Roberta Pugno was born in Bolzano, graduated in Literature and Philosophy with Carlo Ginzburg, and now she lives in Rome. His exhibition activity began in the mid-1980s. It has more than sixty personal exhibitions, over one hundred and fifty collective exhibitions, and fourteen catalogs.Since 2010 she is artistic director of the Ipazia Immaginepensiero Onlus Association.
Main personal exhibitions: Art Studio Il Moro, Florence 1989, Italian Cultural Institute, Munich (Germany) 1989, Canossa Castle, Canossa (R.E.) 1993, Aurelian Wall Museum, Rome, 1996, Palazzetto dell'Arte, Foggia 1997, Palazzo Chigi-Zondadari, S. Quirico d'Orcia (SI) 1998, Palazzo Barberini, Rome 1999, Maurizio Casa dell'Ariosto, Reggio Emilia 2000, Aragonese Castle, L'Aquila 2003, American Academy, Rome 2003, Villa Piccolomini, Rome 2005, Palazzo Altieri, Oriolo Romano (VT) 2006, Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza, Rome 2006, Arab Emirates Embassy, Rome 2007, Palazzo Valentini, Rome 2008, Palazzo Venezia, Rome 2009, Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome 2009, Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery, Latina 2010, Bilotti Museum, Rome 2012, Palazzo Sforza-Cesarini, Genzano of Rome, 2014, Cascina Farsetti, Rome 2014, Gallery of the Angelica Library, Rome 2016, Ancient Roman Houses of Celio, Rome 2018.
She collaborated with galleries: Eralov, EdiEuropa and Andrè in Rome; Galleria Helga Wicher, Wuppertal (Germany); Galleria Kontraste, Pietrasanta; Gallery Zammarchi, Milan; Gallery Granelli, Livorno; Astuni Gallery, Fano; Urs Aebi Kunstgalerie, Lucerne (Switzerland). Collective exhibitions outside Italy: Sofia (Bulgaria), Schwelm (Germany), Melbourne (Australia), Gent (Belgium), Barcelona (Spain).
Catalogs (1993-2016): Roberta Pugno, The Woman and the Stranger, Gilgamesh King of Uruk, Matter and Breath, “L'audaci imprese io canto”, The Land The Water The Man, The Rumors Of Rejection Giordano Bruno, “L'universo tutto infinito”, Inner Thought, Endless Woman Man, Matter Energy Thought, Born From Inside, Infinite Matter, Terrafuoco, The Revolt of Thought.
They (and others) have written about her: Fulvio Abbate, M. Pia Ammirati, Raffaella Bozzini, Gianni Bulian, Silvia Chiodi, Michele Ciliberto, Rosa Cipollone, Mario De Candia, Fabio D’Achille, Gloria Gabrielli, Hilary Gatti, Hussein Mahmoud, Claudio Marra, Tommaso Paloscia, Giovanni Pettinato, Sergio Rispoli, Ingrid Rowland, Claudio Strinati, Marcello Venturoli...