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Gianfranco Rizzi, Italian artist. Recipient Gold medal, Foggia Town, 1969, 1st prize painting, City of Turin, 1969, Prize for drawing, City of Milan, 1969, 1st place national competition painting, Academy Fine Art, Milan, Italy, 1985.


Rizzi, Gianfranco was born on June 3, 1946 in Foggia, Italy. Son of Faldino Rizzi and Jolanda Italia Cusenza.


Degree in Scenography, Academy Albertina of Fine Arts, Torino, 1968.


Headmaster, director Pinacoteca Albertina Museum of Turin, School of Painting, since 2005. Head department painting Albertina Academy Fine Arts, Turin, Italy, since 1995, member administration council, Italy, since 2005. Vice president Society Promotrice Belle Arti, Turin, Italy, 2000—2004.

Intern painting symposium for Olympic Games, Patra, Greece, 2004. Conductor workshops in field. Lecturer in field.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Baglioni Palace, Florence, 1965, Pianetti Palace Municipal Art Gallery, Jesi, 1972, Municipal Museum Pictures Gallery, Foggia, 1972, Guillaume Campo Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium, 1972, Stadthalle, Göppingen, Germany, 1976, Frederic Gallery, Würzburg, Germany, 1988, Galerie Adriana, Stuttgart, Germany, 1987, exhibited in group shows at Royal Palace, Naples, 1969, Turin, 1971, exhibited in group shows at Municipal Art Gallery Tessaloniky, Greece, 2006, 2007, Olympische Kunst Onu, Francfurt am Main, Germany, 2006, Intern, Painting in Exposition by Unesco: Let's Talk About Migration, Patras, Greece, 2006. Author: Art in the Beginning of the 3rd Millennium, 2000, (F)Atti d'Arte, 2001, Hortus Botanicus Taurinensis, 2002, Thoughts About Art of Painting-Conversation with Historical Artist, 2007, Art and Urban Spaces in a Society Educated by Advertisement, International Science Conference Conjectural Interference in Construction, Patras, Greece, 2007. Represented in permanent collections National Gallery, Berlin, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticans Citta Del Vaticano, Modern Art Civic Gallery, Turin, Staat Gallery, Stuttgart, Stadt Gallery, Nurnberg, Ministere Affaires Cultureles, Paris, Civic Museum, Foggia, The Fly, Monument, Gino Lisa Civil Airport, Foggia, Italy, exhibited in group shows at Royal Palace Turin, 1971, Gradara Castle, since 1971.


Faldino Rizzi

Jolanda Italia Cusenza