“We met at school, in Argentina, we came to Italy with the idea of staying just two months and seeing how marble artists work. We have been here for 15 years”
Veronica Fonzo and Flavia Robalo

Biography

Veronica Fonzo was born in Buenos Aires in 1972. Immediately after graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts, she started to work as an assistant to important Argentinean masters, later moving to Pietrasanta to perfect her Sculpture and Painting Techniques.

Noted for the sobriety of the forms and the spontaneity of her execution, she has taken part in several international exhibitions, including: Instituto de Bellas Artes Nuestra Señora de Itati, Buenos Aires 1990-1992; Homenaje a Alberto Brescia, Mataderos, Buenos Aires 1992; Biennale 'Horacio Juárez', organized for SAAP, Buenos Aires 1993; Artistas Plásticos de Mataderos, Buenos Aires 1993; Dirección de Cultura de la Ciudad de Baradero, Argentina 1994; Museo Criollo de los Corrales, Buenos Aires 1994; Ceramics Biennale, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia 1995; anniversary of the foundation of the city Baradero, Buenos Aires 1995; Palais de Glace, entrance of the Superior school of Fine Arts "Prilidiano Pueyrredon", Buenos Aires 1995; FEMATEC, International Trade Show for construction materiales, Buenos Aires 1995; Salon Internacional de la Mujer, Buenos Aires (awarded the Second Prize, 1995); Bienal de Arte Joven, Buenos Aires (awarded the Third Prize, 1995); annual exhibit of the association , Sociedad Estimulo des Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires 1995-2000; Galería Daiter Hajj, Buenos Aires 1997; The Funky Chicken Art Project, Atlanta, GA 1999; Arte a Monteggiori, Camaiore, Lucca 2000; Omaggio dell'arte alla Vergine Maria, Chiesa di San Francesco, Pietrasanta 2000; Studi Aperti, Pietrasanta 2000; Arte per una nuova biblioteca, Camaiore, Lucca 2001; Gallery Bell'Arte, Maastricht, Holland 2001; Pittura e scultura a Monteggiori, Monteggiori, Camaiore, Lucca 2001; Asart Show, Studi Aperti 01, Pietrasanta 2001; Salone Internazionale della Giovane Scultura, Istituto Statale d'Arte "Stagio Stagi", Pietrasanta 2001; Salón d'Automne, Paris 2001; Galerie Sabine Pfundt, Berlin 2002; Plas-mare la vita, Museo Pianeta Azzurro, Fregene, Rome 2002; ASART, Spazio Il Vaticano, Pietrasanta 2002; Collettiva di Arte Latino- Americana, Palazzo Mediceo, Seravezza, Lucca 2002; La fabbrica dei sogni, Pietrasanta (solo, 2003); H&ART, ex-Ospedale Lucchesi, Pietrasanta 2003; XIV Biennale Internazionale Dantesca della medaglia e piccola scultura, Chiostro Francescano, Ravenna 2003; Migrazioni, Palazzo Mediceo, Seravezza, Lucca 2004; RoccArt, Pietrasanta 2004; Asart Show, Villa Cavanis, Capezzano Pianore, Camaiore, Lucca 2004; Migrazioni, Palazzo Civico, Savona 2005; Proposta a giovani artisti 2005, SpazioArte Pisanello, Fondazione Toniolo, Verona, 2005; Galleria Altobello Arte, Arte Padova e Fiera di Vicenza 2006, 2007; Entre el cielo y la tierra, Galería Alexandra Yrigoyen, Madrid 2007; Mostra Decennale, Spazio Arte Pisanello, Fondazione Toniolo, Verona 2007; Un, due, tre/Per le vie dell'arte, San Giovanni in Persiceto, Bologna 2007; Galleria Atahualpa, Chevroux, Svizzera 2007; Enolia Arte, Seravezza, Lucca 2007; Puella Aeterna, Galleria Barbara Paci, Pietrasanta 2007; Galería del Este, Santander, Spain 2008; Galery Barbara Paci, Fiera di Verona, 2008; Le forme del bello, "Festival del Sole", Galery Barbara Paci, Cortona, 2008; Galery Rut Laue, Avenches, Switzerland (2008; solo 2009); Acquisizioni 2008, Civico Museo Parisi-Valle, Maccagno, 2008; Galery Barbara Paci, ArtPalm Beach, Miami, Florida 2008, 2009; Una finestra sul mondo, a charity auction at Museo Diocesano, Catania 2009; Angeli e Diavoli, Spazio Arte Pisanello, Fondazione Toniolo, Verona 2009; Civil Rights: International Sculpture from Pietrasanta, Rosa Parks Museum, Montgomery, AL 2009; Terrae, Galery Alessandro Orlando, Pietrasanta 2009; Don Giovanni, Galery Rut Laue, Avenches, Switzerland 2009; Galery Mark Peet Visser, Hertogenbosh, Holland 2010. She also participates at numerous international symposiums: Front Cavanese, Piemonte 1999; Rivarossa 1999; San Michele de Maurienne, France 2000, 2001; Progetto Giotto per la dignità dell'uomo, Genoa 2001; Belluno 2002; Soiana, Terriciola, Pisa (awarded with the First Prize and created a public fountain, 2002); Maestro 'M. Solinas', Budduso, Sardinia 2002; St. Blasien, Germany 2003; Castel Tesino 2003, 2004; Un monumento per la solidarietà del Vajont, Longarone 2003; Calcinaia, Pisa 2003; 13th International Festival of Sculpture 'Camille Claudelle', La Bresse, France, 2003; San Martino di Castrozza, Trento (with snow, 2003); Cavaion Veronese, Verona 2004; Teulada, Sardinia 2004; Siror, Trentino (is awarded the Second Prize, 2004); Condreau, France 2004; Madonna di Campiglio 2004; Temu 2004; Montbrison, France 2010. In 2008 she is commissioned the monument “Monumento al Genio Militare” in Legnago and “Monumento ai Martiri” in Castelnuovo del Garda; in 2009 she created the wooden sculpture “Santa Gemma Galgani” for the cathedral of Ciudad Rodrigo in the province of Salamanca.


The photographs published in the TimeLine were taken from the Museo dei Bozzetti website www.museodeibozzetti.it

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