Silvia Naddeo



Silvia Naddeo was born in Rome in 1984. In 2008, she graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Ravenna, completing her education with a two-year specialization in Mosaic in 2010.
In 2009, she participated in the project Summer School on Mosaics Studies and Restoration in Damascus (Syria), organized by the Italian Embassy in Damascus, the Italian Development Cooperation, and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In 2012, she was invited to Moscow for the artist residency promoted by the Ismail Akhmetov Foundation. During her stay, she created the work Transition, which became part of the foundation's permanent collection.
In 2016, she was selected for the artist residency at Comacina Island organized by the Comacina Island Foundation, with the support of the Brera Academy of Fine Arts and the Flemish and Walloon communities of Belgium.
She has won several awards, including the Domenico Ghidoni International Sculpture Award in 2015, the Starting Point! Award in 2011, the R.A.M. Award in 2011, and the National Arts Award in 2010.
Her works have been exhibited in Italy and abroad, including the State Art Gallery Na Kashirke and the Musivum Gallery in Moscow, the City Art Museum of Ravenna, the Chapelle Saint-Éman in Chartres (France), the Civic Museum Il Cassero for Italian Sculpture of the 19th and 20th Centuries in Montevarchi, and the International Festival of Contemporary Mosaic.

Nell'universo dolce e gentile dell'artista romana compaiono a sorpresa gigantesche carote, sfiziosi pic-nic, pasticcini invitanti. Accanto a gustosi “salati”, come la grande piadina fumante emblema del made in Romagna o panini vertiginosamente imbottiti, trofei del takeaway globalizzato.