Born in Turin, Italy 1953, Has lived in Brooklyn NY from 2001.


2001-2016   Advanced training,The Art Students League, NYC.

Certification in Fine Art Painting. Studied portrait painting with Ronald Sherr.

1984-1989   Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan, Italy.

Studied life drawing and sculpture with Lydia Silvestri.

1980-1976   Albertina Academy of Fine Arts, Turin, Italy.

1967-1969 Istituto Professioni Nuove, Turin, Italy. Drawing for advertising.


2019 LICA@Altlantic, Atlantic Gallery, January 29-February 16, Chelsea NYC.

2018 My encounter with Momoi, Figureworks Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. Solo exhibition.

The Factory, Queens NY, November 15-January 4, 2019, Curated by Richard Mazda and Yvette Hildago.

LIC-A, Fall Salon and Open Studios 2018.

The Voice of Voiceless, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, September 28-October 20.

2018 The  2018  Flushing Bound, Queens NY, September 6-30, Curate by Carol Crawford and Nancy Gesismondo.        

Una sera incontrai un ragazzo gentile, July 21- October 7th, Chiavenna, Sondrio, Italy. Curator Anna Caterina Bellati.

Unnatural Selection, LIC-A, The Plaxall Gallery, August 30-September, Curated by Craig Norton.

Nation VI, The Greatest Show on Earth, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.   

2017 Nation V, Thru the Rabbit Hole, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.

2016   La Regola del Volto, Scoletta della Bragora, Campo Bandiera e Moro, Venezia, Italy. Curator Anna Caterina Bellati. Catalog by Bellati Publisher.

Nation IV, Thru the Rabbit Hole, Life on Mars, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. 

2015   Small works, Sidney Mishking Gallery, Baruch College, New York, NY.

Nation III, “Circle the Wagons!!!”, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. 

2014   Nation II, At The Alamo, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. Liberepersonelibere, Scoletta della Bragora, Campo Bandiera e Moro, Venezia, Italy. Curator Anna Caterina Bellati.

2013   Cream 1, Lambert Fine Arts, New York, NY. With the exhibition of Laurence Gartel, a group exhibition celebrating Cars, Art and Art Cars. Lambert Fine Arts, New York, NY.  

Freedom, Courage and Real Art, With the exhibition of Andy Golub and Jean Guerly Petion, Lambert Fine Arts, New York, NY.

West Austin Tour 2013,  Austin Art Connections, Austin, TX.

Nation, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.

2012    Mic: Check, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.

2011   Un'Idea di Mare,  Dialogs between art and science: Venice, Italy, International Exhibition of Sculptures,  Installations, Paintings. 3 June until 27 November 2011. In contemporary of the 54th Edition of T the Venice Biennale and the 68th Venice Film Festival. Curated by Anna Caterina Bellati. With the support of Ismar, Institute of Marine Sciences. Catalog by Bellati Editore.

2011   It's all good!!, Apocalypse now: Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.

2010   Il Vuoto e le Forme 2010, Metropolis Antimetropolis:  International exhibition of Sculpture, Installations and Paintings, Chiavenna, Sondrio, Italy. Curator Anna Caterina Bellati.

It's a wonderful 10th: Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.

2009   Open XII: Venice, Italy, International Exhibition of Sculptures, Installations,      Paintings.  September 3 to October 4 2009, Venezia Lido, Isola di San Servolo. In contemporary of the 66 Edition of the Venice Film Festival, and 53 Venice Biennale. Curate by Anna C. Bellati and Paolo De Grandis, producer of Open with Pierre Restany. Catalog by Bellati  Publisher.

Alda e le Altre: En Plain Air Arte Contemporanea, Pinerolo, Torino. Curators Elena Privitera, Michele Bramante.

It's a wonderful life: Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.

2008   Baby Carriages: Merge Gallery, NYC. Solo exhibition

Il Vuoto e le Forme 2008: International exhibition of Sculptures, Installations and Paintings, Chiavenna, Sondrio, Italy. Curator Anna Caterina Bellati. 

A’ travers l’immaterial, Homage to Ives Klein: Mya Lurgo Gallery, Lugano, Switzerland.  Curator Anna Caterina Bellati.

Affordable Art Fair: Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC. Curator Pam Koob. 

Red Dot Fair: Merge Gallery, NYC.

Peace: Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.

2007   Somewhere Under the Marylebone Flyover: Subway Gallery, London, UK

Focus on the Figure: Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY. Curator by Daniel Dugan.

The Quest to Define Ourselves and Our Culture:  St. Joseph College, Brooklyn, NY. Curator Randall Harris and Stacey Temple.

War is Over "Again": Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.

2006   Sidecar: Paolo Tonin Contemporary, TAG, Opening of 18 Gallery in Contemporary of the Winter Olympic Games, Turin, Italy. Solo exhibition.

Chicken Pox: Figureworks Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. Solo exhibition.

War is Over: Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.The 9th Annual Mermaid Show, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, NY. Curator Carri Skoczeck.

2005   Project Diversity, Random Occurrences: Deconstructing Images, Icons, and Identity: Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.  A project of the Rush Philanthropy Arts Foundation. Curators Elissa Blount Moorhead and Rhea Combs.

Tower Clock: Gallery of Graphic Artists, NYC. Curator Jonathan Doyle.

2004   10 Ragazze per me: Palazzo Pretorio, Chiavenna, Sondrio, Italy. With the support of Comune and Provincia Lombarda. Curator Anna C Bellati.

Premio Arte 2004: Museum of Permanente, Milan, Italy.

Water Tower: Gallery of Graphic Artists, NYC. Curator Jonathan Doyle.

Williamsburg in Lenox: Borea Gallery, Lenox, MA.

Water Show: Art at The Pier, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY.

2003   Wrapping: Window show, East, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. Solo exhibition.

Small Immensities, Winter Show: The Painting Center, NYC. Curators Cathy Diamond, Raffaele D'Onofrio and Liz Yamin.

Opere al muro: Murazzi,  Turin, Italy. Catalog by Lavazza.

100th Birthday Williamsburg Bridge: Holland Tunnel,  Brooklyn, NY. Curator Anna West,

2001   I Love NY, World Trade Center: Egizio's Projects, NYC.

Blood Moon: Headquarters,  Hollywood, CA, Curator Arabella Proffer.

Children: Egizio's Projects,  New York, NY.

Master Pieces: Art Museum of South Texas, Texas, TX.

2000   Self Portraits: Headquarters, Hollywood, CA. Solo exhibition.

Nursery Crime ( five artist from Turin, Italy ): Egizio's Project, NYC. Curator Ivana Mulatero.

Women: Egizio's Project, New York, NY.

Totem Gallery, Venice, Italy.

1998   Project Maionese: En Plain Air,  Pinerolo, Turin, Italy.

1996   Bimbi e Madonne: Totem Gallery, Venice, Italy. Text By Rita Olivieri. Solo exhibition.

1995   Logos y Mythos: Spazioltre, Rome, Italy. Curator Anna Cochetti. Solo exhibition. 

Salon '95: Art Initiatives-148 Gallery, NYC.

1994   La voce muta: Dissemination, Milan, Italy. Solo exhibition.

Totem Gallery, Venice, Italy.

Femminile Plurale: Vecchio Palazzo Comunale di Spello, Spello, Perugia. Italy. Curator Anna Cochetti.

1993   Interni: Spazio Leti,  Milan, Italy. Text by Klaus Karl Mehrkens. Solo exhibition.

Outdoor Museum of Art: Northside Williamsburg, Brookyln, NY.

1992   Sculpture: Takashyama, Tokyo, Japan.

1991   Paintings: Jose' Martos Gallery, St. Barth, French West Indies. Solo exhibition.

1990   Paintings: Yugodok, Drvenik, Yugoslavia. Curator Enrico Comi. Solo exhibition. 

Paintings: Fullscale Gallery, One man show with a Group Show, NYC. Text by Arnold Weinstein. Solo exhibition.

1989   Paintings: Diocleziano Palace, Split, Yugoslavia. Curator Enrico Comi. SoloExhibition.

Paintings: Studio Filarete Gallery, Milan, Italy. Curator Vera Gioia. Solo Exhibition.

1987   Projects with Gruppo Otto for New Forms in Ceramic: City of Faenza, Faenza, RA, Italy.

Castello Sfozesco, Milan, Italy.

1986   Castello Sfozesco, Milan, Italy.

1984   Frankfurter Messe. Germany.

1977-2000       Work extensively as a freelance fashion illustrator for European, American magazines and advertising agency.


The Art School League of New York several awards from 2006 to 2013.

2004   Prize Arte, Giorgio Mondadori Publisher, Milan, Italy, Diploma d'Onore.

1998   Second Place, The Bay and Beyond, Bayside Historical Society, Albany. NY.

1995   First Prize, Vetrerie Italiane, New forms in glass and future applications.


2000 RAI Radio Televisione Italiana


Museum of Spello, Perugia, Italy.


La Regola del volto, 2016.  Curated by Anna Caterina Bellati, Bellati Publisher Italy.

Un'Idea di Mare,  Dialogs between art and science, 2011.  Curated by Anna Caterina Bellati, Bellati Publisher Italy.

Open 12,  2009.  Curated by Anna Caterina Bellati, Paolo De Grandis. Bellati Publisher Italy.

Nursery Crime,  2000.  Curated by Ivana Mulatero.  Published with the support of Region of Piedmont, Italy.


Piri Halasz, From The Major Doorstep, May 31, 2018 http://www.pirihalasz.com/blog.htm?post=1081619

Piri Halasz, in the blog From The Major Doorstep, Feb 25, 2018 


Piri Halasz, From The Major Doorstep, Feb 15, 2017


Piri Halasz, From The Major Doorstep, January 27, 2014




Segno 239, Preview 2, September 2009.

Rai TG3, Italy, November 2008.

Glitterati, USA, June 2008, page 32-33, picture.

Glitterati, USA, online magazine, March 2008, picture.

Arte, Italy, February 2008, page 166, picture.

Nat Creole, USA, online magazine, December 2007, picture.

The Brooklyn Eagle, August 16 2007, page 18, picture.

The New York Times, August 20 2006, front page web, picture.

Arte, Italy, February 2006, page 66, picture.

Il Giornale dell'Arte, Italy, February 2006, page 53. 

La Stampa, Italy, Torino 2006, 16 February 2006, picture.

La Repubblica, Italy, 15 February 2006, picture.

Arte, Italy, May 2005, page 95, picture.

Exibart.com, Italy, online magazine, 2 May 2005.

La voce, Italy, May 2005, picture.

La provincia di Sondrio, Italy, 14 May 2005, page 28, picture.

Los Angeles Times, November 2000, E1-E3, picture.

Flaunt, USA, Art, October 2000, page 192.

Juliet, Italy, Arte, Ivana Mulatero, December 2000, page 69, picture.

La Repubblica, Vivere Torino, Arte giovane, March 15, 2000, picture.

Il Giornale, Italy, Cultura e spettacoli, A New York, March 22, 2000, picture.

Iride To, Italy, I crimini dell'infanzia, March 2000

Juliet, Italy, Arte  Ivana Mulatero, April-May 1999, page 77.

Dominique Nahas, Fulvia Zambon, New York, NY, March 1999.

Il Gazzetino di Venezia, Enzo di Martino, June 30, 1996.

Next, Italy, Rita Olivieri, Jan. Mar.1997, page 124.

Rita Olivieri, Bimbi e Madonne, Arezzo, June 1996.

Fashion, Italy, Attualita', June 1996, picture.

Next, Italy, Mariella Lestingi, Rassegna Logos y Mythos, Spring - Summer 1995, page 34, 148, 149.

Anna Cochetti, "Logos y Mythos", Rome, Feb.1995.

Next, Italy, Susanna Misiano, "Femminile Plurale", April 1994, page 68.

La Bottega dell'Arte, Italy, Gianni Pre', Sept.-Oct. 1994, page 52, 53, picture.

Fashion, Italy, L'Angolo delle Mostre, June 10, 1994, #1103, page 60, picture.

Anna Cochetti, "La Voce Muta" Roma, May 1994.

Flash Art, News, May 1994, page 49.

Fashion, Italy, Interni su tela, July 22, 1993, #1066, page 8, picture.

Klaus Karl Mehrkens,  Milan, July 6, 1993.

Venerdi'della Repubblica, Italy, Tutto comincio' a Manhattan, Jan.28, 1989, page 118-119, picture.

Arnold Weinstein; Zambon Lands! New York, May 1990.

Vera Vita Gioia, Mostra al Palazzo Diocleziano, Split, Yugoslavia, Sept. 7, 1989.

Slobodna Dalmacija, Yugoslavia, Art-Ljeto, Sept.13, 1989.

Viesnik, Yugoslavia, Spektar, Sept, 1989.

Fashion, Italy, Turbamenti e sensazioni, Oct.5, 1989, #915, page 151, picture.

Fashion, Italy, Sogni titanici Newyorchesi, July 3, 1989, # 905, page138, picture.

Modo, Italy, Calendario, Dec.1986, #95, page 63, picture.

Gioia, Italy, Arte, Da non perdere, Dec.1986, page 217, picture.

Domus, Italy, Rassegna; News, Dec.1985, page 667, picture.