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BORN IN 1971, IN ORZINUOVI, BRESCIA, ITALY.

HE CURRENTLY LIVES AND WORKS IN SHANGHAI, CHINA.

 

 

STUDIES

 

 

1985-89 STUDIED AT THE B.BEMBO ART LICEO IN CREMONA, ITALY

1989-93BRERA FINE ARTS ACADEMY IN MILAN WHERE HE GRADUATED WITH MAXIMUM HONOURS HONOURS

 

 

AWARDS / GRANTS / RESIDENCIES

 

 

2014 FINALIST – AESTHETICA AWARD – YORK, UK

2013 FINALIST – IRREVERSIBLE PROJECTS AWARD – MIAMI, USA

2013 SELECTED BY SWATCH AS GUEST ARTIST AT THE SWATCH ART PEACE HOTEL IN SHANGHAI, CHINA

2013 - GUEST ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCY AT COFA (COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS) OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

2010 - FINALIST AT THE INTERNATIONAL CELESTE PRIZE. NEW YORK CITY, USA

2005-06 - MINISTRY OF CULTURE FELLOWSHIP FROM THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT. TOKYO, JAPAN

1998 - BANCOMER FELLOWSHIP. CAREYES, MEXICO

1991 - FIRST PLACE PAINTING AWARD FROM THE FINE ARTS ACADEMY OF BRERA, MILAN

1990 - SECOND PLACE PAINTING AWARD FROM THE FINE ARTS ACADEMY OF BRERA, MILAN

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

 

-'INFINITELY NEAR' - SOLO EXHIBITION - DISTRICT GALLERY - MANILA, PHILIPPINES

 

2017

 

-'DEMOLIZIONE' - SOLO EXHIBITION - EX FILANDA MERONI MUSEUM - SONCINO, ITALY

-'LUCA BRAY' - SOLO EXIBITION - GALERIA ISABELLE SERRANO - MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

 

2015

 

-56TH VENICE BIENNALE – VENICE, ITALY

-EXPO MILANO 2015 – CONSULATE GENERAL OF SOUTH KOREA – MILAN, ITALY

-LUCA BRAY – MAQRO CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM – QUERETARO, MEXICO

 

2014

 

-LUCA BRAY – GALERIA CASA LAMM – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

-‘UN MAR DE SUENOS’ – TEATRO SAN DOMENICO – CREMA, ITALY

 

2013

 

-THE SWATCH ART PEACE HOTEL – SHANGHAI, CHINA

-LITTLE VICTORIES GALLERY – SHANGHAI, CHINA

-LUCA BRAY’ – CASA LAMM – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

-COFA – SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

 

2012

 

-LUCA BRAY’ – PUEBLA, MEXICO

 

2011

 

-BEGINNINGS. ART LOUNGE GALLERY. LISBON. PORTUGAL

 

2010

 

-BRAY. GALLERY NINE 5. NEW YORK, N.Y.

-FROM PEKING TO BEIJING. CASA LAMM GALLERY. MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

 

2009

 

-BRAY. CAJA BLANCA GALLERY. MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

 

2008

 

-ALL THAT FLOWS. GALLERY NINE 5. NEW YORK, N.Y.

-BRAY. CERO GALLERY. MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

 

2007

-BLANCO MILAGRO BLANCO.

-CASA LAMM GALLERY. MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

 

2006

 

-BRAY. JEAN-LOUIS SILVE GALLERY. VALLE DE BRAVO, MEXICO

 

2005

 

-BRAY. FINE ARTS LABORATORY GALLERY. TOKYO, JAPAN

-INHALING TOKYO. CASA LAMM GALLERY. MEXICO. D.F.

-80M2 DI SUPERBIA. EMMA MOLINA GALLERY, MONTERREY NL

-LUCA BRAY RETROSPECTIVE. CASTELLO SFORZESCO, SONCINO, ITALY

-80M2 DI SUPERBIA. CIVIC MUSEUM. LODI, ITALY

 

2004

 

-MUNDO ART GALLERY. NEW YORK, N.Y.

-N.Y.T.O.A.S.T. NEW YORK, N.Y.

 

2003

 

-BRAY. EMMA MOLINA GALLERY, MONTERREY, N.L.

-BRAY RECENT WORK. CASA LAMM GALLERY, MEXICO. D.F.

-BRAY RECENT WORK. SEGOVIA ISAACS GALLERY. BARCELONA, SPAIN

 

2002

 

-DESIRES. EMMA MOLINA GALLERY. MONTERREY, N.L.

-DROPS OF LIFE. CASA LAMM GALLERY. MEXICO, D.F.

 

2001

 

-LUCA BRAY RETROSPECTIVE. CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM, MORELIA, MICH.

-BRAY RECENT WORK. JEAN-LOUIS SILVE GALLERY. VALLE DE BRAVO, MEXICO

-BRAY RECENT WORK. CASA LAMM GALLERY, MEXICO, D.F.

-LUCA BRAY. GALERÌA ESPACIO. EL SALVADOR, SAN SALVADOR

 

2000

 

-WORK 2000. CASA LAMM GALLERY. MEXICO, D.F.

-WORK 2000. GALERÌA ESPACIO. EL SALVADOR, SAN SALVADOR

 

1999

 

-IN JUST ONE INSTANCE. CASA LAMM GALLERY. MEXICO, D.F.

-BEHIND THE SKY. EMMA MOLINA GALLERY. MONTERREY, N.L.

 

1998

 

-BRAY RECENT WORK. DANIELA CHAPPARD FOUNDATION, CARACAS, VENEZUELA

-RAINING SUN. ENTRE GALLERY. PUEBLA, PUE.

 

1997

 

-PAINTING AND SCULPTURE. QUINTANA MONTERDE GALLERY, MEXICO. D.F.

-AND THE WATER SAID. THE INSTITUTE OF FRANCE. MEXICO D.F.

-PAINTINGS. JEAN-LOUIS SILVE GALLERY. VALLE DE BRAVO, MEXICO

 

1996

 

-SOTTILI FILI CONGIUNTI. SFORZASCO CASTLE. SONCINO, ITALY

-BEATING. SUENÒ GUAJIRO GALLERY. MEXICO, D.F.

 

1995

 

-PAINTINGS. ART DESIGN GALLERY. CREMA, ITALY

 

1994

 

-INSTALLATION AND PAINTING. SCIMMIE GALLERY. MILAN, ITALY

 

1993

 

-PAINTING. ART DESIGN GALLERY. CREMA, ITALY

 

1992

 

-EARTH, FIRE, WIND, WATER. IL CONVENTO GALLERY. SONCINO, ITALY

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

 

-INTO THE WATER - SALONE VOGHERA DELLA FILANDA JACINI - CASALBUTTANO ED UNITI, ITALY

 

2016

 

-MEXICO VIVO – MODERN ART MUSEUM – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

-GALLERY ARTISTS – GALERIA JLS – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

-ARTISTS WITHOUT BORDERS – SCHLOSS WOLKERSDORF – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

-ARTISTS WITHOUT BORDERS – ISTANBUL, TURKEY

 

2015

 

-56th VENICE BIENNALE - TESA 100 / ARSENALE - VENICE, ITALY

 

2014

 

-‘FACES AND TRACES’ – SWATCH ART COLLECTION – SHANGHAI, CHINA

-RED DOT ART FAIR – MIAMI, USA

-‘EXPRESION EN BARRO’ – SCHP MUSEUM – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

-AESTHETICA AWARD EXHIBITION – YORK ST. MARY’S – YORK, UK

-PAGO EN ESPECIE – SAT MUSEUM – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO -AUCTION ‘ARTE VIVO’ – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

 

2013

 

-PULSE ART FAIR – MIAMI, USA

-IRREVERSIBLE PROJECTS - GALLERY 2014 – MIAMI, USA

-MODERN ART MUSEUM – QUERETARO, MEXICO

-INDIA ART FAIR – NEW DELHI, INDIA

-ART MONACO – MONTE CARLO, MONACO

-‘ENSEMBLE’ – LAZCARRO GALLERY – PUEBLA, MEXICO

-PERMANENT COLLECTION – SHCP COLLECTION – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

-‘MEXICO VIVO – MODERN ART MUSEUM – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

 

2012

 

-NATIONAL PALACE PERMANENT COLLECTION – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

-MADRID ART FAIR – MADRID, SPAIN

-MEXICO VIVO – MODERN ART MUSEUM – MEXICO CITY,  MEXICO

-MONACO ART FAIR – MONTECARLO, MONACO

-GALLERY ARTISTS – JEAN-LOUIS SILVE GALLERY – VALLE DE BRAVO, MEXICO

-INDIA ART FAIR – NEW DELHI - INDIA

 

2011

 

-ARTE LISBOA – LISBON - PORTUGAL

-ART PROGRAM OME – TOKYO – JAPAN

-CELESTE PRIZE – FINALIST – NEW YORK CITY

-BIENNALE DI SONCINO – SONCINO - ITALY

-CORAZOLES – PUEBLA - MEXICO

-CROSSROADS – EUROPEANS IN MEXICO – ARZOBISPADO MUSEUM. MEXICO CITY

-CONTINUOUS LINES. DRAWINGS FROM THE COLLECTION: ‘PAYMENT IN SPECIES AND PATRIMONIAL COLLECTION.’

- ARZOBISPADO MUSEUM. MEXICO CITY

 

2010

 

-CROSSROADS – EUROPEANS IN MEXICO – BICENTENNIAL PARK – EUROPEAN PAVILLION, GUANAJUATO, MEXICO

-MEXICO VIVO FOUNDATION – MODERN ART MUSEUM. MEXICO CITY

-JEAN-LOUIS SILVE GALLERY. VALLE DE BRAVO, MEXICO

-CASA LAMM GALLERY. MEXICO. D.F.

-GALLERY NINE 5. NEW YORK

-PERMANENT COLLECTION – ARZOBISPADO MUSEUM. MEXICO CITY

 

2009

 

-THE QUALI BRANLY MUSEUM – PARIS, FRANCE.

-BEYOND THE BORDERS. SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR. SAN DIEGO, US.

-CAJA BLANCA GALLERY. MEXICO. D.F.

-ORIGIN AUCTION. MEXICO. D.F.

-MEXICO VIVO FOUNDATION. CENTER FOR GERMAN DESIGN. MEXICO D.F.

 

2008

 

-CASA LAMM GALLERY. MEXICO. D.F.

-GALLERY NINE 5. NEW YORK, N.Y.

-‘TALAVERA’ – ITINERANT EXHIBITION IN VALENCIA, BARCELONA AND MADRID.

-GENIUS LOCI. PALMARIA ISLAND. PORTOVENERE, ITALY

-MEXICO VIVO FOUNDATION. MEXICO. D.F.

-RED CROSS AUCTION. MEXICO. D.F.

 

2007

 

-ARCO ART FAIR. MADRID, SPAIN

-FRANZ MEYER MUSEUM – MEXICO CITY, MEXICO.

-CASA LAMM GALLERY. MEXICO. D.F.

-ARTISTS FOR AIDS. RED CROSS. MEXICO. D.F.

 

2006

 

-THE NATIONAL ART MUSEUM OF CHINA (NAMOC) – BEIJING, CHINA.

-ARCO ART FAIR. MADRID, SPAIN.

-THE AYUNTAMIENTO GALLERY – PUEBLA, MEXICO.

-CASA LAMM GALLERY. MEXICO. D.F.

-ODALYS AUCTION HOUSE. CARACAS, VENEZUELA

 

2005

 

-‘TALAVERA’ – CONTEMPORARY ART AND DESIGN GALLERY – PUEBLA, MEXICO.

-MUNDO ART GALLERY. NEW YORK, N.Y.

-JEAN-LOUIS SILVE GALLERY. VALLE DE BRAVO, MEXICO

 

2004

 

-DANIELA CHAPPARD FOUNDATION AUCTION. CARACAS, VENEZUELA

-T.O.A.S.T. NEW YORK, N.Y.

-SEGOVIA ISAACS GALLERY. BARCELONA, SPAIN

-MUNDO ART GALLERY. NEW YORK, N.Y.

-PAINTING AND SCULPTURE. JEAN-LOUIS SILVE GALLERY. VALLE DE BRAVO, MEXICO

 

2003

 

-RED CROSS AUCTION. MEXICO. D.F.

-SFORZESCO CASTLE. SONCINO, ITALY

-SEGOVIA ISAACS GALLERY. BARCELONA, SPAIN

-HACIENDA - PAYMENT IN SPECIES. ARZOBISPADO PALACE. MEXICO D.F.

 

2002

 

-HACIENDA - PAYMENT IN SPECIES. ARZOBISPADO PALACE. MEXICO D.F.

-OBJECT ART - THE SECRETS. ARTEUM ACADEMY. MEXICO. D.F.

-JAGUAR COLLECTION. MEXICO. D.F.

 

2001

 

-TALAVERA: TRADITION AND AVANT-GARDE. THE AMERICAN SOCIETY. NEW YORK. N.Y.

-PAINTING AND SCULPTURE. JEAN-LOUIS SILVE GALLERY, VALLE DE BRAVO, MEXICO

-HACIENDA - PAYMENT IN SPECIES. ARZOBISPADO PALACE. MEXICO. D.F.

-PAINTING AND SCULPTURE. NODO DEI DESIDERI. CREMA, ITALY

 

2000

 

-TALAVERA: TRADITION AND AVANT-GARDE. QUEBEC, CANADA

-PAINTING. GALERÌA ESPACIO. EL SALVADOR, SAN SALVADOR.

-PAINTING AND SCULPTURE. THE RED CROSS. MEXICO. D.F.

 

1999

 

-GALLERY ARTISTS. JEAN-LOUIS SILVE, VALLE DE BRAVO, MEXICO

-ORIGINS OF THE NAME: TALAVERA. THE GREAT HALL OF THE GOVERNMENT OF  PUEBLAPUEBLA. PUEBLA, MEXICO

 

1998

 

-TALAVERA – AMERICAN SOCIETY – NEW YORK, USA

-TALAVERA: TRADITION AND AVANT-GARDE. MAISON HAMEL-BRUNEAU – QUEBEC, CANADA

-ART-EXPO GUADALAJARA. MEXICO

-PAINTING AND INSTALLATION. THE RED CROSS. MEXICO.   D.F.

 

1997

-THE FIGHT FOR AIDS. ODALYS AUCTION HOUSE. CARACAS, VENEZUELA

-TALAVERA: TRADITION AND AVANT-GARDE. AMPARO MUSEUM. PUEBLA, PUEBLA

-KALEIDESCOPE. EIGHT ITALIANS IN MEXICO. POSTAL PALACE. MEXICO. D.F.

-PAINTING. IL CORTILE DEI DESIDERI GALLERY. CREMA, ITALY.

-GALLERY ARTISTS. ART DESIGN GALLERY. MEXICO. D.F.

-GALLERY ARTISTS. JEAN-LOUIS SILVE GALLERY. VALLE DE BRAVO, MEXICO

-SAVING ROOTS. CONTEMPORARY ART HOUSE. GUANAJUATO, MEXICO

-PAINTING AND SCULPTURE. THE RED CROSS. MEXICO. D.F.

-INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ART. QUINTANA MONTERDE GALLERY. MEXICO. D.F.

-DESIGN - OBJECT. GALLERY OF MEXICAN DESIGN. MEXICO.D.F.

 

1996

 

-SPAZIO BRERA. BRERA PALACE. MILAN, ITALY

-THE FIGHT AGAINST AIDS. ODALYS AUCTION HOUSE. CARACAS, VENEZUELA

-GALLERY ARTISTS. JEAN-LOUIS SILVE GALLERY. VALLE DE   BRAVO, MEXICO

 

1995

 

-ART AND STYLE. ARTE SPAZIO, URAGO D'OGLIO, ITALY.

-PAINTING. IL CORTILE DEI DESIDERI GALLERY. CREMA, ITALY

 

1994

 

-VISUAL ART. SOCIAL PROJECT. TAMBURINI FACTORY. CREMA, ITALY

 

1993

 

-FORM, SIGN AND COLOUR. PALAZZO BENZONI, ITALY

 

1992

 

-PAINTING AND SCULPTURE. VALENTINI MUSEUM. ROMA, ITALY

 

1990

 

-PAINTING. ART DESIGN GALLERY. CREMA, ITALIA

 

1989

 

-PAINTING. VIA FIORI CHIARI. MILAN, ITALY

 

1988

 

-INSTALLATION, SCULPTURE AND PAINTING. ROSA ROSSAGALLERY. BRESCIA, ITALY

 

WORK IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

THE SWATCH COLLECTION - SHANGHAI, CHINA

THE JUMEX COLLECTION - MEXICO CITY AND LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA

THE NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM – MEXICO CITY

THE ARZOBISPADO MUSEUM - MEXICO CITY

THE CIVIC MUSEUM - LODI, ITALY

AMPARO MUSEUM - PUEBLA, MEXICO

CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM - MORELIA, MEXICO

MODERN ART MUSEUM - SINALOA, MEXICO

CASA DE FRANCIA - MEXICO CITY

SECRETARIA DE HACIENDA Y COMERCIO PUBLICO COLLECTION - MEXICO CITY

THE GOVERNMENT OF SONCINO - SONCINO, ITALY

THE AMERICAN BRITISH COWDRAY MEDICAL CENTER - SANTA FE, MEXICO

BANCOMER CULTURAL FOUNDATION - MEXICO CITY

DANIELA CHAPPARD FOUNDATION. CARACAS, VENEZUELA

SANTA FE BUILDING. MEXICO CITY

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