Fonderia Artistica Versiliese is pleased to award one of the exhibiting artists of the Artrooms Fair London 2019, with an artist residency that includes a workshop within the foundry’s laboratories and the production and realization of a bronze sculpture.

The Fonderia Artistica Versiliese Prize includes:

• Artist residency at the company’s atelier (an open-space with a mezzanine with two beds, and satellite TV, services, and a small kitchenette and the working space)
• Assistance for the realization of the clay model (or other materials)
• Realization of the silicone and plaster mold
• Execution and retouching of waxes
• Bronze casting
• Finishing
• Coating

The bronze casting must be included in the relative measures of 50×50 cm.
The winner will be announced during the Artrooms Fair London 2019.
The period of residency is of 10 days within the 14 January to 14 February 2019.
The sculpture will be officially presented during the Artrooms Fair Roma (22 – 24 March 2019).
Packaging and shipping are at the artist’s expenses.

All exhibitors are invited to present a project (drawing and description) to Cristina Cellini Antonini, before the 20th of December 2018

Email: Ref: Versiliese PRIZE

About the Fonderia Artistica Versiliese

Founded in 1975 by Gino Lucarini, the Fonderia has always been involved in the realization of important works, contributing in growing all over the world, the popularity of the culture and the art of bronze casting, as well as of the town of Pietrasanta. Even today, the Versiliese faithfully maintains the same ethos: the art of craftmanship, the enhancement of each piece made with the technique of lost wax casting and the perfect combination of experience and modernity. A deep and constant commitment characterized by a spirit of flexibility and renewal in respect of traditions, has allowed the company to collaborate with international artists such as Fernando Botero, Giò Pomodoro, Alicia Penalba, Hidetoshi Nagasawa, Sacha Sosno, Sandro Chia and many emerging Italian and foreign artists.

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Office: Via del Castagno 23 – 55045 Pietrasanta (LU)/Italy
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