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Gianluca Giarrizzo is a figurative stone sculptor and draughtsman who is living and working in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He grew up in Wyoming and went on to receive his BA from Lewis and Clark College where he studied Sculpture and Philosophy, and an MFA in 2019 from the New York Academy of Art in Sculpture and Anatomy. Giarrizzo was selected by the New York Academy of Art to participate in the ABC Stone-sponsored Stone Carving Residency in Carrara, Italy in 2018 and again in 2019 through the Bill and Sharon Jacob Award for Outstanding Ability in Sculpture. In 2018 and 2019, he was awarded the Sculpture Scholar Award by the New York Academy of Art. Giarrizzo has work in private collections across the U.S. and has been exhibited in shows and auctions nationally.

 

EDUCATION

2019                        MFANew York Academy of Art

                                Major: Sculpture           

                                Minor: Anatomy

                                Commencement Speaker

2013                        BA, Lewis and Clark College                    

                                Major: Studio Art, Sculpture            

                                Concentrations: Philosophy, Creative Writing

                                    

EXHIBITIONS - RESIDENCIES - AWARDS

2020   Greenpoint Gallery

Drawings for virtual group show, Brooklyn, NY

2020   Las Laguna Gallery

Drawings for virtual group show, Laguna Beach, CA

2020   Wallman Contemporary Gallery

Drawings for virtual group show

2020   Paddle 8 Online Auction - Curated by Beth Redmond

Sculpture for auction, Online, Paddle 8

2019   Sotheby’s Auction - Take Home A Nude

Sculpture for auction, Sotheby’s, Manhattan, NY

2019   Faculty Show at Fleisher Art Memorial 

Drawing for group show, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

2019   The Bill and Sharon Jacob Award for Outstanding Ability in Sculpture

Awarded residency in Italy for sculpture, sponsored by New York Academy of Art

2019   Paddle 8 Online Auction - Curated by Lolita Cross

Sculpture for auction, Online, Paddle 8

2019   Copyist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Drawing for group copyist show, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan, NY

2019   The Unveiling

Stone sculpture for group show, ABC Stone Showroom, Manhattan, NY

2019   Phantasmagoria

Sculpture for group show, New York Academy of Art, Manhattan, NY

2019   ABC Worldwide Stone Carrara Merit Residency

Awarded residency in Italy for stone sculpture, sponsored by ABC Stone and New York Academy of Art

2019   Wabi Sabi

Sculpture for group show, New York Academy of Art, Manhattan, NY

2017 and 2018   Sculpture Scholar Award 

Awarded scholarship for sculpture, New York Academy of Art, Manhattan, NY

2018   Buy What You Love

Drawing for group show, Rema Hort Foundation, Manhattan, NY

2017, 18, 19   Deck The Walls

Drawing and sculpture for group show, New York Academy of Art, Manhattan, NY

2018   Figure in Motion

Drawing for group show, New York Academy of Art, Manhattan, NY

2017   Yellowstone Art Museum 50th Annual Auction

Drawings for auction, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT  

2017   Descent: Sculpture, Drawing, and Painting

Solo show, Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, Joseph, OR  

2017   Guest Artist Drawing Workshop

Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, Joseph, OR  

2016   Yellowstone Art Museum 48th Annual Auction

Drawings for auction, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT  

2015   Yellowstone Art Museum 47th Annual Auction

Drawings for auction, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT 

2014   Gallery Demonstrator

Whitney Western Art Museum, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY

2014   American Art Awards

Awarded 2nd and 3rd Place: Representational Sculpture, 3rd Place: Human Figure Drawing 

2013   Emerging Artist Show       

Sculptures for group show, Catlin Gabel School, Portland, OR   

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