TIZIANA LA MELIA
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Tiziana La Melia (b. Palmero IT) is an interdisciplinary artist working in painting, installation, film and writing. She received her MFA from the University of Guelph in 2011 and BFA from Emily Carr University of Art and Design in 2008.
Recent exhibition venues include Macaulay & Co. Fine Arts (Vancouver); The Apartment (Vancouver); Xpace (Toronto); Western Front (Vancouver), SBC Gallerie (Montreal) and Equinox Gallery (Vancouver). She has an upcoming solo exhibition at Mercer Union titled The Eyelash and The Monochrome opening late November. La Melia’s writing has appeared in Night Papers V, Bartleby Review, Setup Magazine, Millions Magazine, Pelt and West Coast Line among others. Selected readings and screenings of her work include Wendy’s Subway (New York); Model (Vancouver); Emily Carr University (Vancouver) and The Banff Centre (Banff), where she participated in the residency Figure in a Mountain Landscape. In 2014, she was the Writer in Residence at TPW R&D (Toronto) and has contributed writing to gallery publications including 221A (Vancouver); Macaulay & Co Fine Arts (Vancouver); G Gallery (Toronto) and YYZ (Toronto).
La Melia is the 2014 winner of the RBC Painting Prize. She is represented by The Apartment, Vancouver.