Giuliana Lazzerini

Giuliana Lazzerini

York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

About Giuliana Lazzerini

"The Landscape of the mind is Giuliana Lazzerini's self portrait. Living in Great Britain she remembers the Mediterranean; a vision between the imaginary and the literary with the pretext to pay tribute to her Masters; Klee, Moses Levy, Giotto and Tuscan Painting, her own personal artistic memory." Antonella Serafini.Giuliana was born in 1951 in Seravezza near Pietrasanta in Tuscany. Between 1962 and 1968 she was a student at the Istituto DArte Stagio Stagi in Pietrasanta, gaining a Master of Arts Diploma. This was followed by a further four years studying painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Carrara. The Tuscan landscape and childhood memories still bear a strong influence upon the artists current work. In an earlier statement she describes her first encounters with Art in Italy as a child in her fathers mosaic studio. She refers to the translucency of the mosaic fragmentand her fascination with the vibrancy of colour from the juxtapositioning of pieces. Her current works show an economy in terms of compositional design, with richness of surface mark and colour, reconfirming the artists earlier delight in light and transparency.
My work is varied and often developed from an idea encountered during a journey that takes me in an unknown territory where I grow as an Artist. I usually work in small series of paintings, where memory and imagination come to interplay. Time made me more familiar with Northern landscape and it finally has left a mark in some of my work, as I become more intrigued by its drama and atmosphere.

Education

Between 1962 and 1968 I was a student at the Istituto DArte Stagio Stagi in Pietrasanta, gaining a Master of Arts Diploma. This was followed by a further four years studying painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Carrara.
------------------------------------ Selected National/International Exhibitons: Singer & Friedlander/Sunday Times Exhibition - London & U.K. Tour. The Discerning Eye Exhibition - Mall Galleries, London. Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours - Mall Galleries, London.Royal Institute of Oil Painters - Mall Galleries, London. Royal Scottish Academy - Edinburgh. Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts Exhibition - Glasgow. Women in Art - Gallery 14, Florence. Ad Occhi Aperti - Chiostro Di S.Agostino, Pietrasanta. St. Marco Gallery - Rome. Selected Solo Shows: Durham University, Trevelyan College - Durham. Blue Tree Gallery - York. Lupton Square Gallery - Honley, West Yorkshire. Pyramid Gallery - Stonegate, York. Chantry House Gallery - Ripley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. South Yorkshire Art Gallery Doncaster. Minster Fine Art - York. Adze Gallery - York. Galleria Lazzerini - Mount Pleasant, Michigan, U.S.A. Juno Gallery - Argyll, Scotland. Bottle Kiln Gallery - West Hallam,Derbyshire. Opus Gallery - Ashbourne, Derbyshire. C.C.A. Galleries - Fulham, London. C.C.A. Galleries - Farnham, Surrey. South Yorkshire Art Gallery - Doncaster. South Square Gallery - Bradford. Fairbairn House - Leeds University. J.K. Kelly Gallery - Glasgow. Traquardo Gallery - Forte Dei Marmi, Tuscany. Al Ponte Gallery - Ponte Tresa, Switzerland. Selected Group Exhibitions: "VIEW ANEW" Original Paintings in Oils and Acrylics - ROSTRA GALLERY 5 George Street bath BA1 2EJ."Christmas Exhibition lll Contemporary Art" - Foss Fine Art Gallery, 113b Northcote Road, (entrance Wakehurst Road), London."The Art of Christmas" - Bath Fine Art, 35 Gay Street, Queens Square, Bath. Porthminster Fine Art - St.Ives, Cornwall.The Wykeham Gallery - Stockbridge, Hampshire. Awards: Herring National Award - Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, London. Gold Medal Award - Gallery 14 - Florence. International Shield - Il Quadrato - Milan. Silver Medal Award - St. Marco Gallery - Rome. Published Work: 2008 Seven of Giuliana's Works have been published as Limited Edition Prints by her Japanese Publisher "Hibell" Art Japan, exclusive for Japan.2007/2008 Five of Giuliana's works have been published as Limited Edition Prints by her Japanese publisher "Hibell" Art Japan, exclusive for Japan.Giuliana Lazzerini Art Calendar for 2007 featuring 12 Paintings published by KORSCH VERLAG Germany for sale in Europe.www.korsch-verlag.de2006 Publication of 2 of Giuliana's Paintings held in North Yorkshire County Council, in the book "The Public Catalogue Foundation" (The National Inventory of Oil Paintings in Public Ownership). Titled "North Yorkshire " Edition. Sponsored by "Christie's". www.thepcf.org.uk Art Cards and Open Prints by The Art Group. Also for clients: IKEA, Waterstones, WHSmiths,etc. Limited Edition Prints by Aquarelle Pictures. Masala Cards in the U.S.A. with the Grasshopper Art Cards – 2012/13/14/15. Museums & Galleries Cards U.K. Occasions & Xmas Art Cards -2012/13/14/15/16.
Public Collection: North Yorkshire County Council - Harrogate - 1998. Durham University, Trevelyan College - Collection - 2011. York Hospital Trust - York 2011/2013/2014/2015. Public Commission: Northumbria County Council ( Wansbeck District Council ) 2004/05. York University - Research Centre Social Studies Building - 2014 + 2015.

Events

Tour de Yorkshire - Yorkshire Artists - 2017
18 April 2017
A special exhibition from Not Just Hockney website celebrating Yorkshire's biggest bike race and a summer of cycling. I am pleased to be one of the thirteen artists selected for Bradford’s Big Screen.
My artwork images, along with other artists' work, will be shown on the Bradford Big Screen in Centenary Square, Bradford each day, starting Wednesday 12th April 2017. There are 13 Yorkshire artists, with 50 artwork images featured.
My artwork images will be shown on the screen at 11.00am each day, every day, until the end of July 2017. There will be an online link to the presentation via the Bradford Big Screen 'What's On' guide, and I anticipate there will be a feature article in the Bradford Telegraph & Argus newspaper.
The images were collected from across the Yorkshire region by Colin Neville, curator of the ‘Not Just Hockney’ website in partnership with Bradford UNESCO City of Film.
Mr Neville said: "There are some wonderful cycling images by talented Yorkshire artists that really capture the atmosphere, colour and excitement of previous Tours in this region. It’s marvellous that day three of the Tour this year will start in Bradford City Park and these images will look great on the big screen as a backdrop to all the cyclists and crowds massed there. The Tour is a great morale boost for the city. Bring it on."
If you can't get to the screen you can see the exhibitions online.
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Works featured in a new book, Block Print by Andrea Lauren
9 November 2016
My linocuts featured in a new book, "Block Print" by Andrea Lauren. Published by American publisher's Quarto Knows and available to buy from Amazon.
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Invited to Little Van Gogh - Art Exhibitions for Offices
1 July 2016
10 large canvases will be touring the best UK office spaces. Also to buy online from Little Van Gogh.
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Mindfulness and Christian Spirituality by Tim Stead (Cover by Giuliana Lazzerini). City Walls - limited edition linocut of 50 used as the front cover to
Mindfullness and Spirituality by Tim Stead. March 2016.
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Craftseller Magazine UK - Issue 50 - June 2015 - Lino printing article about my linocuts and method.
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My painting selected for York Teaching Hospital's Calendar 2015. "Tuscan Mountain" an acrylic has been selected for the month of February 2015. "Staff Benefits And Wellbeing Calendar."
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My linocut chosen for CBS Drama.
7 August 2014.
Pleased to announce that this linocut "Heart of Hearts" has been chosen to be on the set of CBS’ pilot More Time With Family, executive produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon in the U.S.A.
This linocut and a wider selection are available to buy online through my Etsy Shop. Here is the link:
www.etsy.com/TheBluebirdGallery
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My original painting "San Gimignano" used as the front cover to Michael John Wooff's booklet.
This poet, Giacomo da Michele by name, is remembered as Folgare for the splendour of his life in San Gimignano, which is still much as he knew it - a little, walled medieval city with its crown of towers. As he lived, so he wrote. Few have evoked the pleasures of life in such colours. Twelve sonnets - one for each month of the year - freely translated into English
from the 14th century Italian of
Folgare da San Gimignano (1270 - 1332) by Michael John Woof. December 2012.
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Handmade Living Magazine UK - September 2012. Lino printing article about my linocuts and method.

Exhibitions

Giuliana Lazzerini
Solo Exhibition
New original paintings
10th July – 5th August 2020
We are pleased to announce our new exhibition “Giuliana Lazzerini's Solo” is now LIVE on the blue tree gallery website, and we are also taking appointments to view in the gallery with safety measures of course, as the gallery is not fully open as yet.
You can purchase Giuliana's new work online, with free P&P in the UK and free safe local delivery during this time - or if you would prefer, you can book an appointment with the gallery by email: bluetreegallery@hotmail.co.uk.
Appointments will be available from Tuesday the 14th of July - on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays throughout the duration of the show - which ends on the 5th of August.
The blue tree gallery's new website has a selection of paintings, prints, jewellery, glass, sculpture, cards etc, from the gallery artists, all with FREE P&P UK only (International shipping charges please contact by email)
www.bluetreegallery.co.uk