Fabio Tasso was born in Savona in 1990, a city in the North-West part of Italy. His artistic activity started in Albisola (SV), where he worked in the ceramic craft. He studied Sculpture obtaining a BFA in the Fine Art Academy of Genova and a MFA in Carrara. In 2012 he lived and taught in Nepal, in the Buddhist monastery Neydo Tashi Choling.

Since 2015 he has been the professor of the Life Drawing course in the Fine art Academy of Genova.

His artistic activity takes place between Europe and the United States.

Titles and education:

2013/2015 - Summa cum laude Sculpture master degree in the Fine Art Academy in Carrara (MS), Italy - with Franco Mauro Franchi

2014 - Assignment of the life member title of "La Permanente" Museum in Milan, Italy

2009/2013 - Summa cum laude Sculpture degree and the right of publication of the thesis in the Fine Art Academy in Genova, Italy - with Massimo Chiappetta

2011 - Ceramic workshop, Albisola superiore, SV, Italy

2004/2009 - Graduation in Painting in the "Arturo Martini" high school in Savona, Italy

2009 - Photography course, Savona, Italy

2008 - Scenography course, Savona, Italy

2008 - Wall painting working stage, Savona, Italy

2008 - English language course in St Edmunds Study Centre, Canterbury, UK

2007 - English language course in Prior Park College, Bath, UK

2007 - Ceramic working stage, Albisola Capo, SV, Italy

2007 - Ceramic course, Albisola superiore, SV, Italy

 

Teaching experiences:

2017 - Fine Art Anatomy professor - Fine Art Academy in Genova

2017 - Sculpture Teaching Assistant, Fine Art Academy in Genova

2016/2017 - Life Drawing course professor - Fine Art Academy in Genova

2015/2016 - Substitute teacher in Sculpture - "Arturo Martini" Artistic Higher Secondary School in Savona, Italy

2015/2016 - Life Drawing course professor - Fine Art Academy in Genova

2013 - Drawing professor in a preparation course for the admission test - Fine Art Academy in Genova

2013 - Sculpture Teaching Assistant, Fine Art Academy in Genova, Italy

2012 - Volunteer teacher in Iconography Drawing and English language in the Neydo Tashi Choling Buddhist Monastery, Nepal

 

Sculpture Symposiums:

2015 – First edition of the pink Gherardesca's marble Symposium in Bibbona (LI), Italy

2014 – First edition of the international lava basalt Sculpture Symposium "oro nero dell'Etna" in Belpasso (CT), Italy

2014 – First edition of the marble Sculpture Symposium in Bazzano (BO), Italy. With the collaboration of Bazzano “Rocca dei Bentivoglio” foundation and Rotary Club Bologna

2012 – XIII edition of the “Antonio Berti” Sculpture Symposium in San Piero a Sieve (FI), Italy. Winner of the populatr judgment

 

Prizes and awards:

2017 – Arte Laguna international Prize - San Francisco art residency, with the collaboration of The Growlery, San Francisco Tech Shop, Pacific Felt Factory

2017 – Arte Laguna international Prize - Berengo Foundation art residency, Murano (VE), Italy

2015 – 1st prize in the environmental Sculpture section of the “Abbado Award 2015”  promoted by the Italian Ministery of Education

2015 - 2nd prize in the Sculpture competition “dai nuova forma al Nuovo Pignone” in Carrara (MS), Italy

2014 - 3rd prize in the international Sculpture competition “Liliana Nocera – Giovani Scultori alla Permanente” of the "la Permanente" museum in Milan, Italy 

2014 - 2nd prize in the international “Scultura da vivere” competition of Peano Foundation (CN), Italy

 

Artistic Residencies:

2017 – Arte Laguna Prize - San Francisco artistic residency, with the collaboration of The Growlery, San Francisco Tech Shop, Pacific Felt Factory

2017 – Arte Laguna Prize - Berengo Foundation art residency, Murano (VE), Italy 

 

Artist Talks and workshops:

2017 – Katarzyna Kozyra workshop, Lublin, Poland. With the collaboration of CreArt

2017 - "Vuotare Svuotare", Fine Art Academy of Genova, Italy

2017 - "Reverse Negative to Positive", Pacific Felt Factory, San Francisco (CA)

 

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2017 - "Reverse Negative to Positive", Pacific Felt Factory, San Francisco (CA). With the collaboration of Arte Laguna Prize, The Growlery, SF Techshop, Pacific Felt Factory

 

 

Group exhibitions:

2017 - "Refresh", Arte in Porto Gallery, Genova, Italy.

2017 - 10th-13th of June - "Mulhouse 017" biennale, Alsace, France

2017 - 4th-7th of May - "Mediterranea 18" biennale, curated by Bjcem, Tirana and Dürres, Albania

2017 - 8th of April - FESTA! - with the collaboration of Teatro Akropolis, villa Rossi Martini, Genova Sestri Ponente, Italy

2017 - "Mediterranea 18" biennale, curated by Bjcem, Tirana and Dürres, Albania

2017 - "Città della donna", Sarzana (SP), Italy

2017 - "Shoebox exhibition", Todd Art Gallery, Murfreesbro, Tennessee, USA

2016 - Palazzo Ducale - spazio aperto, Genova, in the exhibition "Spazi Spezzati", with the collaboration of AISTAP - curated by Maria Galasso and Alessandra Gagliano Candela

2016 – Convento dei Frati Emiliani, with the collaboration of AISTAP, Genova Nervi, Italy

2016 - drawings exposition in San Carpoforo Church, Milan

2016 – Ripa (PG, Italy

2016 – Perugia, Italy

2015 – Ripa (PG), Italy

2015 – Sassetta (LI), Italy

2015 – Bibbona (LI), Italy

2015 – exposition stand in “Carrara giorni d’arte” showroom, Carrara (MS), Italy

2015 – “Blue Corner” Gallery, Carrara (MS), Italy, curated by Gilberto Pellizzola

2015 – “Galleria Duomo” Gallery, Carrara (MS), Italy

2015 – Drawings exhibition in “Arturo Dazzi" Museum, Forte dei Marmi (LU), Italy

2014 – "La Permanente” Museum, Milan, Italy

2014 – “Museo del Laterizio e delle Terrecotte”, Marsciano (PG), Italy

2014 – Sassetta (LI), Italy

2014 – Bibbona (LI), Italy

2014 – Project of a public sculpture in “Artefiera Bologna” showroom, with the collaboration of Rotary Club Bologna, Italy

2013 – “Limen arte 2013”, Vibo Valentia, Italy