Approved: 31.05.2017

Pina Santoro

Artist, Lecturer / academic, Maker, Researcher, Teacher

Approved: 31.05.2017
 
 
 

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      Artist Statement

       

      RESIDENCES                                             

      Sept 2015 –  Oct 2017                    Mezzo Giorno Food Residency,  ICA Peterborough 

      August 2016                                  Cyprus residency, North Cyprus

      March  2016                                   Sicily Residency,  Misteri Festival Trapani 

      Nove  2015                                     Rosary Residency,  ICA Peterborough 

      Oct 2015                                         Four Corners Residency,  Urban Engine Room 

      Sept 2010                                       Garden Residency, Trapani, Sicily 

      August 2010                                   Porthmeour Studio Sailors Loft  Cornwall  

      July  2009                                       No 8. Beach Hut Residency  Southwold Suffolk 

       

       

      SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

      Sept 2016                                       IDDA/IDDU Performance Italian Festival P’Boro  

      Dec 2016                                        Ceramic Surface Design, Central St. Martins                                                    

      April – May 2016                            Sedia Fuori Sculpture – ICA Peterborough 

      August 2015                                  Grapevine Project,   Arts Festival Peterborough 

      Sept  2015                                      Grapevine Project,  Italian Festival Peterborough  

      May – July 2015                              ICAP SCULPTURE TOUR  Arts Council England 

      1st May – 1st June                         Town Hall  Peterborough

      1st June – 1st July                         Key Theatre  Peterborough

      1st July – 1st August                     ICA – Italian Community Association Peterborough  

      Feb 2014                                         SURI SURI  City Gallery Peterborough 

      January 2014                                 UNSPOKEN Yarrow Gallery Oundle 

      Sept 11 – 13                                    City College Tutor in Sculpture & Illustration

       

       
      COMMISSIONED WORKS

      April – May 2017                            Moving Dreamers Stage Set – Spare Tyre

      2016 – 2017                                    Our Stories Project, Vivacity Schools Workshops  

      Sept  2015                                     Traditional Couscous Pots – COOK BOOK 

      Jan  2013                                       Sculpture Workshops – William Law School 

      May – Nov 2013                             Saturday Art School Project – Vivacity City Gallery 

      September 2013                            NHS Painting Commission –  City Hospital 

      Feb 2012                                        Sculpture Workshops – Leighton School 

      June 2010                                      Sculpture Workshops, Arts And Minds Cavel Centre  

      October 2009                                 Folksworth School – Collaborative Painting Project 

      Feb – May 2009                              FLAMAS Sculpture Project – I-lid Design  

      Jan – April 2008                             Folksworth Players – Painting Commission 

       

       

      GRANTS AND AWARDS

      Sept  2015-2017                           Mezzo Giorno Food ART ON A PLATE – ICAP / Vivacity     

      Sept 2016                                     IDDA/IDDU Performance – Peterborough Presents 

      July 2016                                      ICAP Cultural Summer Workshops – ICA Fleet

      Oct 2016                                       SPAN Fun Palace – Peterborough Central Library 

      May 2016                                      PDFAS Sculpture Workshops – Youth Arts CO

      Jan 2016                                       BEFANA Cultural Workshops – ICA P’Boro

      Dec 2015                                      Sculpture Workshops – City Gallery Peterborough 

      July 2014-15                                 ICAP Italian Community Arts Project – ACE                                                        

      Sept 2013                                     Folkestone Trenniale Research Grant, METAL 

      August 2013                                 Sculpture Workshops Gladstone – John Clare Cottage  

      August 2012                                 Sculpture Workshops  Parnwell – John Clare Cottage 

                                                            

       

      SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

       

      May 2018                           Take me there - Heong Gallery Cambridge 

      April 2017                                   Nasty Women – Cambridge Art Works 

      April 2017                                   Sustainability Art Prize – Ruskin Gallery Cambridge 

      2-11 Dec 2016                             Immigrant Woman SPAN –  Cambridge Art Salon 

      4 Dec 2016                                  CAMBRAIN Sewlyn College Cambridge University 

      Sept 2016                                    Mental Health Exhibition ARU Cambridge 

      Oct 2016                                      Wysing Arts Retreat – Cambridge 

      March 2016                                 City Gallery Open Peterborough 

      Nov 2015                                     Aid & Abet – Elan Space Workshop 

      Oct 2015                                      ALL  Festival of Ideas Cambridge

      October 2015                              Metal Harvest  – Performance with  Aisha Zia

      September 2015                         Biennale Trapani – Magazzini Arte Contemporanea

      December 2014                           Zeitgeist Art Project  APC Gallery New Cross  

      Sept 2014                                    ZAP Summer Open APC Gallery New Cross London

      Sept  2013                                   Find Me Keep Me Project, Creative Peterborough ACE

      July – Sept 2012                          ARTIC BLUE GALLERY –  Ibiza  

      April 25-28 2012                          ART Monaco  – Monte Carlo  

      Dec 8–11 2011                             Salon Des Beaux Arts – Louvre Paris  

      July – Aug 2011                          Camden Art Gallery London   

      August 2010                                POP UP SPACE – Bank Side LONDON 
        
      EDUCATION
      2015-2017                                  MA Fine Art, Cambridge School of Art

      2016                                           Ceramic Surface Design, Central St. Martins

      2008                                           Curating & Design, Chelsea School of Art

      2007                                           Teaching Cert 1 in Adult Learning, PRC

      2002-2006                                  BA Fine Art Sculpture, Cambridge School of Art
          

      PRINT AND PUBLICATIONS

      * Pina Santoro, Art on a Plate  2017 
      * Unspoken, Aesthetica Magazine 2015
      * Prisms and Lights Exhibition, Moment Magazine UK 2015
      * Art Monaco Magazine, (AB Gallery) Special Edition III Monte Carlo 2012
      * Societe Nationale des Beaux – Arts (Catalogue), Paris 2011
      * How Artists See People – Green Pebble  UK 2011
      * ART – Green Pebble UK 2011
      * Artist Profile, Art Soul Magazine UK October  2010 
      COLLECTIONS
      *Art Council – ICAP Sculpture ICA Peterborough
      *Vivacity Library Archive – Cultural Artworks Collection
      *NHS Trust Peterborough UK
      *Folksworth School Collection UK
      *Cambridge Art Works UK
      *Private Collections Cyprus 
      *Private Collections EM Architects UK

       

      CV & Education

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      RESIDENCES                                             

      Sept 2015 –  Oct 2017                    Mezzo Giorno Food Residency,  ICA Peterborough 

      August 2016                                  Cyprus residency, North Cyprus

      March  2016                                   Sicily Residency,  Misteri Festival Trapani 

      Nove  2015                                     Rosary Residency,  ICA Peterborough 

      Oct 2015                                         Four Corners Residency,  Urban Engine Room 

      Sept 2010                                       Garden Residency, Trapani, Sicily 

      August 2010                                   Porthmeour Studio Sailors Loft  Cornwall  

      July  2009                                       No 8. Beach Hut Residency  Southwold Suffolk 

       

       

      SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

      Sept 2016                                       IDDA/IDDU Performance Italian Festival P’Boro  

      Dec 2016                                        Ceramic Surface Design, Central St. Martins                                                    

      April – May 2016                            Sedia Fuori Sculpture – ICA Peterborough 

      August 2015                                  Grapevine Project,   Arts Festival Peterborough 

      Sept  2015                                      Grapevine Project,  Italian Festival Peterborough  

      May – July 2015                              ICAP SCULPTURE TOUR  Arts Council England 

      1st May – 1st June                         Town Hall  Peterborough

      1st June – 1st July                         Key Theatre  Peterborough

      1st July – 1st August                     ICA – Italian Community Association Peterborough  

      Feb 2014                                         SURI SURI  City Gallery Peterborough 

      January 2014                                 UNSPOKEN Yarrow Gallery Oundle 

      Sept 11 – 13                                    City College Tutor in Sculpture & Illustration

       

       
      COMMISSIONED WORKS

      April – May 2017                            Moving Dreamers Stage Set – Spare Tyre

      2016 – 2017                                    Our Stories Project, Vivacity Schools Workshops  

      Sept  2015                                     Traditional Couscous Pots – COOK BOOK 

      Jan  2013                                       Sculpture Workshops – William Law School 

      May – Nov 2013                             Saturday Art School Project – Vivacity City Gallery 

      September 2013                            NHS Painting Commission –  City Hospital 

      Feb 2012                                        Sculpture Workshops – Leighton School 

      June 2010                                      Sculpture Workshops, Arts And Minds Cavel Centre  

      October 2009                                 Folksworth School – Collaborative Painting Project 

      Feb – May 2009                              FLAMAS Sculpture Project – I-lid Design  

      Jan – April 2008                             Folksworth Players – Painting Commission 

       

       

      GRANTS AND AWARDS

      Sept  2015-2017                           Mezzo Giorno Food ART ON A PLATE – ICAP / Vivacity     

      Sept 2016                                     IDDA/IDDU Performance – Peterborough Presents 

      July 2016                                      ICAP Cultural Summer Workshops – ICA Fleet

      Oct 2016                                       SPAN Fun Palace – Peterborough Central Library 

      May 2016                                      PDFAS Sculpture Workshops – Youth Arts CO

      Jan 2016                                       BEFANA Cultural Workshops – ICA P’Boro

      Dec 2015                                      Sculpture Workshops – City Gallery Peterborough 

      July 2014-15                                 ICAP Italian Community Arts Project – ACE                                                        

      Sept 2013                                     Folkestone Trenniale Research Grant, METAL 

      August 2013                                 Sculpture Workshops Gladstone – John Clare Cottage  

      August 2012                                 Sculpture Workshops  Parnwell – John Clare Cottage 

                                                            

       

      SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

      April 2017                                   Nasty Women – Cambridge Art Works 

      April 2017                                   Sustainability Art Prize – Ruskin Gallery Cambridge 

      2-11 Dec 2016                             Immigrant Woman SPAN –  Cambridge Art Salon 

      4 Dec 2016                                  CAMBRAIN Sewlyn College Cambridge University 

      Sept 2016                                    Mental Health Exhibition ARU Cambridge 

      Oct 2016                                      Wysing Arts Retreat – Cambridge 

      March 2016                                 City Gallery Open Peterborough 

      Nov 2015                                     Aid & Abet – Elan Space Workshop 

      Oct 2015                                      ALL  Festival of Ideas Cambridge

      October 2015                              Metal Harvest  – Performance with  Aisha Zia

      September 2015                         Biennale Trapani – Magazzini Arte Contemporanea

      December 2014                           Zeitgeist Art Project  APC Gallery New Cross  

      Sept 2014                                    ZAP Summer Open APC Gallery New Cross London

      Sept  2013                                   Find Me Keep Me Project, Creative Peterborough ACE

      July – Sept 2012                          ARTIC BLUE GALLERY –  Ibiza  

      April 25-28 2012                          ART Monaco  – Monte Carlo  

      Dec 8–11 2011                             Salon Des Beaux Arts – Louvre Paris  

      July – Aug 2011                          Camden Art Gallery London   

      August 2010                                POP UP SPACE – Bank Side LONDON 
        
      EDUCATION
      2015-2017                                  MA Fine Art, Cambridge School of Art

      2016                                           Ceramic Surface Design, Central St. Martins

      2008                                           Curating & Design, Chelsea School of Art

      2007                                           Teaching Cert 1 in Adult Learning, PRC

      2002-2006                                  BA Fine Art Sculpture, Cambridge School of Art
          

      PRINT AND PUBLICATIONS

      * Pina Santoro, Art on a Plate  2017 
      * Unspoken, Aesthetica Magazine 2015
      * Prisms and Lights Exhibition, Moment Magazine UK 2015
      * Art Monaco Magazine, (AB Gallery) Special Edition III Monte Carlo 2012
      * Societe Nationale des Beaux – Arts (Catalogue), Paris 2011
      * How Artists See People – Green Pebble  UK 2011
      * ART – Green Pebble UK 2011
      * Artist Profile, Art Soul Magazine UK October  2010 
      COLLECTIONS
      *Art Council – ICAP Sculpture ICA Peterborough
      *Vivacity Library Archive – Cultural Artworks Collection
      *NHS Trust Peterborough UK
      *Folksworth School Collection UK
      *Cambridge Art Works UK
      *Private Collections Cyprus 
      *Private Collections EM Architects UK