“My work always speaks of a journey that aims at putting an end to my inner exile”

Jorge Romeo

Biography

In 1973, Jorge Romeo left his studies in chemistry to devote himself to sculpture. He enrolled in the Esculea Nacional de Bellas Artes P. Pueyrredon, where he became Professor of Sculpture in 1977.

His solo exhibitions include: L’Officina, Trieste 1984; Centro Di Sarro, Rome 1986; Chateau De Sèdières, Correze, France 1989; Studio Toni de Rossi, Verona 1990; Galeria Julia Lublin, Buenos Aires 1993; Palazzo dei Priori, Volterra 1997; Arianna Sartori Arte, Mantova 1999; Spazio Montenero, Milan 2002.

He has also participated in several group exhibitions: “Salon Manuel Belgrano”, Museo de Artes Plasticas E. Sivori, Buenos Aires; “Salon Nacional”, Buenos Aires; Premio de Escultura Francisco Romero, Fondo Nacional de las Artes, Buenos Aires; II Exposition Annuelle, Grand Palais, Paris; Premio Esso de Escultura, Cultural Centre, Buenos Aires 1994; Laboratorio Sperimentale Leoni-Whitman, Bologna 1994; “LineArt” 1994, Gent; Premio Sulmona 1995, 1997, 1999; “70/80/90” 1995-1996, M:N:B:A Centro J.L. Borges, Buenos Aires ; Biennale del Bronzetto e della Piccola Scultura, Palazzo della Ragione, Padua 1995; “A la memoria de los pueblos” 1996, Hinojosa de Jarque, Spain; “Scultori per Sette Comuni” 1996, Valle Roveto, L’Aquila; “Scogliera Viva” 1996, Caorle, Venice; “Della Leggerezza” 1996, travelling exhibition in Volterra, Lucca, Finale Emilia and Massa; Asociacion Artistas Plasticos Aragon, Zaragoza 1996; Palazzo Barberini, Rome 1996; “Contemporary Latin American Art” 1997, Kultursentrum Ronneby, Sweden; “Dentro le Antiche Mura” 1997, Piombino; Galerie Rapenburg, Amsterdam 1997; I Bienal Internacional de Escultura, Chaco, Argentina 1998; Premio Ermanno Casoli, Palazzo Piccioni, Serra San Quirico, Ancona 1999.

Among the international symposiums he took part in: Lindabrunn, Austria; Fanano, Modena; Carrara; O’Grove, Spain; Lama Mocogno, Modena; Quattro Castella, Reggio Emilia; Budduso, Sassari; Guilin, Yu-zi Paradise, China; Condrieu, France. His works are held in public spaces and collections in Spain, on the sites where he took part in symposiums, in San Giuliano Terme Pisa, Valle Roveto L’Aquila, and at the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo and Museo de Artes Plasticas “E. Sivori” in Buenos Aires, Fondazione Pagani of Castellanza Varese and the Museo all’Aperto in Fanano Modena.

In 1980 he moved to Carrara, where he also worked at the Luigi Corsanini and Statuaria Arte laboratories. He has held solo exhibitions in the Apuan-Versilia area: Centro Città, Carrara 1981; Atelier, Carrara 1987; Villa Schiff-Giorgini, Montignoso, Massa 1990; L. Russo Cultural Centre, Pietrasanta 1992; Sale del Borgo, Quercia di Aulla, Massa 1992; and has participated in many shows, such as: “Giovani presenze artistiche in Toscana” 1981, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Forte dei Marmi; “Scultori e artigiani in un centro storico” 1981, Pietrasanta; Premio Internazionale di Scultura Gioia Lazzerini, L. Russo Cultural Centre, Pietrasanta 1994; “Situazione Scultura” 1996, Palazzo Ducale, Lucca; “Occasione per Volare” 1997, Chiostri, Psychiatric Hospital, Maggiano, Lucca; L. Russo Cultural Centre, Pietrasanta 1998; “Scultura Internazionale” 1999, Palazzo Comunale, Carrara.


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

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