Vita

Pietro Sabatelli, born in 1979 in Liège (Belgium), has been living and working in Dresden since 2013. After training as a graphic designer in Belgium in 2005, he applied for the painting course at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome in 2011. In 2012 he will attend the sculpture course at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome. 2013 he receives the Erasmus scholarship to study with Prof. Monika Brandmeier at the Academy of Fine Arts in Dresden. In 2017 he received the Cusanuswerk Grant. In the winter semester 2017 and 2018 he leads two D-ART drawing courses at the Dresden University of the Fine Arts. He graduated in 2018 with Prof. Monika Brandmeier and began master studies with Prof. Wolfgang Scheffer at the Dresden University of Fine Arts. In 2020 he is a finalist for the Caspar David Friedrich Grant. In 2023 he received a work grant from the Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen for the project "5 jours, 4 nuits et l'in-fini."

    Selected Exhibitions

  • 2022: “REITER#STAND#BILD or an equestrian statue”, Geh8 Kunst Raum Ateliers gUG (mbH) (Dresden, Germany)
  • 2021: “Condamner” (Solo exhibition fir the Show Case project), Mikky Burg (Dresden, Germany)
  • 2021: “Interstice” (Solo exhibition), Galerie P66 (Dresden, Germany)
  • “win/win Die Ankäufe der Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen 2021”, Halle 14 der Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei (Leipzig, Germany)
  • 2020: “Hyphen”, Kunstverein Meißen (Meißen, Germany)
  • “Meister20”, Motorenhalle Projektzentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst (Dresden, Germany)
  • “Die Erde ist eine Scheibe” (Projekt MK Kaehne), Galerie Dolu Michal (Ostrava, Czech Republic)
  • “Come in Look out!”, Fotoforum (Dresden, Germany)
  • “Roadshow”, LaSuV (Landesamt für Straßenbau und Verkehr) (Dresden, Germany)
  • 2019: “Ist das Authentisch?” (Projekt MK Kaehne), Sennatsaal, HfBK (Dresden, Germany)
  • 2018: "Diplomausstellung",Oktogon gallerie (Dresden, Germany)
  • “exit through the Brezl shop”, An der Dreikönigskirche 5, (Dresden, Germany)
  • 2017: “Unknow pleasure under pressure”, Kunstzentrum Karlskaserne (Ludwigsburg, Germany)
  • 2016: “Espace“ (Solo exhibition), EX14, (Dresden, Germany)
  • “Künstlerische Leibniz-Reflexe Vol II“, Leibniz Institut, (Dresden - Germany)
  • “KONFORM“, Fachmarktzemtrum Alte Post (Lemgo - Germany)
  • “Künstlerische Leibniz-Reflexe“, Salon Sophie Charlotte, (Berlin – Germany)
  • 2015: “Bügel Presse,“, Hole of Fame, (Dresden - Germany)
  • “Myths. Students/Artists/Teachers, a process of exchange”, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, (Rome – Italy)
  • 2014: “Altmarkt-Klinikum Gardelengen”, (Gardelengen - Germany)
  • “Spielzeit”, (Kalbe - Germany)
  • “Klassentausch”, Motorenhalle, (Dresden - Germany)
  • 2013: “Cantos“, Centro Congressi Frentani, (Rome – Italy))
  • “Lezioni aperte Canova, Il segno della gloria“, Palazzo Braschi, (Rome – Italy)
  • “Festival del verde e del paesaggio“, Auditorium parco della musica, (Rome – Italy)
  • “In Teatro“, Teatro Petrolini Castelgandolfo, (Rome – Italy)
  • “Corrispondenze d’arte, Teatro dell’orologio“,(Rome – Italy)
  • 2012: “I ragazzi terribili“, Casa delle letterature, (Rome – Italy)
  • “16° Concorso Internazionale Scultura da Vivere“,(Cuneo – Italy)
  • “Fondazione Antonio Canova“, Galleria Barchessa Rambald, (Bardolino – Italy)

    Artist residency and workshops

  • 2014: Miroslaw Balka Workshop, (Warsaw – Poland)
  • “Internationalen Sommercampus 2014 der Künstlerstadt Kalbe”, (Kalbe - Germany)
  • 2013: “Cantieri d’Arte/Minimo Comune Multiplo“, (Viterbo – Italy)
  • “Ecosuoni Rimembranza“, (Terracina – Italy)

    Grants

  • 2023: "Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen - Arbeitsstipendium für das Jahr 2023", (Dresden, Germany)
  • 2020: Shortlisted "Caspar-David-Friedrich-Preis", (Greifswald, Germany)
  • 2017: Cusanuswerk Stipendium, (Dresden, Germany)
  • 2012: Shortlisted “16° Concorso Internazionale Scultura da Vivere“, (Cuneo – Italy)
  • Shortlisted “Fondazione Antonio Canova“, Galleria Barchessa Rambald, (Bardolino – Italy)