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Transdisciplinary designer and PhD, specialized in contemporary jewelry. She collaborates with different academies in Italy, teaching alternative materials and techniques for new craft, design methodology and contemporary jewelry. From 2010 she produces contemporary jewelry and objects, exhibiting in many galleries and museums worldwide. Her researches reflect, from an antropological point of view, about the meaning of materials, tecniques, symbolic images, connecting them to the poetic and visionary dimension of human beings. Her works arise from a crossbreeding of materials and techniques, both digital and handcrafted. They investigate the possible intersections between industry and craftsmanship, technology and humanity.

Transdisciplinary designer specialized in contemporary jewelry. PhD in Design, collaborates for research activities with the Department of Design of the University of Campania, Italy. She is lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples, IED Moda in Milan and Tarì Design School in Caserta, teaching alternative materials for new craft, design methodology and contemporary jewelry. From 2011 with the omonymous Brand develops and produces contemporary jewelry and design objects in its own studio, exhibiting her works in many galleries and museums around the world. Her researches investigate different aspects of the contemporary design, hybridizing advanced technologies with a humanistic approach, using hybrid processes between industry and high craft. Her activities concern teaching, writing, scientific research, consultancy.

Member : Klimt02 | AGC Contemporary Jewelry Italy | SID Italian Design Society. 

TEACHING | TALKS | WORKSHOP
2014 at present – Teaching at IED MODA Jewelry Department (english), Milan 
2016 at present – Teaching at Tarì Jewelry Design School (ita/eng), Caserta
2017 at present – Teaching at Academy of Fine Arts, Naples
2015 at present – Ph.D and collaborator Design Department | University of Campania, Aversa
2017 – Curatorship exhibition: Hyle. Dialoghi Transdisciplinari sul Design, curated by F.Dell’Aglio, E.Migliore, C.Scarpitti
2016 – Talk Tavola Rotonda “Gioiello Contemporaneo – Dialoghi”, a cura di AGC and M. C. Nalon, Padua
2016 – Talk “Unconference” at D.RE.A.M FabLab, Città della Scienza, Naples
2016 – Workshop/Exhibit “Materialize your Dreams”, Futuro Remoto | Città della Scienza, Naples
2016 – Presentation Paper at “Making Research in Design” Conference, IUAV University, Venice
2014 – Presentation Paper at “A Matter of Design” STS Conference, Politecnico di Milano, Milan
2014 – Talk “Body Ornament”, curated by M.L.Frisa, F.Vacca e G.Monti. Fiera di Vicenza, Vicenza
2013 – Workshop coordinator with C. Riccoboni “Gioielli Come Multipli”. Museo del Bijou, Cremona
2013 – Presentation Paper at “Design Matters” Conference, IUAV University, Venice
2012 – Workshop/Talk “Nuove Artigianalità nella Moda”. Accademia di Belle Arti, Naples
2012/2011 – Teaching assistant Master Degree in Design e Comunicazione, University of Campania, Aversa
2009 – Teaching assistant Master Degree in Fashion Design, Politecnico di Milano, Milan
2009/2008 – Masterclass coordinator, Politecnico di Milano and Consorzio Oromare, Milan             
                                         

WRITINGS | BOOKS
For my scientific publications see Academia.edu.
2018 at present – editorial committe
DIID | Industrial Design Journal 
2017 at present – scientific committee OFFICINA Magazine | bimonthly of Architecture and Technology
2017. Scarpitti C., Dell’Aglio F., Migliore E., Hyle. Dialoghi Transdisciplinari sul Design, Il Laboratorio Edizioni, Naples.
2016. Scarpitti C., Accusa e risposta / cap. 3. in La Rocca F. Design e delitto. Critica e metamorfosi dell’oggetto contemporaneo. Franco Angeli, Roma.

WRITINGS | BOOKS
For my scientific publications see Academia.edu
2018 at present – editorial committe Journal DIID | Industrial Design
2017 at present – scientific committee OFFICINA Magazine | bimonthly of Architecture and Technology
2017. Scarpitti C., Dell’Aglio F., Migliore E., Hyle. Dialoghi Transdisciplinari sul Design Il Laboratorio Edizioni, Naples.
2017. Scarpitti C., Charges and defence/chapter 3, in La Rocca F. Design on Trial. Critique and metamorphosis of the contemporary object. Franco Angeli, Roma.
2016. Scarpitti C., Accusa e risposta/cap. 3, in La Rocca F. Design e delitto. Critica e metamorfosi dell’oggetto contemporaneo. Franco Angeli, Roma.

WRITINGS | BOOKS
For my scientific publications see Academia.edu 
2018 at present – editorial committe Journal DIID | Industrial Design
2017 at present – scientific committee OFFICINA Magazine | bimonthly of Architecture and Technology
2017. Scarpitti C., Dell’Aglio F., Migliore E., Hyle. Dialoghi Transdisciplinari sul Design Il Laboratorio Edizioni, Naples.                                                                                                                                                                                          2017. Scarpitti C., Charges and defence/ the objects. chapter 3, in La Rocca F. Design on Trial. Critique and metamorphosis of the contemporary object. Franco Angeli, Roma.
2016. Scarpitti C., Accusa e risposta/gli oggetti. cap. 3, in La Rocca F. Design e delitto. Critica e metamorfosi dell’oggetto contemporaneo. Franco Angeli, Roma.    

WRITINGS | BOOKS
For my scientific publications see Academia.edu 
2018 at present – editorial committe Journal DIID | Industrial Design
2017 at present – scientific committee OFFICINA Magazine | bimonthly of Architecture and Technology
2017. Scarpitti C., Dell’Aglio F., Migliore E., Hyle. Dialoghi Transdisciplinari sul Design Il Laboratorio Edizioni, Naples. 2017. Scarpitti C., Charges and defence/ the objects. chapter 3, in La Rocca F. Design on Trial. Critique and metamorphosis of the contemporary object. Franco Angeli, Roma.
2016. Scarpitti C., Accusa e risposta/gli oggetti. cap. 3, in La Rocca F. Design e delitto. Critica e metamorfosi dell’oggetto contemporaneo. Franco Angeli, Roma.    

AWARDS
2016. Honourable Mention Triple Parade, Tianjin/Beijing (CN)
2016. Premio Leonardo Ph.D Thesis "Postdigital Design. Oggetti, Cose e Organismi", Quirinale Palace, Rome
2013. Preziosa Young Award, Florence
2012. Honourable Mention Cominelli Foundation Award, Salò
2011. Finalist Enjoia’t Award | student, JOYA, Barcelona (ES)
2011. Selected for Talents, Tendence Fair, Messe Frankfurt (DE)
2010. 1°place TheBestOfBijoux by Preziosa Magazine, Milan
2009. Shortlist IJA Italian Jewellery Award, Naples
2008. 2°place Taking the tradition into the future feat. Vivienne Westwood, Milan
2007. 1°place ReMade in Italy Consumated in China Roma Design Più | Università La Sapienza, Rome 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018. “Anthropocene _extinct flowers and lost landscapes”, curated by L. Bini,  Bini Gallery/Italian Institute of Culture, Melbourne (AUS)
2017. “Poetic Adornments”, curated by Bella Neyman, Reinstein Ross Gallery, New York (USA)
2015. “Ushabti”, curated by Elena Rizzi, Oh My Blue Gallery, Venice
2013. “Formafantasma + Chiara Scarpitti”, curated by P.Verrengia, Galleria Paola Verrengia, Salerno
2012. “Chiara Scarpitti”, curated by K.Betman & M.Haveman, Galerie Beeld&Aambeeld, Enschede (NL)
2012. “Phylogenesis and Reaction Poetique”, curated by A. L. Bakkevig, ExpoArte Smykkedesign, Oslo (NO)
2012. “Phylogenesis”, curated by Marco Petroni, Plart Design Foundation, Naples
2011. “Reaction Poetique”, curated by S. Perchiazzi, Forum Universale delle Culture, Naples

AWARDS
2016. Honourable Mention Triple Parade, Tianjin/Beijing (CN)
2016. Premio Leonardo Ph.D Thesis "Postdigital Design. Oggetti, Cose e Organismi", Quirinale Palace, Rome
2013. Preziosa Young Award, Florence
2012. Honourable Mention Cominelli Foundation Award, Salò
2011. Finalist Enjoia’t Award, JOYA, Barcelona (ES)
2011. Selected for Talents, Tendence Fair, Messe Frankfurt (DE)
2010. 1°place TheBestOfBijoux by Preziosa Magazine, Milan
2009. Shortlist IJA Italian Jewellery Award, Naples
2008. 2°place Taking the tradition into the future feat. Vivienne Westwood, Milan
2007. 1°place ReMade in Italy Consumated in China Roma Design Più | Università La Sapienza, Rome 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018. “Anthropocene _extinct flowers and lost landscapes”, curated by L. Bini,  Bini Gallery/Italian Institute of Culture, Melbourne (AUS)
2017. “Poetic Adornments”, curated by Bella Neyman, Reinstein Ross Gallery, New York (USA)
2015. “Ushabti” di Chiara Scarpitti, curated by Elena Rizzi, Oh My Blue Gallery, Venice
2013. “Formafantasma + Chiara Scarpitti”, curated by P.Verrengia, Galleria Paola Verrengia, Salerno
2012. “Phylogenesis”, curated by K.Betman & M.Haveman, Galerie Beeld&Aambeeld, Enschede (NL)
2012. “Phylogenesis”, curated by Anne Line Bakkevig, ExpoArte Smykkedesign, Oslo (NO)
2012. “Phylogenesis”, curated by Marco Petroni, Plart Design Foundation, Naples
2011. “Reaction Poetique”, curated by S. Perchiazzi, Forum Universale delle Culture, Naples

AWARDS
2016. Honourable Mention Triple Parade, Tianjin/Beijing (CN)
2016. Premio Leonardo Ph.D Thesis "Postdigital Design. Oggetti, Cose e Organismi", Quirinale Palace, Rome
2013. Preziosa Young Award, Florence
2012. Honourable Mention Cominelli Foundation Award, Salò
2011. Finalist Enjoia’t Award, JOYA, Barcelona (ES)
2011. Selected for Talents, Tendence Fair, Messe Frankfurt (DE)
2010. 1°place TheBestOfBijoux by Preziosa Magazine, Milan
2009. Shortlist IJA Italian Jewellery Award, Naples
2008. 2°place Taking the tradition into the future feat. Vivienne Westwood, Milan
2007. 1°place ReMade in Italy Consumated in China Roma Design Più | Università La Sapienza, Rome 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018. “Anthropocene _extinct flowers and lost landscapes”, curated by BiniGallery/Italian Institute of Culture, Melbourne (AUS)
2017. “Poetic Adornments”, curated by Bella Neyman, Reinstein Ross Gallery, New York (USA)
2015. “Ushabti” di Chiara Scarpitti, curated by Elena Rizzi, Oh My Blue Gallery, Venice
2013. “Formafantasma + Chiara Scarpitti”, curated by P.Verrengia, Galleria Paola Verrengia, Salerno
2012. “Phylogenesis”, curated by K.Betman & M.Haveman, Galerie Beeld&Aambeeld, Enschede (NL)
2012. “Phylogenesis”, curated by Anne Line Bakkevig, ExpoArte Smykkedesign, Oslo (NO)
2012. “Phylogenesis”, curated by Marco Petroni, Plart Design Foundation, Naples
2011. “Reaction Poetique”, curated by S. Perchiazzi, Forum Universale delle Culture, Naples

AWARDS
2016. Honourable Mention “Triple Parade”, Tianjin/Beijing (CN)
2016. Premio Leonardo Ph.D Thesis "Postdigital Design. Oggetti, Cose e Organismi", Quirinale Palace, Rome
2013. “Preziosa Young Award”, Florence
2012. Honourable Mention “Cominelli Foundation Award”, Salò
2011. Finalist “Enjoia’t Award”, JOYA, Barcelona (ES)
2011. Selected for "Talents", Tendence Fair, Messe Frankfurt (DE)
2010. 1°place “TheBestOfBijoux” by Preziosa Magazine, Milan
2009. Shortlist “IJA Italian Jewellery Award”, Naples
2008. 2°place “Taking the tradition into the future” feat. Vivienne Westwood, Milan
2007. 1°place “ReMade in Italy Consumated in China” Roma Design Più - Università La Sapienza, Rome 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018. “Anthropocene _extinct flowers and lost landscapes”, curated by L. Bini,  Bini Gallery/Italian Institute of Culture, Melbourne (AUS)
2017. “Poetic Adornments”, curated by Bella Neyman, Reinstein Ross Gallery, New York (USA)
2015. “Ushabti” di Chiara Scarpitti, curated by Elena Rizzi, Oh My Blue Gallery, Venice
2013. “Formafantasma + Chiara Scarpitti”, curated by P.Verrengia, Galleria Paola Verrengia, Salerno
2012. “Phylogenesis”, curated by K.Betman & M.Haveman, Galerie Beeld&Aambeeld, Enschede (NL)
2012. “Phylogenesis”, curated by Anne Line Bakkevig, ExpoArte Smykkedesign, Oslo (NO)
2012. “Phylogenesis”, curated by Marco Petroni, Plart Design Foundation, Naples
2011. “Reaction Poetique”, curated by S. Perchiazzi, Forum Universale delle Culture, Naples

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS | selection
2018
"NYC Jewelry Week", DJUNA Space, represented by Charon Kransen Arts, NY (USA)
"SOFA Chicago" Art Fair, represented by Charon Kransen Arts, Chicago (USA)
“Triple Parade – Contemporary Jewelry Biennal”, HOW Art Museum, Shanghai (CN) 
"JOYA Art Jewelry Fair, Design Museum, Barcelona (SP)
"Collectiva Internation Meeting", Collectiva Gallery, Porto (PT)
"Le Génie des Images" curated by C. Robin, Galerie Mazlo, Paris (FR)
“Tat–Ort–Schmuck”, Kunst.Wirt.Schaft Gallery, Graz (AUS)
“Giambattista Vico. Pagine e immagini”, Biblioteca Universitaria, Naples

2017
“Special Occasion Jewelry”, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge (USA)
“VicenzaOro” AGC space, Vicenza, Italy
“KCDA Exhibition” Korea Craft Designer Association, Seoul (KOR)
“Gioielli all’Italiana”, Italian Institute of Culture, Melbourne (AUS)
“Bagues”, Bettina Flament Gallery, Lille (FR)
“Natura Praetiosa”, curated by M.R.Franzin, Museo di Storia Naturale, Livorno
“ImagoMundi”, curated by C. Pirozzi, MADRE Museum, Naples
“Fluxus. PostDigital Jewelry”, Corporea Museum, Città della Scienza, Naples
“Jewelry exhibit”, Sunny Art Gallery, London (UK)
2016
“W.Women in Italian Design”, curated by S.Annicchiarico, Triennale Design Museum, Milan
“SIERAAD” Contemporary Jewelry Art Fair, Amsterdam (NL)
“Triple Parade”, Shengxi Art Museum Tianjin / GAUGUIN Gallery, Beijing (CN)
“Aureus Feeling Italia-Chile”, Creativity Gallery, Turin
“Dreamers”, curated space by Creativity Gallery, MEF Museo Ettore Fico, Turin
“ORIGIN” Fair curated NJAL, MilanoUnica, Milan
“JOYA” Contemporary Jewelry Fair, Barcelona (ES)
“Dialoghi”, curated by AGC – JJDA, Museum of Mediterranean, Livorno | Fondazione Cominelli, Salò | Oratorio San Rocco, Padua
“OhMyBlue Jewelry Collection”, Oh My Blue Gallery, Venice
“Collezione Permanente Fondazione Cominelli”, curated by R.Marcangelo, Oratorio San Rocco, Padua
2015
“LOOT Mad About Jewelry”, Museum of Art and Design, New York (USA)
“Beijing Jewelry Art Biennial”, Institute of Fashion Technology, Beijing (CN)
“Il gioco delle diversità”, curated by A.Quattordio, Officine Saffi, Milan
“Dialoghi”, curated by AGC – JJDA, Museo del gioiello di Kofu, Ishikawa (JP) / Institute of Italian Culture, Tokio (JP)
“Omaggio a Donatello. Premio Mario Pinton”, Oratorio San Rocco, Padua
“NJAL for Dubai Design District”, Dubai (UAE)
“La Matiére du Bijou”, Galerie Maitre Albert, Paris (FR)
“Plastic Days”, curated by C.Cecchini and M.Petroni, MEF Museo Ettore Fico, Turin
2014
“Sieraden”, curated by Beeld en Aambeeld Galerie, Stichting Het Kunstgemaal (NL)
“Surface”, curated by MT. Annarumma, Museo Filangieri, Naples
“I’mperfect”, curated by M.Massera, PAN Palazzo delle Arti, Naples
“Permanent Collection Cominelli Foundation”, Fondazione Cominelli, Salò
“ORIGIN” Fair curated NJAL, VicenzaOro, Vicenza
“Exploring Textile Jewellery”, Bini Gallery, Melbourne (AUS)
“Diatom De-Science”, curated by C. Langella, Città della Scienza, Naples
“La Frontera”, The Houston Center for Contemporary Art, Houston (USA)
“Changing Hues”, The Ganoskin Project (USA)
“Circuits Bijoux”, Auction House Audap Mirabaud, Paris (FR)

 

2013
“SIERAAD” Contemporary Jewelry Art Fair, Amsterdam (NL)
“Gift・Ed”, MANO Gallery, Taipei City, Taiwan (TWN)
“Papallona/Mariposa/Butterfly” curated by P. Sajet, Museu de Ciències Naturals, Granollers (ES)
“Filo RossoxParis” curated by I.Bembo, Agatha Ruiz de La Prada, Paris (FR)
“La Frontera”, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco (USA)
“Preziosa Young”, Preziosa Contemporary Jewellery, Museo Marini, Florence
“La Frontera”, Museum Franz Meyer, Mexico City (MEX)
“Quite Quirky”, Diana Porter Gallery, Bristol (UK)
“DMY” Design Fair, Berlin (DE)
“New Brand" Inhorgenta Jewelry Fair, Munich (DE)
“Preziosa Young” at Revolt, The Art Gallery in Legnica, Legnica (PL)
“TraCarte”, Fondazione Banca del Monte, Foggia
“Preziosa Young”, Inhorgenta Fair, Munich (DE)
2012
“Cose In/Possibili”, PLART Design Foundation, Naples
“Close”, curated by M.T. Annarumma, Mineralogical Museum, Vico Equense
“Particules Nuit”, Galerie MariaClara Art Point, Brussel (BE)
“Cominelli Foundation Award”, promoted by AGC, Fondazione Cominelli, Salò
“Talents", Tendence Fair, Frankfurt (DE)
“Pglassfactory”, MOST FuoriSalone, Museo della Scienza e della Tecnica, Milan
“La via dell’imperfezione”, curated by Trend&Tradition, via dei Fossi, Florence
2011
“Sexy”, Legnica Gallery Jewellery Festival, Legnica (PL)
“SIERAAD” Contemporary Art Jewelry Fair, Amsterdam (NL)
“JOYA” Contemporary Art Jewelry Fair, (AGC space), Barcelona (ES)
"A.I. Artisanal Intelligence" Alta Roma, Palazzo Congressi, Rome
“Artematica Vitrum Arte” Valcucine, Isi Arti Associate, Naples
“Antologica Arte3″, curated by F. Profili, Narni
2010
“Premio Internazionale Mario Pinton”, curated by M.Cisotto Nalon, Oratorio San Rocco, Padua
“Lumina”, Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School, Florence
“Xtremelyordinarydesign”, Padiglione Satellite, Salone del Mobile, Milan
“DesignersBlock”, Ventura-Lambrate, FuoriSalone del Mobile, Milan
“Mediterraneo”, Museum of Natural History, promoted by AGC, Livorno
“Led Exhibition Design 2010”, Palazzo Marini, Milan
2009 
“Filo Rosso” Contemporary Jewellery Biennal, Museum of Art Ugo Carà, Trieste
"Cominelli Foundation Award”, promoted by AGC, Fondazione Cominelli, Salò
“DAS European Creativity” RomaDesignPiù, ExGil, Rome
“Reaction Poetique”, Manidesign Gallery, Naples
2008
“Connections”, Agu gallery, Lubiana (SL)
”New play in art”, curated by E.M.Zilioli, Heller Garden, Brescia
“Taking the tradition into the future” feat.V.Westwood, Spazio Flos, Milan
“Gioiello italiano contemporaneo”, curated by A.Cappellieri, Castello Sforzesco, Milan
2007
“Ars Ornata Europeana”, Design Center, Manchester (UK)

MAIN INTERESTS:
Art&Design Research  |  Jewelry Design  |  Product Design |  Writing  |  Critical Making  |  New Technologies 

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