Biography of Andrea Felice
Andrea Felice (1961) is Painter, Video Artist, and Architect
He began working in 1991 as a painter and video artist with a personal exhibit at the Ariete Gallery and in 1995 he participated in the Exibition Presence Inside - Progetto Europa 95, curated by Forum Interart Roma, in Rome, as well as several group exhibits since 2001 to 2011. In October 2011, he exhibited at the New Artemisia Gallery in London. In February 2012 he received an award for his work Presenze at Concorso G. B. Moroni - La mia libera espressione in Bergamo and he was part of the jury for the third edition of Il sapere delle Mani in Nazzano, Rome. In the same year he took part at the twelfth edition of Terra Arte in Irpinia and in Vieste the Mad Vieste Festival. During this period in Rome a big personal exhibition Fantacity at The Quirinale’s Dioscuri Gallery and Cuore che batte su Roma eterna at DAI Studio, sponsored by the Ministry of cultural heritage and activities, Municipality of Rome and of the Order of Architects of Rome. Since November 2012 to April 2013, he did personal exibitions Mondi del Terzo Millennio at Plus Berlin Hotel in Berlin. At the end of the year in Milan, he received an award for Art Criticism in the XXV edition of the Prize of the Arts Prize of Culture. In 2012 at Mediamuseum in Pescara, he did personal exibitions Fantacity. In 2013 at the Gallery Space Tadini, he participates in humanitarian assistance for the town of Lampedusa Save My Dream in Milan. In 2014, he participated in the group exhibition entitled NOW # 4 in Rome. Since November 2015 to May 2016, in the Capital, is among the artists who exhibit at the MACRO via Nizza in Rome, the exhibition EGOSUPEREGOALTEREGO-face and contemporary body art. In October 2016 exhibits at House of Architecture at the Acquario Romano during the Architetti Artisti Collective. In november 2017, within the ARTISSIMA 2016 event, in Turin, a big personal exhibition A Trip to Fantacity – L’Arte di Essere Felice at the Little Nemo Art Gallery. At the end of the year in Milan, is among the artists who exhibit at the UNCommon, the exhibits Digital Frame and at Rome, interprets together with 32 other visual artists The 33 surnames of God of Marguerite Yourcenar, with the realization of the book given to The Pope Francis, lead by the "Center Antinoo for Art - Archives Marguerite Yourcenar". In march 2017 in Rome, exhibits at The Showroom Lo Cascio Arredamenti during the Architetti Artisti Collective. In October 2017 exhibits at RAW Rome Art Week, at his Art Studio Il Pensatoio, conceving one of the 100 events of the event. In november 2017, is among the artists who exhibits at the 100 artists in the Auction-Event at the Bertolami Fine Arts and exhibits at House of Architecture at the Acquario Romano during the Architetti Artisti Collective. Since June to September 2018 in Palermo, he is among the artists who exhibits in the international exhibition Nature is viral - Paradise lost - artists support the green world, during Manifesta 12 biennial European contemporary art traveling at Palazzo Scavuzzo Trigona.
Professor of Cinematographic Productions with Animation and SFX for the New Media Science Department at Tor Vergata University in Rome and Cinematographic Set Design for the master’s degree course in Architecture – Interiors and Furnishings at La Sapienza University in Rome. In the past, he also taught Editing and Compositing at Roma2 University, Set Design Techniques, Interiors Laboratory III, Elements of Interior Architecture, Designing Prototypes and Simulation and Digital Models and Representations at the “La Sapienza” University Architecture Faculty in Rome and at Federico II University (A.R.P.A.) in Naples. He works in the areas of participatory design, layout, interior design and multimedia systems together with his design firm associates. He holds courses and meetings on comics and animated films and he is an expert on Disney animation from 1928 to 1941. From 1999 to 2000, he served on the board of Immagine, the cultural association that organized Lucca Comics and Expocartoon. For Jubilee year in 2000, he designed the new line of professional Razor speakers for Bose s.p.a for the audio systems at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome, the Church of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence and the Cathedral in Catania. He designed the stand layout for Massimo Fazzino at the Italian pavilion for the Sixth Biennial of Architecture in Venice (1996) and he exhibited Cinematographic Set Design works at the Twelfth Biennial of Architecture in Venice (2010). He writes articles for magazines about graphic design, cinema, architecture, design and communications including Computer Grafica, Progettare and OFX.