Lara Costa

Italy
Biography:

Lara Monica Costa was born in 1987 in Camposampiero, in Padua district. I sucedeed in high school studies getting graphic commercial diploma and then I attended the Art Academy of Venice, getting bachelor's degree for the first level of academic painting, I have enriched my personal training in various disciplines including on: graphic art, drawing and painting, I practiced photography, and studies about the human body, gaining more and more in my artistic and personal experience, which aim to understand the sa Read more...credness of the body compared to Eros in the esoteric. So, I’m focusing my studies in graphic art, such as engraving and lithography. On 26th of February 2013 I have obtained second level specialized university degree in Graphic Art. I’ve entered many national and international graphic art’s competitions, includes on: 2016 Triennial de Estampadura Castelsarrasin, Municipal Gallery FRANCE. 2015 FIRST PRIZE YOUNG IV “Biennial of graphic art competition Bassano del Grappa” in ITALY; Engraving Biennial “GIUSEPPE MAESTRI” (Bagnacavallo - Ravenna) in Italy; 8° Engraving Biennial “Art and the Printing Press. Cremona in Italy (ONLY INVITATION). 2014 Group exhibition “Permanenza nel Segno” National Library in Torino in ITALY; VII International printmaking Bienaldouro, Alijò Portugal (ONLY INVITATION). 2013 XI Engraving International Biennial Acqui prize (Stand out among the 25 finalists) in ITALY; XII Engraving International Biennial “Joseph de Ribera”- Xàtiva in SPAIN; XVI International Biennial de la Gravure de Sarcellese in France; GLOBAL PRINT 2013 de Alijò Portugal (ONLY INVITATION); IX International Ex Libris Competition EX LIBRIS-EX EROTIC in Russia. 2012 Special Prize awarded in the Seventh International Prize in “Biennial Engrave of Monsummano Terme” (Pistoia) in Italy.

Skills: litography etching aquatint