Anna Paola Pizzocaro [RA 2017]
First name: Anna ;
Middle name: Paola ;
Last name: Pizzocaro ;
Member: Resident artist member ;
Begin: 2017 ;
End: n/a ;
Anna Paola Pizzocaro was born in Milan, she pursued and achieved an MFA in Visual Arts from Sorbonne University in Paris with Honors (Paris 1) in 2003.
After Graduation in Paris she worked for Mikros Image and Duran Duboi in the Post Production of cinema movies and on various advertising campaigns.
Her interest in photography constantly and significantly increased to the extent of driving her towards a deeper desire to study and discover the countless possibilities this mighty artistic medium provides. She graduated from ICP of NYC (USA) in 2009.
Pizzocaro had the wonderful opportunity to work for David LaChapelle in his New York Studio for three consecutive years in a motivating environment.
Her current and past exhibition schedule with a positive feedback both from the critics and the audience counts in – just to name a few – Miami, Las Vegas, New York, Washington DC, San Diego, London, Milan, Paris, Lucca, Padua , Genoa, the Art Museum of Chianciano (Florence), the Natural History Museum in Milan, at Quirinal Palace in Rome in collaboration with the Ministry for Cultural Heritage.
Her first solo museum exhibition was held at the Lu.C.C.A ( Center of Contemporary Art in Lucca ) in Tuscany back in 2012, under the artistic direction of Maurizio Vanni, where was exhibited the series “Unanswered Prayers”, featuring a full 30 large-format works.
During her career, she received various awards in New York, in London, in Milan, Linz in Austria and in Monte Carlo. In Linz, back in 2000, she was conferred a very significant recognition : the Honorary Mention for the International Prix Ars Electronica in Computer Animation, in New York she received the Hobart Nichols SCNY Award, on October 4th 2017.
In 2014 her series “Unanswered Prayers” has been object of a solo show at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC, USA. In 2017 she had the honor to have a solo show at Villa Firenze in Washington DC, the Residence of the Italian Ambassador in the US.
Her Catalogs are available for public Consultation at the Library of The National Museum Of Women in the Arts in Washington Dc, and at the New York Public Library (NYC).
Her photographic artworks are included in famous museums collections such as the Phillips Collection in Washington DC.