Antonio Manfredi was born in Casoria – Naples on 2nd March 1961.
Artist (Sculptor, painter, photographer, video artist), Art Director of CAM Museum in Naples, Italy, President of International Contemporary Art Center in Casoria, Italy and member-director for Italy of the AIEMS (International Association of Monumental Sculptures Events).
He exhibited his works in the most important cities worldwide.
He is been doing more than 300 collective and personal exhibitions. His monumental works in marble, iron and wood are present in China, Korea, Japan, Egypt, Europe, Russia and US.
In 2007 he was chosen by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs to realize a sculpture commemorating the Italian-American victims of the Twin Towers slaughter in New York. He works with prestigious private galleries in Italy and overseas exposing him painting, photographs and video art in several museums for contemporary art and participates to all the most important international Symposium on art.
As curator he realized several international exhibition projects in cooperation with important international public and private bodies, especially discovering and selecting artists around the world for the permanent collection of CAM_ Contemporary Art Museum that he founded and directed since 2004.
He has been invited to exhibit in solo exhibition in important public spaces:
in 1996 in the Ethnographic Russian Museum of Saint Petersburg in Russia for a solo-exhibition,
in 2000 in the Vatican City to exhibit him artworks for the Jubilee 2000 and in the same year for a solo exhibition in the Royal Palace of Caserta,
in 2002 in the Contemporary Art Museum Casina Pompeiana of Naples for a solo-exhibition,
in 2006 in the Contemporary Art Gorenjski Muzej, Kranji, Slovenija,
in 2011 he was invited as artist in the 54° Venice Biennale with the installation “Maybe”,
in 2012 he was invited as artist in dOCUMENTA(13) Kassel, Germany with a photo-video installation entitled “Ashes” and in the same year he was invited for a solo-exhibition in the NI National Gallery of Macedonia in Skopje,
in 2014 he was invited as special guest artist in Salon d’Automne de Paris.
Some of the most important national and international newspapers wrote about his performances and art, such as: Le Monde, BBC, CNN, Pravda, Liberation, El Paìs, Spigel, The Economist, La Repubblica, La Stampa, Il Corriere della Sera, The Guardian, ARTINFO, The Telegraph, ABC Culture, CBN, The Independent, China Daily, The Korea Herald, Le Figaro, Le Devoir, Los Angeles Times, CBS News, Le Point, Le Temps Culture, AFP Culture, La Nacion, Krone, The Gazette, Der Tagesspiegel, Mitteldeutsche Zeitung, etc.