Born in Pinerolo, Torino (Italy) in 1970, lives and works in Brooklyn, New York since 2000. She became a naturalized American citizen in 2013.

 
     
   
 

1988 Diploma at Liceo Artistico Primo, Torino
1992 Diploma at Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti, Torino

 
     
   
 

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston. Artist in Residence, May 2007

Artist Residency at Artomi (New York)

Artist Residency at International Studio Program (ISCP), New York

Italian representant at THAI-EU Contemporary Art Project: Alter ego, organized by The European Union Member States, The European Commission, Silpakorn University, Bangkok

Awarded by Modernità Progetto 2000, International Competition, Palazzo Bricherasio, Torino

 
     
   
 

Artist talk, VES, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Visiting Professor in Drawing for the 2013-2014 Academic Year, VES, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Magic Moments: The Screen and the Eye-9 Artists 9 Projections, in conversation with Pieranna Cavalchini, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA

The Legacy of Arte Povera: Luisa Rabbia and Tacita Dean, Presentation and Film Screening, Tuft University, Medford, MA

Travels with Isabella, in conversation with Pieranna Cavalchini, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA

A Two-Part Process, in conversation with Fa Ventilato, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA

 
     
   
 

Love (UPCOMING)
Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia

2016

Territories
Peter Blum
Frieze Art Fair, NYC

A Matter of Life,
RLWindow, Ryan Lee Gallery, NYC

Drawing
Peter Blum, NYC

Waterfall
Installation for the facade, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

Everyone
Studio EOS. Libri d'Artista, Roma

Coming and Going
Peter Blum - Chelsea, NYC

You Were Here. You Were There
Galerie Charlotte Moser, Genève

Luisa Rabbia
Organized by Beatrice Merz
Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires

Travels with Isabella. Travel Scrapbooks 1883/2008
Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venezia

In viaggio sotto lo stesso cielo
Organized by Beatrice Merz
Fondazione Merz, Torino

Travels with Isabella. Travel Scrapbooks 1883/2008
Organized by Pieranna Cavalchini
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

Yesterdaytodaytomorrow
Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston

Together
Galleria Rossana Ciocca, Milano

Luisa Rabbia
Massimo Audiello Gallery, NYC

Luisa Rabbia
Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid

ISLANDS
Organized by Achille Bonito Oliva and Associazione Arte Continua
Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Raffaele de Grada, San Gimignano

Anywhere Out of the World
Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino

Arte all'Arte 9, Special Project: Il riposo del tempo
Organized by Achille Bonito Oliva and James Putnam
Associazione Arte Continua, San Gimignano

The last Resort: Luisa Rabbia - David Krippendorff
Massimo Audiello Gallery, NYC

La sala degli specchi
Fondazione Palazzo Bricherasio, Torino

A Matter of Life
Galleria Rossana Ciocca, Milano

Luisa Rabbia
Massimo Audiello Gallery, NYC 

Luisa Rabbia
Galleria Rossana Ciocca, Milano

Luisa Rabbia
Perugi Arte Contemporanea, Padova

Nuovi rumori di fondo
Galleria Rossana Ciocca, Milano

Proposte X: Ansie
Luisa Rabbia - Daniele Galliano
Organized by Riccardo Passoni
Galleria San Filippo, Torino

Luisa Rabbia
Organized by Marco Noire
Studio d'Arte Recalcati, Torino

 
     
   
 

Leaving Home: Cathouse FUNeral Migrates North
Cathouse FUNeral, Beacon, NY

In conversation
Organized by Stephanie Buhmann
IUCA+D, Indiana University Center of Art and Design, Columbus

2016

L'umano paesaggio da Guido Reni a Kiki Smith
Biennale del Disegno
Museo della Citta’, Rimini

A Weed is a Plant Out of Place
Organized by Allegra Pesenti
Lismore Castle, Lismore, Ireland

Lifting the Veil
Rosenfeld Porcini Gallery, London

In Conversation
Organized by Stephanie Buhmann
Macy Art Gallery, Columbia University, NYC

TUTTTO VERO
Organized by Francesco Bonami
Fondazione Merz, Torino

In Conversation
Organized by Stephanie Buhmann
Shirley Fiterman Art Center, NYC

SELF: Portraits of Artists in Their Absence
National Academy Museum, NYC

Traces
Peter Blum, NYC

Resonance(s)
La Maison Particulière, Bruxelles

For the Love of Agnes and Barney
Cathouse FUNeral, Brooklyn, NY

Visiting Faculty
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Harvard University, Cambridge

Magic Moments: The Screen and the Eye
Organized by Pieranna Cavalchini
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

Paper Band
Jason McCoy Gallery, NYC

4 Films
Peter Blum - Chelsea, NYC

Tecnica mista: come è fatta l'arte del Novecento
Organized by Marina Pugliese
Museo del Novecento, Milano

LANY
Organized by Mario Diacono
Peter Blum - Chelsea, NYC

Tra Arte e Design: vivere e pensare in carta e cartone
Museo Diocesano, Milano

Cosa fa la mia anima mentre sto lavorando? Opere d'arte contemporanea nella collezione Consolandi
Organized by Francesca Pasini and Angela Vettese
Museo MAGA, Gallarate

A vos Papiers
Galerie Charlotte Moser, Genève

Heads or Tails
Mary Ryan Gallery, NYC

Wondering where the Ducks went
Galleria Tiziana di Caro, Salerno

Hopes and Doubts
Organized by Costantino D'Orazio
Fondazione Mario Merz, Torino

Hopes and Doubts
Organized by Costantino D'Orazio
The Dome, Beirut

XIII Biennale Internazionale. Nient'altro che scultura. Nothing but Sculpture
Le nuove statue: organized by Francesco Poli
Centro Arti Plastiche Internazionali e Contemporaneo, Carrara

15 Quadriennale di Roma
Organized by Chiara Bertola, Lorenzo Canova, Bruno Corà, Daniela Lancioni and Claudio Spadoni
Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma

Apocalittici e integrati
Organized by Paolo Colombo
Museo MAXXI, Roma

Italy made in Art: Now
Organized by Achille Bonito Oliva
Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai

Capolavoro
Palazzo Primavera, Centro per l'arte contemporanea, Terni

Fresco Bosco
Organized by Achille Bonito Oliva
Certosa di S.Lorenzo, Padula

Il bianco e altro e comunque arte
Organized by Achille Bonito Oliva
Palazzo Cavour, Torino

The Berkus Collection
Organized by Dane Goodman
Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

Makeover
Massimo Audiello Gallery, NYC

Artomi at 9W
Paul Rodgers 9W Gallery, NYC

Ballpoint
Geoffrey Young Gallery
Great Barrington, MA

Keep Your Distance
GSIS Museum ng Sining, Pasay City, Philippines

Next-Art 20 musei scelgono l'arte di domani
Organized by Ludovico Pratesi
Sala Murat, Fortino Sant' Antonio, Bari

Assab One
Organized by Laura Garbarino and Roberto Pinto
Ex Gea, Milano

Amor Vacui
Organized by Milovan Farronato and Laura Garbarino
Open Space, Milano

La GAM costruisce il suo futuro
Galleria di Arte Moderna, Torino

Keep Your Distance
Le Crédac, Centre d'Art, Ivry-Sur-Seine, France

Random Access Memory
Organized by Silvia Rocciolo
Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY

Where are all the People?
De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, NYC

Sui Generis
Organized by Alessandro Riva
Pavilion of Contemporary Art, Milano

Fabulaefabularum
Organized by Ombretta Agrò
Trans Hudson Gallery, NYC

Keep Your Distance
National Visual Arts Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

NA.TO
Organized by Ombretta Agrò
Gale Gates Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Biennale dei Giovani Artisti del Mediterraneo
Ex mattatoio, Roma

Alter Ego
Silpakorn Art Gallery, Silpakorn University, Bangkok

Gate 4
Galerie Clark, Montréal

Now Boarding
Galerie Oeil de Poisson, Québec

Bello Impossibile
Organized by Alessandra Galasso
Associazione Viafarini, Milano

Studi Aperti
Organized by Beatrice Merz and Maria Centonze
Docks Dora, Torino

In fuga
Organized by Riccardo Passoni
Pavilion of Contemporary Art, Ferrara

Modernità Progetto 2000, Young Artists International Competition
Palazzo Bricherasio, Torino and Ex Lanificio Bona, Carignano

Fotografia
Organized by Marco Noire
Studio d'Arte Recalcati, Torino

F4: Fantastic Four
Galerie des Arts Visuels, Université Laval, Québec

Autoritratti al femminile
Museo Ken Dami, Brescia

1994

Accumulazione
Galleria Marco Noire, S. Sebastiano

Territori dell'immagine
Museo Ken Dami, Brescia

Chiamata alle arti
Organized by Riccardo Passoni, Arcate dei Murazzi, Torino

Quaranta per quaranta
Organized by Filippo Fossati, Galleria Eva Menzio, Torino and Galleria Continua, S.Gimignano

1992

Soluzione di continuita'
Galleria Filippo Fossati, Torino


 
     
   
 

Permanent Installation: The Roots
Passage du secrets, La Mairie, Cologny, Genève, Switzerland

Permanent Installation: Augusto Subway Station, Metrò dell'Arte, Napoli

Permanent Installation: Il riposo del Tempo, Medieval Fountains, San Gimignano, SI, Italy
Collection GAMeC, Raffaele de Grada, San Gimignano

Museo del Novecento, Milano

GAM Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Torino