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Dionisio Cimarelli

Adjunct Faculty

Sculpture

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Dionisio Cimarelli holds a Diploma in Sculpture from the Academy of Fine Arts of Carrara. He has studied at the Repin Institute of Arts (St. Petersburg, Russia) and at the Academy of Fine Arts (Prague, Czech Republic) and completed a figurative wood carving specialization at Selva di Valgardena (Italy). Solo exhibitions include the Berlin Philharmonic (Berlin) at the invitation of world-renowned Maestro Claudio Abbado. He has exhibited in group exhibitions including the International Art Biennale (Beijing), the International Sculpture Biennial (Shanghai), the MOCA Museum (Shanghai) and the Venice Biennale. He participated in restoration project at the Louvre Museum (Paris), the Royal Church (Copenhagen), and the Royal Palace (Stockholm), at Strasbourg Cathedral (Strasbourg). Cimarelli has served as the art supervisor of the Zhongkai Sheshan Luxury Villas architecture project (China) and a member of the editing committee of China Sculpture Magazine. He has received important scholarship from organization including the National Sculpture Society (New York) and The New York Art Academy (New York). He has been invited as guest professor at Wimbledon School of Art (London) and at King Saud University (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia). He is an instructor at The Art Students League (New York) and the New York Academy of Art.

"The figure is nothing unless you can twist it around like a strange miracle."

Willem De Kooning

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