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About Me

Simona Pesce

Sculpture & Installation Artist

 

Personal Information:

Born: 15/02/1978, Mesagne (Br), Puglia, Southern Italy. Lived and studied in Britain, Italy and at a younger age, in Germany

Education:

2015 – 2017 : BA (Hons.) Fine Art University of East London (First Class Hons), London

2014 – 2015 : HND Fine Art and Design (Distinction), Waltham Forest College, London

2013 – 2014 : HNC Fine Art and Design (Merit), Waltham Forest College, London

1991 – 1997 : BTEC Diploma in Art (equivalent), Liceo Artistico Statale “E.Simone”, Italy

Career Summary:

 

Competitions

2018 : The Columbia Threadneedle Prize 2018, Mall Galleries, London (Shortlisted)

 

Residencies

2019 : ‘The Enchanted Forest’ Sculpture/Installation Collaborative project, chapel End Junior Academy, London

2017-18 : Alumni Residency -Skill Enhancement Through Practice Based Learning, University of East London

Commissions

2016 : Props making/Art Director, Caplanvision/Rooky Film ltd

2006 : Creating Scenography The Hatchback of Notre Dame, Musical, Italy

 Mentoring

2017 : Mentor, University of East London, Dockland Campus, London

Mentor, Sir John Monox College (in collaboration with Artillery), Walthamstow, London

Workshops

2019 : Abstract Jute and PVA Sculptures Workshop Chapel End Junior Academy

2017 : Large-scale Cityscape models constructed from recycled material, Chapel End Early Year Centre, London

2014 : Monoprint Workshop, Chapel End Early Years Centre, London

Group Exhibitions:

2019 : BAME Networking & Global Art Exhibition’ Credit Suisse, Canary Wharf, London

2018 : Atelier’ Linger On! National Trust, Eastbury Manor, London

2017 : Fine Art Degree Sample Showcase, National Trust, Eastbury Manor, London

‘Habitus’, ‘University of East London, AVA Gallery, London

2016 : ‘No Mans Land’ Islington Arts Factory, London

‘Make Stone Smaller’, AVA Gallery, London

Acts I & II, Scene III. ‘Swarm’ AVA Gallery, London

‘3 For 50’ Platform Gallery, 2nd Floor Studios, London

2015 : ‘Trumped’ art Auction, Cock ‘n’ Bull Gallery, London

Remember Nature’ AVA Gallery, London

‘Portrait of a Landscape’, Ye Old Rose and Crown, London

‘From Haringey to Walthamstow’, Winns Gallery, London

2014 : ‘Global Capitalism and the Environment’, Winns Gallery, London

SOLO Exhibitions:

2019 : ‘Everything is Transformed’ E17 ArtTrail, London