MARCO SILOMBRIA Satirica I, 1989 Acrylic on canvas with charcoal applications
DIONYSUS IN LOVE: Marco Silombria – A Retrospective
May 06 - Jun 27, 2009
Marco Silombria was born in 1936 in Savona in the Ligurian region of Italy. He attended the Art School of Genoa then moved to Turin to continue his education. After working in the design department at several PR and advertising firms, in 1968 Silombria founded his own firm, CGSS, which represented a diverse clientele including Fiat, GFT and SAI. In 1985, Silombria left the world of commercial advertising to focus his full energies on making art, expanding his work to include the plastic arts and photography. Marco Silombria’s solo exhibitions include: Rob Gallery in Amsterdam (1984), Galleria Weber in Turin, Italy (1988), the Museo Civico in Spoleto, Italy (1991), Gas Art Gallery in Turin, Italy (2003). His group exhibitions include: Leslie/Lohman Gallery (1986), Museo dell’ Automobile in Turin, Italy (1993), Mostra dell’ Artigianato di Firenze in Florence, Italy (1999), Galleria d’Arte Moderna in Bologna, Italy (2002).