Monday October 24th – Sunday October 30th, Relais Monastero Santa Teresa, Nardò (LE)
ARTIST RESIDENCIES AT RELAIS MONASTERO SANTA TERESA
The timeless art residency experience is extended to painters and sculptors in the period betweenSeptember and October 2022 thanks to 12 scholarships provided by Fondazione Brivio Sforza.
The artist Tommaso Ottieri, selected by Galleria Rubin, are hosted for a week at Relais Monastero Santa Teresa to produce sketches inspired by the places, spaces and territories that host him. The works will be completed later in atelier and will be displayed in a group exhibition in Milan in the courtyard of Palazzo Brivio Sforza, newly restored.
At the end of the residency, the artist offers two works, one to the owner as a thank you for their hospitality and the other to be auctioned off to create the scholarship fund for future residencies.
Born in 1971 in Naples. He studied architecture at the University Federico II of Naples and at the Robert Gordon School of Architecture di Aberdeen (UK). In 1996 he graduated with a thesis on bio-architecture applied to the restoration of Naples’s Harbor in 1990-95. During the same year Ottieri won a M.I.T Leonardo da Vinci’s program studying grant and decided to go to the Cicladi Island (Greece) to study the body of rules of biocompatible art and architecture. After this experience, he moved to Santorini and lived there for two years working as an architect and opening a painting workshop in Oia. In 1998 he founded the Architectural studio MERO, Palazzo Montemiletto, Naples, together with Piero Renna. During that same year he received a Masters Degree in Executive Planning in bio- architecture at the Faculty of Architecture of the Unviersity Federico II of Naples.
Tommaso Ottieri, Paris SG, Oil on board, 2011, 150×250 cm
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