Short bio



Lorenzo Mariani was born in Italy in 1984.

Since he was a child he started to draw and paint using traditional tools such as pencils and oils.
When he was 16 years old he won his first art prize and starts to exhibits his works in Italy and abroad.

Concurrently, he also works as designer consultant for a wide range of clients among arts & culture, music industry, design/architecture, fashion and f&b industry.


AWARDS & EXHIBITIONS


Passports: Through the Red Dot Into Other Worlds [photos]
Group show curated and organized by Yen Phang and Pocket Projects.
The Lorong 24A Shophouse Series, Unit 11, Singapore • August 2013

Drawings [photos]
Solo show together with Sabine Auer curated by Hannes Egger.
Werkbank, Lana (Bz) • June 2009

Entartete Kunts [photos 1] [photos 2]
Group show of underground artists curated by Dennis Dread.
The Life Gallery, Portland (Oregon, USA) • June 2009

Nuove Sviste - Lorenzo Mariani [photos 1] [photos 2]
Solo show from "Nuove Sviste" exhibition program held by
Assessorato alla Cultura and Musei Civici of Jesi.
Chiesa di San Bernardo, Jesi (An) • April 2009

Backpackers - Passaggi Urbani [photos]
Group exhibition of the students from "Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies" master.
Associazione Culturale Borgovico33, Como • June 2008

Global Island Backpack
Group exhibition of the students from "Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies" master.
Spazio Espositivo Tantrika, Milan • May 2008

Declinazioni della figura contemporanea
Group exhibition of the Premio Artemisia winners.
Galleria Artemisia, Falconara M.ma (An) • November 2007

Be a Hero, Become ordinary
Group exhibition of the Naba students.
Naba - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milan • June 2007

CONTEmpoRRANEA
Group exhibition of artists based around Ancona.
Galleria Artessenza, Ancona • October 2007

Studio Art Centers International
Exhibition for the Premio Celeste '06 finalists.
Palazzo dei Cartelloni, Firenze • January 2007

Premio Artemisia 2006
Special prize for the "Students" section.
Atelier dell'Arco Amoroso, Ancona • December 2006

Premio Celeste '06
Finalist in the 'Students Paintings' section.
Palazzo Marini, Firenze • November 2006

Premio Celeste 2005
Special mention in the "Students Paintings" section.
Siena • December 2005

Premio Arte 2005
First prize of the "Graphic" section and "Academy Award" too, contest awarded by the magazine Arte.
Palazzo della Permanente, Milan • November 2005

Volti di Donne, Storie di Vita
First prize at the art exhibition organized by the Province of Ancona.
Palazzo del Rettorato, Ancona • April 2005

LABA
Academy exhibition.
Palazzo del Podestà, Rimini • April 2005

Accademie inCONTRO
Academy exhibition in the well known Velvet Rock Club in Rimini.
Velvet Rock Club, Rimini • November 2004

Arte Prize 2004
Finalist in the "Graphic" section.
Contest awarded by the magazine Arte.
Palazzo della Permanente, Milan • November 2004

Sperimentare l'arte, l'arte dello sperimentare
Academy exhibition opened with a lecture by Giorgio Celli.
Fine Arts Academy of Rimini • October-November 2004

Premio Arte 2003
Finalist in the graphic section of the famous prize awarded by the magazine Arte.
Palazzo della Permanente, Milan • November 2003

Artefatta 2003
Exhibition organized by the Ancona Art Institute with the best works of the year.
Atelier dell'Arco Amoroso, Ancona • October-November 2003

Artefatta 2002
Exhibition organized by the Ancona Art Institute with the best works of the year.
Atelier dell'Arco Amoroso, Ancona • October-November 2002

Premio Pollenza 2001
First prize at the extemporary art contest held in Cantagallo (MC).
Permanent collection of Pollenza gallery • May 2001


Interviews & Press


nuŽant #02
Selection of work for italian art/design web magazine.
June 2011

DIaBEtic DEW555
Interview for an italian art blog.
September 2008

Web Design Index 7
The website is featured on the wellknown web-guide.
December 2007

Serpente
Interview for a portoguese webzine.
April 2007

Acedia
Interview for a turkish black metal magazine.
June 2007

Rock Hard
Interview for the greek Rock Hard magazine.
October 2007

Artdust
Interview for italian graphic webzine.
November 2006

Musicboom
Interview for italian music webzine.
April 2006

Spartan Dog
Feature invitation for an American web magazine.
January 2006

Giljotina
Interview for a Lithunian metal webzine.
December 2005

Raster
Interview for international art web magazine.
December 2005

Metalinside
Interview for italian metal webzine.
August 2005

Blackterrormetal
Interview for italian Black Metal webzine.
August 2004

iWEB for RAI International
Interview for a webzine that is part of the Italica project by Rai International (Italian state tv) to promote the Italian culture all over the world.
August 2004

Nocturnal Cult
Interview for an American Black Metal webzine.
August 2004

Kreativt Forum
Interview for a Norwegian Magazine taken by Halvor Bodin.
May 2003


clients


Clients > art

Anja Puntari
Dario Pecoraro
Galleria Artessenza
Galleria Artra
GAMeC Bergamo
Hannes Egger
Kulturfabrik
Ian Tweedy
Mazen
Meraner Gruppe
MyCupOfTea
Peter Beste
Rimini Academy of Fine Arts
Sergio Marcelli
Skira Editore
Suzie Wong
Spazio Dinamico P.M.E.

Clients > music

1349
Aborym
Bad to the Bone
Blodsrit
Craft
Dame Evelyn Glennie
Darkthrone
Godless Crusade
Handful of Hate
Homselvareg
Infernal Poetry
Janvs
Jernbyrde
Marduk
MayheM
Meltdown
Metal Hordes
Metal Injection
Mondo +
Nagrim
Natron
Nuclear Shadow
Revolver Magazine
Royal Flush Magazine
Ruins
Rose for the Rose Bleah!
Schizo
Stigmhate
The Day I Lost Heaven
Thyrfing
Throne of Decadence
Tyrant Syndicate Prod.

Clients > other

Betty Blue
Blue Ocean Garden
Erba della Strega
Istituto Comprensivo di Verucchio
LHN Group
Massimo Ferrari
Studio Palomba+Serafini Associati
Rimira Cinema
SIgN
Teddy S.p.A.
Toys Toys


friends

Friends

Catartica
Eirik Seu Stokkmo
Giacomo Frittelli
Giulia Sacchetti
Giuseppe Ceramicola
Halvor Bodin
Håvard Gjelseth
Juri Meneghin
Kiyoko Miyagoshi
Luciana Meazza
Martin Kvamme
Massimiliano Orlandoni
Massimo Gattel
Matteo Bollati
Michelangelo Neri Orliani
Niklas Sundin
Norm
Paolo Dalla Valle
Patrizia Mazzuoccolo
Peter Beste
Priscila Dominguez
Raff ®
Raster
Stephan Wittmer
Stephen O'Malley
Talko
Threnody in Velvet
Xabier Iriondo
Zur Klein

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