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Biography

Artist, Videoartist, Architect and Teacher of Film Production

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 and he received an award for his work Presenze at Concorso Moroni in Bergamo. In 2012, 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 solo 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 XXIV 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 solo 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 November 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. In October 2018 exhibits at third edition of RAW Rome Art Week, at his Art Studio Il Pensatoio, conceiving one of the 200 events of the event. In November 2018 exhibits at House of Architecture at the Acquario Romano, during the Architetti Artisti Collective. In February 2019 in Genova, he is among the artists who exhibits in the 15° Modern and Contemporary Art Market Exhibition – Arte Genova 2019. In March 2019 in Genova, at the Gallery SATURA, he participates at Twenty-five years of cultural promotion Collective. Since March to October 2019, he did solo exibitions Il Presente Immaginario at Plus Florence Hotel in Florence. In April 2019 in Milan, is among the artists who exhibit at the Le Ragioni del Presente Collective, event outside the Salone del Mobile – Milan 2019. In June 2019 in Florence, he received an award for Art Painting in the Premium International Florence Seven Stars. In July 2019 in Rome, is among the artists who exhibit at the third edition of Vissi d’Arte – L’opera Lirica, Gli Artisti, La Scuola, at the cloister of San Salvatore in Lauro. He participated in the fourth edition of RAW Rome Art Week in October 2019, by taking care of one of the 200 performances at his art studio “Il Pensatoio” (the Think Tank). In November of the same year he held an exhibition at the Casa dell’Architettura (House of Architecture) by the Acquario Romano during the course of the collective art exhibition Architetti Artisti Collective. In February 2019 he participated in the 15th Exhibition Market of Contemporary and Modern Art – Genoa Art 2019. In March 2019 he participated in the collective art exhibition Twenty-five years of cultural promotion at the SATURA art gallery in Genoa; in June he participated in the Eighth Competition of Pictorial Art MANINI Prefabricated Free Art in Assisi. From March to October 2019 he also organised his solo exhibition in Florence Il Presente Immaginario (The Imaginary Present) at Plus Florence. In April 2019 participation in the collective art exhibition in Milan within the Salone del Mobile (Milan Furniture Fair 2019) The Reasons of the Present, as an extra event. In June 2019 he received the Premium International Florence Seven Stars prize for painting in Florence. In July 2019 participatation in the third edition Vissi d’Arte – L’opera Lirica, Gli Artisti, La Scuola (I lived of art – opera, artists, school) at San Salvatore in Lauro in Rome; in addition, he is also jury member at the 1st edition of the Contemporary Rome ART 2019 prize – International Contemporary Art Exhibition. In October 2019 participation in the fourth edition of RAW Rome Art Week, by organising one of the 300 events of the art exhibition at the Open Studio Il Pensatoio (the Think Tank). In November 2019 participation at Paratissima – Turin 2019, with the solo exhibition Fantaworld, starting his own production of gadgets with his works. Participation as a jury member in the second edition of the Prize Contemporary Rome ART 2019 – International exhibition of Contemporary Art. In December 2019 participation in the collective art exhibition Satur ARTE 2019 – 24th National Competion of Contemportary Art at the SATURA art gallery in Genoa, at the art studio Andrea Felice Art&Design, with the solo art exhibition Felice Fortunato Natale – Anno Nuovo (Happy Lucky Christmas – New Year).

Architect (1961), 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 organised 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. At the end of the 2014 in Milan, he received an award for Architecture in the XXV edition of the Prize of the Arts Prize of Culture for the renovation of the Sonnino Factory in Rome.

Art Exhibitions

November 1991

Personale Memorie del Futuro Galleria l’Ariete – Roma
Curatore: Claudio Crescentini

March 1995

Collettiva Presenza Inside – Progetto Europa 95 – Roma
Curatore: Forum Interart Roma

October 2011

Collettiva Art Italy presso la Hiring SW1 Gallery – Londra
Curatore: Maria Grazia Frassetto

February 2012

Collettiva Artisti Segnalati 8° Trofeo G. B. Moroni – La mia libera espressione – Bergamo
Curatore: Maria Grazia Frassetto

March 2012

Art Dubay 2012 – Dubay
Curatore: Maria Grazia Frassetto

May 2012

Giurato nel 3° Concorso Il Sapere delle Mani – Nazzano (RM)

August 2012

Collettiva Natura e ARTificio – XII Edizione Terra ARTE – Paternopoli (AV)
Curatori: Fortunato D’Amico, Chiara Canali

September 2012

Personale Antologica Fantacity – Roma
Curatori: Fortunato D’Amico, Cesare De Sessa

September 2012

M.A.D. Vieste Prize 2012 – Vieste
Curatori: Chiara Canali, Maurizio Coccia, Marco Poggiali

September 2012

Personale Cuore che batte su Roma eterna – Roma
Curatore: Fortunato D’Amico

November 2012 – Aprile 2013

Personale Mondi del Terzo millennio – Berlino
Curatore: Carlo Franza

December 2013

Collettiva Save My Dream – Milano
Curatore: Fortunato D’Amico

December 2013

Riceve il Premio della Critica, XXIV edizione del Premio delle Arti Premio della Cultura – Milano
Giuria del Premio delle Arti Premio della Cultura

July 2013

Personale Fantacity – Pescara
Curatore: Claudio Crescentini

March 2014

Collettiva Now#4 – Memoria, Contesto, Visione – Roma
Curatori: Claudio Crescentini, Massimo Domenicucci

October 2015

Collettiva T.I.N.A. PRIZE 2015 – Lisbona
Curatori: Felipe Abreu, Rocio Aguilar-Nuevo, Hugo Ares + altri

November 2015 – Maggio 2016

Collettiva EGOSUPEREGOALTEREGO – Volto e Corpo Contemporaneo dell’Arte – MACRO – Roma
Curatore: Claudio Crescentini

October 2016

Collettiva Architetti Artisti – Roma
Curatore: Emanuela Petrone

November 2016

Personale A Trip to Fantacity – L’Arte di Essere Felice – Torino
Curatore: Fortunato D’Amico

December 2016

Collettiva Uncommon – Digital Frame – Milano
Curatore: Chiara Canali

December 2016

Volume di 33 artisti I 33nomi di Dio di Marguerite Yourcenar – Dono per Papa Francesco – VATICANO
Curatore: Centro Antinoo per l’Arte – Archivio Marguerite Yourcenar, Laura Monachesi

March 2017

Collettiva Architetti Artisti – Roma
Curatore: Emanuela Petrone

October 2017

RAW Rome Art Week – Roma
Curatore: Kou – Associazione no profit – evento presso il suo Studio d’arte Il Pensatoio

November 2017

Asta-Evento presso la Bertolami Fine Arts – Roma
Curatore: Centro Antinoo per l’Arte – Archivio Marguerite Yourcenar, Laura Monachesi

November 2017

Collettiva Architetti Artisti – Roma
Curatore: Emanuela Petrone

16 June – 4 November 2018

Mostra internazionale Nature is viral Paradise lost ‐ Artists support the green world – Palermo
Curatore: Sveva Manfredi Zavaglia

October 2018

RAW Rome Art Week – Roma
Curatore: Kou – Associazione no profit – evento presso il suo Studio d’arte Il Pensatoio

November 2018

Collettiva Architetti Artisti – Roma
Curatore: Emanuela Petrone

February 2019

15° Mostra Mercato d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea – Arte Genova 2019
Curatore: SATURA

March 2019

Collettiva Venticinque anni di promozione culturale presso la Galleria SATURA – Genova
Curatore: Mario Napoli

March – October 2019

Personale Il Presente Immaginario – Firenze
Curatore: Carlo Franza

April 2019

Collettiva Le Ragioni del Presente, evento fuori salone Salone del Mobile Milano 2019 – Milano
Curatore: ARTESTUDIO 26

June 2019

Riceve il Premio alla pittura Premium International Florence Seven Stars – Firenze
Giuria internazionale del Premium International Florence Seven Stars

July 2019

Collettiva Vissi d’arte – L’opera Lirica, Gli Artisti, La Scuola – Roma
Curatore: Centro Antinoo per l’Arte – Archivio Marguerite Yourcenar, Laura Monachesi

2019

Paratissima 15 Art Fair Multiversity
Mostra internazionale Arte Contemporanea, Torino, Italia

2019

Nuovi Paesaggi dell’Immaginario Urbano in Paratissima 15 Art Fair Multiversity
Conferenza Fantaworld – Torino, Italia

2019

Architetti Artisti
Roma – Italia

2019

Giurato nella 2° edizione del Premio Contemporary RomeART2019
Mostra internazionale Arte Contemporanea – Roma, Italia

2019

SaturARTE2019 – 24° Concorso Nazionale d’Arte Contemporanea
Genova – Italia

2019

Felice Fortunato Natale – Anno Nuovo, Mostra personale
presso Andrea Felice Art&Design Studio – Roma, Italia

Publications of Catalogues and Volumes

  • 1995, Libro L’aerografo, guida completa alla storia, alle tecniche, ai materiali, Andrea Felice, ISBN 88-7890-162-8
  • 2011, Catalogo Art- Italy Bergamo – London 3-16 ottobre 2011, New Artemisia Gallery
  • 2011, Catalogo Concorso di Pittura Trofeo G.B. Moroni – 2011 Ottava Edizione “La mia Libera Espressione”, New Artemisia Gallery
  • 2012, Catalogo delle Opere, 3° Concorso Il Sapere delle Mani, Associazione Il Sapere delle Mani
  • 2012, Catalogo Natura e ARTificio – terra ARTE 2012, Associazione culturale terra ARTE
  • 2012, Catalogo FANTACITY 1991-2012 Andrea Felice, Fortunato D’Amico e Massimo Domenicucci, ISBN 978-88-6060-452-1
  • 2013, Catalogo FANTACITY Andrea Felice, Claudio Crescentini
  • 2014, Catalogo NOW art before the future, Claudio Crescentini e Massimo Domenicucci, ISBN 978-88-903295-5-5
  • 2015, Catalogo EgosuperEgoalterEgo – Volto e Corpo Contemporaneo dell’Arte, Claudio Crescentini, ISBN 978-88-6060-701-0
  • 2016, Catalogo Andrea Felice – A Trip to Fantacity – L’Arte di essere Felice, Fortunato D’Amico
  • 2016, Catalogo Digital Frame, Chiara Canali
  • 2017, Catalogo RAW Rome Art Week, Associazione KOU
  • 2018, Catalogo 51° Asta Little Nemo – Arte/Fumetto, Sergio Pignatone
  • 2018, Catalogo RAW Rome Art Week, Associazione KOU
    2019, Catalogo SATURA Speciale Arte Genova – 25° anniversario Satura 1994-2019, Napoli, Motolese
  • 2019, Catalogo Ottavo Concorso di Arte Pittorica MANINI Prefabbricati – Libera l’Arte Premio Roberto Manini, Giovanni Zavarella, Anna Rita Rustici, Stefania Proietti
  • 2019, Catalogo Vissi d’Arte…. L’Opera Lirica, gli Artisti, la Scuola, Roberta Filippi e Laura Monachesi
  • 2019 Catalogo Paratissima 15 Art Fair Multiversity, Francesca Canfora, Laura Tota
  • 2019 Catalogo Andrea Felice Art & Design – Official Merchandise – novembre 2019, Fortunato D’Amico