Bio

 

Born in Rome, Italy in 1980. Lives and works in New York City. 

 

Olimpia Ferrari is an artist who works primarly with photography, she uses this medium to express the connection between architecture spaces and human emotions.

 

EDUCATION  

 

2007/8 International Center of Photography - Bard, New York - USA 

Undergraduate Photography Program.  

 

2003/4 Istituto Superiore di Fotografia e Comunicazione Integrata, Rome - Italy

Undergraduate Photography Program. 

 

 

GRANTS, RESIDENCIES & AWARDS 

 

2007/8 International Center of Photography - Bard, New York - USA. 

Director's Fellowship - Photography Program 

 

2006 Massenzio Arte Prize - ISA - Magazzini Generali - Rome, Italy. 

Exhibition Award 

 

2005 Grinzane Cavour Prize - Region Piedmont- Italy. 

Residency for the realization of a personal project on Piedmont architectures

 

2005 Visual Art Prize ANMIL-INAIL - Rome, Italy. 

Exhibition Award 

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

 

2008

"Serenity", 

Henry Gregg Gallery, New York City - USA

 

2007

"Metrochip Microcity" (catalogue). 

Curated by Lorenzo Benedetti, sponsored by The Elsa Peretti Art Foundation, 

Fondazione Pastificio Cerere- International Photographic Festival - Rome, ITALY  

 

2004

"Fotografie di Viaggio" (catalogue). 

New York University - Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimo'- New York - USA-

Curated by Isabella Del Frate. 

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

 

2008

 

"Art Biennal"

Hall Manege, Saint Petersburg - Russia

Curated by Enzo Fornaro.

 

"Reflect". 

International Center of Photography,  New York - USA 

Curated by Robert Blake and Alison Morley

 

"Detour, Moleskine". 

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. 

Curated by Raffaella Guidobbono. 

( http://detour.moleskinecity.com/) 

 

"Sensory Prelude". 

International Center of Photography,  New York - USA 

Curated by H. Eugene Foster and Per Gylfe. 

 

2006

 

"Le Masse". 

Massenzio Arte Prize - ISA - Magazzini Generali - Rome- Italy 

Curated by Maurizio Chelucci. 

                          . 

"L'Altra meta' del lavoro". 

Palazzo della Cancelleria - Rome- ItalyCurated by Pino Casagrande and Paolo Balmas. 

 

2005

 

"East is East". 

Galleria del Cortile - International Photographic Festival, Rome - Italy 

Curated by Mirtilla Rolandi Ricci. 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 

 

Giuseppe Gallo Art Studio - Rome- Italy. 

Giuseppe Gallo is one of the leading figures of Italian Contemporary Art. 

Artist personal assistant, 2006/7. 

 

 Ottavio Celestino Photographic Studio - Rome- Italy. 

This studio, for more than ten years a leader in the photo publicity panorama, 

works regularly with the best agencies (Saatchi &Saatchi) in Italy, preparing hundreds of national and international promotional campaigns. 

Photographer Personal Assistant, 2005/6. 

 

 PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

 

Elsa Peretti

Ferdinando Brachetti Peretti

Emanuela Di Lorenzo