Francesca Pompei

Born in 1978 - Italy


Francesca Pompei was born in 1978 in Rome, Italy. She lives and works in Rome, Italy. Education: 2004 Graduated in Philosophy from La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy; 2002-2006 Degree in Photography from the Municipality of Rome, Italy.

The pictures of Francesca Pompei concern the photographic matter with great sensitivity and questioning attitude. The images resulting from such a strong connection become frames of a story that attracts and convinces by Paolo Portoghesi, architect.

Her work experiences include AP-Associated Press Agency in Rome, ad campaigns for Sony, Nissan and the Cannes Film Festival as well as TV and cinema location shoots. She has been commissioned by the Vatican City a photographic book on the Vatican Gardens and Fountains; the first book, The 100 Fountains (99+1) of the Vatican State, Volume I was published in 2011.

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KIAF, galerie bruno massa, Seoul, South Korea
Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Art Fair Tokyo, galerie bruno massa, Tokyo, Japan
Nourishing the Optic Soul, X ed. Firenze Biennale, Florence, Italy
Naked City Festival Roma, Rome, Italy
La mia Città Solidale, Municipali di Roma, Rome, Italy
Appearance on screen show at Saatchy Gallery, London, UK

(e)merge art fair, galerie bruno massa, Washington DC, USA
Quarta Rassegna di Arte Contemporanea, Casa dei Carraresi, Italy
Select Fair, galerie bruno massa, New York City, USA
Urban, Krakow & Budapest, Poland & Hungary
Affordable Art Fair New York, galerie bruno massa, New York City, USA
FOTOGRAPHIA, Festival Internazionale Roma, Rome, Italy
Esposizione Triennale di Arti Visive Roma, Rome, Italy

Aqua Art Miami, galerie bruno massa, Miami Beach, USA
Atlantic Gallery ("they were, they are, they will"), galerie bruno massa, New York City, USA
R-evolution, Castello Svevo, Barletta. Curated by Fiof, Fondo Internazionale Orvieto Fotografia, Italy
WHO ART YOU?2, Spazio Concept, Milan, Italy
Co.Co.Co., Como Contemporary Contest, S. Pietro in Atrio, Come, Italy

Miami River International Art Fair, Miami, USA
Arte Fiera, Wikiarte Gallery, Bologna, Italy
Praga Contemporanea - Contemporary Prague, Galleria Brehova, Prague, Czech Republic

Le 100 Fontane (99+1) del Vaticano, exclusive solo for Galleria Paolo Antonacci , Rome, Italy
Fuori dal Guscio/Sorprese d’artista nell’Italia dei pulcini e Pulcinella, La Fonderia delle Arti, Rome, Italy

Borromini e la scoperta della luce, solo, b>gallery, Rome, Italy
International Orange Photo Festival, Changsha Government, China

MUSAE, Museo Urbano Sperimentale d’Arte Emergente, European circuit
Le strade di Roma, La città dell’Altra Economia, Rome, Italy
Scatti d’acqua, Cappella Farnese di Palazzo d’Accursio, Bologna, Italy

Roma e Stoccolma, così lontano, così vicino, Libreria Odradek, Rome, Italy


2015 Awarded by the 20°Concorso Nazionale d’Arte Contemporanea SaturARTE + images show in Palazzo Stella, Genoa, Itlay
2015 Honorable mention ar the PX3, Prix de la Photographie, Paris, France
2015 Finalist for the 3rd edition of the Donkey Art Prize
2014-2015 presented by Marco Delogu, Director of Italian Cultural Institute London and the endorsement of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism
2015 Nominated at Combat Prize

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