BIO and CURRICULUM (download)
Born in 1979 in Campobasso, where he lives and works. Among the most recent personal exhibitions we recommend: Frequenze | Donatella Lombardo – Vincenzo Merola (curated by Matteo Galbiati, Maurizio Caldirola Arte Contemporanea, Monza), Silent Borders (curated by Lorenzo Canova and Piernicola Maria Di Iorio, Centro di arte contemporanea dell’Università del Molise), Diapason | Alighiero Boetti – Vincenzo Merola (curated by Valerio Dehò, Galleria Stefano Forni, Bologna) and Thisorder (curated by Irene Finiguerra, BI-BOx Art Space, Biella).
Among the collective exhibitions: Nuove opere della collezione tra acquisizioni e proposte (curated by Bruno Corà and Tommaso Evangelista, CAMUSAC, Cassino) and the participations in ARTSevilla – ARTSGráfica (CICUS – Centro de Iniciativas Culturales de la Universidad de Sevilla in Spagna), NESXT – Independent Art Festival, Torino, and also in many Art fairs in Italy and abroad (Arte Fiera – Bologna, ArtVerona, Art Karlsruhe, ART.FAIR – Cologne, Drawing Room – Madrid, Art Bodensee – Dornbirn).
In 2015 he won the first prize for the graphics of Premio Arte (Cairo Editore) and Prima Pagina Art Prize, Arte Fiera. The mini-personal exhibition curated by Maria Letizia Tega for the 4 × 4 exhibition cycle and the talk presented by Martina Cavallarin for the series of Black Match meetings at scatolabianca(etc.) in Milan date back to 2014. He received recognitions and he was a finalist in numerous awards, including: Arteam Cup (2017, 2018 editions), Combat Prize (2017, 2016, 2015 editions), Premio Ora (2017), Premio Nocivelli (2019, 2017), Yicca (2017).