Sergio Romagnolo

Sergio Romagnolo (São Paulo, SP, 1957) is a sculptor, painter, designer, multimedia artist and teacher. He studies at Iadê College, in São Paulo, from 1976 to 1977. In 1980, he enters Fine Arts College at Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP), in São Paulo. He then gets in touch with works by Regina Silveira, Nelson Leirner and Julio Plaza. From 1980 to 1984, he teaches at public and private schools. He teaches painting at FAAP from 1985 to 1986. That very year, he holds his first solo show at Galeria Luisa Strina, in São Paulo. In the early 90's he engages in sculpture and works as a teacher in studios and workshops. Participates in São Paulo’s Biennial in 1977, 1983, 1987 and 1991. In 1999 he completes his masters degree in fine arts at School of Communication and Arts, University of São Paulo (ECA-USP), with the thesis Sculptures: Wrinkles and Allegories (Esculturas: rugas e alegorias). In 2002, he concludes his Ph.D. in fine arts at the same institution with thesis Hollow and Empty in Sculpture (O Vazio e o Oco na Escultura). From 2000 to 2005, he teaches at Faculdade Santa Marcelina, in São Paulo, and from 2007 on at Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP).