Romy Nardi

Romy Nardi was born in S. Antimo near Naples on December 5th 1961. Since she was a child, Romy Nardi has been strongly attracted by color and design. Following her natural inclination towards arts, she attended the Art School in Aversa, where she graduated with honor in 1980. Afterwards she moved to Rome, where she attended Silvio Bicchi’s "Painting School” first and later on she joined a course to become an "interior designer."

In 1983 she worked as an engraver of precious stones at Bulgari Laboratory. After a “purely personal” parenthesis, in the late ninenties Nardi approached the arts again, and from 1999 to 2004 she attended the "Free School of Nude" directed by Roberto Donatelli and Ernesto Pugliese, at the 'Fine Arts’ Academy in Naples. From that moment onwards, her career showed a constant improvement. She took part in various group exhibitions: in 2000 and 2001 at the ‘Fine Arts’ Academy, organized by Professor Roberto Donatelli; in March 2001, at the publishing house "Edizione Esquela" in Giugliano; in December of the same year at the cultural association "Evaluna" headquarter in Naples; in 2002 at the "Casina del Boschetto', in the municipal gardens in Naples; in August 2002 in Gaeta, within the XIV exhibition "Porticato Gaetano"; in May 2003 in Ercolano during the "Ercolaneum, Terra di fuoco tra terra e mare"; in July 2003, at the publishing house "Intramoenia" in Naples. On the occasion of "MarzoDonna 2003', one of her painting, named "Sophie", was awarded and chosen as cover of the book "Women’s stories". In the meanwhile, her fame had quickly crossed the national boundaries.

In 2005 she exhibited at HYPE Gallery in Amsterdam the work "Horro Perpetual" that afterwards was permanently acquired by the gallery. Therefore she decided to set up her first own exhibitions: in May 2005 she inaugurated ‘’Bottega Art'è’’ inside an ancient palace courtyard situated in the center of S. Antimo, where she exposed for the first time all her artworks together, created for the occasion on fabric too; in April 2006, she exhibited her paintings at the organization Ali in Villaricca, in the frame of the 3rd edition of the literary festival ‘’Il racconto nel cassetto’’; while in May 2006 , library "Evaluna" hosted her own exhibition entitled "Interstizio donna". In October 2006, Romy Nardi’s art arrives to Berlin at the gallery "Café Moskau ", while in November the PAN Documentation Centre in Naples exhibited, on the occasion of the festival "Artissima" held in Turin, her work "Catastrophe", acquiring a copy of it the following February.

In early 2007 she made a reinterpretation of the portraying paper the "Queen", commissioned by "Museo dei Tarocchi" of Bologna, who holds a permanent exhibition of it. Later on, in May, she participated in a collective international exhibition at the "Primo Piano Livingallery" of Lecce and simultaneously prepared the exhibition "Doppio femminile" that can be visited from June 7th to 23 th at the Maschio Angioino in Naples. B & B La Corte - Romy Nardi

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