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    Silvia Forese was born in Verona (Italy) in 1984. She graduated from the Academy of Art G.B. Cignaroli in Verona, in 2010 and studied Graphic Design at the Escola Superior de Disseny BAU, in Barcelona, Spain, in 2008. In 2017 she completed a master’s degree specialising in visual merchandising and interior design at MOODART Fashion School in Verona. Until Now she has exhibited her works in different show and art projects in Italy, England and New York City. Silvia lived and worked in London and New York City where she took part in various art exhibition  end festivals as visual artist and set designer. From January 218 she collaborates with Farm Cultural Park – international culture center – in Sicily. In the last year, 2019, she worked as director of SOU – School of architecture for children in Favara (Sicily). Currently Silvia lives and works in Favara (Agrigento). 

    Solo Exhibition

    2016_Double solo Exhibition | Domestic Landscape, Art and Ars Gallery, Galatina, Lecce (I) – Federica Cogo and Silvia Forese curated by Katia Olivieri                                                            2015_Spot the Differences, ABA Academy of Art, Verona (I) curated by Daniele Nalin
    2013_ Lost Property, Cinnamon Soho, London (UK) curated by Cristiana Bottigella
    2012 _Chassid – The jews of New York City, Zuni Gallery, Ferrara (I) curated by Elena Bertelli
    2011_The pleasure is all mine, Contaminatenyc, Soho, New York City, curated by Elena Avesani
    2010_Place of cult, Cardazzofactory Gallery, Milan (I) curated by Giorgio Cardazzo

    Collaboration

    2019 – Currently I collaborate with Farm Cultural Park – international cultural center –

    2014
    _Art Residence in Basilicata – Visioni Urbane – Cinema, Installation, Street Art at Centro TILT Marconia di Pisticci, Matera (I)
    _Familiar objects Familial faces, A-Side B-Side Gallery, London (UK) curated by Antonella Ferrari and Silvia Forese
    2013
    _Imprevisti Domestici, Palazzo Carlotti, Garda (I) curated by Antonella Ferrari and Silvia Forese
    _Moving in | Moving out Again, Free Space Gallery, London (UK)
    _Moving in| Moving out, The Coming Soon Club, London (UK) – curated by Vanessa Saraceno

    Main Group Exhibitions, Fairs and Festivals

    2017 _Art Market Budapest – Contemporary Art Fair – Art&Ars Gallery, Budapest (EN/HU)     2016
    _Set up – Contemporary Art Fair – Art&Ars Gallery and A100 Gallery, Bologna (I)
    _Swab – International Contemporary Art Fair – Art&Ars Gallery, Barcelona (SP)
    _Personal Relations, Cello Factory, curated by hARTlane Project Space, London (UK)              2015
    _Why don’t you paint flowers? Harts Lane Studios, London (UK)
    _Silent Movies – Underground Art Fair, Harts Lane Studios, London (UK) curated by Vanya Balogh and Cedric Christie
    _ Bushwick Open Studios Festival, The House of Oops Gallery, New York City (USA) curated by Meli Sanfiorenzo

    2014
    _Art Verona – International Art Fair, Independent Project curated by My Home Gallery, Verona _Deptford X – London’s Contemporary Arts Festival, hARTlane Project Space, London (UK)
    _15th Edition of Lucania Film FestivalSet designer and installations, Pisticci, Matera (I)
    _Bushwick Open Studios Festival, The House of Oops Gallery, New York City, curated by Meli Sanfiorenzo
    _Hybris –La dismisura come pratica di comunicazioneOfficine dell’Immagine Gallery, Milan (I) curated by Andrea Lacarpia

    2013
    _Trupof – Set Design at Teatro Escaba, Festival de Cine, Buenos Aires (AR)
    _Bushwick Open Studios Festival, The House of Oops Gallery, New York City (USA)                                     curated by Meli Sanfiorenzo
    _Is Michelangelo dead? Wunderkammer of Savonuzzi Palace in Ferrara (I) curated by Basso Profilo&Co

    2012
    _Zenit, C.C.C.P. Gallery, Brooklyn, New York City (USA) curated by J.A. Holt
    _Is Michelangelo dead? Villa Bighi, Copparo, Ferrara (I) curated by Elena Bertelli
    _Bushwick Open Studios Festival, The House of Oops Gallery, New York City (USA) curated by Meli Sanfiorenzo
    _Tanatosi e sonno profondo, Melepere Gallery, Verona (I) curated by Patrizia Silingardi
    _First step, KN Studio Gallery, Verona (I) curated by Luigi Meneghelli
    2011
    _Temporaneo, Cardazzofactory, Milan (I) curated by Giorgio Cardazzo
    _Bushwick Open Studios Festival, The House of Oops Gallery, New York City (USA) curated by Meli Sanfiorenzo

    2010
    _Art Verona, International Art Fair, Cardazzofactory, Verona (I)
    _ MAGI’900 – Museum – Bologna (I)

    2009
    _Still life, Grafiche Aurora, Graphic Design Studio, Verona (I)
    _Art Verona, International Art Fair, Cardazzofactory, Verona (I)
    2008
    _Arte appesa, Birolli hall, curated by Academy of Fine Art, Verona (I)
    _Unica, Glaxo Smith Kline, curated by Academy of Fine Art, Verona (I)