Bio

Serena Scapagnini e’ nata a Roma il 12 luglio 1983. Laureata all’Universita’ di Roma La Sapienza, con una tesi in Semiotica e Storia delle Religioni, ha proseguito la sua formazione artistica in Francia (Paris VIII) e negli Stati Uniti presso la School of Visual Arts di New York. Il suo lavoro e’ stato esposto e collezionato in India, Stati Uniti, Svezia, Ungheria, Italia. Vive e lavora a Roma.

2015
EXPO ARTE, Villa Bagatti Valsecchi, Milano _ Italy
Curated by Vittorio Sgarbi

Devotion, Art in service of Truth
Gallery Art Positive - a Unit of BCAH - New Delhi _ India
Curated by Ina Puri

2014
Entwined Landscapes, Museo Civico, Rivisondoli _ Italy
Curated by Fiona Liberatore and Pier Luigi Terio

Serena Scapagnini, L’Onda, Cella Septichora Museum _ Pecs, Hungary
World Heritage, UNESCO site. Curated by Luca Keseru and Monika Zsikla, within Art Moments Festival and supported by Zsolnay Museum

L’Onda, First Hungarian Parliament Building / Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Budapest _ Hungary
Curated by Luca Keseru, within Art Moments Festival

2010
The New Order Beauty, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi _ India
Curated by Vibha Galhotra

2009
Sounds from the Castle, Tjolöholm Castle
‘Italy-Sweden: Cultural Collaboration through Contemporary Art’
Fjärås, Goteborg _ Sweden
Curated by Oscar Aschan
Supported by the Italian Cultural Institute of Stockholm

Risalita 500 Sotterranei di San Francesco, Siena _ Italy
a cura di Fabio Mazzieri

Biennale di Arte Contemporanea di Genova,
Palazzo Stella, Genova _ Italy
Curated by Mario Napoli

2008
GEN NEXT III, Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata _ India
Curated by Vikram Bachhawat.

V_Day. New Orleans Superdome, New Orleans _ USA
Curated by Eve Ensler
Supported by the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles

2007
S.V.A. Exhibition, New York _ USA

Awards

2009. Tjolöholm Art Prize, Goteborg _ Sweden
work: La Cattedrale di Hildesheim

2009. Biennale di Arte Contemporanea di Genova, first prize Genova _ Italy  
work: Fugacita’

2006. Mario Moderni Art Award, Roma _ Italy
work: Cerc(hi)ando


Recidencies

2014. Bajaj Capital Art House (BCAH), New Delhi _ India
2013. Studi di Armonia, “Art in Progress. Cantieri del Contemporaneo” A cura di Alfredo Pirri, Centro Visita Cupone – Parco Nazionale della Sila _ Italy.
2009. Tjolöholm Castle Residency for Artists, Goteborg _ Sweden

2008. Emami Chisel Art (ECA) Art Camp
Kolkata _ India.

2007. Painting and Mixed Media Program, School of Visual Arts
New York _USA

2005. Universitee de Vincennes, Paris VIII Saint Denis
Paris _ France

Serena Scapagnini was born in 1983 in Rome, Italy. She graduated in Semiotics and History of Religion at La Sapienza Univesity, Rome and she began her art education in Paris (Paris VIII)  and then New York, where she studied at the School of Visual Arts. Her work has been shown and collected in United States, India, Sweden, Hungary, Italy.  She lives and works in Rome.

2015
EXPO ARTE, Villa Bagatti Valsecchi, Milano _ Italy
Curated by Vittorio Sgarbi

Devotion, Art in service of Truth
Gallery Art Positive - a Unit of BCAH - New Delhi _ India
Curated by Ina Puri

2014
Entwined Landscapes, Museo Civico, Rivisondoli _ Italy
Curated by Fiona Liberatore and Pier Luigi Terio

Serena Scapagnini, L’Onda, Cella Septichora Museum _ Pecs, Hungary
World Heritage, UNESCO site. Curated by Luca Keseru and Monika Zsikla, within Art Moments Festival and supported by Zsolnay Museum

L’Onda, First Hungarian Parliament Building / Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Budapest _ Hungary
Curated by Luca Keseru, within Art Moments Festival

2010 
The New Order Beauty, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi _ India
Curated by Vibha Galhotra

2009 
Sounds from the Castle, Tjolöholm Castle
‘Italy-Sweden: Cultural Collaboration through Contemporary Art’
Fjärås, Goteborg _ Sweden
Curated by Oscar Aschan
Supported by the Italian Cultural Institute of Stockholm

Risalita 500 Sotterranei di San Francesco, Siena _ Italy
a cura di Fabio Mazzieri

Biennale di Arte Contemporanea di Genova, 
Palazzo Stella, Genova _ Italy
Curated by Mario Napoli

2008 
GEN NEXT III, Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata _ India
Curated by Vikram Bachhawat.

V_Day. New Orleans Superdome, New Orleans _ USA
Curated by Eve Ensler
Supported by the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles

2007 
S.V.A. Exhibition, New York _ USA

Awards

2009. Tjolöholm Art Prize, Goteborg _ Sweden 
work: La Cattedrale di Hildesheim

2009. Biennale di Arte Contemporanea di Genova, first prize Genova _ Italy  
work: Fugacita’

2006. Mario Moderni Art Award, Roma _ Italy
work: Cerc(hi)ando


Recidencies

2014. Bajaj Capital Art House (BCAH), New Delhi _ India 
2013. Studi di Armonia, “Art in Progress. Cantieri del Contemporaneo” A cura di Alfredo Pirri, Centro Visita Cupone – Parco Nazionale della Sila _ Italy.
2009. Tjolöholm Castle Residency for Artists, Goteborg _ Sweden

2008. Emami Chisel Art (ECA) Art Camp
Kolkata _ India.

2007. Painting and Mixed Media Program, School of Visual Arts
New York _USA

2005. Universitee de Vincennes, Paris VIII Saint Denis 
Paris _ France