Fellowship in Visual Arts at the American Academy in Rome, 2021
Cantica21 (supported by MiBACT, MAECI, Direzione Generale Creatività Contemporanea) with Museo MACTE, Termoli, 2021
Sara Enrico. The Jumpsuit Theme, texts by Shehab Awad, Adam Budak, Francesco Guzzetti, Denis Isaia, Giovanna Manzotti and Federico Zanoner, NERO, Rome
Sara Enrico. Enigmatic “abito/habitus”, text by Daniela Bigi, Arte e Critica 95
Sara Enrico (1979, IT) lives in Torino.
She has exhibited her works in Italy and abroad, including: Národní galerie Praha, Prague (2019); Mart, Museo d’arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto (2019); Brooklyn Army Terminal, New York; Centrale Fies Art Work Space, Dro; Marsèlleria, New York; PAV Parco Arte Vivente, Torino; Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino; Les Instants Chavirès, Montreuil (Paris); e Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como. She participated in OFF Biennale Cairo, Cairo, 2018 and in Biennale Internazionale Arte in Memoria, Sinagoga, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (Roma), 2017.
Among the solo shows: The Jumpsuit Theme, Národní galerie Praha, Praga and Mart, Rovereto (2019); Mai un vestito dunque, adeguato, Quartz Studio, Torino (2019); Inches, Feet, Verse, Metre, Marsèlleria, New York (2018); à terre, en l’air, TILE project space, Milano (2017); Mirroring, Fonderia Artistica Battaglia, Milano (2016); Greater Torino, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino (2014); Vitrine 270°, Galleria d’arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino (2013).
She is the recipient of the 2021 Fondazione Sviluppo e Crescita CRT Italian Fellow in Visual Arts at the American Academy in Rome and she gained Premio Michetti in 2020.
She received a production grant for Cantica21, in collaboration with MACTE, Termoli; in 2018 a grant from the IV edition of Italian Council (2018), a competition ideated by Directorate-General for Contemporary Art and Architecture and Urban Peripheries (DGAAP) – the organ of Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities.
In 2017 recipient of New York Prize, with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism (MIBACT), the Italian Cultural Institute in New York and the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies Columbia University, and in residence at International Studio & Curatorial Program in New York. In the same year, she won the Menabrea Art Prize.
Co-founder of Laboratorio del Dubbio, a series of residencies and a cross-disciplinary platform developed into seven chapters (Turin, 2016). She took part in Progetto Diogene, between 2008 and 2012, as an artistic self-identity group of people working together. Based in an old tram carriage in the middle of a roundabout of the public space of Turin, the project running as an international residency program, talks and events.
She studied at the Academy of Fine Art in Turin and at the Istituto Spinelli in Florence, where she attended training in the restoration of ancient paintings and frescoes. She had been working as an art conservator and restorer of frescoes, as a professor of History of Art and, since 2019, as a lecturer Painting/Visual Arts, Academy of Fine Art, Bergamo.