Exhibitions

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Studies
Diploma Liceo Artistico Primo, Torino (1988)
MFA Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti, Torino (1992)

Selected Solo Shows

2020
From Mitosis to Rainbow, Peter Blum Gallery, NYC 
2018
Death&Birth, Peter Blum Gallery, NYC
2017
Love, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2016
Territories, Peter Blum Gallery, Frieze, NYC
A Matter of Life, RLWindow, Ryan Lee Gallery, NYC
2014
Drawing, Peter Blum Gallery, NYC
2014
Waterfall, installation for the façade of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
Everyone, Studio Eos, Roma
2012
Coming and Going, Peter Blum Chelsea, NYC
2010
You Were Here. You Were There, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Genève
Luisa Rabbia, organized by Beatrice Merz, Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires
2009
Travels with Isabella. Travel Scrapbooks 1883/2008, organized by Beatrice Merz and Chiara Bertola, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venezia
In viaggio sotto lo stesso cielo, organized by Beatrice Merz, Fondazione Merz, Torino
2008
Travels with Isabella. Travel Scrapbooks 1883/2008, organized by Pieranna Cavalchini, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
2007
Yesterdaytodaytomorrow, Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA
Together, Galleria Rossana Ciocca, Milano
Luisa Rabbia, Massimo Audiello Gallery, NYC
2006
Luisa Rabbia, Marta Cervera Gallery, Madrid
2005
Islands, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Raffaele de Grada, San Gimignano
Anywhere out of the World, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Torino
2004
Il riposo del tempo, Special Project Arte all’Arte 9, Associazione Arte Continua, San Gimignano
The last Resort: Luisa Rabbia – David Krippendorff, Massimo Audiello Gallery, NYC
2003
La Sala degli Specchi, Fondazione Palazzo Bricherasio, Torino
A Matter of Life, Galleria Rossana Ciocca, Milano
2002
Luisa Rabbia, Massimo Audiello Gallery, NYC
1999
Luisa Rabbia, Galleria Rossana Ciocca, Milano
1998
Luisa Rabbia, Perugi Arte Contemporanea, Padova
1997
Nuovi rumori di fondo, Galleria Rossana Ciocca, Milano
1995
Proposte X: Ansie, organized by Riccardo Passoni, Galleria San Filippo, Torino
Luisa Rabbia, organized by Marco Noire, Studio d’Arte Recalcati, Torino

Selected Group Shows

2020
Homemade, Magazzino Italian Art Foundation, Cold Spring, NY
2019
Collective Memory: A Contemporary Film Series, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
2018
Manifesta 12, Palazzo Drago, Palermo
L’altro sguardo. Fotografie Italiane 1965-208, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma
2017
Leaving Home: Cathouse FUNeral migrates North, organized by David Dixon, Cathouse FUNeral, Beacon, NY
In conversation, organized by Stephanie Buhmann,  IUCA+D, Indiana University Center of Art and Design, Columbus, I
2016
L’umano paesaggio da Guido Reni a Kiki Smith, Biennale del Disegno, Museo della Città, Rimini
Lifting the Veil, Rosenfeld Porcini Gallery, London
A Weed is a Plant Out of Place, organized by Allegra Pesenti, Lismore Castle, Ireland
In Conversation, Macy Art Gallery, organized by Stephanie Buhmann, Columbia University, NYC
2015
Tutttovero, 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
2014
Traces, Peter Blum Gallery, NYC
Résonance(s), Maison Particulière, Bruxelles
2013
Visiting Faculty, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge
2012
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, Museo del Novecento, Milano
2011
LANY, organized by Mario Diacono, Peter Blum Gallery, NYC
2010
Cosa fa la mia anima mentre sto lavorando? Opere d’arte contemporanea nella collezione Consolandi, Museo MAGA, Gallarate
A vos Papiers, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Genève
Heads or Tails, Mary Ryan Gallery, NYC
2009
Wondering where the Ducks went, Galleria Tiziana di Caro, Salerno
Hopes and Doubts, Fondazione Merz, Torino
2008
Hopes and Doubts, The Dome, Beirut
Le nuove statue, XIII Biennale Internazionale. Nient’altro che scultura/Nothing but Sculpture, Centro Arti Plastiche Internazionali e Contemporanee, Carrara
XV Quadriennale di Roma, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma
2007
Apocalittici e integrati, organized by Paolo Colombo, Museo  MAXXI, Roma
2006
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
2005
Il bianco e altro e comunque arte, organized by Achille Bonito Oliva, Palazzo Cavour, Torino
2003
Makeover, Massimo Audiello Gallery, NYC
2002
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, Fortino di Sant’Antonio, Bari
Assab One, Ex Gea, Milano
Amor Vacui, organized by Milan Farronato and Laura Garbarino, Open Space, Milano
2001
La GAM costruisce il suo futuro, Galleria d’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
2000
Where are all the People?, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, NYC
Sui Generis, PAC, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan
Fabulaefabularum, organized by Ombretta Agro, Trans Hudson Gallery, NYC
Keep Your Distance, National Visual Arts Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
NA.TO, organized by Ombretta Agro, Gale Gates Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1999
Biennale dei Giovani Artisti del Mediterraneo, Ex Mattatoio, Roma
Alter ego, Silpakorn Art Gallery, Silpakorn University, Bangkok
1998
Gate 4, Galerie Clark, Montréal
Now Boarding, Galerie Oeil de Poisson, Québec
Bello Impossibile, Associazione Viafarini, Milano
1997
In fuga, organized by Riccardo Passoni, PAC Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Ferrara
1996
Modernità Progetto 2000, Palazzo Bricherasio, Torino and Ex Lanificio Bona, Carignano
Fotografia, Studio d’Arte Recalcati, Torino
F4: Fantastic Four, Galerie des Arts Visuels, Université Laval, Québec
1994
Autoritratti al femminile, Museo Ken Dami, Brescia
1992
Soluzione di continuità, Galleria Filippo Fossati, Torino

Awards and Artist Residencies

2020
Homemade, Magazzino Italian Art, Cold Spring, NYC
2018

NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Program Recipient in Painting
2007
Residence at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
2002
Residence at Art Omi, Gent, NY
2000-2001
Residence at International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), NYC
1999
Italian representant at THAI-EU Contemporary Art Project: Alter ego, organized by The European Union Member States, Silpakorn University, Bangkok
1997
Modernità Progetto 2000, Palazzo Bricherasio, Torino

Teaching and Lectures

2019
Artist talk, Artists’ Perspectives on the Collezione Maramotti (with Beatrice Pediconi), Sotheby’s Institute of Art, NYC
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Artist talk, VES, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2013-2014
Visiting Professor in Drawing for the Academic Year, VES, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2012
Magic Moments: The Screen and the Eye-9 Artists 9 Projections, in conversation with Pieranna Cavalchini, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
2009
The Legacy of Arte Povera: Luisa Rabbia and Tacita Dean, Presentation and Film Screening, Tuft University, Medford, MA
2008
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