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Rita Marcangelo
London, England

2007
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EXHIBITION
New Adventures in Jewellery
Göteborg, 19 - 20 September 2014
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Born: 1965
Lived in the UK until 1990
Presently based in Italy

Education:
1988 BA Hons. Degree, Thames Valley University, London, UK

Professional experience:
since 1997 Director of Alternatives Gallery in Rome. Curator of various exhibitions/events in the field of contemporary jewellery
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Born: 1965
Lived in the UK until 1990
Presently based in Italy

Education:
1988 BA Hons. Degree, Thames Valley University, London, UK

Professional experience:
since 1997 Director of Alternatives Gallery in Rome. Curator of various exhibitions/events in the field of contemporary jewellery
since 1992 freelance jewellery designer/maker
2004 Co-founder of “AGC Associazione Gioiello Contemporaneo”, the Italian contemporary jewellery association
2004-2010 Chairman of AGC, Associazione Gioiello Contemporaneo, Italy
since 2012 curator Cominelli Foundation Permanent Collection

Exhibitions:
2012 Biennale Internazionale del gioiello contemporaneo Museo d'Arte Moderna "Ugo Carrà" Muggia
2012 On-Off Jewellery exhibition and competition organized by agc, Padua, Italy
2012 Kolding School of Design, Denmark
2012 Gioie da Condividere, Aranceria di S. Sisto, Roma
2012 Collezione permanente gioiello contemporaneo Fondazione Cominelli, Palazzo Municipale, Salò
2011 Pensieri Preziosi, Oratorio di S. Rocco, Padova (I)*
2011 Ring Party, agc exhibition, senigallia (I)*
2011 La Padova Carrarese nel gioiello contemporaneo. Premio Internazionale Mario Pinton, Oratorio di S. Rocco, Padova (I)*
2011 F-Utili Gioielli per Emergency, Firenze*
2011 New Directions in Italian Contemporary Jewellery, Galerie Isabella Hund, Muenchen, Germany*
2010 Pezzi di Luna – Music and Contemporary Jewels, Maribor Cultural Centre, Slovenia*
2010 Pezzi di Luna – Museo Ugo Carà di MuggiaTrieste*
2010 Archeogioielli contemporanei, Museo Archeologico di Anzio, Roma*
2009 F-Utili Gioielli per Emergency, Firenze*
2009 Rings for Planet Earth, Alternatives Gallery, Rome
2008 SOFA, Chicago, represented by The David Collection
2008 SOFA, New York, represented by The David Collection
2008 Studio Aperto, Padua, group exhibition organized by agc/Padua Municipality
2008-09 Gioiello Italiano Contemporaneo, Tecniche e materiali tra arte e design*
† Villa Valmarana - Vicenza
† Palazzo Sforzesco – Milano
† Kunstgewerbemuseum (Kulturforum), Berlino
† Museo di Arti Decorative, Torino
2008 Rings for Planet Earth, Gallery Deux Poissons, Tokyo, Japan
2007 SOFA, Chicago, represented by The David Collection
2007 SOFA, New York, represented by The David Collection
Dec 06-Jan 07 Group show at MIAAO – Museo Internazionale delle Arti Applicate Oggi, Torino, Italy
2006 Museo d'Arte Orientale, Roma, Italy
2006 Gallery Zlatarstvo Jure Kodre, Ljubljana, Slovenija
2005 In-Contri, Galleria New Space, Trieste, Italy
2004 Solo exhibition, Galerie V+V, Vienna, Austria
2004 Electrum Gallery, London, UK
2004 Galleria Borghesi, Verona, Italy
2004 Anti-War Medals, touring exhibition organized by the gallery Velvet Da Vinci, San Francisco, on tour as follows:
May 2004 Electrum Gallery, London
June 2004, Festspillene i Nordnorge, Harstad, Norway
July 2004, Nordnorsk Kunstnersentrum, Svolvær, Norway
August 2004, Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø, Norway
March 2005, Galeria Hipotesi, Barcelona, Spain
October 2005, Gallery I/O, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
2003 Christmas Show, Electrum Gallery, London
2003 Group exhibition, Ca De Oro, Venice, Italy
2002 Christmas Show, Electrum Gallery, London, UK
2001 The Image of Jewellery, group exhibition of 47 international jewellery artists, Alternatives Gallery, Rome, Italy
1999 Radicequadrataditredì, Galleria Elios, Rome, Italy
1998 Japan Pearl Contest, Japan
1997 Indossare il Futuro, Alternatives gallery, Rome, Italy
1997 Accademia di Costume e Moda, Rome, Italy
from 1996 to date has taken part in “Desideri Preziosi”, annual exhibition organized by the Rome Chamber of Commerce


Collections:
2008 Bollmann collection, Austria
2009 Bollmann collection, Austria
2011 Alice & Louis Koch Collection of Rings
2011 Collezione Permanente Fondazione Cominelli, San Felice del Benaco, Italy
2012 Olnick-Spanu Collection, USA

Prizes:
2012 3rd Prize, “On-Off” jewellery competition, Padua, selected by Mirella Cisotto Nalon and Claudio Ranfagni


Related Information:
- Member of the jury for competition “Desideri Preziosi” 2003 & 2008 of young silver and goldsmiths, organized by Rome Chamber of Commerce
- 2006 curated exhibition Contemporary Jewellery from Italy, touring to galleries in UK, Poland, Spain, USA, Italy
- June 2007 - Lecture c/o Flow Gallery, London – Contemporary Jewellery from Italy
- May 2008 – Speaker in conference “Siamo Qui”, Palazzo del Cinquecento, Florence, organized by Alchimia Jewellery School
- November 2008 – Held conference during exhibition “Senza Confini”, Museo Etnografico del Friuli - museo friulano delle arti e tradizioni popolari, Palazzo Giacomelli, Udine
- December 2008 – web conference to students of AFEDAP, Paris
- March 2009 – lecture to Alchimia students
- Speaker in conference during exhibition Terra di Mezzo, Museo delle Arti di Nocciano, Pescara
- 2010 Member of the jury for IED Roma (Istituto Europeo di Design) for degree papers
- 2011 Member of the jury for selection of participants to the exhibition Mediterraneo, Museo di Storia Naturale del Mediterraneo di Villa Henderson, Livorno
- 2012 curator of selection of artists for the permanent jewellery collection Fondazione Cominelli, San Felice del Benaco IT
- since 2012 member of the Jury for the Fondazione Cominelli contemporary jewellery awards
- 2012 Speaker in conference organized by Kolding School of Design, Denmark on Memory in Design


Texts:
All texts in Alternatives Gallery publications since 1997;
Market, lies and websites, for Klimt02 website;
Mapping Impermeance, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery – Enclosing Space, critical text written on Roberta Bernabei;
4 Points of Contact between Rome and Lisbon, AGC-PIN catalogue, introduction;
Contemporary Jewellery from Italy, AGC catalogue, introduction;
Donne Collezioniste nel Gioiello Contemporaneo, for degree paper;
Il Gioiello Contemporaneo Italiano, Il Giornale agc, numero 1;
Critical text written on Alchimia School for book Alchimia;
Critical text written on Brune Boyer Pellerej, for catalogue Also Known As Jewellery;
Critical text written on Fabrizio Tridenti, Darling Publications.

Bibliography
2008
A. CAPPELLIERI, Gioiello Italiano Contemporaneo, Tecniche e materiali tra arte e design, Milano, ed. Skira
C. KOWALSKI DOUGHERTY, in «Jewelry Design», Daab Ed., Cologne, London, New York

2009
K. BIK, Point of View, in «Polski Jubiler», n. 6, Warszawa (PL)
F. VIANELLO, F-Utili Gioielli per Emergency, Centro Grafico Editoriale, Firenze

2010
C. FRANCHI, Archeogioielli Contemporanei, Museo archeologico di Anzio, Roma, Arti Grafiche Tris srl*
F. VIANELLO, F-Utili Gioielli per Emergency, Centro Grafico Editoriale, Firenze

2011
«Art Aurea», February
M. R. FRANZIN, Nuove direzioni del gioiello contemporaneo italiano, Tipografia Sartore in Fontaniva
F. VIANELLO, F-Utili Gioielli per Emergency, Centro Grafico Editoriale, Firenze
M. CISOTTO NALON, Premio Internazionale Mario Pinton - I edizione. Castelli, miniature, astri ed alchimia. La Padova Carrarese nel gioiello contemporaneo, Padova, Imprimenda Edizioni
M. R. FRANZIN, R. TORNQUIST, Premio per il Gioiello Contemporaneo Fondazione Cominelli, Brescia, ColorArt

2012
MARTHE LE VAN & BRUCE METCALF, Showcase 500 Rings, ed. Lark Books
Second nature
Ring, oxidised silver, paper mache, bark
ring - silver, burnt silk, acrylics
Miracolo
Brooch - Copper, silver, acrylics
movimento
oxidised silver, burnt silk, acrylics