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Verdiano Marzi

 

B. Ravenna, Italy

Bagnolet, France

 

EDUCATION

Master Craftsman’s Diploma, Istituto Statale d’Arte per il Mosaico, Ravenna, 1968

Accademia delle Belle Arti, Ravenna, 1968-1971

École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1974-1978

 

EXHIBITIONS

Contemporary Virtuosos, GoCM at SOFA Expo, Chicago, IL, 2017

GoCM at Gallery 1070, Gallery 1070, Chicago, IL, 2017

Opus Pleiades, GoCM, Chicago, IL, 2016

Dal sogno all'opus veritas, Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL, 2015

Bibliomosaico, New National Library, Riga, Latvia, 2014

10th International Mosaic Symposium, Chartres, 2014

Retrospective 1965-2014, Museum of the Accademy of Fine Arts, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 2014

Retrospective 1965-2014, Music School, Kaluga, Russia, 2014

Sentimenti con sostenuta luminosità, The Arian Baptistery, Unesco World Heritage Monument, Ravenna, Italy, 2013

Interstices, Orangerie, Sucy-en-Brie, 2013

Sei maestri ravennati, Atelier EmmeDi, Ravenna, 2013

Riccardo Licata e i maestri del mosaico, Museo nazionale, Ravenna, 2013

Sédimentations, La Galerie, Auvers-sur-Oise, 2012

Contemporary Urban Mosaic, State Exhibition Hall Gallery Belyaevo, Moscow, 2012

9th International Mosaic Symposium, Chartres, 2012

Nierika, La Galerie, Auvers-sur-Oise, 2012

54th Venice Biennale - ILLUMInations, Pavilion of the Republic of San Marino, 2011

Riccardo Licata - Éveilleur de talents, Paray-le-Monial, 2011

Reliquarium, with architect Totan Kuzembaiev, Special Projects, Moscow Biennale, 2011

Bibliomosaico, Ravenna, 2011

Mosaic Languages, Musivum Gallery, Moscow, 2011

Architecture and Mosaic, ArtPlay Iauza, Moscow, 2010

8th International Mosaic Symposium, Chartres, 2010

Costellazioni di tessere, Fondazione Giacomini Meo, Musei Mazzucchelli, Brescia, 2009

2nd International Exhibition Solo Mosaico, The Schusev State Museum of Architecture, Moscow, 2009

1st Mosaic Biennale, RavennaMosaico, Ravenna, 2009

Galleria del Carbone, Ferrara, 2008

Antao Studio, Architects, Republic of San Marino, 2008

7th International Mosaic Symposium, Chartres, 2008

Public Collection of Contemporary Mosaics of the City of Chartres, Chapelle Saint-Éman, Chartres, 2008

Clair-Obscur, Viaduc des Arts, Paris, 2007

Laboratorio Emme Di, Ravenna, 2007

Et voilà le travail!, Les bâtisseurs en Seine-Saint-Denis, Aubervilliers, 2007

3rd Mosaic Biennale, Obernai, 2007

Mosaïque en fête, Tour Saint-Nicolas, Paray-le-Monial, 2006

6th International Mosaic Symposium, Chartres, 2006

Public Multi-Media Library, Bagnolet, 2005

Joël Le Theule Cultural Centre, Sablé-sur-Sarthe, 2005

CeramicaMosaico, Ravenna, 2005

Saint-Éman Chapel, Chartres, 2004

Viaduc des Arts, Paris, 2004

Maison d’Art, Strasbourg, 2004

Seeing The Light, Collins Gallery, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, 2004

5th International Mosaic Symposium, Chartres, 2004

Mosaici sul Po’, Ca’ Cornera, Rovigo, 2003

Icare, Tour Saint-Nicolas, Paray-le-Monial, 2003

Librairie-Galerie Racine, Paris, 2003

Town Hall, Villejuif, 2002

Galleria La Bottega, Ravenna, 2002

4th International Mosaic Symposium, Chartres, 2002

Public Multi-Media Library, Bagnolet, 2002

Espace Culturel Athéna, Auray, Morbihan, 2001

Saint-Égrève Town Hall, Isère, 2001

Salon des Arts plastiques, Romainville, 2001

Hugues Chevalier Furniture Stores, Paris, 2001

Mosaïques de notre temps, Strasbourg, 2000

Maison des Arts, Antony, 2000

Mosaïque Art Déco, Paul Charnoz Museum, Paray-le-Monial, 2000

7th Congress of the AIMC, Ravenna, 2000

3rd International Mosaic Symposium, Chartres, 2000

Mosaïques contemporaines, Château de Saint-Ouen, 2000

Giomavepa, Four mosaicists from Ravenna, Galerie Crous-Beaux-Arts, Paris, 2000

Aime… comme Mosaïque, Forney Library, Paris, 1999

F.I.A.D., Beirut, 1999

Kernault Manor, Mellac, Finistère, 1999

Aime… comme Mosaïque, Paul Charnoz Museum, Paray-le-Monial, 1998

2nd International Mosaic Symposium, Chartres, 1998

International Forum of Interior Design (FIAD), Beirut, 1998

AIMC Exhibition, Cairo, 1997

Egyptian Embassy, Rome, 1997

Galerie Crous-Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1997

6th Congress of the AIMC, Alexandria, Egypt, 1996

Hôtel du Département, Rouen, 1996

Batimat Trade Fair, Villepinte Exhibition Centre, 1996

1st International Mosaic Symposium, Chartres, 1996

National Museum, Skopje, Macedonia, 1996

L’art à l’école, Paris, 1996

Mosaico – Nuove contaminazioni, Galleria d’arte moderna, Udine, 1996

Hospice St-Charles, Rosny-sur-Seine, 1996

Beirut Decorative Arts Fair, Lebanon, 1995

Salon d’arts plastiques de Marne-la-Vallée, Noisy-le-Grand, 1995

5th Congress of the International Association of Contemporary Mosaic (AIMC), Kamakura, Japan, 1994

Verdiano Insolite, G. Toffoletti Cultural Centre, Bagnolet, 1993

Municipal Museum, Saint-Cloud, 1993

Cultural Centre, Éragny, 1993

Municipal Library, with Raoul Lazar, Bagnolet, 1993

Municipal Multi-Media Library, Taverny, 1993

Musée de l’Éphèbe, Cap d’Agde, 1993

Craftsmen in Seine-Saint-Denis, Société d’Encouragement aux Métiers d’Art, Villepinte Exhibition Centre, 1993

History Museum, Lausanne, 1992

Cultural Centre, Deuil-la-Barre, 1992

Salle Chemelier, Angers, 1992

Théâtre Paul-Éluard, Choisy-le-Roi, 1991

Art and History Museum, Metz, 1991

Cultural Centre, Aérospatiale, Toulouse, 1991

Galerie du Prévôt, Paris, 1990

Fine arts museums in Agen, Vienne, Rouen and Valence, 1990

Maubuisson, Auxerre and Payerne (Switzerland) Abbeys, 1990

Works produced by the alumni of Istituto Statale d’Arte per il Mosaico G. Severini for its 30th anniversary, Ravenna, 1990

Centre scientifique et technologique Côte d’Azur, Nice, 1990

International Centre for Stained Glass Art, Chartres, 1990

Verdiano Intime, Bagnolet, 1989

Dijon and Beaune Archeological Museums, 1989

Labenche Museum, Brive, 1989

Mosaico & Mosaicisti, travelling exhibition, Galleria del Castello di Mesola, Ferrara, Monreale (Sicily), Bari, Senigallia, Nantes, Douai and the Italian Cultural Institute in Paris., 1988

Dogana Cultural Centre, Republic of San Marino, 1987

Maison de l’architecture, Grenoble, 1987

Galerie La Mesure, Paris, 1987

Bagnolet artists, Church of St-Leu St-Gilles, 1987

42nd Venice Biennale, Pavilion of the Republic of San Marino, 1986

Maison des Arts, Évreux, 1986

San Marino artists, Borschette EEC Conference Centre, Brussels, 1986

1ère Biennale des Métiers d’art, Museum of Decorative Arts, Paris, 1980

Strafor furniture store, Paris, 1978

Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris, 1977

Rassegna per il Mosaico, 1st International Youth Mosaic Competition, Ravenna, 1976

Atelier Licata, Maison des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1974

MOSAICS: MAIN CREATIONS AND MONUMENTAL PROJECTS

Memorial stele for the Women and Children deported from France (1.70 m high, creation), Ravensbrück concentration camp, Germany, 2010

Decorative panel, (7.32 m²), main entrance, private apartment building, Clamart, Hauts-de-Seine, 2001

The Third Millennium, monumental sculpture (creation), entrance, Villars High School, Denain, 1999

Towards the Third Millennium, monumental sculpture (creation), grounds of the B. Frachon Educational Centre, Courcelle, Essonne, 1998

Wall mosaic, (25 m2, with G. Galli), main hall, Ikoma Nursing School, Osaka, Japan, 1995

General decoration for the Mons Sarts underground station (pavilion and main platform), creation, Lille, 1994

Wall mosaic, private chapel (35 m2, cartoon by R. Licata), Gattinara, Piedmont, 1992

Façade (H.1.80 x W. 24 m, R. Licata), Aquapol water treatment station, St-Égrève, Isère, 1991

Memorial stele for the French Resistance (1.80 m high, creation), Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, 1989

Wall mosaic (30 m2, cartoon by E. Cail), Les Amandiers pre-school, Paris, 1989

Triptych (8 m2, cartoon G. Galli), Chapel, Janson de Sailly High School, Paris, 1989

11 m2 floor, Les Quatre Saisons, private mansion, Neuilly-sur-Seine, creation with G. Galli, 1985

86 m2 floor, 21 mosaic tiles on the theme of hunting, Sologne, creation with G. Galli, 1983

Bas-relief (10 m², cartoon by H. Chastanet-Cros), La Bretonnière High School, Vertou, , Nantes, 1982

Façade (9 m2, cartoon by R. Licata), Social and Training Centre, Perpignan Police, mosaic (1 m², cartoon by Fernand Dubuis), Paris, 1981

Outside entrance (36 m2 cartoon by R. Licata and T. Guibé), Sault-les-Rethel High School, Ardennes, 1980

Sculpture (2.70 m high, creation), grounds, Bourgoin-Jallieu Vocational Training College, Isère, 1980

Wall mosaic (18 m2, cartoon by R. Licata), Bourgoin-Jallieu Vocational Training College, Isère, 1980

Façade (6 m², creation), private home, Yerres, Essonne, 1975

Wall mosaic (4 m², cartoon by Jim K. Legros), Cyberexact Head Office, Houilles, Yvelines, 1974

Wall mosaic (H.244 x W. 420 cm, cartoon by Andrei Lanskoy), Canjuers Military Academy., 1973

Mural mosaic (H.640.00 x W.540.00 cm, cartoon by Zoran Music), Hilton Hotel, Munich, 1972

Small mosaics after cartoons by Hans Richter, Guido Guidi and Marcello Pirro, 1971

Via Crucis (80 m² cartoon of Costantino Spada), Sacred Heart Church, Sassari, 1970

 

RESTORATION WORK

Facade medallions, Maison des Provinces de France, Cité Internationale Universitaire, Paris 2003

Mosaic in the main pavilion, Saint-Mart Spa, Royat, 2000

Background mosaic, bas-relief “Le Triomphe de l’art”, Grand Louvre Museum, Paris, 1999

Floor, Colonnade de Perrault, Cour Carrée (450 m2), Grand Louvre, Paris, 1999

Identical reconstruction of the foyer in the Hanoi Municipal Theatre (182 m2), 1997

Floors, Carnavalet Museum (History Museum of Paris) and Palais Galliéra (Fashion and Costume Museum), Paris, 1994-1998

Floors, Saint Peter’s, Charenton, 1991

Main entrance, 227 rue Lafayette, Paris, 1991

Church of St-Saturnin (5th century mosaic, 13 m2), Antony, 1991

Early Christian mosaics in Canosa and Trani, southern Italy, 1970-1972

 

AWARDS

1st Prize Picassiette, Chartres, 2010

Grand prix régional des Métiers d’art (Société d’Encouragement aux Métiers d’Art), Paris, 1990

1st Prize, Premio Murano, international glass art competition, Venice, 1987