BIO

ITA

Irene è un'artista professionista nata a Siena ne 1982. Autodidatta, la sua pittura è influenzata principalmente dalla cultura pop e dall'estetica kitsch. Il suo stile figurativo, con personaggi dalle guance rosse immersi in contesti surreali dai colori saturi, ha recentemente avuto l'attenzione di collezionisti e galleristi internazionali. Nel 2018, Irene è stata invitata in Messico, a Ciudad Nezahualcòyotl, per la sua prima personale fuori Italia. nello stesso anno, è stata tra i vincitori del Gallery Award, premio riservato ai migliori finalisti nel'International artists Grand Prize istituito nell'ambito della fiera d'arte taiwanese ART Revolution Taipei. Il suo lavoro è stato esposto in Italia, Regno Unito, Messico, Cina, Taiwan, Russia, USA e Austria, ed è presente in collezioni private in tutto il mondo.

ENG

Irene is a full time professional artist born in Siena, Italy, the 14th of August 1982. Self taught painter, she developed her skills during years of experimentation. Her collectable and immediately recognizable style of narrative portraiture, with rosy cheeks characters heavily influenced by pop culture and kitsch, recently caught the attention of international collectors and galleries. In 2018, Irene was invited in Ciudad Nezahualcòyotl, Mexico, for her first solo exhibition outside Italy. On the same year, she was one of the winner of the Gallery Awards for being among the “excellence finalists” of ART Revolution Taipei International artists Grand Prize Competition, and was awarded with the invitation to show her paintings at the International Artists Salon at ART Revolution Taipei 2019. Her work has been exhibited in Italy, UK, Mexico, China, Taiwan, Russia, USA and Austria and features in public and private collections all over the world.

PREMI - AWARDS:

 

2018

 

ART Revolution Taipei Gallery Award as one of the “excellence finalists” of the International artists Grand Prize competition.

 

MOSTRE PRINCIPALI - MAIN EXHIBITIONS:

 

2019 - 2021

 

The world of Frida - travelling collective show across the US, represented by Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California

(from July 2019 - dates TBA)

2019

Encounters - collective show
D Contemporary gallery, London, UK
(16th -22th May)

ART Revolution Taipei International artists salon – Invited artist
Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei, Taiwan

(26th - 29th April)

 

Talented Art Fair

Old Truman Brewery, London, UK

(1-3 March)

 

Elevate – Duff & Phelps takeover

ArtCan collective show

The Shard, London

(6 February – 26 April)

 

2018

 

Heart Mirror Reading Club Literature ans Art show by Artplu Gallery and Jiangsu TV

9th December, Picturesque Hotel, Wuxi, China

I am a woman and this is my legacy - collective show

04-19th October 2018, Laura I. Gallery, London, UK

Vienna Calling – ArtCan collective show

11th -22th September, Gallery Atelier Coolpool, Vienna, Austria

The world of Frida – collective show

July 8th . September 16th , Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek (CA), USA

 

Art voyage in Wales 2018 – collective show

May-July 2018, The Hafren, Newtown, Powys, UK

 

ART Revolution Taipei – International art fair

17th - 21th May, Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei, Taiwan

 

Persona– Solo show

15th - 24th March, Centro Pluricultural, Ciudad Nezahualcòyotl, Mexico

 

Alter ego - International art exhibition – Group show

27th February - 16th March, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia

 

Piccolo formato – Group show

25th December 2017 - 7th January 2018, Mega Art Gallery, Corchiano (VT), Italy

 

2017

 

Codes of faith – Group show

7th - 20th December, Laura I Gallery, London, UK

 

Shenzhen International Art Fair – International art fair

25th-28th November, Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center , Shenzhen, China

 

Tutti i colori di Mega Art – Group show

28th October - 28th November, Mega Art Gallery, Corchiano (VT), Italy

 

Sentieri di emozioni – Group show

28th-29th October, St. Anthony Cloister, Monticiano (SI), Italy

 

Now, that's what I call art! - Group show

7th - 23th September, Laura I Gallery, London, UK

 

FLUX Exhibition – Group show

12th-16th July 2017, The Chelsea College of Art, London, UK

 

Art Nanjing 2017 – International art fair

19th -23th May 2017, Nanjing, China

 

2016

 

Pretty little things – Group show

1-23 December, Nude Tin Can Gallery, St Albans, UK

 

Anastasia Russa, Victoria Wolny, Irene Raspollini – Group show

12th August - 30th September, Nude Tin Can Gallery, St Albans, UK

 

2015

 

December show – Group show

1th-23th December, Nude Tin Can Gallery, St Albans, UK

 

"Nude or fully clothed", Group show

14th-26th July, Nude Tin Can Gallery, St Albans, UK

 

2014

 

"198 Rue Saint Jacques", Group show

13th September, Casa Là Farm Gallery Paris, Paris, France

 

"Innesti", Solo show

08th - 30th June, Casa Là Farm Gallery, Scalvaia (SI) Italy

 

"La retroguardia senese - The Sienese rearguard", Group show

05th April-17th May, Casa Là Farm Gallery, Scalvaia (SI), Italy

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© 2019 by Irene Raspollini. 

    Irene Raspollini Fine Art 

    Italian independent artist

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