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Italian artist, based in Bologna, oil and acrylic paints on canvas 

Giampaolo Parrilla

Giampaolo Parrilla, born in Bologna in 1997, is a visionary artist whose artistic journey has been nothing short of remarkable. Currently residing and working in Bologna, he achieved a significant milestone in 2019 by graduating from the Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna.

Parrilla's artistic expression is showcased through a series of impactful exhibitions, each a testament to his unique perspective and storytelling prowess. Notable among these is his participation in ArtePadova in 2021, where he presented the thought-provoking installation "Ammonium Nitrate-Explosion (Beirut)." In 2020, his series "Donne che fuggono. Astronomi che rincorrono" captivated audiences at the Affordable Art Fair Milan.

In addition to his exhibition history, Giampaolo has been recognized with awards such as the Special Mention at the Premio Casarini 2018, underscoring his artistic excellence. His work has found a home in prestigious collections, including the Sala Consiliare Castello di Monteleone in Monteleone di Fermo. ​ Giampaolo Parrilla's art transcends traditional mediums. His ongoing painting endeavors at Chiesa S. Maria Delle Grazie in Bologna and the creation of graphic novels like "I Draghi Celesti" for the Child Psychiatry department of USL Bologna showcase his versatility and dedication to pushing artistic boundaries. ​ Giampaolo Parrilla is an artist whose work transcends boundaries, provoking thought and sparking conversations that resonate globally. We celebrate his unique vision and invite art enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the fluidity of Parrilla's creations, experiencing the extraordinary journey he unfolds through his art.


2023 Florescere, Floris Art Gallery, Milan, IT 2020 Think Big! 2020, Paratissima Art Fair, Turin, IT 2019 La Crisi come Crisalide, Floris Art Gallery, Milan, IT


2023 Candiani Prize, SAC Spazio Arte Contemporanea, Milan, IT Intimate bodies, Fanep and Neuropsychiatry department, Bologna, IT Discourse of War, Artwork Gallery, Kiev, Ukraine 2022 Arca, S.Lucia Church, Archdiocese of Frosinone, Ferentino, IT
Pack and Go, Valona Italian Consulate Albania, Centro Luigi di Sarro Roma IIC Amsterdam Trova il dipinto, Bellaria Hospital, Department of Radiology and Senology, AUSL Bologna, Bologna, IT Terre Sconnesse, Galleria Civica Villavalle, TesteMobili, Valdagno, IT 2021 1.5 + Diorama, with Tatiana Kockmur, Hupa Brajdič, Slovenia Ministry of culture, Podhod Ajdovščina, Lubiana, Slovenia Combat Prize 2021, Villa Mimbelli, Livorno
Una vita che ti RI-cerco, Paratissima Art Station, Turin, IT 2020 TRK, Salsaverde Gallery, Izola, Slovenia 2019 Sulcis, Ottovolante Gallery, Sant’Antioco Island, IT Partecipare ad arte, Ottovolante Gallery, Art City Bologna, IT 2018 In Cielo Finito, Air Montevideo, by Ass.Ottovolante, Montevideo, Uruguay Quotidiana bellezza Archaeological Museum Villanovaforru, Sardinia
with MiBACT and AMACI XIV Giornata del Contemporaneo 2017 Take me i’m yours, by Christian Boltanski, Danilo Eccher, Car park Giuriolo, MAMBO Bologna, IT


2023 Сontext Art Miami WopArt Fair Unfair Milano ArtParma Fair BAF Fair Arte Padova Affordable Art Fair


2021 Combat Prize (finalist) 2018 Premio Casarini_special mention, Due Torri Hotel Verona, IT


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