Elisa Bertaglia – Rovigo, 1983
Bertaglia lives and works in Rovigo, Italy. She studied at Venice Academy of Fine Arts under Carlo Di Raco and graduated in painting at first level in 2006, and in second level painting in 2009 with honours. In 2008 she collaborated with Riccardo Caldura at Contemporaneo Gallery in Mestre, curating Devozioni Domestiche and also writing an essay for the exhibition catalogue. In 2009 she won a scholarship for painting in Carlo Di Raco’s Painting Atelier at Venice Academy of Fine Arts. In April 2011 she was selected to exhibit Populus III, a series of drawings and paintings on paper, at the Academy Pavilion during the 54° Venice Biennial. From 2009 to 2015 her art work has been selected and mentioned for various awards, and several articles have been written about her work. Bertaglia participates in solo and group exhibitions in Italy and abroad.
2015: Casa Falconieri, Bilbao.
2014: Pattern Award Exhibition; Mentioned Combat Prize.
2013: First Prize Mantegna Cercasi; Finalist at Combat Prize; Mentioned Celeste Award.
2012: Finalist Ora Prize; Mentioned Celeste Award; Mentioned Combat Prize.
2009: 93° Bevilacqua La Masa Prize.
2016: Out of the Blue, curated by M. Galbiati, Officine dell’Immagine, Milan; Brutal Imagination, curated by S. Suozzi, Galleria Weber&Weber, Turin; Art Team Cup, Banca Sistema, Milan.
2015: Bindwood, curated by the collaboration between Banca Sistema, Arteam and C. Serri, Banca Sistema, Milan.
2014: Elisa Bertaglia, curated by C. Roll e M. Ziegelmayr, MZ Gallery, Augsburg.
2012: Alma Venus, Sasso Marconi.
2011: Alma Venus et Venatrix Diana, curated by C. Serri, CSArt, Reggio Emilia.
2008: Cosmicomiche, curated by S. Suozzi, Café Livre, Modena.
2015: Nest, curated by M. Corbetta, C. Serri, A. Beretta, Martina’s Gallery, Seregno; A.R.T., curated by A. Del Guercio, collaboration with Banca Sistema and Chriestie’s Italy, Chiesa di Sant’Andrea della Zirada, Venice; We love Sleep, curated by S. Bartolena and C. Casiraghi, Galleria Santa Radegonda, Milan; Nei luoghi dell’essere, curated by M. Corbetta, SetUp Art Fair, Bologna.
2014: Naturalized, curated by M. Corbetta, The Others Fair, ex carcere Le Nuove, Turin; La linea concreta, curated by A. Trimboli, Loft Gallery, Corigliano Calabro; Plateau Project, curated by G. D’Incà Levis, Project Borca and Dolomiti Contemporanee, Ex Villaggio ENI, Borca di Cadore; Profunde IV, curated by C. Bottini, M. Faleburle Space, Castiglione al Lago; Three, curated by S. Suozzi, Villa Tiepolo, Albarella; Mantegna Cercasi, curated by F. Baboni and S. Taddei, Casa del Mantegna, Mantova; Let’s make like a tree, curated by S. Pasquini, Studio Cloud 4, Bologna; The Detachment, curated by F. Baboni and S. Taddei, Palazzo Principi, Correggio; Breaking Seals, curated by F. Baboni and S. Taddei, Campione del Garda; Diario Aperto #2, curated by F. Sensi, Francesca Sensi Gallery, Colle Val D’Elsa; Linguaggi Figurati, curated by R. Lombardozzi, Officina delle Arti, Reggio Emilia; Diario Aperto, curated by C. Serri, Francesca Sensi Gallery, SetUp, Bologna; Artwork for the Iglesia de Los Angeles, curated by D. Crippa, Argentina.
2013: Iside Contemporanea, curated by F. Creta, Museo Arcos, Benevento; Atti Vandalici, curated by F. Zorzini and R. Vaglini, Festival Camino Contro Corrente, Camino al Tagliamento; Luci Sorgenti 6, curated by M. Montani, Palazzo Santi, Cascia; Sharing Islands, curated by S. Breviglieri, Palazzo della Gran Guardia, Rovigo; The Story of the Creative, Exhibition Space, Long Island City, New York; Oceans: under skin of the sea, HB55, Berlin; Sedimentazioni, Villa Cordella, Adria; Ruote d’Artista, curated by M. Lovi, Palazzo Ducale, Lucca; Rivers of A.I.R., curated by T. Donà and B. Buscaroli, Pescheria Nuova, Rovigo; Let’s Make Like a Tree. And Leaves, curated by D. D’Incà Levis, Dolomiti Contemporanee, Nuovo Spazio di Casso, Casso; Art Night – Atelier F., curated by C. Di Raco, Venice Academy of Fine Arts, Venice; RezArte Estate, curated by L. Bedogni, RezArte Gallery, Reggio Emilia; Più in alto e più lontano, curated by M. Lupieri and R.A.V.E., Villa Rubini Folador, Merlana di Trivignano Udinese; Luci sorgenti 5, curated by M. Montani, Palazzo Santi, Cascia; Orientalmente, Premio Mantegna Cercasi, Mossini Gallery, Mantova; Con la bestia nel cuore, curated by F. Sensi and M. Fragapane, Francesca Sensi Gallery, Colle Val D’Elsa; Eclettica, curated by E. Di Mauro, Galleria RezArte, Reggio Emilia.
2012: E l’uomo non è una felce, Dolomiti Contemporanee; Next, curated by G. D’Incà Levis, Taibon Agordino; Ricomincio da te, curated by P. Toffolutti, Teatro Nuovo Giovanni da Udine, Udine.
2011: Lo stato dell’arte, 54° Venice Biennial Academy Pavilion, Tese di San Cristoforo, Arsenale, Venice; Alma Venus et Venatrix Diana,curated by C. Serri, CSArt, Reggio Emilia; DC pulse/two, Dolomiti Contemporanee, curated by G. D’Incà Levis, Sass Muss, Sospirolo; Art Stays, Contemporary Art Festival, Ptuj; Vertigo, curated by C. Serri, Pescheria Nuova, Rovigo; Art Night, curated by C. Di Raco, Academy of Fine Arts, Venice; Sulla mia pelle, Ecomuseo Le Terre del Brenta, Mira; Corpo Ex/Posto, curated by A. Balletti and V. Kolev, National Academy of Fine Arts, Sofia; Contemporaneamente, Costantino Piazza Contemporary Art Gallery, Albinea.
2010: Concert for Bruno Maderna, collaboration with R. Vaglini, Music Univerity, Venice; Corpo Ex/Posto, curated by A. Balletti and V. Kolev, Magazzino del Sale 3, Venice; In/Carne, curated by E. Di Mauro, Cominelli Foundation, Cisano di San Felice del Benaco; Corpo Ex/Posto, curated by A. Balletti e V. Kolev, Cominelli Fondation, Cisano di San Felice del Benaco; Atelier F, workshop, curated by C. Di Raco, Forte Marghera, Venice; Workshop, curated by I. D’Agostino, C. Di Raco and D. M. Papa, Magazzino del Sale N°3, Venice; Arte Scienza e Scuola, curated by A. Grazzi, Museo Guggenheim, Venice; Il posto delle fragole, curated by C. Chiavedale and P. Zamolo, Palazzo Frisacco, Tolmezzo; Di-Segni, Traghetto Gallery, Rome; 93ma Collettiva Bevilacqua La Masa, Gallerie di Piazza San Marco, Venice.
2009: Atelier F, Nuove Figure 3, curated by C. Di Raco, Venice; F. Magazzino N°35 di Forte Marghera, Venice; Raccolta Museale Grafiche d’Arte Batholomeo Zane De Portesio, Cominelli Foundation, Cisano di San Felice del Benaco; Biennale d’Incisione, Monsummano Terme, Pistoia; Il Figliol prodigo, Piccola Galleria U.C.A.I., Brescia; Nuovi orizzonti in laguna, curated by I. D’Agostino, Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2008: Atelier F, curated by C. Di Raco, Academy of Fine Arts, Venice.
2007: Atelier F, curated by C. Di Raco, Academy of Fine Arts, Venice; A ruota libera, curated by R. Caldura and C. Di Raco, Forte Marghera, Venice.
2006: Atelier F, curated by C. Di Raco, Academy of Fine Arts, Venice; Pitture, Biblioteca Civica, Crespino, Rovigo; Festival d’Istria, Buje, Croatia.
2016: Mana Contemporary, New York.