About


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Beatrice Zagato

Based between Barcelona and Padua.

She graduated in Fine Arts at the Centre d’ Art y Disseny de l’ Escola Massana, Historic Academy of Fine Arts in Barcelona, the city where she moved in 2008 after obtained the Law degree in Italy.

In Barcelona she came into contact with the Spanish Art world: the famous sculptor Gabriel Sanz and the Catalan artist Begoña Egurbide have been her masters. She participated in numerous cultural events that the Catalan city offers contemporary artists as exhibiting at CASA GAUDÍ, in the historic city center of Barcelona, and in 2010 being selected to realize the very famous street-art installation “Play me, I’m yours Barcelona” that is running around whole world.

She has opened her own studio in an old factory of Barcelona, with more than other thirty creatives and designers, with whom she collaborates and realizes her works.

In 2021 she opened an art studio also in Padua.

 

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She worked as a lawyer in Rome and Barcelona, specializing in Art law, Art market and artists’ rights. In 2008 she writes a legal thesis analyzing the state of ‘the freedom in the Arts in light of the Italian Constitution and EU and international principles’. Recently her researches in the Global Art Market field are being published in the International magazine Il Giornale dell’ Arte, Allemandi Publisher (September, 2015); Edizioni Ca’ Foscari, digital publishing of University of Venice for academic research, Human Right Research Center, Sapere l’ Europa Sapere d’Europa series (2017); Collezione da Tiffany, reference magazine for contemporary art collecting (2020).

In 2018 and 2019 she collaborated with the Italian company Cose Belle d’Italia Media Entertainment for the realization of the International art exhibitions Magister Giotto and Magister Canova, multimedia formats on the Masters of Italian Art.

In 2019 her social art project #LondonIsOpen was featured at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art in London, in whose galleries Zagato realized part of it.

In March 2020 she was in the examination committee of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, as co-supervisor of a Master’s degree thesis in Economics and Management of Arts and Cultural Activities.  Thesis title: “The profession of the artist“.

Since 2010 she is registered at Barcelona Bar Association ICAB, Illustre collegi d’ Advocats de Barcelona.

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EXHIBITIONS

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A.TOPOS VENICE GALLERY

Zagato is selected in the international competition The Creative Room.
(Venice, Italy, 2021)

AMEDEO MODIGLIANI FOUNDATION

The Modigliani Foundation chooses the work of Zagato to pay homage to Amedeo Modigliani on the occasion of the centenary of his death, with Modigliani Tribute. The artwork Mujer by Zagato is on permanent display at the portal of the Modigliani Foundation.
(Rome, Milan, Madrid, NY, LA, Miami, 2020)

BANCA GENERALI PRIVARTE

(Padua, Italy, 2019)

ÁRTICA BARCELONA

(Barcelona, Spain, 2019)

SHIPTON STREET GALLERY

The Shipton Street Art Gallery presents the social art project #LondonIsOpen by Beatrice Zagato. On display the artworks created in 2017 and 2018.
(London, UK, 2018)

ESTORICK COLLECTION OF MODERN ITALIAN ART

The Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art is featured the artistic project #LondonisopenZagato runs workshops with adults and children in the museum rooms, as part of the project.
(London, UK, 2018)

PIP - PURSUING INDEPENDENT PATHS

Zagato collaborates with the Charity PIP – Pursuing Independent Paths which supports adults with learning disabilities. Zagato runs creative workshops with people with learning disabilities and autism. #LondonIsOpen project.
(London, UK, 2018)

ART APARTMENTS

Art Apartments – Inslington and Chelsea – features #LondonIsOpen, art social project by Zagato.
(London, UK, 2018)

LONDON ART RESIDENCY 2018

Step 2 of #LondonIsOpen project by Beatrice Zagato. Art residency organized by Art Apartments.
(London, UK, 2018)

MAGGIO DELLE VEDUTE FESTIVAL

Così vedendo‘, solo exhibition of Beatrice Zagato at Astoria Theater. This exhibition is part of the Festival Maggio delle Vedute organized by Inarte cultural association and the Municipality of Fiorano Modenese, in collaboration with the associations: In-Arte, Lapam, Arte Vie, Circolo Nuraghe, Academy of Extravaganza, Africa in the heart, Simponziani, Pezzidivite.
(Fiorano Modenese, Italy, 2018)

LONDON ART RESIDENCY 2017

Winner of “LONDON IS OPEN” arti residency organized by Art Apartments.
(London, UK, 2017)

ALTINATE SAN GAETANO CULTURAL ART CENTER

Come se‘, solo exhibition of Zagato’s work. Spazi d’arte contest organized by Department of Youth policies of the Municipality of Padua. Sponsored by the Municipality of Padua.
(Padua, Italy, 2017)

SPLASH MUSEUM

Solo exhibition at the Splash Art Museum on the occasion of the institutionalization ceremony of the Splash Museum by Senator Davide Faraone. The Splash Museum is the first Italian children’s art museum recognized by the Ministry of Education. Zagato opened the ceremony running a workshop with children of San Giovanni Bosco elementary school. Sponsored by: Ministry of Education, Emilia Romagna Region and Municipality of Sassuolo.
(Sassuolo, Italy, 2016)

PITAGORA Museum Of Arts And Sciences

Winner of the International Art Prize “PITAGORA 2015”, European tender for urban renewal, launched by the EU. Permanent exhibition of Beatrice Zagato artworks at the Museum of Art and Science Pythagoras. Workshops with the students of high schools of Crotone. Patronage: European Commission, Presidency of the Italian Republic, Calabria Region, Municipality of Crotone.
(Crotone, Italy, 2015)

GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 2015

Selected for the Giffoni Experience Film Festival 2015. ‘Cogli l’ arte ‘, collective exhibition at Monumental complex of San Francesco. Sponsored by: European Union, Presidency of the Italian Republic, Campania Region, MIbac.
(Val di Piana, Salerno, Italy, 2015)

ARCOS Contemporary Art Museum

Finalist of the International Art Competition “Maleventum 2015“. Exhibition at the ARCOS Contemporary Art Museum. Sponsored by: Province of Benevento and Chamber of Commerce of Benevento.
(Benevento, Italy, 2015)

International ART fair ANTIBES 2015

(Antibes, French Riviera, France, 2015)

DOGOLAB

Solo exhibtion.
(Padua, Italy, 2015)

International ART fair ANTIBES 2014

(Antibes, French Riviera, France, 2014)

NUOVI SEGNALI 2014

Selected in the curatorial and exhibition project organized by the Department of Cultural Heritage of the University of Padua in collaboration with the Department of Youth Policies of the Municipality of Padua. Solo exhibition at MPX theater 
(Padua, Italy, 2014)

CASA DEL MANTEGNA Museum

Finalist of the International Art Competition ‘Mantegnacercasi 2014′. Exhibition at the CASA DEL MANTEGNA Museum. Sponsored by: Province of Mantua, Municipality of Mantua, Mantua Chamber of Commerce, Confcommercio of Mantua, Mossini Art Gallery.
(Mantua, Italy, 2014)

BOLOGNA ART FAIR 2014

Exhibition at Baraccano Museum.
(Bologna, Italy, 2014)

BORNART Gallery

Solo Exhibition.
(Barcelona, Spain, 2014)

ART SLAM 2014

Street Art Festival sponsored by the Municipality of Padua
(Padua, Italy, 2014)

MICHELANGELO art gallery

(Rome, Italy, 2014)

ESPAI B Art Gallery

Collective Exhibition.
(Barcelona, Spain, 2014)

DE MAGISTRIS ARTE CONTEMPORANEA Gallery

Collective exhibition.
(Milan, Italy, 2014)

EXPART Studio Gallery

Collective Exhibition.
(Arezzo, Italy, 2014)

Espai d’art MEZANINA

Collective exhibition.
(Barcelona, Spain, 2014)

SCUDERIE DI PALAZZO MORONI

Solo exhibition organized by the Municipality of Padua, at the Scuderie of Palazzo Moroni, seat of the Municipality of Padua.
(Padua, Italy, 2013)

HOTEL GIORGIONE

The Giorgione Hotel in Venice exhibits Zagato’s works in its halls and organizes an event to honor the artist.
(Venice, Italy, 2013)

CASA GAUDI

Collective exhibition organized by Massana Center d’Art i Disseny.
(Barcelona, Spain, 2011)

‘Play me I’m yours’ (‘Toca'm Sòc Teu’) BARCELONA 2010

Street Art Installation sponsored by the City of Barcelona and Yamaha, according to the artistic project of Luke Jerram for María Canals International Competition. Selected among the 20 finalists of the Competition.
(Barcelona , Spain, 2010)