Cristiano Bianchin

Italian, b. 1963

Venice Academy of Fine Arts, B.A. in Painting, 1987

Lives and works in Venice, Italy

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

2005          Dodici Vetri Mentre Morivo, Galleria Marina Barovier, Venice, Italy

2003          Form und Zeichen, Art & Culture, 2003, Hamburg, Germany

2001          Textures and Transparences, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

1999          Forme, Sanske Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

                  Riposapesi, Galleria Marina Barovier, Venice, Italy

1998          New Traditions in Glass from Venice, Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, New York

1997          Nidi, Galleria Marina Barovier, Venice, Italy

                  Rosa di Notte, Galleria Navigliovenezia, Venice, Italy

1996          Carnet, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

                  Le Verre Enfant, Galerie DM Sarver, Paris, France

1995          Gypsotheca, Museo Antonio Canova, Possagno, Treviso, Italy

                  Neues Glas, Galerie L, Hamburg, Germany

                  Palazzo Carminati '95, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

1994          Unicoripetibile, Campionaria Internazionale, Palermo, Italy

                  Unica, Caffè Florian, Venice, Italy

                  Verso, Galleria Studio Tommaseo, Trieste, Italy

1993          Sottosopra, Gli Artisti di Palazzo Carminati '93, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

1992          Canape e Disegni, Galleria Massimo Carasi, Mantua, Italy

1991          Artisti in Palazzo Carminati '91, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

                  Verso, Galleria Totem - Il Canale, Venice, Italy

1990          Aura, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

1988          Loughi, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

1987          Disegni, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2011           Venice: 3 Artists | 3 Visions, Cristiano Bianchin, Yoichi Ohira, Laura de Santillana, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France (catalogue)

2010           Venice: 3 Artists | 3 Visions, Cristiano Bianchin, Yoichi Ohira, Laura de Santillana, Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri; Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida (catalogue)

2009           Venice: 3 Artists | 3 Visions, Cristiano Bianchin, Yoichi Ohira, Laura de Santillana, Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, New York (catalogue)

                   “… Fa come natura face in foco - Dante” 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice Pavilion, Venice, Italy (catalogue)

2008           Cut, 25th Years International Textile Art Graz, Raiffeissenhof, Bildungzentrum, Graz, Austria     

                  Yalos, why glass?, Galleria Claudia Gian Ferrari, Milano e Caterina Tognon, Bergamo, Italy

2007          Viva Vetro! Glass Alive! Venice and America, 1950-2006, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

                  London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, London, United Kingdom

2006          Les Arts Decoratifs, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France

                  Islands of Glass -The Art of Murano Glass 1920-2005, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel

2005          Murano: Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection, Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, North Carolina and The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee (catalogue)

                  The Bombay Sapphire Prize 2004, Liverpool Biennal Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom

                  The Thirty-Three Annual International Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Juror Awards, Michigan

2004          Murano: Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington, and Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan (catalogue)

                  Vetri. Nel Mondo. Oggi  – Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Palazzo Franchetti, Venice, Italy

                  The Bombay Sapphire Prize 2004, The Bombay Sapphire Foundation,  London, United Kingdom

2003          Murano: Glass From the Olnick Spanu Collection, The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia (catalogue)

                  Venice. A Touch of Glass, Vetri Italiani Contemporanei, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, London, United Kingdom

                  20 Jahre Internationale Textilkunst in Graz, Raiffeisenhof, Bildungszentrum, Graz, Austria

                   Compositions, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2002          Saints for a Day, Studio Tommaseo, Turin, Italy

                  Manifatture Aristocratiche, Esposizione d'Arte Decorativa Moderna, Centenario 1902-2002, Palazzo Cavour, Turin, Italy

                  Masterpieces / Capolavori, l'artista artigiano tra Picasso e Sottsass, Esposizione d'Arte Decorativa Moderna, Centenario 1902 - 2002, Palazzo Bricherasio, Turin, Italy

                  Mobilier + Objects - Salon du XXe siecle, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France

                  Global Art Glass, Castello di Borgholm, Borgholm, Sweden

                  5E Pavillon des Antiquaires et des Beaux Arts, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, France

2001          Hands, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

                  Murano - Vetri Della Collezione Olnick Spanu, Spazio Oberdan, Milan, Italy

2000          S.O.F.A., Chicago, Illinois

                  Venetian Glass: The Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu Collection, American Craft Museum, New York, New York (catalogue)

                  Il Ritorno Degli Dei, Porta Sant'Agostino, Bergamo, Italy

                  Mater Materia, prima Biennale Iternazionale delle Arti Applicate, Chiesa del Cristo Flagellato, Matera

1999          Fine Weather, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary

                  Collettiva, Galerie Waldrich, Monaco, Germany

                  Global Art Glass, Castello di Borgholm, Borgholm, Sweden

                  S.O.F.A., New York, New York

                  Argento Vivo, Studio Tommaseo, Trieste, Italy

                  S - Culture, Maze Art Gallery, Torino, Italy

1998          Glass Appointment in Venice, Galleria Marina Barovier, Venice, Italy

                  Venezia Aperto Vetro, International New Glass, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy

                  S.O.F.A., Chicago, Illinois

                  Le Verre Dans Tous Ses États, Castelli di Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

1997          International Glass Festival, Hsinchu Cultural Centre, Hsinchu, Taiwan

                  Guardare e Guardarsi, Abitare il Tempo, 12a Edizione, Verona Fiere, Italy

                  The Twenty Five Annual International Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Michigan

                  ST'ART'97, Strasbourg, France

1996          Artistes Venitiens Contemporains, Verrerie de Nonfoux, Nonfoux, Switzerland

                  Fatto Ad Arte, la Esposizione Nazionale, Palazzo delle Arti, Todi, Umbria, Italy

                  Venezia Aperto Vetro, la Esposizione Internazionale del Vetro Contemporaneo, Museo Correr, Venice, Italy

                  Zomer, Contemporary Art Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands       

                  The Twenty Fourth Annual International Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Michigan

                  Murrine-Storia, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, Washington

                  Arte Fiera Di Hannover, Hannover, Germany

                  Macef Primavera, Milan, Italy

1995          Dialoghi Col Vetro, Galleria San Nicolò, Venice, Italy

                  S.O.F.A., Chicago, Illinois

                  Trasparenze, Valmore Studio d'Arte, Venice, Italy

                  L'Art Du Verre à Murano au XXème Siecle, Galerie Passage de Retz,  Paris, France

1994          Revoltella Estate, Museo Revoltella, Trieste, Italy

                  Collecttiva, Galleria Totem Il Canale, Venice, Italy

                  Collecttiva, Galleria Massimo Carasi, Venice, Italy

                  Collecttiva, Galleria Massimo Carasi, Venice, Italy

                  Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy

1993          15x15 e 20x20, Galleria Il Traghetto, Venice, Italy

                  Latina Olim Palus, Palazzo della Cultura di Latina, Latina, Italy

                  Se Una Notte D'Inverno Un Viaggiatore , Castelnuovo di Noarna, Trento, Italy

                  Deterritoriale, XLVa Biennale, Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Contemporanea, Sezione Deterritoriale, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

1993          Il Genio Buono e Il Genio Cattivo, ovvero omaggio a Carlo Goldoni, Studio Tommaseo, Trieste, Italy

1992          Nekyia, Immagini del XI° libro dell'Odissea, Oratorio dell'Assunta, Conegliano, Treviso, Italy

                  Progetto Vetro, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

                  Intervento Nell'Ambiente, Collalbo, South Tirol

                  Il Pensiero Dell'Immagine, Fossato di Vico, Perugia, Italy

                  Collezione, Galleria Totem - il Canale, Venice, Italy

                  77a Collettiva, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

                  Perdono, Rotonda di S. Lorenzo, Mantova, Italy

                  Grand Tour, Galleria Romberg, Latina, Italy

                  C. Bianchin - M. A. Carlesso C., New Art Promotion Gallery, Monaco, Germany

                  Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy

1991          Fiera Internazionale D'Arte, Colonia, Germany

                  Gruppo D'Estate, Galleria Totem - il Canale, Venice, Italy

1990          Intergraf, IIa Biennale del disegno, Galleria del Centro, Udine, Italy

                  Mostra-Seminario, Dipartimento di Storia e Critica delle Arti, Venice, Italy

1989          74a Collettiva, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

                  Opere, Galleria Totem - il Canale, Venice, Italy

                  Disegni , Convento di San Luigi, Asolo, Treviso, Italy

1988          Junge Kunst Aus Italien, New Art Promotion Gallery, Monaco, Germany

                  Tendencias, Meeting delle produzioni culturali giovanili, Bari, Italy

1987          Traviata, Intervento nell'ambiente, Isola Boschina, Ostiglia, Mantova, Italy

                  72a Collettiva, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

1986          71a Collettiva, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

1985          70a Collettiva, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

1984          Collettiva, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

                  68a Collettiva, Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

 

Awards, Prizes Grants

 

2005          Award of Excellence, Cranbrook Art Academy, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

1996          1° Premio Nazionale città di Todi "Fatto ad Arte", Todi, Umbria, Italy

1989          Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

1987          Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy

 

Public Collections

 

Banca Popolare Vicentina, Vicenza, Italy

CA.RI.VE., Venice, Italy

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ernsting Foundation, Coesfeld-Lette, Germany

M.I.A.A.O., S.Filippo Neri, Torino, Italy

Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France

Musée National de la Céramique, Sèvres, France

Museo Vetrario, Murano, Venice, Italy

Museum of Arts & Design, New York, New York

Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington

The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia

The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, New York

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom