Pietro Ruffo


Curriculum Vitae

1978 born in Rome. Lives and works in Rome.


Solo Exhibitions

 2010         Premio New York Show (with Marinella Senatore), Cassina Showroom, New York
        I sei traditori della libertà, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome
        Roommates/Coinquilini (together with Valentino Diego), MACRO, Rome
2009        Pietro Ruffo, Museo Arte Contemporanea di Ravenna
Pietro Ruffo, Un istante complesso, Centro Arti Visive Pescheria, Pesaro
        Pietro Ruffo. Grasweg, Galleria Lorcan O’Neill Roma, Rome
2008        Pietro Ruffo, Nothing new under the sand, Testori UK, London
Confini, Museo archeologico Rossi, Ventimiglia (Italy)
2007         Six Nations, Galleria Lorcan O’Neill Roma, Rome
2006        12 Mani-festi, Villa Mercede Library, Rome
        (Q)uestion (M)ark, Armory Art, Perugia
        Beslan doppia mappatura, Studio d'arte contemporanea Pino Casagrande, Rome
2005        Flag, Galleria AKA, Rome
2003        Geologia umana, Spazio Lavoratorio, Milan
        Mostra d’Oltremare, Presidenza Italiana dell’Unione Europea, Naples
        Pietro Ruffo, Palazzo dei Congressi, Riva del Garda (Trento), Italy
1999        Pietro Ruffo, Cortile di Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome
        Pietro Ruffo, Magazzini Generali, Rome
1998        Air Terminal Duemila, Performance, Air Terminal Ostiense, Rome

Group Exhibitions


2011         Italian Genius Now. Casa dolce casa, KAOSHIUNG MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Taiwan
TAICHUNG CREATIVE AND CULTURAL PARK, Taiwan
2010        Amor Parvi or the love of the small, Kunstverein-Langenhagen, Germany
2010-09    Artifici contemporanei e difformità barocche, ARCOS, Benevento, Italy
2009        SLASH, paper under the knife, MAD Museum of Art and Design, New York
Cosi Lontano, Cosi Vicino, Centro Culture Contemporanee, Rome
        Una forza del passato, Red Bull Hangar-7, Salzburg Airport, Salzburg
The Italian Sigh, TEA (Tenerife Espacio de las Artes), Tenerife
Cromofobie, ExAurum, Pescara
2008        1988, vent’anni prima vent’anni dopo, Museo d’arte contemporanea Pecci, Prato (Italy)
Passed as Present, York Art Gallery, London
2007        Apocalittici e Integrati, MAXXI, Museum of XXI Century Art, Rome.
2006        Notte della Ricerca, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Frascati (Rome)
        Crave, Raw Space, London
        Out art, villa dei Quintili, Rome
        Un quadro per un fondo, Palazzo della Cancelleria, Rome
2005        Residenti, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome
        Fragments of time, yellow bird gallery, New York
2004        Bioma Urbano, Banca ABN Amro Antonveneta, Rome
        InsideOut, A temporary art collection, Red bull music Academy, Rome
        Otto monache nigre, Todi (Perugia)
        Premium+,  Postdamerplatz, Berlin    
        TERRITORIALE: project room, Milano Flash Art Fair, Milan
        Premio Mario Razzano, Museo del Sannio, Benevento
2002        Interno FM, Ex Pastificio Cerere, Rome
2001        Pueri et Magistri, Pianella (Pescara), Italy
        Duetto all’italiana, young artists selected by Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna,                 Sendai, Japan
1999        Exhibition organised by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and by the Italian Institute of Culture, Algers, Algeria; Ex Mattatoio-Testaccio,Rome; Terza Università degli Studi, Facoltà di Architettura, Rome



Workshops and Projects:
2007        Wall painting made with the collaboration of patients of psychiatric hospital “Centre Hopitalier de Rouffach”, near Colmar, France
2006         Permanent work in the church of S. Volto di Gesù, Rome
        Painting workshop with the children of Beslan, 'pocketmuseum' MACRO, Rome
2005        Two permanent wall works for the Hospital of Vladikavkaz, donation of Fondazione             Pastificio Cerere, Protezione Civile Italiana, Ossetia del Nord, Russia
        Painting workshop with the children of Beslan, Ossetia del Nord, Russia
2001        Painting workshop with the children of Sarajevo and Marzabotto, Bologna
Collaboration for performance-video of Alma Sujlievich “Testaccio Fresh-Market”, Le Tribù dell’arte,MACRO, curated by A. Bonito Oliva, Rome
1999        Workshop for a permanent work at Centro d’Arte Contemporanea of Algers, UNAC,             Algers

Prizes:
2010        Winner New York Prize, 8th Annual Award (2010-2011) of New York Prize, initiative of The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reserved for emerging Italian artists
        Fellowship at Columbia University a NY
2009         Winner Premio Cairo, Cairo Editore and Giorgio Mondadori Editore prize for young Italian artists