Detailed resume

 

ARTS EDUCATION, GRANTS & RESIDENCIES

 

Sculpture

2017 Residency for glass: Invited to do a 2-week intensive hot glass sculpture seminar by Martin Janecky, at UrbanGlass, NY

2016 Honor: Invited as a sculptor to become a member of the Sculptors Guild (created in 1938). NYC

2016 Residency for bronze: Invited to do a 10-week art residency at Modern Art Foundry, in Astoria NY

2016 Residency for glass: Invited to do a 6-week art residency at UrbanGlass, in Brooklyn NY

2015 Honor: Invited as a sculptor to become a member of the New York Society of Women Artists (created in 1925). NYC

2014/15 Residency: M2M (Models to Monuments), for a public art monumental sculpture revealed in June 2015

in Riverside Park (West 68th street), Manhattan, and a collective one in Van Cortlandt, Bronx, in May 2015

2015 Group Show: Phillis Harriman Mason Gallery, Welding/ Technical show, "Alchemy" awarded of a "Blue Dot"

2011 Residency for metal sculpture: Vytacil Campus, “Artist-in-Residency Program,” Sparkill, NY

Paintings

2015 Honor: Invited as a painter to become a member of the New York Society of Women Artists. NYC

2011/12 Training: Drawing technique with Michael Grimaldi and with Costa Vavagiakis

2011 Grant Winner: “Adolf H. & Ada Aldrich Grant” for portraits (juried by independent art professionals)

2009 Training: Studio Incamminati School, Philadelphia. Intensive seminar for figurative oil painting

2009 Grant Winner: “David Frederick Emerson Grant”, Philadelphia

2007/09 Training: Figurative Arts with Nelson Shanks at the Art Students League of New York

 

LANGUAGES

 

French (native language), American and Italian (fluent)

Traveled to Belgium, Canada, China (Hong Kong and Macao), Egypt, England, France, Germany, Greece,

Greenland, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Morocco, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey and the US

 

PRACTICAL EDUCATION

 

1995/97 Post Graduate in Fashion Management - IFM - Institut Français de la Mode, Paris – MS in Textile

1990/95 Business School - ISC - Institut Supérieur du Commerce, Paris

1990 Lycée Albert 1er, Monaco. (High school). Scientific “Bac C” (Sciences) 

 

BOOKS: CREATION, ILLUSTRATION, DESIGN & PUBLICATIONS

 

05 / 2012  "CAROLINE BERGONZI CREATIVE ODYSSEY" ART BOOK - 400 pages, New York (ISBN 978-0615620893)

06 / 2010  Artwork on the covers of the 3 "Monaco Phone Books" - Monaco Telecom 2010

03 / 2010 "CB Monaco 2010" Art Book - Boeri Consultants, Monaco (ISBN 978-2-9530493-3-6)

2009    Illustration for the best seller "The Look," Editions Random House, New York

12 / 2007   "Caroline Bergonzi Art book – 60 pages (Limited Edition), New York

1999   Artwork in "Rattapallax, A Journal of Contemporary Literature," Repossed Head Press, (ISBN 1-892494-14-0)

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Since 2007 – FULL TIME ARTIST

- Metal sculptor: steel welding and lost wax bronze casting. Painter: acrylic and oil, abstract, symbolist art and portraits.

- 2013/14   Created and launched a new line of custom made, limited edition, art jewelry (www.bergonzijewelry.com).

- Practical experience in shows/event planning and communication.

- “Caroline Bergonzi Creative Odyssey” : Art Book on the creative process. 400 pages of texts and images. Available on Amazon.

 

ART EVENTS

 

> IN NEW YORK

 

05 / 2017 Group Show: Actually 80, Sculptors Guild, Governors Island, NYC

04 / 2017 Featured Artist at a LERA+ presentation at the Architecture Center, on Laguardia Place, NYC

04 / 2017 Group Show: American Twist, Sculptors Guild, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans

02 / 2017 Group Show: Currently 80, with the Sculptors Guild, Westbeth Gallery, West Village NYC

11 / 2016 Group Show: The primacy of Colors, with the NYSWA, George Billis Gallery, Chelsea NYC

06 / 2016 Group Show: Go Figure, with the Sculptors Alliance, Governor Island, NYC

05 / 2016 Group Show: American Twist, with the Sculptors Guild members, Governor Island, NYC

05 / 2016 Group Show: Real Fake, Anderson Contemporary Gallery, South Street Seaport, NYC

04 / 2016 Group Show: Welding technical show. Phillis Harriman Mason Gallery, NYC

06 / 2015 Monumental (individual public art): "Metamorphosis" in Riverside Park South (68th street, Manhattan), NYC

06 / 2015 Monumental (collective public art): "Water" in Van Cortlandt Park (235th street, Bronx), NYC

04 / 2015 Group Show: Welding technical show (awarded of a "Blue Dot"). Phillis Harriman Mason Gallery, NYC

07 / 2014 Panel Conversation at the United Nations“Empowering women through design”    

04 / 2014 Group Show: sculptures. Selected among international artists, Classic Car Club, NYC

03 / 2014 Charity     Taste of Art, Bronx Museum of Arts, Gold Coast Medical Foundation, NYC

08 / 2013 Group Show    "Celestial Matter" Collective Craft, Williamsburg, NYC

07 / 2013 Group Show  "Art CSur" - Wirelos - South Hamptons, NY

10 / 2012 Solo Show   Angel Orensanz Foundation, “Creative Odyssey,” NYC

10 / 2012 Solo Show   Chashama, “Essentials,” NYC

06 / 2012 Group Show    Phillis Harriman Mason Gallery, “Grants 2011 exhibition,” NYC

01 / 2012 Featured Artist    AIM Film Project about arts in New York, Tribeca, NYC

01 / 2012 Featured Artist    Film Project, Interviews on “Luxury,” NYC

08 / 2011 Group Show: Sculpture    Vytacil Campus, “Open Studio,” Sparkill, NY

08 / 2011 Residency     Vytacil Campus, “Artist-in-Residency Program,” Sparkill, NY

08 / 2011 Featured Artist: Sculpture   Arts at Gloria Starr Kins reception, NYC

05 / 2011 Grant Winner    “Adolf H. & Ada Aldrich Grant” for Portrait (by independent art professionals), NYC

05 / 2011 Charity Donation: Painting   Prince Albert Foundation, “All that Thrill” Charity, NYC

08 / 2010 Solo Show: Painting    M/WBE (Minority and Women Businesses), Chelsea, NYC

07 / 2010 Solo Show: P.& Sculpt.    United Nations, Monaco Mission Annual Reception, NYC

06 / 2010 Charity Sale: P.& Sculpt.    Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM), “Benefit Concert”, NYC

01 / 2010 Group multi-media show    Harvestworks, “Listen in Series,” New York, NYC

06 / 2009 Grant Winner    Studio Incamminati, “David Frederick Emerson” Grant, Philadelphia

04 / 2009 Group Show: Metal    Phillis Harriman Mason Gallery, NYC

07 / 2008 Solo Show: Painting    United Nations, Monaco Mission Annual Reception, NYC

06 / 2008 Group Show: Painting    Art Gotham Gallery, “Square foot,” Soho NYC

05 / 2008 Solo Show: Painting    Philip Pelusi’s Arium, “From Scratch,” Meat Packing NYC

10 / 2007 Group Show: Painting    National Art Club, “Rare & Radiant,” Gramercy NYC

09 / 2007 Solo Show: Painting    L Gallery Studio, “New York New Work,” Tribeca NYC

06 / 2004 Solo Show: Painting    Biche de Bere, “Soho Solo Show,” Soho NYC

04 / 2004 Group Show: Painting    Studio 69, “Subconscious Creatures,” Chelsea NYC

12 / 2003 Group Show: Painting        Eickholt Gallery, “Symbols of the Sprit,” Soho NYC

08 / 2002 Group Show: Painting    Lunatarium, “Time 2002,” Brooklyn NYC

07 / 2002 Group Show: Painting    Lunatarium, “Kaya Ananda,” Brooklyn NYC

02 / 2002 Group Show: Painting    Zero-In Gallery, “Phoenix,” Tribeca NYC

 

> IN CHINA

 

05 / 2010 Featured Artist: Painting    World Expo/Monaco Pavilion (May-October):

    “The Hero’s Cycle” Series, Shanghai

 

> IN PARIS

 

10 / 2016 Panel Conversation at the UNESCO, Paris. “Empowering women through design”

 

> IN MONACO

 

09 / 2016 Art-Bre exhibition. Public art in the Parc of Roquebrune. Opening with H.H. Prince Albert

02 / 2012 Jury Member    Monaco Telecom, “Open des Artistes de Monaco,” Monaco

06 / 2011 Group Show: Painting    L’Entrepôt Gallery, “Mélange,” Monaco

02 / 2011 Jury Member    Event: “L’Open des Artistes de Monaco,” Monaco

12 / 2010 Project Winner    Selected to represent the new building of the Conseil National of Monaco

07 / 2010 National contest    Monaco Telecom, first artist selected and featured for three phonebooks covers (2010-2011 edition), Monaco

06 / 2010 Charity Donation: Painting   SOTHEBY’S Non-profit auction, “55 artistes pour Haiti,” Monaco

04 /2010 Book Signing        FNAC Megastore, “Caroline Bergonzi 2010” book signing. 

03 / 2010 Solo Show: P. & Sculpt.    L’Entrepôt Gallery, “Caroline Bergonzi Monaco,” Monaco

10 / 2009 Charity Donation: Sculpt.    SOTHEBY’S Non-profit auction 

06 / 2009 Featured Artist: Sculpture   “Bonelli Eagles” project for Prince Albert Foundation, Monaco Opening, outdoors show, Monaco

05 / 2006 Group Show: Painting    International event, “Meeting of Francophone Countries,” Monaco

07 / 2005 Group Show: Painting    International event, “Meeting of the Small States,” Monaco

 

 


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