About

Curriculum Vitae

Born the 17/03/87 in Reggio Emilia, Italy.
Lives and works in Bergen, Norway.

E-mail: manuelportioli@gmail.com

Web: http://manuelportioli.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/manuelportioli/

Cell: +4745197480 

Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna in 2010 with the thesis "Let's conquer the Matrix", supervisor Rinaldo Novali, tutor Massimo Pulini.

Master of Fine Arts at KHIB, Kunst- og Designhøgskolen i Bergen in 2014, with the thesis “In the beginning was the Baroque”, supervisor Gerd Tinglum.

Member of LNM, NBK, and VISP.

 

 

Group exhibitions:

-’18 Selvatico: Fantasia/fantasma, Cotignola, Italy 

-'17 Sommerutstilling,Vedholmen gallery, Lepsøy, Norway

-'17 KUNSTMARKED, Blokk, Bergen, Norway

-'16 PAESAGGIO FUTURO, curated by Emanuela Romano and Valentina Bonomonte, Finanza e Futuro, Milan, Italy

-'16 Tutto quadra, Palazzo dei Musei, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'16 In camp electric III, Odeon gallery, Bucharest, Romania

-'16 Sommerutstilling,Vedholmen gallery, Lepsøy, Norway

-'15 Pictorial Imagery, curated by Emanuela Romano and Valentina Bonomonte, text by Michele Bertolino, Opere Scelte gallery, Torino, Italy

-'15 Sommerutstilling Kunstmuseet i Nord-Trøndelag, Namsos, Norway

-'14 Orientati a guardare le stelle, Arionte Arte contemporanea, Catania, Italy, curated by Antonio d'Amico

-'14 Tricolore prize, gallery Rosemarie Bassi, Remangen, Germany

-'14 Mantegna cercasi, Casa del Mantegna, Mantova, curated by Francesca Baboni, Alberto Mattia Martini, Stefano Taddei

-'14 Breaking Seals, Campione Univela, Campione del Garda, Italy, curated by Francesca Baboni, Stefano Taddei

-'14 MEAGHEA SKKLL rKGM MAH TNCA , Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

-'14 Premio Tricolore, Rezarte gallery, Reggio Emilia , Italy- winner

-'13 Hardbakka ruins, svartediket, Bergen, Norway

-'13 Premio Combat, Palazzo Fattori, Livorno, Italy

-'13 Migration, Officina delle arti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'13 Nelle stanze dell'Ariosto, Mauriziano, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'13 Bontelabo, Bontelabo, Bergen, Norway

-'12 Archivitionism, Premiss, curated by Dan Mihaltianu, Bergen, Norway

-'12 Tigri di carta economie artificiali, Chiesa di S.Carlo, curated by Beppe Villa, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'12 Tre giovani, Vetrina Battistero, curated by Antonio Malagoli, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'12 Antwork 03, Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'12 Tra fumetto e street art" Mauriziano, curated by Giuseppe Berti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'11 Snowflakes, CSArt, curated by Chiara Serri, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'11 Quadri d'estate, Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'10 Les petites, CSArt, curated by Chiara Serri, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'10 Biennale di Roncaglia sul Panaro", Modena, Italy

-'10 Ant Work, Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'09 Premio Casorati, Sala Noble de l’Edifici del Rellotge-Barcellona, Spain

-'09 Arte e scienza, Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna, Italy

-'09 Giovane Pittura, Officina delle Arti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'08 Premio Casorati, Pavarolo-Torino, Italy

 

 

Solo exhibitions:

-'19 In itinere, Spazio Espositivo, Agrigento, Italy

-'19 Vandring Zenone Contempornanea, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'19 Vandring, Vedholmen gallery, Lepsøy, Norway

-’18 Steinkast, Solund Kusntbilag, Norway 

-'18 Lovers’ nest USF Visnigrommet, Bergen, Norway 

-'18 Remix 02, Opere Scelte gallery, Turin, Italy

-'17 Cold Venus, Vedholmen gallery, Lepsøy, Norway

-'17 Remix, Regimenten, Steinkjer, Norway

-'16 404 days of rain, Høyanger kunstlag, Høyanger, Norway

-'16 God of the high places, Galleri Vinjum, Aurland, Norway

-'15 Act of Faith, Oseana, Os, Norway, text by Riccardo Freddi 

-'15 Act of Faith, Paggeriarte, Sassuolo, Italy, curated by Carlo Alberto Zini, text by Riccardo Freddi

-'12 Sorbolo zoo, Sala Benassi, Parma, Italy

-'10 Strictly Groove, Strictly Groove, Reggio Emilia, Italy 

-’08 Il Ratto, Chiesa dei Bigi, Grosseto, Italy 

-’08 Manuel Portioli, AGAF, Grosseto, Italy 

 

 

Curatorial projects:

-’19 House of Change, Chiesa di San Carlo, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-’18 Diaspora, Chiesa di San Carlo, Reggio Emilia, Italy 

-'18 Cold Current,  Adiacenze gallery, Bologna and Opere Scelte, Turin

-'18 .transiti, Chiesa di San Carlo, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'16 Heav·en, Chiesa di San Carlo, Reggio Emilia, Italy

http://heaven2016.blogspot.no/

-'14 Cold Current, Chiesa di San Carlo, Spazio Gerra, Officina delle Arti and Mauriziano (Reggio Emilia) -  co-curator with Helene Førde - http://cold-current.blogspot.no/

-'13 Corpo Condiviso, curated by Helene Førde, Chiesa di San Carlo (Reggio Emilia)

-'13 Migration, Officina delle arti (Reggio Emilia)

-'12 Vita non COMUNE, Koumiotis Paris, Silvia Costi, Ivan Peroni, Collettivo 38.1, group show, OFF, Reggio Emilia, Italy – Bee-live production 

-'12 Pa-Pier, Pierangelo Giovanetti, solo show, OFF, Reggio Emilia, Italy – Bee-live production 

-'12 The Facebook horror picture show, Fabio Valentini, solo show, OFF, Reggio Emilia, Italy – Bee-live production 

-'12 Frame: presentati, mostrati, incorniciati!, group show, OFF, Reggio Emilia, Italy – Bee-live and Bookmaker production 

-'11 Quadri d'estate, Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, Italy- curator 

-'10 Ant Work, Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, Italy - coordinator 

-'09 Giovane Pittura, Officina delle Arti, Reggio Emilia, Italy 

-’08 Art Now! AGAF, Grosseto, Italy 

 

 

Artist residencies:

-'16 In Electric field III, Craiova, Romania

 

 

Publications:

- KUNST forum:  nr 2 «Landskap» 2018

- KUNZT: episode 156 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcQcrvnfdsA 

 

 

 

Collections:

- Grieg Foundation, Os, Norway

- Municipal collection of Steinkjer, Norway

- Otetelisanu Foundation, Bucharest, Romania

- Municipal collection of Reggio nell'Emilia, Italy

 

 

Grants:

-'17 NBK Prosjektstotte

-'17 Kulturrådet Diversestipend

-'16 Jakob Weidemann Minnestipend

-'16 Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond

-'15 Johannes Vinjum stipend 2015

-'15 Kulturrådet Diversestipend for nyutdannede kunstnere

-'15 Bergen Kommunes Etableringsstipend

-'13 Kulturrådet International project support – Cold Current

-'13 Bergen Kommune International project support – Cold Current

-'13 KHIB project support – Migration

 

 

Upcoming shows:

-'20 Galleri Ö, Bodø, Norway – solo show

-'20 Kunstgarasjen, Bergen, Norway – solo show

-'20 Margrethe Kolstad Brekke, The Next Great Acceleration_Church of St. Charles, Reggio Emilia,         Italy_curatorial project

-'20 Gabriel Johann Kvendseth, Temple Top Three: Conflict of Consequence_Church of St. Charles, Reggio Emilia, Italy_curatorial project