Monia Strada was born on 2/9/1977 in Cesena, where she lives and works. She obtains her first degree in “Conservation of Cultural Heritage” in Ravenna, starting her activity as a teacher of Art and Image and History of Art at first and second grade high schools; already a teacher of Drawing and Painting at “Accademia Romagna” in Cesena she takes her second degree at the two-year specialist course in Visual Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna. He continues his artistic research by exploring different painting and photographic techniques (cyanotype).
EXHIBITIONS AND COMPETITIONS
“Lavoro in ConCorso” group exhibition in the Ex-Aena space in Mercato Saraceno, curated by Anton Roca
“Lavoro in ConCorso” Artists’ Station, Gambettola
Circuifo OFF of European Photography, Reggio Emilia
“ConCorso in 20, Change and Adaptation” group exhibition at the Museum of Natural Sciences, Cesena
Visual arts group show “My 2020” gallery “My Room” Palermo
Selected among the Spotlight artists of Arte Laguna Prize
“ConCorso in 20, Change and Adaptation” group exhibition in different exhibition spaces in Mercato Saraceno, curated by Anton Roca
“Human Landscapes” collective exhibition, “Alauda” Association of Adelfia, Bari
Virtual collective exhibition “The world I would like” organized by the association “Ex Fabbrica delle bambole”, Milan
Participation Tarantasio Illustrators Award “Handle with care”
VERNICE, Art Fair in Forli, curated by Oscar Dominguez
Collective exhibition at “Il Vicolo” in Cesena, curated by Marisa Zattini
“Silent Speak” group show at Palazzo Comunale Bertinoro.
Selected for the prize “OPERA / Work in progress: between utopia and reality” organized by CGIL of Ravenna with the patronage of the Municipality of Ravenna, the Emilia Romagna Region and the participation of the Academy of Fine Arts of Ravenna curated by Beatrice Buscaroli, Marina Mojana, Marco DiCapua
Selected for the 2013 MARINA DI RAVENNA Prize “Case-aperte, International painting competition for young artists-in-residence.”
“Female explorations,” Palazzo Ex-Pescheria, Cesena curated by Silvana
“Insito,” Bertinoro Town Hall.
Selected for the Premio PITTURA MARINA DI RAVENNA curated by Claudio Spadoni, Francesca Baboni, Sandro Parmiggiani, Marco Tonelli, Pericle Stoppa (curator of the Prize), resulting in an exhibition at the “FaroArte” Gallery Marina di Ravenna
PAINT. Art Fair in Forlì
“ES-without,” Bertinoro Town Hall.
“7 note donne,” Galleria ex Pescheria di Cesena, curated by Lucetta Godi
“Istanti D’Istinti,” Bertinoro Town Hall.
Ex Pescheria Gallery, Cesena
Municipal Gallery, Cesenatico
Palazzo del Ridotto, Cesena
VERNICE. Art Fair in Forlì
Solo exhibition Foyer Bonci theater, Cesena
2010 MUNICIPALITY OF FANO, exhibition sacred art competition “Christ Today”
2012 MUNICIPALITY OF MARINA DI RAVENNA, “Capit Prize.”
2013 MUNICIPALITY OF RAVENNA “OPERA AWARD”
2013 MUNICIPALITY OF MARINA DI RAVENNA “CASE-APERTE”
2018 VERNICE CATALOG
2020 CATALOG “ConCorso in 20”
2021 CATALOG “Lavoro in ConCorso”
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