Elisa Mearelli | Italy

Elisa Mearelli was born in Italy in 1984.

She studied at the School of Art in Urbino and graduated with a Masters Degree in Visual Design from the Academy of Fine Arts in Urbino.

Being born at Fabriano, a town with a historic tradition of paper making, Elisa has felt a strong bond with this material since the beginning. She considers paper more than just a common object of everyday use, not only a support to cover with colour, but rather the true protagonist of the work of art.

Elisa’s idea is to leave an indelible mark on the paper by means of strong invasive action such as making holes and cuts in it. None of her works can be erased or covered over with colour. The paper has been cut, there is no going back; it has its own form, it tells its own story, like human skin. 

Through the medium of paper Elisa tries to create new walks and broader landscapes to discover, suggesting a new relationship between us and each other and between us and our world.

Elisa Mearelli | Italy

PREVIOUS EXHIBITIONS

Selected exhibitions:

2017
INDEX Design Series, Art Fair, AKKA Project Dubai, World Trade Center, Dubai
SetUp Art Fair, Art Fair, Sensi Art Gallery, Bologna, Italy

2016
Vegetale Contemporaneo, group exhibition, Sensi Art Gallery, Colle di Val D’Elsa, Siena, Italy

La parte per il tutto, bipersonale, Sensi Art Gallery, Colle di Val D’Elsa, Siena, Italy

Launch of Gallery 48, group exhibition, Gallery 48, Dundee, Scotland, UK

SetUp Plus! INCIPIT, studio legale Evolve, BiBox Art Space, Bologna, Italy

2015
Selvatica, natura in festival, group exhibition, BiBox Art Space, Biella, Italy

SetUp Art Fair, Art Fair, BiBox Art Space, Bologna, Italy

2014
Operazione Arcevia. Art Contest, group exhibition, Riserva Privata San. Settimio, Arcevia, Italy

Zingarelli Art Prize “Rocca delle macìe”, group exhibition, Castellina in Chianti, Siena, Italy

2013
Inter/National, group exhibition, Box Heart Expressions Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

BiGam, Young Artists Biennial from Marche, group exhibition, Civitanova Marche, Italy

ArtVilnius, Art Fair, Maelström Art Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania

Nurant, group exhibition, Gogol & Company, Milan, Italy

In natura, group exhibition, BiBox Art Space, Biella, Italy

2009
Identità Mutanti, group exhibition, Circolo culturale Bertolt Brecht, Milan, Italy

2008
ZOE-microfestival, group exhibition, Orti Giuli Garden, Pesaro, Italy

2007
Perle National Festival, group exhibition, Monte Cialdini Barracks, Pesaro, Italy

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    nto the white, 2017, Paper, 36 × 36 × 10 cm
    Deep blue, 2017, Paper, 36 × 36 × 10 cm

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