Cynthia Penna

Born in Naples - Italy 13/07/1953

Curatorial CV

1992 Graduate in Antiques and decoration at Università Popolare di Napoli
1977/1978 Stage in tecnique of restoration in painting
1977 Art course in French Language – University of Grenoble in Napoli, Italy
1976 Cambridge Certificate from British Council
1975/78 University of Grenoble in Napoli, Italy – Courses of French Language
1975 Degree in LAW at University of Napoli, Italy “cum Laude”
1973/1974 Stage in Tecnique of development and printing photographies
1971 High School Diploma

2007 Founded ART1307 Cultural Institution in Napoli, Italy Appointed Artistic Director of ART1307, Napoli, Italy
2011 Founded ART1307, LLC, companies based in Los Angeles, California She is President, co - owner and Artistic Director

Languages: Italian, English and French

Member of AAMC – The Association of Art Museum Curators
Member of Fractured Atlas
Member of IKT – International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art
Member of ACACIA Art Association of Milan Italy and donor of Museo del Novecento – Milan Italy
Membership at MOCA Museum Los Angeles
Membership at LACMA Museum Los Angeles
Membership at Hammer Museum Los Angeles
Patron of J. P. Getty Foundation Malibu
Member of Friends of Capodimonte Museum - Napoli

2020 “One Artist a Day”: on line project of anthology of artists
TIME” PROJECT: art book publishing
MASH Gallery - Los Angeles Group show with 7 international Artists
Pio Monte della Misericordia Museum – Solo show of Herta Miessner
City of Afragola - Train Station of Afragola: Yasunari Nakagomi - solo show
ARTHOTEL GRAN PARADISO Sorrento: Workshop with 8 artists international
City of Afragola - Train Station of Afragola: Yuri Boyko - solo show
MOAH Museum - County Museum of Lancaster: The light of Space: Laddie John Dill
2019 LAAA Los Angeles Artists Association: group show: On the Edge of History
ART1307 association - Napoli: Family affairs: I Moses
Castel dell’OVO - Napoli: Traveling Canvas project and group show
Train Station of Afragola: group show: Traveling with Zaha: homage to Zaha Adid 
ART1307 association Napoli: Sospesi sulla Storia - group show
CALSTATE University Los Angeles: Traveling Canvas: project and group show
LA Artcore Los Angeles: Fluxus solo show of Max Coppeta
LAAA Los Angeles Art Association – Participation at Commission for 2020 solo exhibitions
2018 ART1307 association - NapoliM'illumino si suono - solo show of the artist Pietro Pirelli
ART1307 association - Napoli: Continuum - solo show of the artist Miguel Osuna

Pio Monte della Misericordia - Napoli
: Miguel Osuna meets Caravaggio.Project
Reggia di Caserta: FLOW - curatorial of solo show of the artist Max Coppeta
The Loft at Liz’s: Here’s Looking at You, Kid - group show
Castelli Art Space - Los Angeles: Sensoria: solo show of Claudia Meyer presentation of the artist and lecture
LAAA Los Angeles Art Association – Participation at Commission for 2019 solo exhibitions
ART1307 association - Napoli: Disturbances - two solo show of the artists Amedeo Sanzone and Brad Howe
2017 LAAA Artist’s Association Los Angeles: PortfolioReview
LAAA Artist’s Association Los Angeles: Guest Curator for exchange show ”Ambiguous Reality”
Archaeological Museum of Napoli- Italy: project and curatorial of solo show of Laddie John Dill
ART1307 association - Napoli - IN TAGLIO - group show
MOAH art Museum Lancaster- California: Project and curatorial of the group show: Estate Italiana
The loft at Liz’s Gallery - Los Angeles: co-curatorial of the exhibition: A cut Above – Panel with artists
2016 Metropolitan Art Museum - Tokyo - Japan: Crosscurrant Italy - Japan
Art Hotel Gran Paradiso - Sorrento: “The Mandala Octet” for “Working Together Project” with 8 Japanese artists
ART1307 association - Napoli - Segni di Luce - solo show of Claudia Meyer
ART1307 association - Napoli - Latitude 36 - 40 - group show
ART1307 association - Napoli - “Silicosophy” solo show of Carla Viparelli

2015 Pio Monte della Misericordia – Napoli: Laddie John Dill meets Caravaggio Project
ART1307 association - Napoli - Modulazione di Luce - solo show of Laddie John Dill

Art Hotel Gran Paradiso - Sorrento: for “Working Togehter Project”: 10 American artists work together at the same artwork
ART1307 association - Napoli - Mana in Naples - group show

6029 Gallery, Los Angeles: “Silicosophy” solo show of Carla Viparelli
Pio Monte della Misericordia - Napoli: “Silenzi: la Scala della Misericordia”: project by Amedeo Sanzone
Polifonia di un Paesaggio - Todd Williamson
2014 Pio Monte della Misericordia - Napoli: Yasunari Nakagomi meets Caravaggio Project
ART1307 association - Napoli - Yasunari Nakagomi solo show
West Hollywood Library: solo show of Dado Schapira
LAAA Artist’s Association Los Angeles: Juror and guest curator for the exhibition: “The non Objective Moment"
ART1307 association - Napoli - Latitude 34 - 40 - group show
ART1307 association - Napoli - Meta-Illusioni - group show
LA Artcore - Los Angeles - Latitude 36 - 40 - group show
6029 Gallery - Los Angeles - Breaking the Mold - solo show of TTOZOI

2013 Pio Monte della Misericordia - Napoli: Lisa Bartleson meets Caravaggio Project
ART1307 association - Napoli: Lisa Bartleson solo show
Italian Cultural Center (IIC) - Los Angeles: Danilo Giannoni solo show 
Galleria ArteSilva Seregno (MI): Apparenti Geometrie - Peter Lodato solo show
6029 Gallery - Los Angeles: Project: EKVA and Italian contemporary art 
6029 Gallery - Los Angeles: Project: G.R.A.V and Kinetic Art in Europe
ART1307 association - Napoli - Marco Abbamondi solo show
ART1307 association - A-myd arte spazio – Milano - group show

2012 Italian Cultural Center (IIC) - Los Angeles: solo show of the artist TTOZOI
LAAA Artist’s Association Los Angeles: Portfolio Review
EMBLEMA Museum - Terzigno (Napoli): presentation of the Project of Peter Lodato “Eight to Eighty”
ART1307 association - Napoli - Peter Lodato solo show

2011 ART1307 association - Napoli - Metamorfosi delle Geometrie - Marco Casentini and Gary Paller
ART1307 association - Napoli - Immaterial Spaces - Lita Albuquerque, Laddie John Dill, Andy Moses
ART1307 association - Napoli - L'estetica delle muffe - TTOZOI solo show
ART1307 association - Napoli - Fil Rouge - Antonella Masetti solo show
2010 Villa Bruno – S. Giorgio a Cremano (Napoli): Curatorial project: “Sulle Tracce di Luca Giordano”: confrontation between the art of XV Century and contemporary art
ART1307 association - Napoli - Latitude 34 - 40 - group show
LA Artcore - Los Angeles - Latitude 36 - 40 - group show
ART1307 association - Napoli - Scotch Tape Affair - Joe Davidson solo show
ART1307 association - Napoli - La quadratura del cerchio - Robert Schaberl solo show
ART1307 association - Napoli - Brad Howe solo show
2009 ART1307 association - Napoli - MomentiMiti - group show
ART1307 association - Napoli - Impressioni - Stefano Ciannella solo show
ART1307 association - Napoli - Proposte per una collezione - group show
2008 Cultural Association “La Maison des Arts” – Carces (France): lecture «Signes de Mémoire» about the artists: Mirko Baricchi, Sergio Fermariello, Jorunn Monrad, Ariel Soulè
Associazione Arte Giappone - Milano - Todd Williamson solo show
ART1307 association - Napoli - Luce dal Buio - Rhea Carmi solo show
ART1307 association - Napoli - Frammenti di Natura - Daniel Marchi solo show
ART1307 association - Napoli - Orizzonti - Todd Williamson solo show
Ambassade du Tourisme - Saint Tropez - Signes couleurs solo show
2007 Ambassade du Tourisme – Saint-Tropez (France): Autour du Reve group show
City Hall Teglio - Sondrio: Walter Puppo solo show
ART1307 association - Napoli - Qui del Dicibile - Ariel Soulé, Simon Toparovsky show
ART1307 association - Napoli - Poesia - Fujio Nishida solo show