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Virginia Zanetti was born in Fiesole (Fi) in 1981. She lives in Toscany.
In 2005 she graduates with honor in painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence (110 out of 110 ).
In 2007 she got the qualification, in the Academy of fine arts in Florence, for teaching art, drawing and history of art.
In 2005 at Biennale di Venezia she made an exclusive interview to the Dutch-Southafrican artist Marlene Dumas.
She gives several personal exhibitions all over Italy and in Europe. She got  publications of several works and some of her works belong public and private collections in Europe and in the U.S.A.  
She also committed in the organization of art-cultural events, in the past in the underground world and now in private and public galleries. She was member of networking: an art and political group of activists and performer, that made some actions, exhibitions, urban incursions.
 
Virginia Zanetti’s research explores the relations and principle that governs phenomenas, crossing spirituality and science, autobiography and collective memory. Her poetic is made by light and color, matter, silence, empty spaces. She uses painting, photography, installation,  video, performance, relational art according her communicative and processional necessity.
 
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
 
2009 senior high school specializing in Avertising-graphic, Istituto D’arte, Firenze
 
2007 Teaching qualification (master) of Art, Drawing and History, Academy of Fine  Arts of Florence with 60 out of 60 marks
 
2005 Degree in Painting at  Accademy of Fine Arts of Florence with 110 and lode  of 110 marks
 
2000 Scientific Diploma, senior high school specializing in science education, Liceo scientifico Russell-Newton, Scandicci, Firenze
 
2011 
 
Creativenet with Emilio Fantin e Cesare Pietroiusti curated by artway of thinking, Montevarchi, Arezzo
 
Scuola Quadri, Cesare Pietroiusti work for Declining Democracy, Strozzina, Centre of Culture Contemporary, Firenze
 
La Festa dei vivi che riflettono sulla morte with Emilio Fantin, Luigi Negro, Giancarlo Norese, Cesare Pietroiusti, Luigi Presicce, Lecce, Venezia, part of AND AND for Documenta
 
2010 workshop with Bianco-Valente by di dejavu, Accademia di Belle Arti- Palazzo re Enzo, Bologna
 
2009 workshop Manuale per autostoppisti dell’arte, curated by Lorenzo Bruni, with Cesare Pietroiusti,  Vittoria Colini, Dryphoto arte contemporanea Prato e Art&Design Faculty Exhibition Monash Univesity, Prato
 
2007 Stage of methodological didactic introduction by R.Farinelli at Contemporary art Centre L. Pecci, Prato
 
2009 Workshop Cinemà@N.I.C.E. , by  Federico Bondi, Ex Macelli, Prato
 
2001 workshop on Yves Klein by R.Farinelli at Contemporary art Centre L. Pecci, Prato
 
 
EXHIBITIONS
 
SOLO SHOWS
 
2011
 
Curare il curatore, a collaboration with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Galerie Eletto, Bern 
 
Levitas Originae, curated by Luca Gambacorti and Špela Zidar, Galleria Lato, Prato
ACTION RELATIONAL ART
 
2011
 
Origine Dipendente, Museo Man, Nuoro
 
 
PUBLIC COMMISSION
 
2011
 
Levitas Originae,  Scuderie Medicee Poggio a Caiano,  curated by Studio-Galleria Lato, Poggio a Caiano, Prato
 
FASHION COLLABORATION
 
2011 
 
Collection  scarf fall-winter 2012-2013 LEVITAS ORIGINAE, Gruppo GF, Prato
 
WORKSHOP
 
2011
 
Origine Dipendente, Museo Man di Nuoro
 
GROUP SHOWS 
 
2011
 
Souk, a cura di Pier Luigi Tazzi, StarPoint, Ex 3, Firenze
 
Fare Lume, curated by Fabrizia Bettazzi and Luca Gambacorti, Galleria Lato, Prato
 
Combat Prize, curated by Paolo Batoni, Bottini dell’olio, Livorno
 
Scopri l’ombelico, curated by didactic department , MAN, Museo d’arte,  Nuoro
 
2010
 
E-ArtQuake,  curated by Magintudo, Ex Carcere Borbonico, Avellino 
L’AQUILA MUORE NELLE MACERIE DI DEMOCRAZIA, curated by  Fulvio Batacchi e Andrea Abati Dryphoto artecontemporanea, Palazzo Buonamici, Prato
 
BRAINSTORMING-CAMERA DI DECOMPRESSIONE PER SPETTATORI,  ambient installation,   curated by Bianco-Valente, Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna
 
Cartefice,  curated by Artefice, Start Point, Accademia d Belle Arti, Firenze 
 
Green Social Festival,  curated by Città Riciclante, Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna
 
2009
 
Manuale per autostoppisti dell’arte, curated by di Lorenzo Bruni,  Monash University, Palazzo Vai, Prato
 
Mostra Premio Tito Conti, Sala espositiva Accademia delle Arti e del Disegno, P.za S.Marco, Firenze
 
La Nuova Era, Palazzo Pretorio, curated by Rossella Alberti, Certaldo, Firenze
 
L’arte, il cosmo e la quarta dimensione,  curated by People&Freedom Communication  and  Istituto Italiano Studi Tomistici,  Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena Galleria Duchessa, Castello dei Pico, Mirandola, Modena
 
ArtMotion,  Amore non Amore  presentation, curated by  Luca Fornaciari, Fortezza da Basso, Firenze.
 
2008
 
L’ALTROSENSO.SCILLA. Esplorazioni creative al femminile, curated  by TestaccioLab di Roma, il Castello Ruffo di Scilla (RC) 
 
2006
 
Arie del Parco Dipinto,  curated by A.Bimbi and A. Gallo Parco Mediceo di Pratolino “La Locanda”, Villa Demidoff, Pratolino, Firenze
Arie del Parco Dipinto,  curated by A.Bimbi e A. Gallo, Abbazia di San Galgano, Chiusino, Siena
 
2005
Gente e luoghi del Mugello: Studi di figurazione,  curated byA. Bimbi e G. Cordoni, Spedale S.Antonio, Villa Caruso, Lastra a Signa, Firenze 
Per le vie del Mugello,  curated byA. Bimbi e G. Cordoni,  Convento di Bosco ai Frati, Villa di Cafaggiolo, Cappella del Castello di Trebbio, S.Piero a Sieve, Barberino del Mugello, Firenze
 
2004
Gente e luoghi del Mugello:studi di figurazione, curated by A. Bimbi and G. Cordoni Fondazione di Ca’La Ghironda, Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bologna
 
Gente e luoghi del Mugello:studi di figurazione, curated by Adriano Bimbi  and Giuseppe Cordoni,  Convento di bosco ai frati, Villa di Cafaggiolo, Cappella del Castello di Trebbio, S.Piero a Sieve, Barberino del Mugello
 
2003
 
Kairos, La virtualità dell’arte e la realtà dell’ immagine, curated by T.Bazzichelli, Centro d’arte contemporanea Palazzo Piacentini, S.Benedetto del Tronto, Ascoli Piceno
 
Expo in progress, urban action with  Network, Ex Meccanotessile, Firenze
 
Segni del corpo, Corpi di segni, curated by R.Alberti e G.Andreani, Tapiro Verde (Villa Orsini), Cascina Alta, Pisa
THEATER 2000 Attentati alla vita di lei, di Martin Crimp, con la Compagnia Istituto Charenton, regia di Rita Lusini, Teatro Studio di Scandicci 1999 Macbeth, con laboratorio Cassiopea, Teatro Studio di Scandicci
AWARDS
 
2011 Combat Prize, Bottini dell’Olio, Livorno
2009 Selected for group exhibition Trasfigurazione di Cristo nel  L’arte, il cosmo e la quarta dimensione, by People&Freedom Communication e dall’Istituto Italiano Studi Tomistici,  Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena
2009 Prize Tito Conti, Sala espositiva Accademia delle Arti e del Disegno, 2009, Firenze
2006 win 2° prize Concorso di pittura S.Francesco, Forlì, Politiche giovanili
2003 L’arte 80 x 80, Ken’s Art Gallery, Firenze
 
DIDACTIC
 
2011-2012 Drawing and History of Art, senior high school Rodari, Scandicci, Firenze and Verga S.Donnino, Campi
2010/2011 Art, Drawing and History of Art, senior high school E.Fermi, Scandicci, Firenze
2009/2010  Art, Drawing and History of Art, senior high school Pirandello, Firenze e scuola G.La Pira S.Donnino
2008/2009 teacher of Art, Drawing and History of Art, senior high school E.Fermi, Scandicci, Firenze
2007/2008 teacher of Art, Drawing and History of Art, E.Fermi, Scandicci, Firenze Giovanni della Casa, Borgo S.Lorenzo, Fi
2006 /2007 teacher of Drawing and Modelling dental technician, I.T.I Leonardo da Vinci, Firenze         
 
CONTACT
Virginia Zanetti
Website www.virginia-zanetti.com
Mobile +39 3392444366
Email info@virginia-zanetti.com
Skype: virgyromeo

 
 
 
 

 

 

Virginia Zanetti was born in Fiesole (Fi) in 1981. She lives in Toscany.

In 2005 she graduates with honor in painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence (110 out of 110 ).

In 2007 she got the qualification, in the Academy of fine arts in Florence, for teaching art, drawing and history of art.

In 2005 at Biennale di Venezia she made an exclusive interview to the Dutch-Southafrican artist Marlene Dumas.

She gives several personal exhibitions all over Italy and in Europe. She got  publications of several works and some of her works belong public and private collections in Europe and in the U.S.A. 

She also committed in the organization of art-cultural events, in the past in the underground world and now in private and public galleries. She was member of networking: an art and political group of activists and performer, that made some actions, exhibitions, urban incursions.

 

Virginia Zanetti’s research explores the relations and principle that governs phenomenas, crossing spirituality and science, autobiography and collective memory. Her poetic is made by light and color, matter, silence, empty spaces. She uses painting, photography, installation,  video, performance, relational art according her communicative and processional necessity.

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

2009 senior high school specializing in Avertising-graphic, Istituto D’arte, Firenze

 

2007 Teaching qualification (master) of Art, Drawing and History, Academy of Fine  Arts of Florence with 60 out of 60 marks

 

2005 Degree in Painting at  Accademy of Fine Arts of Florence with 110 and lode  of 110 marks

 

2000 Scientific Diploma, senior high school specializing in science education, Liceo scientifico Russell-Newton, Scandicci, Firenze

 

2011 

 

Creativenet with Emilio Fantin e Cesare Pietroiusti curated by artway of thinking, Montevarchi, Arezzo

 

Scuola Quadri, Cesare Pietroiusti work for Declining Democracy, Strozzina, Centre of Culture Contemporary, Firenze

 

La Festa dei vivi che riflettono sulla morte with Emilio Fantin, Luigi Negro, Giancarlo Norese, Cesare Pietroiusti, Luigi Presicce, Lecce, Venezia, part of AND AND for Documenta

 

2010 workshop with Bianco-Valente by di dejavu, Accademia di Belle Arti- Palazzo re Enzo, Bologna

 

2009 workshop Manuale per autostoppisti dell’arte, curated by Lorenzo Bruni, with Cesare Pietroiusti,  Vittoria Colini, Dryphoto arte contemporanea Prato e Art&Design Faculty Exhibition Monash Univesity, Prato

 

2007 Stage of methodological didactic introduction by R.Farinelli at Contemporary art Centre L. Pecci, Prato

 

2009 Workshop Cinemà@N.I.C.E. , by  Federico Bondi, Ex Macelli, Prato

 

2001 workshop on Yves Klein by R.Farinelli at Contemporary art Centre L. Pecci, Prato

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

SOLO SHOWS

 

2011

 

Curare il curatore, a collaboration with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Galerie Eletto, Bern

 

Levitas Originae, curated by Luca Gambacorti and Špela Zidar, Galleria Lato, Prato

ACTION RELATIONAL ART

 

2011

 

Origine Dipendente, Museo Man, Nuoro

 

 

PUBLIC COMMISSION

 

2011

 

Levitas Originae,  Scuderie Medicee Poggio a Caiano,  curated by Studio-Galleria Lato, Poggio a Caiano, Prato

 

FASHION COLLABORATION

 

2011 

 

Collection  scarf fall-winter 2012-2013 LEVITAS ORIGINAE, Gruppo GF, Prato

 

WORKSHOP

 

2011

 

Origine Dipendente, Museo Man di Nuoro

 

GROUP SHOWS

 

2011

 

Souk, a cura di Pier Luigi Tazzi, StarPoint, Ex 3, Firenze

 

Fare Lume, curated by Fabrizia Bettazzi and Luca Gambacorti, Galleria Lato, Prato

 

Combat Prize, curated by Paolo Batoni, Bottini dell’olio, Livorno

 

Scopri l’ombelico, curated by didactic department , MAN, Museo d’arte,  Nuoro

 

2010

 

E-ArtQuake,  curated by Magintudo, Ex Carcere Borbonico, Avellino

L’AQUILA MUORE NELLE MACERIE DI DEMOCRAZIA, curated by  Fulvio Batacchi e Andrea Abati Dryphoto artecontemporanea, Palazzo Buonamici, Prato

 

BRAINSTORMING-CAMERA DI DECOMPRESSIONE PER SPETTATORI,  ambient installation,   curated by Bianco-Valente, Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna

 

Cartefice,  curated by Artefice, Start Point, Accademia d Belle Arti, Firenze

 

Green Social Festival,  curated by Città Riciclante, Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna

 

2009

 

Manuale per autostoppisti dell’arte, curated by di Lorenzo Bruni,  Monash University, Palazzo Vai, Prato

 

Mostra Premio Tito Conti, Sala espositiva Accademia delle Arti e del Disegno, P.za S.Marco, Firenze

 

La Nuova Era, Palazzo Pretorio, curated by Rossella Alberti, Certaldo, Firenze

 

L’arte, il cosmo e la quarta dimensione,  curated by People&Freedom Communication  and  Istituto Italiano Studi Tomistici,  Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena Galleria Duchessa, Castello dei Pico, Mirandola, Modena

 

ArtMotion,  Amore non Amore  presentation, curated by  Luca Fornaciari, Fortezza da Basso, Firenze.

 

2008

 

L’ALTROSENSO.SCILLA. Esplorazioni creative al femminile, curated  by TestaccioLab di Roma, il Castello Ruffo di Scilla (RC)

 

2006

 

Arie del Parco Dipinto,  curated by A.Bimbi and A. Gallo Parco Mediceo di Pratolino “La Locanda”, Villa Demidoff, Pratolino, Firenze

Arie del Parco Dipinto,  curated by A.Bimbi e A. Gallo, Abbazia di San Galgano, Chiusino, Siena

 

2005

Gente e luoghi del Mugello: Studi di figurazione,  curated byA. Bimbi e G. Cordoni, Spedale S.Antonio, Villa Caruso, Lastra a Signa, Firenze

Per le vie del Mugello,  curated byA. Bimbi e G. Cordoni,  Convento di Bosco ai Frati, Villa di Cafaggiolo, Cappella del Castello di Trebbio, S.Piero a Sieve, Barberino del Mugello, Firenze

 

2004

Gente e luoghi del Mugello:studi di figurazione, curated by A. Bimbi and G. Cordoni Fondazione di Ca’La Ghironda, Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bologna

 

Gente e luoghi del Mugello:studi di figurazione, curated by Adriano Bimbi  and Giuseppe Cordoni,  Convento di bosco ai frati, Villa di Cafaggiolo, Cappella del Castello di Trebbio, S.Piero a Sieve, Barberino del Mugello

 

2003

 

Kairos, La virtualità dell’arte e la realtà dell’ immagine, curated by T.Bazzichelli, Centro d’arte contemporanea Palazzo Piacentini, S.Benedetto del Tronto, Ascoli Piceno

 

Expo in progress, urban action with  Network, Ex Meccanotessile, Firenze

 

Segni del corpo, Corpi di segni, curated by R.Alberti e G.Andreani, Tapiro Verde (Villa Orsini), Cascina Alta, Pisa

THEATER
2000
Attentati alla vita di lei, di Martin Crimp, con la Compagnia Istituto Charenton, regia di Rita Lusini, Teatro Studio di Scandicci
1999
Macbeth, con laboratorio Cassiopea, Teatro Studio di Scandicci

AWARDS

 

2011 Combat Prize, Bottini dell’Olio, Livorno

2009 Selected for group exhibition Trasfigurazione di Cristo nel  L’arte, il cosmo e la quarta dimensione, by People&Freedom Communication e dall’Istituto Italiano Studi Tomistici,  Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena

2009 Prize Tito Conti, Sala espositiva Accademia delle Arti e del Disegno, 2009, Firenze

2006 win 2° prize Concorso di pittura S.Francesco, Forlì, Politiche giovanili

2003 L’arte 80 x 80, Ken’s Art Gallery, Firenze

 

DIDACTIC

 

2011-2012 Drawing and History of Art, senior high school Rodari, Scandicci, Firenze and Verga S.Donnino, Campi

2010/2011 Art, Drawing and History of Art, senior high school E.Fermi, Scandicci, Firenze

2009/2010  Art, Drawing and History of Art, senior high school Pirandello, Firenze e scuola G.La Pira S.Donnino

2008/2009 teacher of Art, Drawing and History of Art, senior high school E.Fermi, Scandicci, Firenze

2007/2008 teacher of Art, Drawing and History of Art, E.Fermi, Scandicci, Firenze Giovanni della Casa, Borgo S.Lorenzo, Fi

2006 /2007 teacher of Drawing and Modelling dental technician, I.T.I Leonardo da Vinci, Firenze        

 

CONTACT

Virginia Zanetti

Website www.virginia-zanetti.com

Mobile +39 3392444366

Email info@virginia-zanetti.com

Skype: virgyromeo