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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)