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Christine Palamidessi

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Sculptor Christine Palamidessi

About Christine Palamidessi

Visual artist and writer, Christine Palamidessi’s work is inspired by Mediterranean history and geography, Hindu and Christian mythology and graphic patterns based on the pressure of insides meeting outsides. Her special medium is paper and story, which she often folds and molds into human shapes.

Exhibition History of Christine Palamidessi

Solo Shows: 2014 - “Episodes of Violence,” Otranto Castle, Otranto, Italy. 2014 - “The Brazilians,” West Side Lounge, Cambridge, MA. Group Exhibitions: 2015 - Doppelganger, Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA 2015 - Annemarie Sculpture Garden (Smithsonian Museum affiliate), Solomons, MD 2015 - Palazzo Bacile di Castiglione, Spongano, Salento, Italy 2015 - Biennale Project, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy 2015 - Whatcom Museum, National Salon des Refusés, Bellingham, WI. 2015 - Spring Bull Gallery (Honorable Mention), Newport, RI. 2014 - Figure50, Massachusetts Artists (online curated exhibit) 2014 - Unbound Vol IV, Artistree, Woodstock, VT. 2014 - Galatea Gallery, New England Collective V, Boston, MA. 2014 - Annemarie Sculpture Garden (Smithsonian Museum affiliate), Solomons, MD 2014 - Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA. 2014 - Alpers Fine Art, Andover, MA. 2013 - Galatea Gallery, New England Collective IV, Boston, MA. 2013, 2014 - Artist`s Choice, Somerville Museum, Somerville, MA. 2011, 2012 and 2013 - Boston State House, Boston, MA. 2012 - Gallery on Main Street, Saxonburg, PA. 2012 - North River Gallery, Marshfield, MA. 2011 and 2012 - Reisinkoff Gallery, Boston, MA. 2011 - Gallery 342 Broadway, Cambridge, MA.

Awards and Prizes of Christine Palamidessi

UrbanArts, 1992 Dante Alighieri Fellowship, 1995 Barbara Demming Award for Women Writers, 2000 I Migliori 2005


Dorset House, Dorset VT 1992, 1994,1996, 2000 BAU Institute, Otranto (LE) Salento,Italy ACCM Residency, Spongano, Italy, 2015

Acquisitions / Collections of work by Christine Palamidessi

New collectors in Dominican Republic, Brazil, USA and Italy.

Public Works of Christine Palamidessi

Eight-foot Granite Monolith "GRANDMOTHERS" installed in Boston MBTA, Jackson Square Station, Boston, MA USA

Publications / Media / Bibliography of Christine Palamidessi

Select Book Publications: The Virgin Knows - St.Martin’s Press, 1995; GATE Press 2010; Kindle 2013. The Fiddle Case - IAP 2007; GATE Press, 2010, Kindle, 2008. American Women, Italian Style - Fordham University Press, 2010.

Teaching Experience

Boston University

Influences / Inspiration of Christine Palamidessi

Greek and Roman Antiquities; Ancient Hindu sculptures; Samuraii Warrior Art; the color in Botticelli and Giotto`s work; the weight and space in Gaugin and Matisse; energy in Italian Futurism; Joseph Beuys philosophical outlook; Andy Warhol`s commercialism; Cy Twombly, Jean-Michel Basquit use of text on paintings; and the sculptors Rodin, Moore, Modigliani, Eva Hess, Marina Abakanowicz, Nancy Holt and......

Price Range of Work

Christine Palamidessi's work has a price range from £532 to £1,702

Mediums utilised

Christine Palamidessi's work is found in the following materials:

Artwork Categorised

Christine Palamidessi's work is found in the following categories on site:
Painted Coloured Tinted Patinated Enamelled Sculptures Statues statuettes (10)
Wall Mounted or Wall Hanging sculpture (9)
Torsos Chests Females / Women / Girls / Damsels Sculptures Statues statuary (5)
Nudes, Female Sculptures (5)
Papier Mache Sculptures or Statues (4)
Torsos Sculptures or Chests of Men and Women Females Girls Children Statues statuery statuettes (3)
Indoor figurative sculpture (3)
Flamboyant Colourful Exuberant Exotic Gaudy Gorgeous Dedcorative Vivid Brightly Coloured Spectacular Sculptures (3)
Stylised Nude statue sculpture statuette ornament (2)
Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines (2)
Fruit Sculpture (2)
Varietal cross section of Floral, Fruit and Plantlife Sculpture (2)
Human Figurative Sculptures
Recycled Materials / Objets trouvees or Upcycle sculpture Statues statuettes
Objects of desire Sculptures
Hanging Suspended sculpture Statues tatuette
Gods or Goddess, or Deity Sculptures
Primitive or Naive style Sculpture or Statuary
Sea Fish Sculptures
Abstract Plants Fruits Trees Leaves Flowers Statues Sculptures
Famous People Sculptures Statues
Aquatic Sculptures Fish / Shells / Sharks / Seals / Corals / Seaweed
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