Biography

ANDREA LOUIS BALLARDINI

Born in Prague, Czech Republic, on 20/03/1960
1980-1982 Prague Academy of Fine Arts
The artist currently lives and works in Bologna, Italy.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1990    Bologna, La Salara Art Centre
1992    Padua, Contemporary Art Fair
1992    Bergamo, Contemporary Art Fair
1992    Prague, Czech Republic, Citadel Gallery (together with Prague art group Tunel)
1995    Modena, San Marino, Ferrara, Bologna, Parma, Visual Arts Review (promoted by AICS)
1995    Modena, Visual Arts Workshop, Banana Tree Courtyard
1996    Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, 12th Sarajevo Winter Festival
2006    Bentivoglio, TEZE Cultural Centre
2010    Prague, Czech Republic, A&A Gallery (Dialoghi 5×5)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1993    Parma, Athaeneum Gallery
1994    Imola, Caffè di Cuore, Coffee Club and Gallery
1995    Bologna, Spazio Dieci Gallery
1996    Parigi, Gloria Moreau Gallery
1997    Ferrara, Gallery of the Second Renaissance
2004    Valletta, Malta, Italian Cultural Institute, presentation of two works during the Republic Day commemorations

AWARDS AND PRIZES
1984    1st prize at the Christian Faith and Army Foundation National Art Competition
1987    City of Bologna award
1997    1st prize for the realisation of a mosaic for the Women’s Chapel in Terni Penitentiary, National Competition                sponsored by the Ministry of Public Works of Perugia