2003-05 MA Fine Art Photography, Royal College of Art, London UK
1998-01 BA Photography, London College Of Printing and Distributive Trades, London UK
2021 Surreal Science: Loudon Collection with Salvatore Arancio, Teylers Museum, Haarleem, Netherlands (Forthcoming)
2019 Like a Sort of Pompeii in Reverse, Semiose, Paris, France
Their Eyes Have No Lids, Black Tower, London, UK
Like a Sort of Pompeii in Reverse, Casa Museo Jorn, Albissola Marina, Italy
2018 Surreal Science: Loudon Collection with Salvatore Arancio,
Whitechapel Gallery, London, U.K.
2017 Solo Presentation, Artissima, Present Future Section, Turin, Italy
And These Crystals Are Just like Globes of Light, Federica Schiavo Gallery Milan, Italy
2016 Travelling Circular Labyrinths, Museo Civico di Castelbuono, Castelbuono (Palermo), Italy, (curated by Luca Cerizza)
Oh Mexico! Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
The Water They Dwell In, Quartz Studio, Turin, italy
2015 Fashioned to a Device Behind a Tree, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK (installation and performance)
Une Taxonomie des Sens et des Formes, Centre d’art contemporain La Halle des bouchers, Vienne, France (curated by Marc Bembekoff)
Project 09: Salvatore Arancio, Contemporary Art Society, London, UK
2014 The Hidden, Ensapc Ygrec, Paris, France (curated by Emeline Vincent)
Cathedral, AV Festival, Nothern Gallery For Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK
2013 Alternating Layers of Contrasting Resistance, Rowing, London, UK
Solo Project, Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The Little Man of the Forest With the Big Hat, Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome, Italy
2012 The Little Man of the Forest With the Big Hat, Museo Carlo Zauli, Faenza, Italy (curated by Guido Molinari)
2011 An Arrangement of the Materials Ejected, Spacex, Exeter, UK
Shasta, Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome, Italy
2010 Sentinel - PPS//Meetings#4, Palazzo Riso - Museo d’Arte Contemporanea della Sicilia, Palermo, Italy (curated by Helga Marsala)
An Account of the Composition of the Earth’s Crust: Dirt Cones and Lava Bombs, Frame-Frieze Art Fair, London, UK
2009 Sentinel, Kaleidoscope Project Space, Milan, Italy (curated by Caterina Riva)
2020 La forma della terra, Fondazione Malvina Menegaz, Castelbasso, Italy (Curated by Simone Ciglia)
Education through Art, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy (Curated by Paola Nicolin)
Mushrooms: the Art, Design and Future of Fungi, Somerset House, London, UK (Curated by Francesca Gavin)
Psychotropics, New Art Centre Roche Court, East Winterslow, Salisbury, UK (Curated by Iwona Blazwick)
2019 Ascending City, 8th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture, Shenzhen, China
Terra Italia, Espace Eden, Vallauris, France
Before We Vanish, Museo Novecento, Firenze, Italy
Classic Reloaded. Mediterranea, Villa des Arts, Rabat, Marocco
Future Primitive, Gossamer Fog, London, UK
Is this planet Heart?, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, UK
02.74.75.76, Federica Schiavo Gallery, Milan, Italy
Solo Figura e Sfondo, Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy
Drawing Biennal 2019, Drawing Room, London, UK
Grande Section!, Centre d’art contemporein La Halle des Bouchers, Vienne, France
Qui, dove ci incontriamo, Galleria Tiziana di Caro, Naples, Italy
2018 FIAC Projects, Petit Palais, Paris, France
Classic Reloaded. Mediterranea, National Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia
Ceramic Now. 60° Faenza Prize, MIC, Faenza, Italy
Classic Reloaded. Mediterranea, Villa Audi, Beirut, Lebanon
Ceramic Now. 60° Faenza Prize, MIC, Faenza, Italy
About a Vase, Fondazione Museo della Ceramica di Montelupo, Montelupo Fiorentino, Italy
Il Richiamo di Cthulhu, Palazzo Mazzarino, Palermo, Italy
Is This Planet Earth?, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, U.K.
Paesaggi mentali/Traiettorie naturali, Museo di Geologia G. G. Gemmellaro, Palermo, Italy
New Relics, Thames-Side Studios Gallery, London, UK
Is This Planet Earth?, Ty Pawb, Wrexham, U.K.
Nacré Fraternité, Flat:Two, London, U.K.
Rock Garden, Semiose Gallery, Paris, France
2017 57th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Viva Arte Viva, curated by Christine Macel, Venice, Italy
Synthetic Landscapes, Meadow Arts, Weston Park & Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, Weston-under-Lizard, UK
A Tranquil Star, Malta Contemporary Art, Curated by Mark Mangion, Valletta, Malta
Mushrooms on the Ruins, Nogueras Blanchard, Madrid, Spain
In The Earthtime, Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, South Korea
Tropical Hangover, Tenderpixel, London, UK
2016 Evolutionary Travels, Fundación Arte, Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires, Argentina (curated by Flavia Frigeri)
Where There is Sea There Are Pirates, 3137, Athens, Greece (curated by Poppy Bowers)
Inland Far, Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, UK
Things Themselves: The Causality of Matter, Vernon Gardens, Vernon, Los Angeles, USA
Eminent Domain, South Kiosk, London, UK
Teleonomy, Cafè Oto, London, UK
The First Humans, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth, UK
Terra Provocata, Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e di Ravenna e Museo Civico Medievale, Bologna, Italy
2015 A leap of faith, The Living Room ACT III, St. Laurence Church, London, UK
and the soft ground in the garden was also a constellation…, Lychee One, London, UK (curated by Àngels Miralda)
The London Open 2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
TAVERNA - Siamo Aperti, Icastica 2015, Palazzo Fraternita dei Laici, Arezzo, Italy (curated by Ilaria Gianni)
Inner Landscapes Of Time, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (curated by Frank Ammerlaan, Elsa Coustou and Ned McConnell)
Data, Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester, UK
Exquisite Collapse, Blip Blip Blip at East Street Arts, Patrick Studio’s Project Space, Leeds, UK
The First Humans, Pump House Gallery, London, UK
2014 Birds, Cinéphémère, FIAC Hors le murs, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris. France (Film Screening)
Sex Shop, Folkestone Fringe, Folkestone Triennial 2014, UK
FOAM, Andor Gallery, London, UK (a peripatetic project by Mat Jenner)
Curiosity: Art & the Pleasure of Knowing, de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Hayward Touring, curated by Brian Dillon)
Dreams That Money Can’t Buy, The Independent, MAXXI, Roma, Italy (a project by CURA Magazine)
Salvatore Arancio / Alberto Guidato / Alessandro Roma, MK Search Art, San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy
Les Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
FOAM, A Peripatetic Project By Mat Jenner, Project/Number, London, UK
In forma di ceramica, Arte contemporanea dal Museo Carlo Zauli, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venezia, Italy (curated by Stefano Coletto and Matteo Zauli)
Curiosity: Art & the Pleasure of Knowing, Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange, Newlyn and Penzance, UK(Hayward Touring, curated by Brian Dillon)
Les Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France
2013 PROJECT: Salvatore Arancio, Rachel Cattle & Steve Richards, James Pyman, Maureen Paley Gallery, London,UK
Curiosity: Art & the Pleasure of Knowing, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Norwich, UK (Hayward Touring, curated by Brian Dillon)
PROJECT 03: Data, Contemporary Art Society, London, UK (curated by Shiri Shalmy)
The Naturalists, Castelluccio di Pienza-La Foce, Chianciano Terme, Italy (curated by Peter Benson Miller)
Le Ragioni della Pittura. Esiti e prospettive di un medium, Palazzo de Sanctis, Castelbasso, Teramo, Italy (curated by Laura Cherubini and Eugenio Viola)
Genius loci, Museo della Marineria, Villa Molaroni, Pesaro, Italy (curated by Paola Ugolini and Ludovico Pratesi)
Curiosity: Art & the Pleasure of Knowing, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK (Hayward Touring, curated Brian Dillon)
Cyclorama, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico DF, Mexico (curated by Andrea Torreblanca)
The (338 Hour) Cineclub, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy (curated by Rosalie Dubal, Alec Steadman, Emeline Vincent)
Moroso Award for Contemporary Art, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy
Relatively Absolute, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK
2012 Darklight and Brightlight, American Academy, Rome, Italy (curated by Valentina Ciarallo and Ludovico Pratesi)
The Cosmos, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK
NTCM, Milan, Italy (curated by Gabi Scardi)
Epidedon, CO2 Gallery, Rome, Italy (curated by Ludovico Pratesi)
2011 Les Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Ceci n’est pas du cinéma! Castello di Rivoli – Museo Nazionale del Cinema, Turin, Italy (curated by Marcella Beccaria, Andrea Bellini, Francesco Bernardelli, Beatrice Merz, Marianna Vecellio)
Talent Prize 2011, IV Edition, Musei Capitolini Centrale Montemartini, Rome, Italy
Late Summer Blues, Storefront, Brooklyn, NY, USA (curated by Sara Reisman, Ian Daniel)
Vedere un oggetto, vedere la luce / To See an Object to See a Light, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Guarene d’Alba Italy (curated by Ginny Kollak, Padraic E. Moore, Pavel S. Pyś)
Studio Voltaire: Open House Event, Studio Voltaire, London, UK
Alptraum, Cell Project Space, London, UK
2010 Certo sentimento, Cripta 747-Galleria Umbero I, Turin, Italy (curated by Frank Boehm)
SI Sindrome Italiana, Magasin-Centre National d’Art contemporain de Grenoble, France
Catastrophe? Quelle Catastrophe!, Manif D’Art 5, The Quebec City Biennal, Engramme, Quebec City, Canada (curated by Sylvie Fortin)
Does the Angle Between Two Walls Have a Happy Ending?, Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome, Italy (curated by Ishmael Randall Weeks)
2009 Premio New York Fall 2009 Exhibition, ISCP Gallery, New York, NY, USA
The Filmic Conventions, FormContent, London, UK
I Giovani Che Visitano Le Nostre Rovine Non Vi Vedono Che Uno Stile, GAM - Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy (curated by FormContent)
Prague Biennale 4, Karlin Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
Drawing 2009, The Drawing Room, London, UK
I Accept Chaos, Conduits Gallery, Milan, Italy
Room Collaborators, Room, London, UK
2008 Late Summer Blues (NO) VACANCY, Galleria Maze, Turin, Italy (curated by Luca Lo Pinto)
The Golden Record, touring exhibition: Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, UK; The Collection Museum, Lincoln, UK; G39 Gallery, Cardiff, UK
Nul, Foxy Production, New York, NY, USA (curated by Dick Evans)
BY ITSELF, Room, London, UK (curated by Tamsin Clark)
2007 Iota, Cell Project, London, UK (curated by Richard Priestly)
No Room For the Groom: An Exhibition with Douglas Sirk, Herald St, London, UK (curated by Gregorio Magnani)
Drawing 2007, The Drawing Room, London, UK
Salon 2007: New British Painting and Work on Paper, 391 Portobello Road, London, UK (curated by Flora Fairbairn, Sotiris Kyriakou)
Art Futures 2007, Bloomberg Space, London, UK
2006 Sweet Home under White Clouds, Peles Empire, London, UK (curated by Seb Patane)
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 06, touring exhibition: Club Row, Rochelle School, London, UK;The Coach Shed, A Foundation, Liverpool, UK;
SV06, Studio Voltaire, London, UK
East Wing Collection 07, Courtauld Institute, Somerset House, London, UK
2005 Gone in 60 Seconds. Cafe Gallery Project, London, UK
AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
2020 CCA Andratx, Andratx, Spain
2018 The Italian Council, Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Directorate General for Contemporary Creativity and Activities and Tourism, Italy
2015 CCA Andratx, Andratx, Spain
2014 Camden Arts Centre, Ceramics Fellowship 2014/15, London, UK
La Cité internationale des Arts, Paris, France
2013 Résidences Internationales aux Recollets, Paris, France
Nctm e l’arte: Artists-in-residence bursary, Milan, Italy
2012 Sundaymorning@ekwc, European Ceramic Work Centre, SG ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
Wysing Arts Center, Cambridge, UK
2011 Artist Residency and Ceramic Workshop, MCZ Museo Carlo Zauli, Faenza, RA, Italy
Full Fellowship, Art Omi International Artists Residency, Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, NY, USA
The Elephant Trust Grant, London, UK
2009 Premio New York, VII edition, The Italian Academy, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris (FR)
MART, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto (IT)
Fondo di Acquisizione “Giampiero Cantoni” di Fondazione Fiera Milano (IT)
Fiorucci Art Trust, London (UK)
Museo Tamayo, Mexico City (MX)
Deutsche Bank Collection, Milano (IT)
Museo Montelupo, Montelupo Fiorentino (IT)
Artist Pension Trust, London (UK)
Soho House, London (UK)
Lafayette Foundation, Paris (FR)
NTCM, Milano (IT)
MAXXI, Roma (IT)
Harris Museum, Preston (UK)
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CLANFORD, Darren, "Sculpture in the City returs to London featuring Nathan Coley, Elisa Artesero, Nina Saunders and Lawrence Weiner", Creative Boom, May 29th, 2019.
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KHAN, Tabish, "The Top 7 Art Exhibitions to see in London between Christmas and New Year", FAD Magazine, Decembre 23rd, 2018.
"Whitechapel Gallery presenteds crafted objects from the Loudon Collection, selected and animated by Salvatore Arancio", Arteecritica, November- December 2018.
FRIGERI, Flavia, "Gli amanti del Volcano", Flash Art, October-November 2018.
BÜRKLIN, Heidi, "Artefatke für die Wissenschaft", Welt, October 2018.
INGS, Simon, "When science becomes performance art", Financial Times, October 2018.
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“Mushrooms on the Ruins” at Nogueras Blanchard, Madrid", Mousse Magazine, June 2017.
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ARANCIO, Salvatore et CRISPINO Susanna, “A Map Between Order And Chaos”, TK21 La Revue, n°40, November 28th, 2014.
“Brightlight / Darklight alla American Academy di Roma”, Grazia, July 3th, 2013.
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