LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
Felix Dario Ruggeri was born in Grizzana Morandi, Bologna (Italy).
He has always been interested in art in all its expressions.
Creator and curator of the performance "La luce dell'Asia" presented at the Circolo Pavese, Bologna.
Creator and curator in collaboration with the musician Massimo Testa of the music festival "Hello Jazz" presented at the Circolo Pavese, Bologna.
Curator of the posters and the graphic section of the Centro di Ricerca Cinematografica.
He had been formed artistically in the Accademia di Belle Arti in Bologna, in the picture's chair of professor Concetto Pozzati.
From 1996 to 2005 he was co-director of the gallery studio erAArte, cooperating, among others, with artists such as: Marianne Eigenheer, Andreas Gehr, Roberta Fanti, Simone Zaugg, Matthias Aeberli, Leone Monteduro, Adriano Nardi, Marc Siegrist, ecc.
From 1996 to 2004 he personally carried out the restoration works of the medieval tower in the ancient hamlet of Cereglio.
In November 2006 he moved on the island of Tenerife where he lived for eight years until February 2014. During this period he devoted himself to photography, participating in numerous artistic events and showing his works in various international exhibitions.
In the last three years he has worked with Simona Ruggeri to the realization of "Cuentos delgados", a literary project of illustrated short stories in Spanish.
In the month of October 2016 together with Simona Ruggeri, he reopens the studio erAArte in the old town center of Bologna, in the little square of Via Santa Margherita.
In 2021 the studio erAArte reopens as private studio in Via Nazario Sauro 7/a – Bologna – Italy
Micro Gallery Space Two – 10/12/2021 – Contrasts
Galleria studio erAArte – 27/04/2017 – Exhibition of the illustrations of the book Cuentos delgados (part two)
Galleria studio erAArte – 28/01/2017 – ArtCityWhiteNight – Presentation of the book Cuentos delgados and exhibition of illustrations (part one)
Galleria studio erAArte – 2004 – Architetture
Galleria studio erAArte – 2004 – Architetture in divenire
Galleria studio erAArte – 2003 – Presentation of the video Ascent
Galleria studio erAArte – 1994 – Biestetica (Felix Dario Ruggeri and Simona Ruggeri)
TANK FESTIVAL – Travelling exhibition – Espacio cultural El Tanque (Tenerife) y Casa de los coroneles (Fuerteventura) – 2019
Aperitivos Visuales (Tenerife) – Muestra Internacional Fotos de Perfiles Islas Canarias – 2011
XIII Exposición Internacional de Fotografía Rafael Ramos García Centro de Arte La Recova – Museos de Tenerife – 2009
Scalamata Gallery (Venezia) – Lightfluxus – 2008
Museo Néstor (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) – 2008
XII Exposición Internacional de Fotografía Rafael Ramos García Centro de Fotografía – Museos de Tenerife – 2008
Sala Juan Cas de La Laguna (Santa Cruz de Tenerife) – 2007/08
IX Bienal Internacional de Fotografía Fotonoviembre 2007
Sala de Arte CajaCanarias (Puerto de la Cruz) – 2007
Centro Cultural de CajaCanarias (Santa Cruz de Tenerife) – 2007
CICCA (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) – 2007
Galeria Café Moskau (Berlin) – 2006
Spazio Assab One (Milano) – 2005
Galleria studio erAArte – 1994
Finalist in international contest Diesel Wall Copenhagen 2007
Winner of second prize in the photographic contest of Cajas de Ahorros Canarias 2007 modality photographic series
Finalist in international Photography's contest Rafael Ramos García 2008 with the work "Verdadera Alma"
WHO I AM
I live in Italy - artist/writer/photographer. Multidisciplinary artist in constant transformation.
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