by Mèlanie Gèè
Genova/Zugo (CH) curated by Michele Fiore, Carole kambli and
Jacqueline Falk
Genua, Chraemerhuus Gallerie, Langenthal (CH), a cura di Michele Fiore
E-Creativity, Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona
2010
Differente, Viola Box Art Gallery, (GE)
Kunst aus Genua, Gallerie 35, Halten (CH), curated by Michele Fiore
USB 2010, Cristina Busi Gallery, Chiavari (GE), curated by Maura Iob
2009
20x20-30x30, Cristina Busi Gallery, Chiavari (GE)
Da Capo in Genua IKG International Artists Forum, Palazzo Ducale,
Genova, curated by Norbert Radermacher
Movimentazioni, Dogana Space, Palazzo Ducale, Genova,
curated by Martina Starnini
Spinola Contemporanea, Palazzo Spinola, Genoa, curated by
Farida Simonetti, Gianluca Zanella, texts by Viana Conti
2008
Airswap (Arianna Callegaro e Luca Mazza project) Manifesta 7,
Manifattura tabacchi, Rovereto
Hope, Product Festival of contemporary art in Varna, Bulgaria
PS: Zena, Kunstverein Olten (CH), curated by Peter Killer
2006
Donna, Donne, Agheiro Contemporary Art, Lavagna (GE)
2005
Béla Lugosi is not dead, Agheiro Contemporary Art, Lavagna
2003
Infieri 2003, Carrara (MS)
2002
Non stop, Castel Sampietro Terme (BO) curated by Guido Molinari
Collective exhibitions, Hungarian university of Moholy-Nagy
craft and design of Budapest
2001Giovani artisti, salotto in carbonaia, Livorno
Corpus Hominis-Corpus Christi, Cloister of the Cathedral of Massa
Infieri 2001, Carrara (MS)
1998
Illustrations, Fnac, Strasbourg
Illustratori in galleria, Fluxia Gallery , Chiavari (GE)
1995
Indigena, COSV, Milano


WORKSHOPS AND RESIDENCIES

2017
ICAF, artist residence, Sasama, Japan
2015
Bocs,Cosenza, Artist Residency, curated by Alberto Dambruoso
2014 CAIR, Ceramic Artist Residency, Künstlerhaus Stadttöpferei
Neumünster, Germany
2013
JCE Artist Residency, Montrouge, Paris, France
FRAC Corse Artist Residency, Ajaccio
2012Albisola - Artisti cercasi, Give out your best!in ceramic, Artist Residency
2011
Genova/Zugo (CH), Artist Residency, curated by Michele Fiore,
Carole kambli and Jacqueline Falk
2007 Città [in]naturale_paesaggio/incursioni nel tessuto urbano
Linkinart, Artist Residency, Genoa-Berlin
2003
Still frame, Carrara, Artist Residency and workshop
curated by Fabio Amerio

2000
Futuro imperfetto, Fine Art Academy of Carrara, workshop
by Adrian Tranquilli


AWARDS AND FESTIVAL

2017
XXIV concorso di ceramica mediterranea di Grottaglie (TN), shortlisted
2016
Open to Art, Officine Saffi, Milano, Artist Residency,
ICAF Sasama, Japan
Arteam Cup, Palazzo del Monferrato, Alessandria, Vanilla Edizioni prize
2013
Premio San Fedele, Galelria San Fedele, Milano, 1st prize
2012 Co co co como contemporary contest, S. Pietro in Atrio, Como,
shortlisted
Corto&Fieno, museo Tornielli, Ameno (NO), shortlisted
2011 Autofocus, Torino, curated by Olga Gambari, special mention
NaturaIndustriale, Associazione Sassetti Cultura, Circuiti
Dinamici, Milan, shortlisted
Festival giovanile indipendente, video art,
Ciac international centre of contemporary art, Genazzano
(Roma), critical prize
Genova film festival, finalist Liguria section, shortlisted
Cinquesecondi, Milano, 2nd prize
2009
Pagine Bianche d’Autore, curated by Teresa Macrì, special
mention
2008 Premio di scultura Giacomo Puccini, (LU) 2nd prize
2007
Pagine Bianche d’Autore, curated by Teresa Macrì, 1st prize
2004
Premio di scultura Edgardo Mannucci, Arcevia (AN),
special mention
2001 La bellezza, sculpture prize, fondazione Peano, Cuneo,
shortlisted
2000 Bergolo, international prize, Bergolo (CN), 1st prize

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Avisu, 2015, Bocs project, MAM Cosenza
Be Forest #2, 2014, Fondazione Rivoli Due, Milano
Texile, 2014, Künstlerhaus Stadttöpferei, Neumünster, Germania
Luglio 1962, 2012, FRAC Corse, Corte, France
Wedding Day, 2009, Stadthaus Zug, Trauzimmer, Zug (CH)