Giancarlo Scapin (1943-2013)

Rise of Earth. 1993 Rise of Earth. 1993

Born in 1943. From 1966 to 1969 Giancarlo studied literature and philosophy, he graduated from the Art Institute in Florence (MFA, 1972) . He has participated in numerous exhibitions and symposiums in Austria, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Egypt, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Switzerland, UK, and the USA since 1970 and has also arranged a number of solo exhibitions. In 1977 he established the International Pottery School in Schio. The artist was a member of the International Academy of Ceramics (IAC) since 1999. The artist has won several awards such as First Prize at the International Competition of Ceramic Art in Faenza, Italy (1972), Second Prize in Gualdo Tadino, Italy (1994). His works are included in the collections of Egyptian, German, Italian, USA museums.
Giancarlo was a participant of the symposiums in 1993 and 1998.