Silvia is an Italian artist working out of Los Angeles, California. Her artwork can be found in many private homes throughout the United States, England, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and more. You can visit her studio in Los Angeles by appointment and during the shows: Studio Pico is located at 5522 W. Pico blvd, at Pico and Sierra Bonita (a few windows down from Bloom Cafe).

Silvia is a member of the Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA), the Pacific Palisades Art Association, Women in Film, American Conservatory Women Alumnae Association (AFIC) and shows her work in art fairs around Los Angeles.

Other than original paintings, Silvia enjoys creating art prints, silk scarves made in Italy, leggings, tote bags, ceramic tiles, notecards, and more. You can find her products online in her Easy store Sottobosco, in her physical gallery Studio Pico, and at the Melrose Trading Post on most Sundays (click on the Contact button to receive updates).

Her full-length documentary The Dog and the Duck, portraying the life, work and students of LA mentor Joe Blaustein,  is premiering in the US in 2019.

 

EDUCATION

MFA, Directing – The American Film Institute Conservatory, Los Angeles, USA – 2010

MFA, Writing/Producing for TV – Università Cattolica, Milan, Italy - 2003

BFA, Italian Literature & History of Theatre – Università Cattolica, Milan, Italy – 2002

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Private art classes with artist Joe Blaustein – 2005 - present

Professional Program in Screenwriting - UCLA - 2007

Certificate Program in Film, TV and Digital Entertainment Media, Level I and II – UCLA Extension– 2006

 

RECENT AND UPCOMING SHOWS

MELROSE TRADING POST, Sundays, ongoing. Permanent vendor

STUDIO PICO, “Red Show”, group show September 2018

MAR VISTA ART WALK 2018

EL SEGUNDO ART WALK 2018

MONOPOLE, Pasadena, CA, solo show, Summer 2018 

THE WHOLE 9 GALLERY, CULVER CITY, CA, “GIRLS” SHOW, April 2018

AFFAIR OF THE ARTS, CULVER CITY, CA, May 2018

BEYOND THE LINES GALLERY, Downtown LA, Group Show, January 2018

NEUTRA MUSEUM, Silverlake, CA, show "New Year, New Work", January 2017

BEYOND THE LINES GALLERY, show "Portraits", Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA, November 2016 

AFFAIR OF THE ARTS, Culver City, CA, October 2016

STUDIO CITY ROTARY ART SHOW, Studio City, CA, October 7 & 8 2016

AFFAIR OF THE ARTS, Culver City, CA, June 18 & 19 2016

PARALLAX ART SHOW, Venice Arts gallery, Venice CA, April 30-May 1 2016

GALLERY 825, SHOW "VERSUS", Hollywood, CA, April/May 2016

BRENTWOOD ART FESTIVAL, Brentwood, CA, April 26 2016

MUZEUMM, BIRD ART SHOW, Los Angeles, CA, January 2016

AMSTERDAM INTERNATIONAL ART SHOW, Amsterdam, NL August 2015

MALIBU ART SHOW, Malibu, CA July 2015

MONTROSE ART WALK, Montrose, CA July 2015

BEVERLY HILLS ART SHOW, Beverly Hills, CA May 2015

AFFAIR OF THE ARTS, Culver City, CA  May 2015

PACIFIC PALISADES ART ASSOCIATION, First Prize in the “Mixed Media” section November 2014

GALLERY 825, West Hollywood, CA, .November/December 2014

LOS ANGELES MUCICIPAL GALLERY, Open Call show, Hollywood, CA, March/April 2014

LIGHT SPACE & TIME online gallery: Special Recognition Award/ Painting Category the All Women Art Competition. January 2012

MICHAEL REEVES ASSOCIATES, London, UK, December 2012

GALLERY GODO, show "Erotica", Glendale, CA March 2010

 

FILM AND TV

FOX STUDIOS. Artwork featured in episode 6 of TV show “Weird Loners”, May 2015.

Guadalupe the Virgin, dir. Victoria Giordana, Organically Grown Productions, 2011. Artwork featured.

 

FILMS

 

Joe Blaustein and the Flood of Venice, short documentary film, 2016, Co-producer

The Dog and the Duck, ca. 65’, Director/Producer 2019 (currently in post-production)

Anthropologie Spec Commercial, 3’, Writer/Director/Producer 2012

Smoulder, 20’, Writer/Director 2012

Losing my Cherry, 17’, Director 2011

Feathers, Writer/ Director/Producer, 2009

 

LANGUAGES

Italian, English, French, and some Spanish.