Biography

Biography

Paolo Pelosini begins is artistic journey as a painter, he graduated from the Instituto D'Arte of Lucca in 1964 and from the Accademia D'arte of Florence in 1969. That year he moves to the U S and enrolls in the M F A program at the University of Minnesota. In 1970 from painting switches to Conceptual Art. After teaching for two years at the Cleveland Institute Of Art he moves to New York in 1975. In 1982 begins sculpting, cutting found metal objects with an ax. Today he still uses the same method and materials, in his studios of Spanish Harlem and Massarosa.
photo Luciano Bonuccelli

Shows

1966 Gold Metal, “Premio Nazionale Citta Di Imperia, Imperia.
1965 First Prize, “Premio Di Pittura Studentesco Nazionale”, Milan
1966 Gold Medal, “Premio Di Pittura Giornale D'Italia”, Rome.
1968 Second Prize. “Premio Maschere e Carnevale”, V1964 Sixth Prize, “Premio di Pittura Studentesco Nazionale”, Viareggio.
1968 Group Show, Oberlin College, Ohio.
1970 “Minnesota Painters”, North Hennepin College, Minnesota.
1970 “Sixth Biennial of the Minneapolis Institute of Art”, Minnesota.
1971 One Man Show, University Gallery, University of Minnesota.
1971 “Ten Minnesota Artists”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
1971 Opening Group Show, Gallery 113, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
1973 “Ohio Invitational”, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio.
1973 “Faculty Show”, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio.
1974 ”May Show”, Honorable Mention, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio.
1974 One man Show, Dennison University, Grandville, Ohio.
1974 Faculty Show, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio.
1975 “May Show”, Honorable Mention, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio.
1975 One Man Show, New Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio.
1989 One Man Show, Gallery Ax, New York.
1989 Group Show, “Coordinate della Ricerca”, Centro Culturale Sardo, Milan.
1990 Group Show “Humor, Satire, and Irony”, Krasdale Food Art Gallery, New York.
1990 One Man Show, Galleria Nove Colonne, Brescia.
1990 Museo di Copparo, acquisition for permanent collection.
1992 One Man Show, Studio D'Ars, Milan.
1992 Group Show, Atlantic Gallery, New York.
1992 Group Show, Studio D'ars, Milan.
1993 “Manifesto Distruttivista”, Published in D'ars Magazine, Milan.
1993 Group Show, Museo Comunale, Certaldo.
1993 Group Show, Central Connecticut University, New London Connecticut.
1993 Group Show, Accademia di Brera, Milan.
1993 Group Show, Palazzo Pretorio, Urbino.
1993 Group Show, Vismara Arte, Milan.
1994 “Destructivist Manifesto”, Printed Matter, D.I.A Foundation, New York.
1994 Group Show, Centro Culturale 5.55, Milan.
1994 Group Show, Studio D'Ars, Milan.
1994 One Man show, Studio D'Ars, Milan.
1994 One Man Show, Citifin, Padova.
1994 Group Show, Kansas State University, Kansas.
1994 Group Show, Centro Internazionale D'Arte, Mirandola.
1994 Group Show, Sassetti Cultura, Milan.
1995 Group Show, Art in General, New York.
1995 One Man Show, Studio D'Ars, Milan.
1995 Soho Biennial, New York.
1996 One Man Show, Studio D'Ars, Milan.
1997 One Man Show, Hands Gallery, New York.
1997 Group Show, Studio Arti Visive, Matera.
997 One Man Show, Studio D'Ars, Milan.
11997 Group Show, Palazzo della Pretura, Castel D'Arquato.
1998 Group Show, Piccolo Teatro, Milan.
1998 One Man Show, Studio D,Ars, Milan.
1998 Group Show, Hands Gallery, New York.
1999 One Man Show, Studio D'Ars, Milam.
1999 One Man Show, Studio, Jelmoni, Piacenza.
2000 One Man Show, Studio D'Ars, Milan.
2001 One Man Show, Studio D'Ars, Milan.
2001 Group Show, Take Art M.P.I, Media Productions, New York.
2001 One man Show, Pinacoteca, Volterra.
2002 Group Show, “Sensation”, Art in General, New York.
2002 Group Show, Behind The Green Door, New York.
2002 One Man Show, Agora' Gallery, Massarosa.
2002 One Man Show, Spokane Falls University, Washington.
2002 One Man Show, Studio D'ars Milan.
2003 One Man Show, Studio D'Ars, Milan.
2004 Group Show, Asian American Arts Center, New York.
2004 Group show, Eickolt Gallery, New York.
2004 Group Show, Bihind The Green Door, New york.
2004 One Man Show, Studio D'Ars, Milan.
2004 One Man Show, Chiesa del Suffragio, Carrara.
2004 Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool. UK
2004 Groop Show, The Paramount Theater, New York.
2004 One Man Show, Studio D'ars Milan.
2004 Group Show, Behind The Green Door, New York.
2005 One Man Show, Studio D'ars, Milan.
2005 Group Show, Behind The Green Door, New York.
2005 Group Show, Eickholt Gallery, New York.
2005 Group Show, Mars Bar, New York.
2006 One Man Show, Castello Malaspina, Massa
2006 One Man Show, Studio D'Ars, Milan.
2006 Group Show, Behind The Green Door, New York
2006 One Man Show, San Philip Church, Harlem, New York.
2007 One Man Show, Palazzo Di Parte Guelfa, Firenze.
2007 One Man Show, Studio D'ars, Milan.
2008 Group Show, “ Metropolis Apocalypse”, Brooklyn, New Youk.
2008 Group Show, American Standard Gallery, Art Basel, Miami.
2009 Group Show, Soap Box Gallery, Brooklyn.
2009 Groop Show, Better History, American standard Gallery, New York.
2010 Collettiva, Rigenerazioni, La Brilla Massarosa.
2010 One Man Show, Villa Gori, Stiava.
2011 54th Venice Biennial, Sosta La Brilla, Massarosa.
2011 Groop Show, Villa Gori, Stiava.
2011 One Man Show, Pieve A Elici.
2011 54th Venice Biennial, Pavilion Italia, Torino.