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BIOGRAPHY


Born in Padua in 1956, he studied at the Pietro Selvatico Art Institute and sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice. From 1984 to 1996 he was a professor at the P. Selvatico Institute of Art, and from 1996 he was a professor of Plastic Disciplines at the "Amedeo Modigliani" State Art School in Padua. From 1996 to 1998 he was curator and director of the Gallery of contemporary jewels PD 362; from 1998 to 2005 he was curator and director of the Marcolongo Gallery specializing in Applied Art. From 1999 to 2002 he organized various Summer Workshops on contemporary jewelery for the cultural association “La Corte” of Sambruson-Dolo, inviting internationally renowned artists such as Skubic, Kunzli and Babetto. In 2005 he organized and curated the exhibition "PRO-GETTARE Architettura" at the National Museum of Villa Pisani in STRA (Venice). In 2006 he curated Ernst Gamperl's exhibition “A tour more of the circle” in the museum space of the Oratorio di San Rocco - Padua. In 2008/2009 he was an expert on the subject in design 3 at the Department of Architecture of the Faculty of Engineering of Padua. In 2012 he held a workshop at the Center for Art and Visual Communication (ar.co) in Lisbon entitled “The housing space”. In 2015 he organized the exhibition "170 Tales in a Bottle". an installation that traces the places described in the tales of "Danube" by Claudio Magris, shown for the first time in Padua (Altinate S. Gaetano Cultural Center) and then in two further exhibitions in Barcelona (Galleria Lo Spazio) and Rome (Fondazione Pastificio Cerere) promoted by Nando and the Elsa Peretti Foundation.




PERSONALS

1988
Galleria Farel- Aigle
Galleria Cascina Stal Vitale-Osmate
1990
Galleria Neon-Bruxelles
Galleria New Jewels-Knokke Zoute
1991
Galleria Arte Facto-Lisbona
Galleria Il Sigillo-Padova
1994
Galleria L’Aura-Brescia
Galleria Petrou-Aachen
Galleria Il Sigillo-Padova
1995
“Nubi a Terra” -Cadoneghe
1996
“Wittgenstein” -Cittadella
1998
Galleria Kotelna-Praga
Galleria Contemporary Art Centre-Skalcwich
1999
“Risonanze” Consolato Svizzero-Venezia
2003
Biblioteca Alessandrina - Alessandria (Egypt)
Galleria Equrna - Liubliana
2006
Tenuta di Pietrafitta – “Lux” San Gimignano
Galleria Daniele-Padova
2010
Atelier Ernst Gamperl – Vesio di Tremosine
2012
Paolo Marcolongo - CPAI - Lisbona
The Blow shadow - Aaron Faber Gallery - New York
2017
L’Ombra del soffio - Galleria Civica Cavour - Padova
2018
Paolo Marcolongo - Clara Scremini Gallery - Paris
2019
Paolo Marcolongo - Showroom Ingo Maurer - Munich
2020
Astri Terrestri - The Venice Glass Week - Palazzo Loredan -Venezia
2022
Messa in Scena - Museo Antoniano - Basilica di S. Antonio Padova



COLLETTIVES

1988
Deutsches Goldschmidehaus-Hanau
Arte Veneto-Galleria Bevilacqua la Masa-Venezia
1988
“Herbert Hoffman”, Schmuckschau-Munchen
“Romantica” Palazzo dei Capitani-Ascoli Piceno
1990
“Herbert Hoffman” Schmuckschau-Munchen
“Anima e Sottosuolo” Padova
1991
“Espace Partenaires”-Hamois
Galleria Cardillac-Karlsruhe
“Un Progetto per la Periferia” - Padova
Il cinema d’artista in italia, Palazzo delle Esposizioni - Roma
1992
Tra Oriente e Occidente-Osmate
1993
Segnalazioni Urbane-Padova
1995
“Deserti. Storie da una tangenziale”-Cadoneghe
XVI Biennale Internazionale del Bronzetto- Padova
1996
“Il giardino in-vaso-Stra -Venezia
1997
Oro e Ferro-Feltre
1998
Viv’Art Lyon
2001
“L’Arte del gioiello d’Artista dal 900 ad oggi” Museo degli Argenti,Palazzo Pitti-Firenze
“L’Acqua-Dura”-Villa Pisani-Stra
2004
Fondazione Calouste Gulbenkian –Lisbona
Mobilia Gallery– Cambridge – U.S.A.
2006
Galleria O+ - Bruxelles
2008
Gioielli d’Autore. Padova e la Scuola dell’oro. Palazzo della Ragione.Padova
Paperlove –Miami
2009
Gioielli d’Autore. Handwerkskammer . Munchen
Gioielli d’Autore- 100 opere della Scuola di Padova . Roma
2010
Finden - B.K.V.- Munchen
Galerie Hilde Leiss – Hamburg
2011
Gallerie D’Art Orfeo - Luxembourg
“ Premio Internazionale Mario Pinton “ –Oratorio di San Rocco –Padova
Gioielli d’Autore- Padova e la Scuola dell’Oro –RMIT Gallery - Melbourne
Pin Anonimum - Lisbona
Glanz - B.K.V. - Munchen
2012
iii - Gallery - Brussels
2013
SOFA Chicago - Aaron Faber Gallery
“Il segno della croce” - Galleria MIES - Modena
“Rêves de verre” - Pôle Bijou - Baccarat - FRANCE
“Dramatic Jewelry” - Aaron Faber - New York
“Sulle Spine” - Biblioteca Queriniana - Brescia
2014
SOFA Chicago - Aaron Faber Gallery
“40th” - Aaron Faber - New York
“I authorize” - Wavegallery - Brescia
“Gloria” - Galleria MIES - Modena
B.K.V.- Munchen
“Argomento spinoso” - Palazzo Da Mula - Murano (VE)
2015
“Omaggio a Donatello” - Oratorio di San Rocco - Padova
Swarz - Weiss” - B.K.W. - Munchen
“SOFA - Chicago - Aaron Faber Gallery
2016
“Twelve Voices: International Jewelry” - Bender Gallery - Asheville NC - USA
2017
Artgenève - Taste Contemporary Craft Gallery, Genève ( CH )
2018
Polycrome - Aaron Faber Gallery - New York
BRAFA - Art Fair 2018 - Clara Scremini Gallery - Brussels
Cutting Edge - R & Company - New York
La Biennale Paris - Grand Palais - Clara Scremini Gallery - Paris
Cutting Edge - Vitraria Gallery - Venezia
2019
BRAFA - Art Fair 2019 - Clara Scremini Gallery - Brussels
Il mestiere delle Arti - Museo Nazionale - Ravenna
CRAFT ART 2019 - Arthus Gallery - Brussels
Dialogues on Vanitas - Maison Gerard - New York
2020
Geometrie - Arthus Gallery - Brussels
ES GRÜNT - Galerie Handwerk - Munchen
Venice Glass Week
2021
RINGS ! 1968 - 2021 Organized by Helen Drutt at the Moore College of Art and Design
Cold Sweat - Suor Frio - 1st Lisbon - Contemporary Jewellery Biennial
RING REDUX - The Susan Grant Lewin Collection - SCAD MUSEUM - Savannah, Georgia
2022
RINGS ! 1968 - 2021 Organized by Helen Drutt at the Houston Centre For Contemporary Craft, Texas
RINGS ! 1968 - 2021 Organized by Helen Drutt at the Metal Museum in Memphis, Tennesse
30 Anni - Galleria Orfèo - Luxemburg
2023
Free for Art, Franz Stahler and friends - Garden Art Gallery - Carmes
Kontraste -BKV Gallery - Munic
Handwerkskammer - Galerie Handwerk - Munic




BIBLIOGRAPHY

1995
Il giardino in vaso
1996
Belle Lettere – Edizioni Centroofset- Padova
1999
L’acqua dura
Paolo Marcolongo, Terra Ferma editore, Vicenza
2000
L’arte del gioiello e il gioiello d’artista, Giunti editore, Firenze
2003
Minimal Rings ed. Full Spectrum Publishing, Waynesville USA
2003
1000 rings ed. A Lark Jewelry Book
2004
500 Brooches ed. A Lark Jewelry Book
Meeting Point (s) 1978 - 2003 Centro de Arte Moderna Jose de Azeredo Perdigao
2006
LUX ed. MaMa, Vicenza
2008
The Compendium Finale of Contemporary Jewellers – Darling Publications
Gioielli d’Autore. Padova e la Scuola dell’oro. Umberto Allemandi & C. Torino
2010
Gioiello Contemporaneo Due- Al Museo degli Argenti di Palazzo Pitti, Sillabe editore, Firenze
2011
Premio Internazionale Mario Pinton I Edizione – Comune di Padova
2013
“Abecedario - 40 anos do Ar.Co” - Lisbona - Portogallo
C&D 110/2013 - Brescia
2014
ORNAMENT - Vol.37/No. 2 - U.S.A.
GLAMOUR - September 2014 - U.S.A.
GLAMOUR - Oktober 2014 - Deutschland - Osterrich - Schweiz
2015
Premio Internazionale Mario Pinton II Edizione - Padova
Art Jewelry - November 2015 - Vol.12 - U.S.A.
Padova e il suo Territorio - Dicembre 2015 - Vol.178
2016
Twelve Voices - Bender Gallery - Asheville NC
2017
L’Ombra del Soffio - Comune di Padova - I
2018
Bijoux Contemporains, Une passion - Edition
2019
Il mestiere delle Arti: Da Mitoraj a Vangi da Theimer a Staccioli - Silvana Editoriale
Metal Smith - The Glass jewel: From matter to substance
2021
Metal Smith - Society of North American Goldsmiths
ELLE DECO België
RING REDUX The Susan Grant Lewin Collection
Cold Sweat - Suor Frio - 1st Lisbon - Contemporary Jewellery Biennial
2022
Arthus Gallery - Moon - Elle Decoration
Padova e il suo territorio - La Messa in Scena di Paolo Marcolongo
Artribune - Messa in Scena
Rings! 1968 - 2021 by Helen Drutt
AreaArte n 41 - Autumn/Fall 2022