BIOGRAPHY

Inés Fontenla, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, currently lives and works in Rome.
She studied design and drawing at the Academies of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires, Madrid and Rome.

Achievements

1976 – Scholarships “Hispanic-American Culture”
1977 – Scholarship to Siena University
1978 – Diploma – San Fernando Academy, Madrid
– Scholarship to Siena University
1979 – Advanced courses, the Academy of Fine Arts of Rome.
1980 – Scholarship to Italo-latinoamericano Institute
1989 – First prize, “Immaginaria 92”.

Personal Exhibitions (principal)
2015 – Roma – Macro, Museo D’Arte Contemporanea – “Albedo
2012 – Buenos aires – C. C. Recoleta. “Requiem Terrae ” – organized by Patricia Rizzo
2011 – Roma – Chiesa di San Filippino – “Requiem Terrae” – organized by Lucrezia Cippitelli.
2009 – Roma – Studio Lovells – organized by Chiara Marzi.
2008 – Berlin – Gallery Artmbassy -“ ‘Tis not too late to seek a newer world”
2007 – Belgrade – Palazzo Italia. “The Ulysses Syndrome” organized by  P. Casagrande
2004 – Rome – Studio d’Arte Contemporanea  P. Casagrande “Derive” (Driftings), organized by Angela Madesani.
2002 – Rome – University “La Sapienza” Museo Laboratorio, “Alla fine delle utopie”, ( At the end of Utopia) organized
by Simoneta Lux and Domenico Scudero.
2002 – Genoa – Leonardi v-idea Gallery, “Alla fine delle utopie”,  organized by Viana Conti.
2000 – Rome – Studio d’Arte Contemporanea  P. Casagrande, “Atlantis”  organized by C. Casorati
1998 – Buenos Aires – C. C. Recoleta « Mas alla de las columnas de Hercules » (Beyond the columns of Hercules)
organized by A. M. Battistozzi and A. Petrina
1997 – Buenos Aires – Fillo Gallery, “Tierra incognita” ( Unknown Land ) organized by C. Casorati
1995 – Rome – Spazioltre Gallery, “Terra inquieta” ( Unquiet Land ) organized by A. Cocheti and V. Conti
1992 – Spello – Galleria Delle Foglie , organized by G. Bonomi
1990 – Rome – Centro di Sarro,  organized by B. Tosi

Group exhibitions (principal)

2016 – Milan – “La sfida di Aracne” – Nuova galleria Morone a cura di Angela Madesani.
2015 – Milan – “Saleterrarum” – Villa Lita Borreomeo a cura di Angela Madesani
2014 – Milan – “Una solitudine troppo rumorosa”- Nuovagalleriamorone – organized by Angela Madesani.
2014 – Rome – “La grande illusione” – Temple University organized by Manuela De Leonardis
2013 – Buenos Aires – Arteba – Proyecto-a Arte contemporaneo organized by Patricia Rizzo
2012 – Piacenza – Galleria Biffi Arte – ” Nostalgia del presente” organized byAngela Madesani.
2011 – Buenos Aires (Argentina) – C. C. Borges – “+doc” organized by Lucrecia Vera Gaumont.
2010 – Roma – “Berlin” – Gallery Dora Diamante organized by Micol de Veroli
2010 – Berlino – Galleria artMbassy – “House warnig” organized byi Chiara Marzi.
2009 – Matera – Pallazo Monacchele – “birds of passage” organized by Federica La Paglia.
Venezia, Isola della Certosa – ”Natura-snaturans” organized by Angela Madesani.
Taranto – Palazzo delli Ponti – “A sud del mondo” organized by Rosalba Branà.
Genazzano (RM) – Centro Internazionale di Arte Contemporanea – Castello Colonna – “Memoria/Memorie” organized by Claudio Libero Pisani.
2008 – Genoa – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea – “Nostalgia – L’instante e la durata del tempo”,
(Nostalgia – The Instant and the Duration of Time ), organized by A. Madesani
2007 – Ushuaia (Argentina)- “Bienal del fin del mundo”( The Biennial of the End of the World)
“Proyecto Patagonia” ( Project Patagonia), organized by A. M. Batistozi.
– Milan – Cascina Roma, “Il viaggio di Eva”( The Journey of Eve ) organized by Angela Madesani
2006 – Rome – Palazzo della Cancelleria, “Un quadro per un fondo” ( A Painting for a Foundation) organized by Paolo Balmas
– Rome – Galleria LAC, “Paesaggio la mente” ( Mind Landscape), organized by Alessio Verzenassi
2005 – Buenos Aires- Museo de la Inmigracion, “Puerto 2005” organized by A. M. Batistozi
– Wisbaden- Bellevue-saal, “Ahnumung und gegenwart” organized by Ulrich Meyer –  Husman.
– Venice – 51 Biennale di Venezia, “Isola della poesia” ( Island of Poetry ) organized by Antonio Arevalo
2004 – Genoa – Palazzo della Borsa, “Medesign, forme del Mediterraneo” ( Medesign, Mediterranean Forms )
organized by V. Conti.
– Rome – Italo-Latin American Institute, “Neruda” organized by I. Arestizabal
– Genoa – University, Faculty of Architecture, “Viaggio nelle città sognate”( Journey in Dream Cities)
– Landau- Kunstverein Villa Streccius, “Luft- stucke und stadt- teile” organized by Joerg Katelendar
2003 – Brussels – “Carte Italiane”, ( Italian Papers) organized by Lucia Presilla
2002 – Stockholm – Vasby Konsthall, “Forme di pensiero” ( Thought Forms ) organized by P. Casagrande
2001 – Jakarta – Museum of Indonesia, “Il mare” (The sea) organized by M. Scaringela
Buenos Aires – C. Borges,  organized by Irma Arestizabal.
1997 – Brussels – Space Senghor, organized by  M. Diusaert
1996 – Bruges, Belgium – Sainhalle, “Ontmoeting”, organized by M. Diusaert
-Palermo, Goethe Institute, “Incontro”,  ( Meeting ) organized by P. Ferri
1994 – Spoleto – Galleria d’Arte Moderna, “Disgregante, aggregante” ( Uniting, Dis-uniting )
organized by A.Cochetti.
1993 – Spello- Palazzo Comunale “Plurale Femminile”, ( Feminine Plural )
organized by A.Cochetti
– Fabriano – Museo della Carta, “Mozart Variations”
1992 – Milan – Palazzo Durini,  “Immaginaria 92”
– Rome –  Studio Pino Casagrande
1991 – Ferrara – Milan – Rome “Artae” organized by Achille Bonito Oliva.
Roseto degli Abruzzi (TE) “Ottetto per pittura e scultura” a cura di Lorenzo Mango.

Interviews, Lecture ad Workshops
2015 – Interview Rai – Radio3 Suite
2013 – Roma – Meeting with studente – University of Rom “La Sapienza”
2012 – Buenos Aires – Meeting with studente – Centro Culturale Recoleta
2006 – Milano – Telecom – Italian Project – “Cera una volta la distanza” N° 2
2005 – Roma – Telecom – Italian Project – “Cera una volta la distanza” N° 1
2003 – Roma –Meeting with studente – University of Rome “La Sapienza”