Davide Ragazzi is an Italy-based author, artist, graphic designer and teacher.
He was born in Chiavari (Italy) in 1974. He completed own education in Italy: a Degree at Arts High School Nicolò Barabino of Genoa, a Degree in Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts of Genoa and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Painting, Art Education, Drawing, History of Art) at the Academy of Fine Arts in Milan.
Ragazzi exhibits internationally since 1992. His works of art are housed in the Vienna International Centre (VIC) and in italian museums and archives (Rome, Turin, Alessandria, La Spezia, Pisa).
In 2010 Ragazzi exhibited two works in a group exhibition opened in Genoa with the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic.
In 2005 the artist has been selected for the XXI Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean (Naples, Italy), where he exhibited a big format installation.
During the Italian Presidency of the European Union, in 2003, Ragazzi exhibited a big format painting in the Permanent Mission of Italy to the International Organizations in Vienna.
2° prize at the Contest Premio Salesi (Salesi Prize) by Municipality of Sanremo, Italy, 2002
1° prize at the Contest Forme ed immagini contemporanee (Contemporary shapes and pictures) by Provincial Aministration of Genoa, Italy, 1997
Grants and Residencies
Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin Germany, 2000
Charity Auctions and Charity Exhibitions
Natale tra memoria e speranza: un albero per Genova (Christmas between memory and hope: a tree for Genoa), Fondazione Novaro and Regione Liguria, Genoa Italy, Sala Trasparenza della Regione Liguria 2018
Il Colore del Domani (The Colour of Tomorrow), Wannenes Art Auctions for UNICEF, Portofino Italy 2008
Operabuona, Arte e solidarietà: mostra collettiva dei Giovani Artisti Italiani in favore dei bambini moldavi (Young Italian Artist for Moldavian Children), Reggio Emilia Italy, Cloister of San Pietro Church 2002
Liberiamo il futuro (Let’s the Future free), Genoa Italy, Berio Library 2002