GiLaPorta

BIO & EXPOSITION

Gerardo La Porta is an artist based in Italy where his paintings have been featured in several solo and group exhibitions. He characterizes his current artworks as flat pop art painting with decorative elements of African art. La Porta most often depicts women and flowers, stating that the “sinuous figures” and the movement of lines are major features in his works. In addition, he adapts other subjects, such as animals or landscapes, to his method of artistic expression.

Education:
self-taught Art studies
Degree in Finance

Events:
“AporteAperte” House Gallery – Eboli (SA)
…others
Mostra permanente presso Bar Sport 2.0 – Eboli (SA)
Mostra personale Salerno Ottobre 2018 Gennaio 2019
Mostra collettiva Bologna, Pavia, Dublino, Napoli, Milano, Salerno.
Mostre personali a Salerno, Cava de’ Tirreni (SA), Roma e Milano.

AWARD:
– JUNE 2020 WINNER CONTEST FOR ONLINE GALLERY ON TEELENT.IT.
– APR/MAY 2020 THE PRINT OF “LOOKING FORWARD – PROTECT YOURSELF” HAS BEEN CHOSEN AS MANIFEST FOR THE UNITED NATIONS CONTEST DUE THE COVID-19
– 2019 CRITICS AWARD FOR THE MOST INTERESTING PAINT AT PREMIO VALDATA IN PAVIA.
– ON 2018 SELECTED FOR THE MOVIE “MARY POPPINS RETURN” FROM DISNEY ITALY.
– 2ND PLACE DESIGN COMPETITION ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION PROMOTED BY WWF AND LEGAMBIENTE CAMPANIA IN 1986.
– PARTICIPATING IN MANY COLLECTIVE ART, ONLY CERTIFICATES AND / OR DIPLOMAS.

CATALOGUE & MAGAZINE (LATESTS):TRIENNALE ARTE CONTEMPORANEA SALERNO 2016
– NOSTALGIA FOR IRELAND – INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS IN IRELAND 2017
– ARTISTI CONTEMPORANEI DI BOLOGNA 2018
– ARTISTI CONTEMPORANEI ART LUXURY GALLERY MILANO 2019
– CREATE MAGAZINE MAY 2019
– JAAMZIN CREATIVE MAGAZINE MAR/APR 2020 (COVERPAGE)
– EXHIBITION AND LIVE PAINTING AT MEDIAWORLD TECH VILLAGE IN MILAN – JAN 2021


Exhibitions
– SINCE 1992 HE HAS PARTICIPATED IN MANY EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE PROVINCE OF SALERNO; ON 1995 HE WAS CO-FOUNDER OF THE GROUP TIAL WHERE THEY ORGANIZED EXHIBITIONS AROUND THE CAMPANIA’S REGION, WHICH ARE: CASERTA, AVELLINO, SALERNO, TEGGIANO, RAVELLO, MARINA DI CAMEROTA, SALA CONSILINA, AGROPOLI, EBOLI, COUNTRYSIDE, BATTIPAGLIA, BELLIZZI, COLLIANO, SAN GREGORIO, MONTECORVINO ROVELLA, GIFFONI (GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL).
– ALSO PARTICIPATES IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS, SUCH AS MALTA, ARGENTINA, IRELAND, VENEZUELA, SPAIN.
– FROM 2013 TO 2016 HE HAS HAD A PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS : IN EBOLI, AGROPOLI, ACCIAROLI, PAESTUM, SALERNO, VERONA.
– COLLECTIVE EXHIBIT: TURKU (FIN) 2016 , CAMBRILS (ESP) 2014, AMALFI (ITA) 2017.
– FROM 2 TO 5 GIUGNO 2016 WAS PART OF BIENNALE DI MOSTRA D’ARTE CONTEMPORANEA SALERNO (ITA).
– ON 2017 – COLLECTIVE ART EXHIBITION IN DUBLIN (IRELAND)
– 2018 – IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY IN BOLOGNA (ITA) FOR AN ART EXHIBITION, IN PAVIA (ITA) IN JUNE AND SEPTEMBER.
– IN OCTOBER 2018 HOSTED A PERSONAL EXHIBITION IN SALERNO AT TEATRO DELLE ARTI (ITA).
– DICEMBER 2018 – PAVIART TALENT – ART EXPO (ITA).
– ON JANUARY 2019 DISNEY ITALY SELECT ONE OF HIS ARTWORK FOR THE MOVIE “ MARY POPPINS RETURNS”.
– FROM 16 FEB 2019 TO 15 MARCH 2019 , EXHIBIT HIS ARTWORKS AT THE ZEN SUSHI RESTAURANT/GALLERY IN MILAN.
– COLLECTIVE ART EXHIBITION IN APRIL/JUNE 2019 AT GLUQBAR GALLERY IN MILAN – PROJECT DESIGN FOR FIAT PUNTO.
– ART EXHIBIT AT THE ARTMALL IN MILAN FROM 1ST MAY TO 15 JULY 2019.
– PREMIO INTERNAZIONALE ARTE CONTEMPORANEA CITTA’ DI MAIORI (SA) FROM 15 TO 30 JUNE 2019.
– FROM MAY TO JULY 2019 A SMALL ART COLLECTION WITH GALLERIA SMARTCOAST DI SORRENTO (NA).
– COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION FROM 20TH SEPT TO 4TH OCT 2019 IN MILAN – ART LUXURY GALLERY.
– COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION OCT 2019 IN PAVIA – ARTE 17 GALLERY
COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION CITTA’ DI MATERA (MT) 15TH DECEMBER 2019
– COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION CITTA’ DI MAIORI (SA) SEPTEMBER 2020
– ONLINE EXHIBITION WITH DIFFERENT GALLERIES FROM MAY TO DECEMBER 2020
– EXHIBITION DURING THE FASHION GALA IN ROME – SEPTEMBER 2020
– EXHIBITION IN MEDIAWORLD TECH VILLAGE MILAN – JANUARY 2021