"I like to play with water and to measure myself with the magic of nature, the figurative approach of my art has within it a level of abstraction that allows me to transmit emotions at a deeper level. My aim is to be able to explore more and more on different textures and with different techniques in order to capture the essence of light and movement. Art has the power to show different worlds generated from a blank canvas, I want to share this process through my work" 

Michele Bajona is a contemporary figurative artist born in 1971 in Vicenza, Italy. He currently lives in Mexico City where he paints and teaches art.  Educated as an architect, he learned the art of painting from his hometown maestro Otello de Maria and later focused on watercolors with Frederic Wong at the Art Student League of New York. He has been an active member and a teacher at Cercle Artistic S. Lluc in Barcelona.

The artist has shown his work in collective and solo exhibitions winning the first prize for best video documentary at the 54th Venice Art Biennial, Padiglione Italia.



exhibitions

a selection


>2019

Collective   Painting the Figure Now II. PoetsArtists at Zhou B Art Center, Chicago.

Collective   Rostros Amigos. Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico, CDMX, Mexico.

Collective   Taller Huachinango. Gabinete de Arte STUNAM, CDMX, Mexico.

Collective   Rostros Amigos. Galería Luis Nishizawa, FAD, CDMX, Mexico.


> 2018

Collective   The New Nude. PoetsArtists Gallery at Zhou B Art Center, Chicago.


> 2014

Collective   Arte Genova. 10th Contemporary Art Fair, Genova, Italy.

Collective   Pleinair Festival. Marcort Foundation, L’Estartit, Spain. 

> 2013

Collective   Barceloneta Sonora. Centro Civico Barceloneta, Barcelona, Spain.

Collective   Theodoria Art Festival. City Hall, Servia, Kozani, Greece. 

Collective   KaleidosMuseo del Soratte, Palazzo Caccia Canali. Sant'Oreste, Rome, Italy.

Collective   AAF Brussels. Affordable Art Fair, Tour and Taxi, Brussels, Belgium.

> 2012 

Solo           Luce. Galla Caffe'. Vicenza, Italy.

Collective   Seleccionats. Cercle Artistic S. Lluc. Barcelona, Spain.

Collective   Art International Zurich. 14th Int. fair of contemp. art. Zurich.

Collective   AAF Rome. Affordable Art Fair, Museo Macro, Rome, Italy.

> 2011

Collective    Arte Padova. 22nd Padua Art Fair. Padua, Italy.

Collective    Padiglione Italia nel Mondo. 54th Venice Art Biennial. Venice, Italy.

Collective    Dibujo Contemporaneo. Art Actors Queralt. Barcelona, Spain.

Collective    14. Beijing Art Expo. China World Trade Center, Beijing.

> 2010 

Solo.           Corpo Etereo. Galla Caffe'. Vicenza, Italy.

Collective    The Concours. Phyllis H. Mason Gallery. New York, NY.

Solo.           Cuerpo Etereo. Galeria 4Art. Barcelona, Spain. 

> 2009

Collective.   La Escuela Moderna. Galeria H2O. Barcelona, Spain.

Collective.   Sketch it Out. APW Gallery. New York, NY. 

Collective.   FHM #4. Galeria H2O. Barcelona, Spain. 

2002

Solo.           Ritratti. Galleria Hotel Castello. Vicenza, Italy.

Collective.   The Concours. Phyllis H. Mason Gallery. New York, NY.

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