Monica Sarandrea


Monica Sarandrea

Monica Sarandrea (Rome, 1974) attends the art courses at La Porta Blu Art School from 2004, where she is tutored by artist Alberto Parres. She develops her painting skills working on chromatic and depth of field, gradually moving from figurative art to abstraction. She also studies engraving with artist Roberto Pace and from 2011 she starts working on sculpture focusing on materials such as clay, plaster and marble. From 2011 to 2013 she takes part in marble workshops in the island of Thassos (Greece). From 2006 she takes part in exhibitions in art galleries and institutional spaces, contemporary art festivals in Italy and abroad including RvB Arts, MICRO Arti Visive, Centro Culturale Gabriella Ferri, Ex Dogana (Rome), Ca’ dei Carraresi (Treviso,Italy), Artbox Project (New York), Galerie L’Atelier (Hünibach, Switzerland), Sculptures in Chigi Park (Ariccia), A60 Contemporary Art Space (Milan). From 2010 her solo exhibitions take place in art galleries and institutional spaces such as Il Laboratorio, Creative Room Art Gallery, Villa Corsini-Sarsina (Anzio), Sala Orsini (Formello), Studio Tiepolo 38 (Rome). In 2016 two sculptures enter the permanent collection at MAAM – Museo dell’Altro e dell’Altrove, Rome. Her works can be found in private collections in Italy and Europe.

She lives and works in Rome.

 

Personal exhibitions

2019: “Il peso delle stelle”, Studio Tiepolo 38, Rome

2018: “Tutte d’un pezzo”, Palazzo Chigi, Sala Orsini, Formello

2017: Evidenti omissioni, Villa Corsini-Sarsina, Anzio

2016: “There’s no place for my mind”, Spazio Marte, Gaeta

2015:  “La natura ama nascondersi”, b>gallery, Rome

2014: “Frammenti di una ricerca”, Spazio Interiore, Rome

2013: “Pensieri come allodole”, Creative Room Art Gallery, Rome

2012: “Bateau ivre”, galleria “Il Laboratorio”, Rome

2010 “Lirica/mente”, galleria “Il Laboratorio”, Rome

 

Group exhibitions

2021: Terra Arte, collective exhibition at Blera sculpture park (VT)

2021: Biennale di arte contemporanea della Murgia, Altamura

2021: Premio Melis, Mostra Internazionale di arte ceramica, Ex convento dei Cappuccini, Bosa

2021: Simposio Lunense, 1° edizione, Fivizzano

2021: Parlami di Dante attraverso la Divina Commedia, Galleria Spazio Arte Petrecca, Isernia

 2020: Biennale le Arti Possibili, Milan

2020: La Vita dell'Arte, A60 Contemporary Art Space, Milan

2020: Share your time, share your art, Emmeotto, Rome

2019: Sculptures in Chigi park, Ariccia

2019:  Premio P.A.C.I, 7th edition,  Isernia

2019: “Ceramics in love”, Castellamonte

2019:  “Cura e pittura”, Centro di Psicologia e Psicoterapia La Fenice, Rome

2018:  Art Paper International, Galerie L’Atelier, Hünibach (Switzerland)

2018: “Ronzii – Arte in subbuglio”, Lumière, Pisa

2018: “Scienza e coscienza”, Mitreo Arte Contemporanea, Rome

2018: Ar[t]cevia International Art Festival, Arcevia

2018: Artbox Project New York 1.0

2017: ” Seduzioni”, Elle Galleria, Preganziol

2017: Diritti in transito, Ex Dogana, Rome

2017: “Settima rassegna di arte contemporanea”, Ca’ dei Carraresi, Treviso

2016: “Marte Live contest”, Rome

2016: “Mostri&Eroi”, Centro Culturale G. Ferri, Rome

2015: “Il cielo in una stanza”, MICRO arti visive, Rome

2014: “Beauty and the beast”, RvB Arts, Rome

2014: “Spacescape”, Oratorio della Confraternita del Purgatorio, Ostuni

2013:  ArtePadova – stand Creative Room

2012: Vincitrice del Contest Creative Room, Rome

2010: “Pasolini, cittadino di Monteverde”, Museo della “Villa Vecchia”, Villa Pamphilj, Rome

2007: collettiva “Supermart: arte al cm quadrato” presso la Galleria Arch Art & Jewels

2006-2009: Collective exhibitions at La Porta Blu Gallery, Rome

 

Articles and publications

2015    La natura ama nascondersi, Monica Sarandrea si rivela di Paulo Fasciano in Rify Rome, www.rifyrome.com

2012    Ritratti d’artista, E.Scardanelli, Gangemi Editore

2020    Catalogo, Gutenberg Edizioni (Salerno)

 

Permanent collections

MAAM – Museo dell’Altro e dell’Altrove, Rome

 

Rebirth #3, 2020 acrylic and oatmeal branches on canvas (detail)
Matrice
Organic form, 2021 ceramic
At my studio

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