ingGiordano Angeletti was born in Rome, Italy and now resides in Columbia, South Carolina. His education and art practice spans four cultures and three continents. He grew up in the historical center of Rome surrounded by Baroque and Renaissance masterpieces which inspired his love of art and art history. Angeletti started training at l’Istituto di Stato per la Cinematografia e la Televisione “Rossellini” di Roma, and continued his studies in London, England. While in London he studied at Central Saint Martins where he combined his technical skills with a passion for theory and conceptual art, completing a B.A. in Critical Fine Art Practice. He went on to earn an M.F.A. in Photography and an M.A. in Art History at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Angeletti has worked as a curator and a professor of digital art, art history, and photography. He is an active member of ICOM (International Council of Museums) and SPE (Society for Photographic Education). Angeletti’s work has been shown and published in Italy, the UK, and the United States.

Giordano Angeletti è nato a Roma e attualmente risiede a Columbia, nella Carolina del Sud. La sua formazione e la sua attività artistica abbracciano quattro culture e tre continenti. È cresciuto nel centro storico di Roma, circondato da capolavori barocchi e rinascimentali che hanno ispirato il suo amore per l’arte e la storia dell’arte. Ha iniziato la sua formazione come fotografo professionista all’età di quattordici anni presso l’Istituto di Stato per la Cinematografia e la Televisione “Rossellini” di Roma e ha proseguito i suoi studi a Londra, in Inghilterra, dove ha conseguito una Laurea alla Central Saint Martins in Pratica Critica dell’Arte. Tale esperienza formativa gli ha permesso di unire alle sue abilità tecniche la passione per la teoria e l’arte concettuale. Ha continuato gli studi negli Stati Uniti conseguendo, presso il Savannah College of Art and Design un Master of Fine Arts in fotografia e un Master in storia dell’arte. Angeletti è curatore e professore di arte digitale, storia dell’arte, e fotografia. È membro attivo del ICOM (Consiglio Internazionale dei Musei) e del SPE (Società per l’Educazione Fotografica). Il lavoro di Giordano Angeletti è stato esposto e pubblicato in Italia, nel Regno Unito e negli Stati Uniti.

Education

Master of Fine Arts in Photography
Master of Arts in Art History

Savannah College of Art and Design • Savannah, Georgia

March 2015

Bachelor of Arts in Critical Fine Art Practice

Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design • London, UK

July 2000

Higher National Diploma (HND) in Fine Art                                                                

Chelsea College of Art and Design • London, UK

June 1997

Diploma di Maturitá Tecnico Professionale per la Cinematografia e Televisione

Istituto di Stato per la Cinematografia e Televisione Roberto Rossellini • Roma, Italia

July 1993

 

Solo Exhibitions

Planned Jannuary 2020: “Imaginary Landscapes” – I.P. Stanback Museum, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

October 2019: “Paesagi Immaginari” – Associazione Culturale TRAleVOLTE – Rome, Italy

January 2015: “Reveries & Other Fantasies; Conjured Architectural Escapes” – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

March 2014: “Reveries & Other Fantasies; Conjured Architectural Escapes” – Fahm Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA

December 2009: “India” – Sala Comunale, Attigliano, Italy

December 2009: “Tempo InDefinito” – Associazione Culturale Arte & Benessere, Bomarzo, Italy

April 1998: “Astrazioni” – Associazione Culturale Liberamente, Rome, Italy

February 1996: “Frammenti” – Associazione Culturale Liberamente, Rome, Italy

Group Exhibitions

 

March 2019: “Faculty Show” – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

February 2019: “News from Nowhere” part of “deFINE ART 2019” – Curated by Ben Tollfeson, Assistant Curator of SCAD Exhibitions – Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

November 2018: “Epiphanies”– I.P. Stanback Museum, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

February 2018: “Resistance, Reform, and Reasoning”– I.P. Stanback Museum, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

September 2017: “Old Friends and New Initiatives” – I.P. Stanback Museum, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

February 2017: “Memory, Identity, and Place” – I.P. Stanback Museum, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

February 2016: “Faculty Show” – Arthur Rose Museum, Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC

February 2014: “deFINE ART 2014” – Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA

June 2011: “Group Show” – Malton Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

June 2000: “Central Saint Martins Degree Show” – Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK

October 1999: “Vessels” – Studio d’Arte Contemporanea Valentina Zatta, Brescia, Italy

January 1999: “Get Together” – Byam Shaw Art College, London, UK 

March 1998: “Can you make sense of this?” – Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK

July 1997: “Final Exhibition” – Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK

April 1995: “Urbis et Orbis” – Associazione Culturale Liberamente, Rome, Italy

March 1994: “Trastevere” – Associazione Culturale Eralove, Rome, Italy

Juried Exhibitions

April 2018: “ArtFields” – 122 Sauls St. Gallery, Lake City, SC

January 2018: “The State of America” – PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

April 2017: “ArtFields” – The Gallery at the Crossroads, Lake City, SC

April 2016: “ArtFields” – The R.O.B., Lake City, SC

April 2015: “ArtFields” – Whitehead Infirmary, Community Museum Society Welcome Center, Lake City, SC

April 2015: “Open 2015” – PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

January 2015: “Digital Exhibition” – Arthur Rose Museum, Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC

April 2014: “Silver & Ink” – Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

December 2013: “Small Works” – Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

November 2013: “Silent Communication” – Linus Gallery, Pasadena, CA

November 2013: “Transformations: The Ordinary Made Extraordinary” – PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

August 2013: Online Showcase “Curiouser and Curiouser: Photographic Dreams and Fictions” – PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT 

May 2013: “Miniatures” – Linus Gallery, Pasadena, CA

April 2013: “Silver & Ink” – Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA (Presidential Spotlight Selection)

April 2012: “Silver & Ink” – Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

Exhibitions Curated

March 2017: “Handle With Care?” Degree Show by Denisha Bond, Shakeethia Mobley, Santez Tucker, and Antwone Dixson – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

January 2017: “Pre/Post/Eros” by Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

September 2016: “Fun Volume One” by Tabitha Ott – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC    

April 2016: “Senior Show” by Melanie Williams, Nyesha Diesh – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

March 2016: “Contact” by Sarah Horan – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

February 2016: “Urban Habitat” by Swapnil Mathkar – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

February 2016: “Southern _________” Juried Group Exhibition – one of four curators – Orangeburg County Arts Center, Orangeburg, SC

January 2016: “One Thousand Miles – Travel Sketches” by Hsu-Jen Huang – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

September 2015: “Super K.O. Productions” by Jarrett Williams – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

May 2015: “Senior Thesis Exhibition” by Chanel Brown – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

April 2015: “43rd Student Spring Art Exhibition” Juried Group Exhibition – I.P. Stanback Museum, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

March 2015: “Digital Drawings” by Pete Christman – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

February 2015: “Celebrating Black History Through the Arts” Juried Group Exhibition – one of four curators – Orangeburg County Arts Center, Orangeburg, SC

November 2014: “Senior Thesis Exhibition” by Dean Kohlhepp, Lawrence Davis, Darel McKinney, and Isaac Demetrius Williams – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC
November 2014: “The Journey’s End” by Susan J. Smith – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

April 2013: “Burning Time” by Jagrut Raval – Ashmore Gallery, Savannah, GA

Publications

 

“Paesaggi immaginari” – 2019 – Catalogue for solo show at TRAleVOLTE – Rome, Italy

“La Solitudine Dell’Architetto” – 2018 – Translation from Italian to English – Rome, Italy

“Resistance, Reform, and Reasoning”– Catalogue Entry – I.P. Stanback Museum, Orangeburg, SC

“ArtFields” 2018 – Catalogue Entry – Lake City, SC

“The State of America” 2018 – Catalogue Entry – PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

“ArtFields” 2017 – Catalogue Entry – Lake City, SC

Photography for “Art with a Conscience” Ellen Zisholtz solo exhibition catalogue

Photography for “Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis (INAA) of Nok Sculptures in The I. P. Stanback Museum” Z.J. Sun, F. Martin, Q.S. Cai and S. Lassell

Photography for “Teaching Arts to English Language Learners” in Teaching ELLs Across Content Areas, edited by Nan Li, Information Age Publishing, 2016               

“ArtFields” 2016 – Catalogue Entry – Lake City, SC

“ArtFields” 2015 – Catalogue Entry– Lake City, SC

“Silver & Ink” 2014 – Catalogue Entry – Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA

“Transformations: The Ordinary Made Extraordinary” 2013 – Catalogue Entry – PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

“Curiouser and Curiouser: Photographic Dreams and Fictions” 2013 – Catalogue Entry – PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

“Central Saint Martins Degree Show” 2000 – Catalogue Entry – Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK

Exhibition reviewed in Art Monthly “The Ones to Watch in 2001” (August 2000), London, UK

Panels, Talks, & Conferences

February 2019: Juror for “ArtFields Junior Art Competition” – Lake City, SC

October 2018: Image Maker Collaborative Lecture with Brett Schenning at “The Fierce Urgency of Now” – SPE Southeast Retreat, Penland, NC

March 2017: Colloquia “Memory, Identity, and Place” – I.P. Stanback Museum, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC

June 2015: Guest lecturer – Istituto di Stato per la Cinematografia e Televisione Roberto Rossellini – Roma, Italia

April 2015: Artist’s talk at “ArtFields” – Lake City, SC

February 2015: Reviewer at “Senior & Junior Portfolio Reviews” – Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC

January 2015: Artist’s and Gallery Talks for “Reveries & Other Fantasies; Conjured Architectural Escapes” – FAB Gallery, SCSU, Orangeburg, SC​

Professional Organizations

 

Society for Photographic Education

Kappa Pi International Art Honor Society

International Conference of Museum

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