Alessandra Zini

Alessandra Zini

Reggio Emilia, Emilia Romagna, Italy

About Alessandra Zini

Alessandra Zini, born in Reggio Emilia, Italy, graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna, taught by the master engraver/stage designer/painter Luciano de Vita. During her academic years she is awarded the 1st price in “Fine Arts: Tendencies of Ermerging Artists” and following, she receives the “Art Award” from Giorgio Mondadori editor for two consecutive editions.Thanks to her passion for engraving, in 1996 she inaugurates her etching atelier and art-shop Punta d’Argento in Vicolo Arcipretura 2/e in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Alessandra starts exposing her works in various locations: ImmaginaArte in Reggio Emilia, Art Point Black Gallery in Florence, ArtExpo in New York City and Maragall Edicions Gallery in Barcelona.

She joins a community of artist in running the art-space “Atelierviaduegobbitre”, located in an antique palace in the historic centre of Reggio Emilia, where art expositions, bringing together numerous Italian and foreign artists, are organized regularly.

Is invited to expose her artist’s books at the famous show “Arte Libro” held at Palazzo Re Renzo del Podesta’ in Bologna, Italy.

Further, the Instititute for Art & Culture and Nature for the region Emilia Romagna publishes the distinguished book “Stampatori e Botteghe d’Arte in Emilia Romagna” and dedicates a rather large section to Alssandra Zini.

Is selected for the craft’s section (guild) of the international salon “Maison & Objet” in Paris, France, run by the Atelier d’Art de France.
Is invited as sole artist to expose at the Art Wine Design Gallery in Brussels, which is located on the prestigious road where the Parliament is located.

The project “Il canto della terra” (trasl.: “the song of the earth”) inspired by Gustav Mahler’s synphonic opera “Das Lied von der Erde”, in which she collaborates with two other artists, is finalized and exposed at the contemporary art gallery Rezarte in Reggio Emilia.

A personal exhibition entitled “But who are we? ” comes to life at the Olmastroni Gallery in Siena
The shadows are always his passion, his figures come to life by them to then turn continuously with different materials.

Black and white are her world, they constantly struggle to get the better of the final result, in the end they support each other. Prussian blue is allowed to sneak in from time to time.

Her journey continues because shadows always follow her …

Education

Graduate at Academy of Fine Arts - Bologna - Italy

Exhibitions

2020-Personal exhibition as sole artist, Art Gallery, Siena, Italy
2020-Homi, International Exposition, Milan, Italy
2019-Day of Contemporary Art, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2019-Homi, International Exposition, Milan, Italy
2019-Fotografia Europea, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2018-Fotografia Europea, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2018-The Artbox.Project Basel 1.0, Basel, Switzerland
2017-Day of Contemporary Art, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2017-The Artbox. Project Basel 1.0, Basel, Switzerland
2017-Fotografia Europea, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2017-SetUp, Contemporary Art Fair, Bologna, Italy
2016-Fotografia Europea, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2016-Homi, International Exposition, Milan, Italy
2015-Fotografia Europea, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2015-Maison&Objet, International Exposition, Paris, France
2014-RezArte Contemporary Gallery, project of three artists “Il canto della terra”, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2014-Fotografia Europea, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2014-Maison&Objet, International Exposition, Paris, France
2013-Fotografia Europea, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2013-Maison&Objet, International Exposition, Paris, France
2012-Personal exhibition as sole artist, Art Wine Design Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2012-Maison&Objet, International Exposition, Paris, France
2012-Fotografia Europea, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2012-Maison&Objet, International Exposition, Paris, France
2011-Reggio Film Festival, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2011-Fotografia Europea, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2010-Reggio Film Festival, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2010-Fotografia Europea, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2009-Immagina ArteFiera, Amarillo Art Gallery, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2009-Arte Libro, collective exhibtion, Palazzo Re Renzo del Podesta’, Bologna, Italy
2009-Reggio Film Festival, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2009-Fotografia Europea, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2009-Amarillo Art Gallery, collective exhibition “ Echi urbani “, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2008-Immagina ArteFiera, Amarillo Art Gallery, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2008-Arte Libro, collective exhibtion, Palazzo Re Renzo del Podesta’, Bologna, Italy
2008-Reggio Film Festival, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2008-Fotografia Europea, collective exhibition Ateliersviaduegobbitre, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2007-Vetrina Gallery 8.75, personal exhibition, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2005-Gallery Maragall Edicions, collective exhibition, Rambla Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
2004-Gallery Maragall Edicions, collective exhibition, Rambla Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
2003-Gallery Art Point Black, collective exhibition, Florence, Italy
2002-Art Expo New York, Gallery Alba Ferrara, New York City, USA
2001-Immagina ArteFiera, collective exhibition, Reggio Emilia, Italy
1996-Awarded the prize as finalist “ Premio arte “, by Giorgio Mondadori, Milan, Italy
1992-Awarded the prize as finalist “ Premio arte “, by Giorgio Mondadori, Milan, Italy
1990- Awarded the 1st prize in the art competition “ Fine Arts: Tendencies of emerging artists “, Bologna, Italy
1989-Centro Culturale Navile, collective exhibition, Bologna, Italy