Born in Rome, Italy, Anna Valdoni has been based in New Zealand since 2012.
In 1985 Anna enrolled at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts in Paris where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1989.
While studying in France Anna traveled to Ireland, Kinsale, where she had the opportunity to share studio space with other artists and to exhibit her work. From 1989 to 2009 Anna’s work was exhibited in France, Greece, Ireland and Italy.
In 2012 she settled in the Manawatu with her family where she completed a Graduate Diploma in Fine Arts at UCOL, Wanganui, majoring in painting. The following year
Anna enrolled in the Postagraduate Diploma in Maori Visual Art at Massey University in Palmerston North, graduating in 2015 .
In 2015 Anna moved to Waiheke Island where she worked as a curator and artist for ‘Gulf Photography and Gallery’ in Oneroa and was granted Residency in New Zealand under the Skilled Migrant Category the 27th July 2016. She now lives in Kerikeri with her family.
1984 Greece , Skyathos , Kelari Gallery – ”Gouaches”
1985 France , Paris , Grande Masse des Beaux Arts – “ Silhouettes”
1986 Ireland , Kinsale , Keyside Pottery – “portraits”
1986 France , Paris , Atelier Philippe Bezard – “Encres”
1987 France , Deauville , 1° mention Speciale
1987 France , Paris, Salon D’Automne – “L’attempte”
1990 Italy , Bagnoregio , Sala della Cultura – “Anna Valdoni e Francesco Savorgnan”
1994 Italy , Rome , Galleria dell’ Oca. Collettiva in via dell’Oca 2002 Italy , Bolsena ,
con Valeria Gallman -“nell’incontro dei colori”
2003 Italy , Civita di Bagnoregio. Galleria il Crogiuolo
2004 Italy Sorano, Il Cortilone collettiva,IV Mostra Internazionale d’Arte
2005 Italy, Sorano, Il Cortilone, V Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Contemporanea
2006 Italy, Rome , Caravanserraglio , Piazza Mastai 2007 Italy, Rive del Garda Hotel
Astoria a cura di Elsa Gipponi -“Nautilus”
2008 Italy, Rome, Libreria Bilbli, Trastevere -“In-flussi”
2009 New Zealand , Waiheke Island Art Gallery -“Small Things”
2011 Bolsena “Vernissage” , a retrospective , Piazza S. Rocco
2012 New Zealand ,Taylor and Jensen Art Gallery, Palmerston North.
2012 New Zealand International Women’s Day Te Manawa Museum ,Palmerston North(up-coming event on the 8 of March)
2012 New Zealand, Edith Gallery, Ucol Wanganui, “Fallin’ In Love”
2013 New Zealand, SQUARE EDGE Community Gallery, Palmerston North , ”
Cardboard as a pictorial Language”
2014 New Zealand, Toioho ki Apiti ,Maori Visual Arts Campus ,Palmerston North, Postgraduate Diploma Installation “Clepsydra”
2015 New Zealand Snails Gallery, Palmerston North, ” Lines of Longitude and the Octagone’ 2016 New Zealand, Waiheke Island Community Gallery, Group Show, “Double Wide”
2016 New Zealand, Gulf Photography, Waiheke Island, “Island Summer Scketches”
2016 New Zealand, Group Show , Depot Gallery, Devonport
2106 New Zealand, CAN Community Gallery Napier ‘A Parallel To Nature’