Siro Cugusi - CV + Bio

Siro Cugusi (born 1980, Sardinia) received an MFA and BFA in Painting from the Academy of Fine Arts, Sassari (2004). Cugusi has had solo exhibitions at Agencia De Transitos Culturales, Spain (2019), Annarumma Gallery, Naples (2019), Galleri Kant, Copenhagen (2018), and Lux Art Institute, Encinitas (2017). His work has been included in group exhibitions including the Steve Turner, Los Angeles (2019), Annarumma Gallery, Naples (2018), Belmacz, London (2018), Galleri Kant, Copenhagen (2018), Anna Zorina Gallery, New York (2017), and DB Fine Art, Saint-Tropez (2017).


Born 1980, Sardinia
Lives and work in Sardinia

Education
2004
BFA / MFA Painting, Academy of Fine Arts, Sassari

2003
Visual Arts Workshop, Ligustica Academy of Fine Arts, Genoa

Solo Exhibitions
2020
Art Dusseldorf (with Steve Turner) (upcoming)
Forest, Steve Turner, Los Angeles (upcoming)

2019
A Saucerful of Secrets, Agencia De Transitos Culturales, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Aleph, Annarumma Gallery, Naples

2018
Secret Garden, Galleri Kant, Copenhagen

2017
SIRO, Lux Art Institute, Encinitas

Group Exhibitions
2020
EXPO Chicago (with Steve Turner) (upcoming)
ALAC (with Steve Turner), Los Angeles

2019
Surface Tension, Steve Turner, Los Angeles

2018
Like No Other, Annarumma Gallery, Naples
The Ashtray Show West, Belmacz, London
Galleri Kant, Copenhagen
Art Herning (with Galleri Kant), Denmark

2017
Whet
Ya Whistle, Galleri Kant, Copenhagen
Awkward, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York
Alpenglühen: 100 years of Ettore Sottsass Jr, Belmacz Gallery, London
The Island Show, Galleri Kant, Fanø, Denmark
Art Pampelonne (with DB Fine Art), Saint-Tropez

2016
Siro & Tom Dash, DB Fine Art, New York

2015
Summer Group Show, Mark Borghi Fine Art Gallery, Bridgehampton

Grants, Residencies and Awards
2017
Artist in Residence, Lux Art Institute, Encinitas

2004
I Dioscuri at the Quirinale, National Arts Award, Sardinia

2003
Ouveture 30 Fine Art, Premio Campigna, Museo M. Moreni, Sofia, Italy
V Convegno Academie del Mediterrane, Genova

Bibliography
2018
De Ciuceis, Paola. “The Aleph of Cugusi,” Il Mattino, December
“Siro Cugusi, Aleph Annarumma Gallery,” Artribune, November
Huang, Steph. The Ashtray Show West, Belmacz, October
Alpenglühen: 100 years of Ettore Sottsass Jr., Belmacz
Russo, Danilo. “Like No Other, Annarumma, Naples,” exibart, June 25
Milbrath, Claire. “Siro Cugusi’s Garden,” Editorial Magazine, April

2017
Issue #1: The Emperor’s New Clothes,” Pan & The Dream
Rapeanu, Paolo Sebastian. “From Gavoi to San Diego, passing through Paris and New York. Siro Cugusi,” Sardinina Today, March 13
“Siro Cugusi, Sardinian artist exhibits in a museum in San Diego,” Sardinia Reporter, March 13
“The Gavoese Siro Cugusi exhibits in San Diego but not only…” Gavoi.com, February 8
Fokos, Barbarella. “Where art resides,” San Diego Reader, February 8
“Sardinian artist exhibits in the USA: exhibition in San Diego for Siro Cugusi,” The Sardinian Union, February 7
Gaugh, Catherine. “Italian artist Siro Cugusi speaks ‘visual language’ at Lux,” The San Diego Union-Tribune, February 3

2016
Saur, Chris. “Lux to bring 5 international artists for 10th season,” Del Mar Times, June 23

2015
Perlson,
Hili. “Scope Basel Abounds with Discoveries Off the Beaten Track,” artnet news, June 18 

2013
Catalogue Cameart, la Collezione d’Arte della Camera di Commercio di Sassari

2012
Habemus Ego, Museum of Contemporary Art Masedu

2011
Tedde, Mauro. “Contemporary art on facades,” La Nuova, August 23
Habemus Ego, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Masedu
Progetto Contemporaneo, Casa Makia Installazioni Urbane

2004
Premio Nazionale delle Arti, I Dioscuri al Quirinale
Bacillieri, A. “Under 30 Fine Arts,” Ouverture

2003
Martino, N.M. Journal II, Accademia Mario Sironi
Dragomirescu, R. and N.M. Martino. Giovani & Artisti II

2002
Dragomirescu, R. and N.M. Martino. Giovani & Artisti