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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Ciel Terrestre, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, Bruxelles

2016
Laura de Santillana, Stefan Vogdt/Galerie der Moderne, Munich
Sleeves, Caterina Tognon, Venezia
I fedeli, Studio Museo F. Messina, Chiesa di S. Sisto, Milano

2015
Laura de Santillana, O cha dogu, Ippodo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2014
Tokyo-ga, Ippodo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2013
Big Flats, Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, France

2012
Laura de Santillana Meteors, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, USA

2011
Grands Transparents, Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, France (catalog)
Liquid Glass, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA (catalog)

2010
Laura de Santillana, Prague Festival, Istituto di Cultura Italiano, Prague, Czech Republic

2009
Sassi, Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, France

2008
Laura de Santillana, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2007
Khadi, Galleria Marina Barovier, Venice, Italy (catalog)

2006
Bodhis, Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, France
Bodhis, Barry Friedman Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2005
New Work, Sanske Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

2004
Partitions, Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, France (catalog)
New Work, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA

2002
Titan, Barry Friedman Gallery, New York, NY, USA (catalog)
OS, OR, Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, France (catalog)

2001
Laura de Santillana Works, Museo Correr, Venice, Italy (catalog)
Laura de Santillana Works, Barry Friedman Gallery, New York, NY, USA (catalog)
Metals, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA

1999
Laura de Santillana, Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, France (catalog)
Laura de Santillana, New Work, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA
Laura de Santillana, Sanske Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

1998
Laura de Santillana, seisensi, Tryangle Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Cigars smoker’s dream, D. Johns Contemporary, London, UK
Mountains, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA
Laura de Santillana, Sanske Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

1996
Laura de Santillana, Studio d’Arte Barnabò, Venice, Italy

SELECTED GROUP AND DUO EXHIBITIONS

2017
PAD Paris, Galerie Clara Scremini  (Prize)
Almost nothing,  James Barron Art, Kent, CT
Collettiva, Caterina Tognon, Venezia

2016
Wunderglas, Schloss Ambras,  Innsbruck
W. IX Triennale, Milano
Vox Clamandi, Palazzo Isimbardi, Milano
Design Basel, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud
Chromatique, MUDAC, Lausanne
Living with Art_Albion Barn, Oxford UK
Oltre Roma, Accademia d’Ungheria, Roma
Fired up: women in glass, Toledo, Museum of Art_Charlotte, Mint Museum , USA

2015
Laura de Santillana and Alessandro Diaz de Santillana, YSP, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK (catalog)
Trésors de sable et de feu. Verre et cristal aux Arts Decoratifs, XIV-XXI siècle, Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France
Artissima Torino, Galleria Caterina Tognon

2014
Hourglass, Galleria Marignana, Venezia, Italy
I Santillana, MAK, Austrian Museum for Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
I Santillana, Le Stanze del Vetro, Fondazione G. Cini, Venice, Italy
Artissima Torino, Faggionato Gallery, London, UK

2013
Playing with Fire, 50 Years of Contemporary Glass, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, USA

2012
Scapes, MOG, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, USA (catalog)
Color Ignited. Glass 1962-2012, Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, USA (catalog)
Contemporary Glass Sculpture, OMA, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, CA, USA

2011
Venice. 3 Visions in Glass, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France (catalog)
Venice. 3 Visions in Glass, Glass Museet, Ebeltoft, Denmark
Linde Wing for Contemporary Art Event, MFA, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA

2010
Venice. 3 Visions in Glass, Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO, USA (catalog)
Venice. 3 Visions in Glass, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL, USA (catalog)

2009
Padiglione Venezia, 53. Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d’Arte, Venice, Italy (catalog)
3 Visions in Glass, Barry Friedman Gallery, New York, NY, USA (catalog)
Licht und Gold, Galerie Proarta, Zurich, CH

2007
Viva Vetro! Glass Alive! Venice and America, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2006
Glass: Material Matters, LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA (catalog)

2005
Vetro e Scultura, 20 Artisti interpretano Venini, Chiesa di Sant’Agostino, Pietrasanta, Italy
Lo spirito della pietra, Accademia di San Luca, Rome, Italy (catalog)
Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection, DIA, Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI, USA (catalog)

2004
Vetri. Nel mondo. Oggi, Palazzo Franchetti, Venice, Italy (catalog)

2003
Venice. A touch of glass, Italian Cultural Institute, London, UK
Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection, The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA, USA (catalog)

2002
Contemporary currents: Glass from William and Maxine Block, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (catalog)
Glassway Le stanze del vetro, Museo Archeologico, Aosta, Italy (catalog)
Fire and Form: The Art of Contemporary Glass, The Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL, USA (catalog)

2001
Laura de Santillana, Fashion meets Art, Giorgio Armani, New York, NY, USA
Translucency, Paul Hughes Fine Arts, London, UK

2000
Form and Content, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, USA
Venetian Glass, American Craft Museum, New York, NY, USA (catalog)

1998
Venezia Aperto Vetro, Palazzo Ducale, Venice, Italy (catalog)
New Traditions in Glass from Venice, Barry Friedman Gallery, New York, NY, USA (catalog)

1996
Venezia Aperto Vetro, Museo Correr, Venice, Italy (catalog)
New Design in Glass, Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf, Germany (catalog)
Vetri Venini 1921-1985, Fondazione Cini, Venice, Italy (catalog)
Murrine Storia, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA

1995
New Glass, Studio d’Arte Barnabò, Venice, Italy (catalog)

1994
Italy, Italy Masterworks of Italian Design 1960-1994, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, USA

1986
Laura et Alessandro de Santillana, Galerie Clara Scremini, Paris, France

1985
Zweiter Coburger Glaspreis Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg, Coburg, Germany (catalog)
GlassPanels, Galerie Gerard Laubie, Paris, France
Art du Verre, Musée de Rouen, Rouen, France

1984
Glass in Miami, Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, FL, USA

1979-82
New Glass: A Worldwide Survey, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, NY, USA (catalog), exhibit traveling to Toledo Museum of Art; Washington, Renwick Gallery, The Smithsonian Institution; New York, Metropolitan Museum; San Francisco, Fine Arts Museum; London, Victoria and Albert Museum; Paris, Musée des arts décoratifs

Museums / Public Collections

Museo Vetrario di Murano, Venice, Italy
The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, NY, USA
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York, NY, USA
Saint Louis Museum of Fine Arts, St Louis, MO, USA
Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York, NY, USA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, USA
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, USA
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA
Carnegie Museum of Art,  Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland
MAD, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, USA
Museu de Arte de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris, France
Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA, USA
Kunstmuseum im Ehrenhof, Düsseldorf, Germany
Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg, Coburg, Germany
Ernsting Stiftung, Alter Hof Herding Museum, Coesfeld-Lette, Germany
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany Neue Sammlung, Munich, Germany
IMA, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA
Alexander Tutsek Stiftung, Munich
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, USA

Selected Bibliography

I fedeli, Studio Museo Francesco Messina, Sabino Maria Frassà, Maria Fedeli
Laura de Santillana and Alessandro Diaz de Santillana, Chapel, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Rachel Spence, Financial Times, July 8, 2015
Laura de Santillana, glassmaker: “We love the material, it is like Jacob and the angel”, Karen Wright, The Independent, June 12, 2015
In vitro veritas, Marcus Woeller, DIE WELT, 10_01_15
“Fradei”. Laura de Santillana e Alessandro Diaz de Santillana,
Martin Bethenod, I Santillana, catalog, Le Stanze del Vetro, Venezia, 2014
Tradizione, innovazione e caso, Peter Murray, I Santillana, catalog, Le Stanze del Vetro, Venezia, 2014
Revealing the selfBalkrishna Doshi, Scapes, catalog, MoG Tacoma, 2012
The de Santillanas in Tacoma, David Landau, Scapes, catalog, MoG Tacoma, 2012
Shifts/False moves, Francesco Darin De Lorenzo, Scapes, catalog, MoG Tacoma, 2012
…fa come natura face in foco, 53 Venice Art Biennale catalog, Marco Arosio, 06/2009
Venice. 3 Visions in Glass, catalog, Barry Friedman Gallery, 2009
“Sits perfectly with one’s soul”: The Art of Laura de Santillana, Jennifer Hawkins Opie, 12/2008
Triple Play: Innovative Glass Works from Venice, Janet Koplos, 3 Visions catalog, 11/2008
Laura de Santillana au coeur du verre, Elisabeth Vedrenne, Connaissance des Arts, no. 644, 12/2006
Breaking the glass lineage, Rachel Spence, Financial Times, 4-5/12 2004
Laura de Santillana et ses Partitions, Jean Luc Olivié, L’OEIL, 6/2004
Ligne de partage, Christian Simenc, Journal des Arts, 4/2004
Laura de Santillana at Barry Friedman, Janet Koplos, Art in America, 7/2003
Red hot, The Economist, 7-8/2002
Wax, bronze and glass: new sculpture and a new direction from L de S, Susanne K. Frantz, Titan, Barry Friedman Gallery, 11/2002 (catalog)
Laura de Santillana, la fille de verre, Béatrice de Rochebouet, Le Figaro Culture, 08/10/02
Laura de Santillana Pioniera del design, Rosa Barovier Mentasti, Vetro, no. 15/2002
Laura de Santillana, Grace Glueck, Art in Review, The New York Times, 6/15/2001
Laura de Santillana, Attilia Dorigato, Laura de Santillana Works, Museo Correr, Venice, 2001 (catalog)
An introduction, Tina Oldnow, Laura de Santillana Works, Museo Correr, Venice, 2001 (catalog)
Radiant space, Janet Koplos, Laura de Santillana Works, Museo Correr, Venice, 2001 (catalog)
In the Envelope: Laura de Santillana, Geoff Wickert, Glass, no. 79, 2000
A propos de Laura de Santillana, Jean-Luc Olivié, Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, 1999 (catalog)
Laura de Santillana, Rosa Barovier Mentasti, Barry Friedman Ltd, New York, 1998 (catalog)
Laura de Santillana, Tina Oldnow, Vetri, vol. 4, no. 2, 1998
Laura de Santillana, NO III, Artists in the World, 1997
Italy’s Laura de Santillana, Ron Glowen, Glass, no. 50, 1993
Laura de Santillana, Nally Bellati, New Italian Design, Rizzoli International, New York, 1990

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