Olmo

Olmo


Olmo: Four letters for an unusual name, the Italian equivalent for the Elm Tree. Born in Geneva in 1979, Olmo's roots spread over the Mediterranean from Italy to Turkey.

As his name, his path has been all but conventional; Olmo started making Art to avoid the accounting courses in the British School of Sevenoaks that he attended from age 16. He continued his education in Oxford Brookes University and obtained a joint degree in Fine Art and Business Administration.

As a reflection of his multifaceted personality, Olmo dived into Art as an antidote to numbers; in addition he dived into the multidimensional Art world as a first step towards a harmony of contrasts and describes his work ”a fruitful discordance”.

Authentic and pure, Olmo's evolution is the result of causality and non-conformism. A constant questioning of wide spread beliefs towards immanence and transcendence lure his creativity.

Olmo del Pozzo

Born in Geneva (CH)

Nationality: Swiss, Italian

1998-2001 Oxford Brookes University - BFA, Oxford (GB)

1996-1998 Sevenoaks School, Sevenoaks (GB)

Lives and works in Geneva (CH) 

Award

2011 "Rathania", Musée Rath, Geneva (CH)

Solo Shows

2018 "De$troit", Quite Useless, London (GB)

2014 "Look Up", Gallery ID-50, Geneva (CH)

2012 "Contrasts and Perspectives", Gallery Mine d'Art, Geneva (CH)

2011 "Black or White", Fumisterie, Geneva (CH)

2010 "Choreography of an Image", Madarin Oriental Hotel, Geneva (CH)

2009 "Face", Fumisterie, Geneva (CH)

2006 "Polyhedric", Gallery Alpan, New York (US)

2003 "In Motion", Gallery Vinum, Geneva (CH)

2002 "Blooming", Ethno Space, Geneva (CH)

Group Shows 

2021 "CRYPTOkyo", Ultra Super New Gallery, Tokyo (JP)

​2017 "A New Art Expo", Quite Useless, London (GB)

2016 "Beams of Sparks", Affordable Art Fair, London (GB)

2015 "Ice-Land" Affordable Art Fair, Brussels (BE)

2011 "Rathania", Musée Rath, Geneva (CH) - 1st Prize

2004 "Inside Out", Gallery Alpan, New York (US)

2001 "Naked Ambition", Gipsy Lane Campus, Oxford (GB)

Bibliography / Press

2014 Tribu Magazine 2, Alice Brace, "Detroit", p.110-121, Winter 2013-2014, Geneva (CH)

2013 Tribu Magazine 1, India Belce-Kennedy, "Unique Form of Continuity in Space", p. 50-53, June 2013, Geneva (CH)

2012 Tribune de Genève, Etienne Dumon, "Prix Rathania", 11.01.2012, Geneva (CH)