education

California College of the Arts - MA Visual & Critical Studies 2020

Reggio Calabria Academy of Fine Arts - BA in Graphic Arts 2017

LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome - MA in Local Government & Administration 2014

Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria - MA in Law 2013

experience

PhD Student - Global Studies for an Inclusive & Integrated Society - UniDa - 2021/Present

Art Director & Vice President - Non-Profit Cultural Organization FUORI POSTO 2019/Present

Freelance Graphic Designer & Illustrator 2016/Present

Founder of MeP Reggio Calabria (Movement for the Emancipation of Poetry) - 2017/Present

Graduate Office Receptionist - California College of the Arts - 2018/2020

Graduate Fine Arts Event Coordinator - California College of the Arts - 2018/2020

Graphic Design Assistant - California College of the Arts - 2018/2020

Teaching Assistant (classes: contemporary painters; community project_mural; the life of an artwork_production/exhibition/conservation) - California College of the Arts - 2018/2020

Freelance writer - www.newz.it - 2016

Attorney - Ernst & Young Financial Spa - 2013/2014

publications

Sightlines Journal - I Buoni di Riace: Migration crisis as a chance to resist Mafiopoli, ISSUE 2020, p.26/39, California College of the Arts, 2020

Exhibition Catalogue FUORI POSTO 1.0 - RiflessIOni ad alta quota; p. 68/71, Città del Sole, 2019 

LIQMAG Art & Cultural Magazine - Special Number, N.14/0 p.16/17, Crossmedia, 2017

A. Pujia Veneziano - Conterraneo, p.55/59, Rubbettino, 2016

M. A. Mamone, G.O. Surace - Il Passaggio Obbligato 2. L’origine, la nascita, la vita, Kaleidon, 2016

exhibitions & artist in residence programs

2020 Collective Exhibition Coordinate Esistenziali, Academy of Fine Arts, Reggio Calabria, ITA

          Online Commencement Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2019 Solo Exhibition Take Over Project, Hubbell Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

          Collective Exhibition Fuori Posto, Galleria degli Ottimati, Reggio Calabria, ITA

2017 Collective Exhibition Memorie dal Futuro - Bilotti Museum of Contemporary Art, Rende, ITA

          Commencement Exhibition - Reggio Calabria Academy of Fine Arts, Reggio Calabria, ITA

2016 Artist in Residence Program Community Art Project with Ceramics - Bova Superiore & Academy of            Fine Arts Reggio Calabria, ITA

          Artist in Residence Program Illustration & Creative Writing - Centro di Programmazione                              Mediterranea, Africo Antico, ITA

2015 Artist in Residence Program Traditional Graphic Arts & Poetry - Centro di Programmazione                        Mediterranea, Africo Antico, ITA 

2014 Collective Exhibition RCipiace, Culture Library, Reggio Calabria, ITA

          Artist in Residence  Program Traditional Graphic Arts & Poetry - Centro di Programmazione                        Mediterranea, Assisi, ITA

awards

2019 - Student Travel Award - Marbach Am Neckar (Germany) - California College of the Arts,

San Francisco, CA

2019 - All-College Honors Graduate Critical Writing award - Honorable Mention - California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2018/2020  CCA Merit Scholarship -  California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA