CV

 

Name: Francesca Brunetti

Gender: Female

Nationality: Italy

Mobile: +1 469 347 5145

email: francescabrunetti@hotmail.it

website: https://www.francescabrunetti.net

 

Education and qualifications

 

  • 2019 PhD Visual and Performing Arts, University of Texas at Dallas (ABD), Dallas, Texas, USA

  • 2015 Master’s Degree Communication Design (focus on Illustration), Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

  • 2011 Master’s Degree in Philosophy, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

  • 2007 Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

  • 2019 Rosi Braidotti Summer School, Posthuman Knowledge(s), Utrecht University, Netherland

  • 2013 Certificate of Higher Education in Art and Design, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • 2012 Certificate in Graphic Design, Romeur Academy, Rome, Italy

  • 2019 Italian Society of Women Historians Summer School, CISL Studies Centre, Florence, Italy

  • 2014 IELTS Certificate, Glasgow University, Glasgow, Scotland

 

Exhibitions

  • The Incursions of the Southern Italian Woman into the Discourse of Man. February 1st-March 1st, 2022.  Liliana Bloch Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA.

  • Post-terrona. A drawing project about an imaginative reconfiguration of the southern Italian woman. October 2nd-October 31st, 2020. University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA.

  • Clip. An International Exhibition of Works on Paper. Friday, September 6-September 30, 2019. 5&J Gallery - Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, TX, USA

  • Strange Rooms. Saatchi & Saatchi, 24 January – 24 February 2019. Dallas, TX, USA

  • Home Un-Homey Home. 500X, September 8 - October 7, 2018. Dallas, TX, USA

  • ART Off the Wall, April 28-May 12, 2018. Brookline Arts Centre, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

  • Art214, April 12-May25. Latino Cultural Centre, Dallas, USA

  • Fall Festival, December 17. Spin Gallery, Dallas, USA

  • AnFiArt, June 10-11, 2017. Lungolago Anguillara Sabazia, Italy

  • Temporary Collectives, April 5, 2017. 500 Singleton Blvd, Dallas, Texas, USA

  • Up/Rooted, March 17-April 21, 2017. Brookline Arts Centre, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

  • Through the Lens: found object/readymade, January 21-February 25, 2017. CentralTrak, Dallas, USA

  • Hi to Hibi to Hito, December 16 - December 18, 2016, Tengaibou, Nara, Japan

  • New Texas Talent XXIII, August 6 - September 2, 2016, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, Texas, USA

  • Hanarart Art Festival, October 24 – November 3, 2015, Nara, Japan

  • Biennale di Viterbo, May 5- July 5, 2016, Palazzo dei Papi, Viterbo, Italy

  • WIP, February 11-13, 2015, Drygate, Glasgow, UK

  • WAF, December 22/January 6, 2012, Fruttiere di Palazzo Te, Mantova, Italy

 

Publications

Academic Publications

 

  • Brunetti, Francesca. Home, Tradition, and the Mediterranean Landscape: The Uncanniness of the Italian Woman. Athenaeum Review, Issue 3, Fall 2019 (https://athenaeumreview.org/essay/home-tradition-and-the-mediterranean-landscape-the-uncanniness-of-the-italian-woman/ )

  • Brunetti, Francesca. Photography as Presentation and Representation. Athenaeum Review, Issue 3, Fall 2019 (https://athenaeumreview.org/essay/photography-as-representation-and-presentation/ )

  • Brunetti, Francesca. Post-terrona. A drawing project about a creative reconfiguration of the southern Italian woman. Athenaeum Review (under editorial process)

 

Exhibition Reviews:

 

  • Drake, Abigail. Francesca Brunetti: Home, Un-homey Home. Athenaeum Review, Issue 2, Summer 2019 (https://athenaeumreview.org/review/francesca-brunetti-home-un-homey-home/)

 

Artistic Collaborations in academic papers:

 

  • Warren, Shilyh & Balanta, Beatriz. Women and Language. Revolution is another Climax . E-flux (under editorial process).

 

Conferences

  • 108th College of Art Association Annual Conference 2020. February 12-15, 2020, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  • Home (Alone). An Interrogation of the Familiar, Transitory Space, and the Contours of the Self. April 1-2, 2016, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

  • RAW Symposium 2017. February 24-25, 2017, University of Texas at Dallas, Texas, USA

  • 49th Meeting of the North Texas Philosophical Association. March 31- April 1, 2017, University of Dallas, TX, USA

  • RAW Symposium 2018. February 23-24, 2018, University of Texas at Dallas, Texas, USA

  • 50th Meeting of the North Texas Philosophical Association. March 30 - 31, 2018, University of Dallas, TX, USA

  • Society for the Study of American Women Writers Triennial Conference 2018. November 7-11, The Westin Denver Downtown, Colorado, USA

  • RAW Symposium 2019. February 22-23, 2019, University of Texas at Dallas, Texas, USA

  • 51st Meeting of the North Texas Philosophical Association. March 29-30, 2019, University of Dallas, TX, USA

 

Art Residencies

 

  • August 2016-June 2017, CentralTrak, Dallas, Texas

 

Curatorial Experiences

 

  • Comer Collection of Photography. Representation and Presentation in Photography. SP/N Gallery, Dallas, January 31-February 28, 2019.

 

Fellowships

 

  • Edith O’Donnell Graduate Fellowship. O’Donnell Institute of Art History at the University of Texas at Dallas, 2019-22.

 

Awards

  • Teaching Assistant. Art History. University of Texas at Dallas, USA. Academic years 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, and 2018/19.

  • Teaching Assistant. Art History. Franklin University of Switzerland. Summer 2018 and Summer 2019. Lugano, Switzerland.

  • Teaching Assistant. Art History. Notre Dame University of Rome. Summer 2018. Rome, Italy.

  • Graduate Travel Reimbursement Grant, University of Texas at Dallas, Spring 2016.

  • Graduate Travel Reimbursement Grant, University of Texas at Dallas, Spring 2018.

 

Presentations

 

  • Through the Lens: found object/readymade panel discussion. February 9, 2017. CentralTrak, Dallas, USA

  • Photography as Presentation and Representation. January 31, 2019, SP/N Gallery, Dallas.

  • The Incursions of the Southern Italian Woman into the Discourse of Man: A Drawing, Printmaking, and Video Project about Gender, Language, and Geography. UTD SciLab, April 19th 2019.

 

Relevant work experiences

 

  • Program Assistant, University of Texas at Dallas Summer Program in Switzerland, Franklin University of Switzerland. Summer 2019.

  • Teaching Assistant. Art History. University of Texas at Dallas, USA. Academic years 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19.

  • Teaching Assistant. Art History. Franklin University of Switzerland. Summer 2018 and Summer 2019. Lugano (Switzerland)

  • Teaching Assistant. Art History. Notre Dame University of Rome. Summer 2018, Rome, Italy

  • 2016 Art Editor at Reunion: The Dallas Review, Dallas, TX

  • 2011/ 2015 Freelance Communication and Graphic Designer in Rome (LabCreativity, HSPI) Edinburgh (The Wee Red Bar), and Glasgow (Union Solidarity International, Bar Bloc, Clarity Recording, No Unicorn Productions).

  • 2013-2015 Organizer of SUGO, a monthly music event in The Wee Red Bar (Edinburgh) and Bar Bloc (Glasgow). Involved in the Concept design, production, music (DJ-ing and visuals) and marketing. Glasgow/Edinburg, UK

 

Consultancies

 

  • Served in the Search Committee at the University of Texas at Dallas as Graduate Student Observer to hire a professor in Visual and Performing Arts. Spring 2017

  • Served in the Search Committee at the University of Texas at Dallas as Graduate Student Observer to hire a professor in Philosophy. Spring 2018

 

Travel/Foreign Languages

 

  • Fluent in Italian and English. Lived, worked and studied in Rome (Italy), Edinburgh (Scotland), Glasgow (Scotland), Dallas (USA), and Lugano (Switzerland).

 

Personal skills

 

  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects)

  • Illustration - hand drawn, screen-printing, risograph, mono-printing, collages, mixed media

  • Digital Photography

  • Microsoft Office