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LONG VERSION
CURRICULUM VITAE  
ARTISTIC DEVELOPMENT  




FEDERICO SCHIAFFINO


1953 born in Portofino, Italy


1974 - 1978

Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan, Italy, Prof. Turchiaro
   

1978 - 1982

Pratt Graphics Center, New York City, USA,
Prof. David Finkbeiner
   
New School, New York City, USA,
Prof. George Shapiro
   

1986 - 1988

The Art Students League, New York City, Prof. Nathaniel Kaz
   

1982 - 1985

Stage Designer for the Theatre Company "Nuovo Repertorio",
Torino, Italy, Director Pier Giuseppe Corrado.

Federico Schiaffino stayed ten years residential in New York City.
   

1985 - 2000

Numerous study trips to foreign States: Europe, Canada, Mexico, Brazil,
Venezuela, Africa, and Japan.

Schiaffino lived with the Zulus in South Africa and with the Black Foot Indians in Montana, USA.

Lives and works in Portofino, Italy and Welver, Germany.
   




SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS  
   
1976

Galleria Marosa, Milan, Italy
   


1978

Galleria di Palazzo Doria, Genoa, Italy
   


1979

Rizzoli, Art Gallery, New York City, USA

Pratt Graphics Center, Student Annual, New York City, USA


1980

Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada


1982

Castello Brown, "Schiaffino", New Works, Portofino, Italy


1983

Kunsthaus Schaller, "Federico Schiaffino", Graphic Works, Stuttgart, Germany


1986

The Cape Gallery, "Solo Exhibition", Cape Town, South Africa


1988

Atelier Marie Raymond," Mon coeur mis á nu", La Colle sur Loup, France


1989

Galleria Sala Ocre, "Solo Exhibition", Caracas, Venezuela


1989

Art Expo, "Graphics Works", New York City, USA


1992

Bernard Jacobson Graphics, "Etchings by Schiaffino", Sidney, Australia


1993

Marden Fine Art,"Il Ritorno di Ausonia", New York City, USA


1994

Galeria Civica, "Amore Vita Morte", Parma, Italy


1998

Pallas Verlag Dinker/Berlin,"Il Mondo di Schiaffino", 36 signed Notebooks
Curator: Prof. Dr. Theodor Kohlmann, Welver, Germany


1999

Castello Brown, "I quadrati magici", Portofino Italy


2000

Museo del Parco di Portofino, "En plain air", Portofino, Italy
Curator: Daniele Crippa


2001

Schloss Bückeburg , "Kings and Queens", Exhibition - Performance - Auction
Curator: Prince Alexander I. zu Schaumburg Lippe, Bückeburg, Germany


2002

Maximilianpark Hamm, Elektro Zentrale, "La Via del Tempo", Hamm, Germany
Curator: Alexandra Dolechzych M.A., Kunstmuseum Picasso, Münster

7. Internationaler Kunstsommer,"Il Labirinto", Installation,  Graphic Works
Arnsberg, Germany
Patron: Dr. Antonio Trinchese, Italian Embassy, Dortmund and Friederich Merz
MdB, Berlin
Curator: Dr. Jürgen Richter, Kulturbüro Arnsberg

Die Muschel, Stockist of Artwork, "Le Voci del Deserto", Swakopmund Namibia,
Africa


2003

Theater HOP Altrove, "Navigation book", Work on paper, Genoa, Italy


2004

Genova Capitale della Cultura 2004, "Cristoforo Colombo", Sculpture, Genoa, Italy


2005

Castello Brown, "Vivendum" Painting, Sculpture, Graphic, Portofino, Italy


2006

Sculpture Project Münster, "Phänomen", Burg Hülshoff, Havixbeck, Germany


2007

Castello Brown, "Auson", Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Portofino, Italy

Kunstverein Kreis Soest/Kunstsaal
12. Jahresausgabenausstellung, Soest, Germany
Curator and Chairwoman: Inga Schubert Hartmann


2008

Wilhelm - Morgner - Haus, Kunst Museum, "Il mosaico della mia vita"
Soest, Germany
Curator: Prof. Dr. Walter Israel, Hagen, Germany
Chairwoman: Inga Schubert Hartmann, Kunstverein Kreis Soest


2009

HCC Harenberg City Center, "Anamnesis", Dortmund, Germany
Permanent Exhibition, Installation, Sculpture, Painting
Patron: Consulato d`Italia, Console Dr. Paola Maria Russo
Curator: Klaus Becker,  HCC Management


2010

Castello Brown, "Vademecum", Portofino, Italy


2012

HCC “Forma Mentis”. Dortmund, Exhibition, Sculpture, Painting, Etching,
Curator: Susanne Eickmann, PR: Manuela Aldea, HCC Management, Dortmund


2013

HCC Harenberg City Center “ADYTUM im Garten”, Sculpture Parc, Installation of
12 sculptures.
Curator: Susanne Eickmann, PR: Manuela Aldea, HCC Management, Dortmund 2013

St. Thomae Church, ECCE HOMO, Painting, Sculpture, Installation, Performance

Kunstverein Kreis Soest, Ecce Homo, Graphic Works, Soest, Germany


2014

HCC Harenberg City Center, Dortmund, ALQD ALQM PERDIT, Sculpture Installation "Subisso"










SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


1978

Pratt Graphics Center, "Annual Student Show", New York City, USA


1978

Rizzoli Art Gallery, "Graphic Works", New York, USA


1979

The Society of American Graphics Artist, New York City, USA

Pratt Graphics Center, "Travelling Show," Beer Sheba, Israel

Brentano´s Gallery, "Graphic Works", New York City, USA


1980

Silver mine, Guild Centre for the Arts, New Canaan, USA

CIA Cité internationale des Arts Le Trait, Paris, France

Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, USA

Galeria Estampa, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil


1981

Grand Prix Adward of space, Seoul, Korea


1982

The Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Somerville, USA


1983

Art Expo, New York City, USA


1985

Arte Fiera, Florence, Italy


1986

Int. Graphics Art Andrew Stasik, Darien,New York, USA

The Cape Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa


1987

Manhattan Graphics Center, "On Broadway", New York City, USA


1988

Miniprint International, Taller Galeria Fort, Cadaques, Spain


1989

Sylvan Cole Gallery, "Graphics Works", New York City, USA

AAA, Associated American Artists Gallery, New York City, USA


1990

Greenville County Museum of Art, "Water World", Greenville, USA


1991

Gallery Sans Nom ,"Indian Films", Moncton, Canada


1994

Arco Madrid, "Visions", Madrid, Spain

Galleria Civica di Parma,"Santi", Parma, Italy


1995

Joensuun Taidemuseo, "Group Exhibition of Italian Artists", Joensuun, Finland

Galerie L' Etang d´Art, Art Contemporain, Bages, France


1996

Art Cologne, Köln, Deutschland


1997

Kreishaus Soest, "Künstler, Kenner & Konsorten"
Graphiksammlung Dieter Lohl, Kreis Soest, Kulturreferat, Soest, Germany
Curator: Dieter Lohl, Göttingen, Culture Referent: Anne Sträter


1999

Kunsthaus Möhnesee, Kätelhön Druckgrafik, Möhnesee, Germany


2001

Arte Fiera, "Black Cube", Bologna, Italy

Airport Gallery I, "Italienische Impressionen", Airport Frankfurt, Germany


2002

Galerie Kley,"Graphic Work", Hamm, Germany

Kunstpreis der Stiftung Kunst, "Der Natur auf der Spur", Sparkasse Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe, Germany

Stiftung, Kunst, Kultur und Bildung der Kreissparkasse Ludwigsburg
"Holzschnitt heute" Ludwigsburg, Germany


2004

Buchmesse Frankfurt, Impression I Gallery Hall, Frankfurt, Germany
Curator: Klaus Jüdes, Steintor Verlag

Galerie Pawlick, Lippstadt, Germany


2005

Art Fair Libramont, "Kunst an Bood", Graphic Works, Poperinge, Belgium
Patron: Lions Club Leper


2007

Fine Art Collection Carl Icahn, Icahn Enterprises, New York City, USA

International Art Project, "I love New York", 10 Italian Artists in Soho, NYC, USA


2008

Gallery Bell Arte, "Masters in Sculpture", Chateau St. Gerlach Valkenburg,
Chateau Neercanne , Curator: Doret Huibers M.A., Gallery Bell Arte, Maastricht,
Netherland


2012

Oberhafen Hamburg, Oberhafen e.v., Contemporary Art Exhibition, Hamburg, Germany

"Landtag Düsseldorf, "20 Jahre Life", Möhne Life Project, Düsseldorf, Germany


2014

OPEN 17 International Exhibition of Sculpture and Installation, Venice, Italy

   
   
   
   
   


ART AWARDS


1977

Premio Int. "Torre d`Ansperto", Milano, Italy (1st Prize Graphic)


1978

"Trofeo Autunno" Galleria Casabella S.M.L. Genova, Italy (1st Prize Graphic)


1979

Premio Int. di Cannes, France (2nd Prize Graphic)


1980

Grand Prix Award of Space, Seoul, South Korea


1981

Int. Exhibition of Miniature Art. Toronto, Canada


1983

The Fifth Annual Carrier Print Competition Belle Mead, USA (2nd Prize Graphic)


2007

Art Fair Libramont, Belgium Graphics Art Award, (1st Prize Graphic)
   
   











THEATRE Drawing, Costumes and Stage Design for Theatre and Performances


1983

Teatro Clarisse Rapallo, Italy
Teatro Clarisse,"Ombre Sincrome"
"Piccole e grandi cose" Music: G.Gershwin, R. Burns, Stage Director: Patrizia
Ercole, Sebastiano Quaglia, Rapallo, Italy, Text: Prof. De Paz, D.A.M.S, Bologna, Italy

Carnevale a Santa Margherita, "Le Maschere del Tempo", costumes and masks
Santa Margherita, Italy

Teatro Macario Torino, Italy
"La Patente", "L`uomo dal fiore in bocca"
Theatre Company "Nuovo Repertorio" di Torino
Stage director: Pier Giuseppe Corrado (actor),
Margherita Crippa, (Actress, ballet dancer),
Monica Corbellini, (ballet dancer)


1985

Procession and Performance San Giorgio a Portofino, "Ricordo di un eroe"
Curator: Federico Schiaffino, Portofino, Italy


1988

The College of State Island-Saint George Campus
"Liberty", costumes, stage design, New York, USA














PERFORMANCES


1977

Accademia di belle Arti di Brera, "La passegiata infame", Milano, Italy


1978

Porto Nautico di Rapallo, "Il gozzo del mito", Rapallo, Italy


1979

Studio Vanna Ceresa, "I giocolieri del Nulla", Milano, Italy


1982

C.C.P. La Palestra, "La ultima cena", Portofino, Italy


1983

Campo Base," Matrimonio d' artista", Marilu Re - Fiorentin
Patrizia Ercole, Lucio Cabutti, Sebastiano Quaglia, Torino, Italy


1984

Teatro delle Clarisse, "Ombre sincrome", Rapallo, Italy

Museum Castello Brown, "Nel Paradiso dell´Eden", Portofino, Italy


1986

Various Skyscrapers, "On top of Manhattan", New York City, USA


1987

Black Born Workshop, "Moon Dancing", New York City, USA


1989

The stairway of Friedrich Nietzsche, "Upstairs", Eze, France


1992

Ridgewood Power Coop., "New Mythology", San Diego, USA


2002

Maximilianpark Hamm, "Viaggio nella memoria, "Performing Arts meets Visual
Arts", Musical Star Uwe Kröger and the Artist Federico Schiaffino, Hamm,
Germany


2008

Kunstmuseum Wilhelm Morgner Haus "In God we trust", Performance, Soest, Germany














COLLECTIONS


Carl Icahn Private Art Collection, MOMA Tower, New York City, USA

Bresnan Art Collection, New York, USA

Collezione Giorgio Armani, Milano, Italy

Collezione Borromeo, Milano, Italy

Collezione Principe Vittorio Emanuele di Savoia, Venezia, Italy

Collezione Giovanni Nembri, Milano, Italy

Pratt Graphics Center, New York City, USA

Pallas Verlag, Prof, Dr. Theodor Kohlmann, Welver/Berlin, Germany

Kunstsammlung Andreas Rumbler, General Manager of Christies,
Düsseldorf, Germany

DFB, Deutscher Fußball Bund, Collection Deutsches Fußball Museum, Dortmund

Kunstsammlung HCC Harenberg City Center, Dortmund, Germany

Kunstsammlung Erotic Art Museum, Claus Becker, Hamburg, Germany
   

SHORT VERSION
CURRICULUM VITAE  
ARTISTIC DEVELOPMENT







FEDERICO SCHIAFFINO

born 1953 in Portofino, based in Welver, Germany and in Portofino, Italy

1974-78 Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan, (I), (Prof. Aldo Turchiaro), 1978-82 Pratt Graphic Center NYC, (Prof. David Finkbeiner), 1986- 88 Art Students League NYC (Prof. Nathaniel Kaz)


Solo Exhibitions (selection)

1978: Galleria Palazzo Doria Tursi, Genoa, Italy

1979: National Arts Club, New York City, USA

1980: Cité Internationale des Arts, CIA, "Le Trait“, Paris, France

2000: Museo del Parco di Portofino, "En plain air", Portofino, Italy

2001: Airport Gallery 1, "Italian Impressions", Frankfurt, Germany

2002: Maximilian Park, Central Electric, "La Via del Tempo", Hamm, Germany

2004: Frankfurt Book Fair, "Ex Libris", Frankfurt, Germany

2005: Museo Castello Brown, „Auson“ Portofino, Italy

2008: Art Museum Wilhelm Morgner -Haus, "Il mosaico della mia vita", Soest, Germany

2012: Harenberg City Center, Entrance Hall, Sculpture Park, Permanent Exhibition, Dortmund,Ger.

2013: Kunstverein Soest, St Thomae Church, “Ecce Homo“, Mirror Installation, Soest, Germany



Group Exhibitions (selection)

1979: Parsons Exhibition Center, SAGA, 57th National Print Exhibition, NYC, USA

1981: Society of American Graphic Artists, NYC, USA

1987: AAA Associated American Artist, "On Broadway", NYC, USA     

1990: Greenville County Museum of Art, "Water World", Greenville, USA

1994: Arco Madrid, Spain

1995: Art Museum, Joensuun taidemuseon, Joensuu, Finland

1996: Art Cologne, Germany

2014: OPEN 17 International Exhibition of Sculpture and Installation, Venice, Italy


Art Awards: (selection)

1977: Premio Internationale "Torre d`Ansperto", Milan, 1st prize

1978: "Trofeo Autunno", Galleria Casa Bella SML, Genoa, 1st prize

1979: Premio Int. di Cannes, 2nd prize

1982: Grand Prix Award of Space, Seoul

1983 : The Fifth Annual Carrier Print Competition, Belle Mead , 2nd prize

1990: Mini Print International Award, Cadaqués

2007: Libr 'art, Graphics Art Award, Libramont, 1st prize


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