Viola Leddi


Viola Leddi was born in 1993, in Milan (IT) and she currently lives and works between Milan and Geneva.

2019/Today - MFA Work.Master - Contemporary artistic practices, HEAD - Genève. 2012/2016 - BFA Brera Academy, Milan
2014/2015 - Erasmus at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Painting, Copenhagen

Solo Exhibitions: 

2025 - TAG Art Museum, Qingdao (CN)
October 2024 – FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims (FR)

July 2023 - I saw stars turn into dark coals, Pace Genève (CH)
October 2022 - Strategies for invisibility - VIN VIN in Naples (IT)
June 2022 – Liste Art Fair Basel with VIN VIN Vienna, Naples (CH)
March 2019 - Creature Adorabili (Lovable Creatures), TILE project space, Milan (IT)

Group exhibitions: 

June 2024 - Double Take, curated by Lawrence van Hagen, London (GB)
April 2024 - 12.04.24, VIN VIN Vienna/Naples (AT)
December 2023 - Troubles, Ordet - Milan (IT)
October 2023 - Italian Painting Today, Triennale Milano, Milan (IT)
July 2022 - Degree show, HEAD – Genève (CH)
Mar 2022  Madrigale, VIN VIN Vienna (AT)
Nov 2021 - Casa Flash Art Market, curated by Gea Politi, Banner, Milan (IT)
Sept 2021 - From Submersion to Subversion, Palazzina, Basel (CH)
Mar 2021 - Against The Day, Giulietta, Basel (CH)
Nov 2019 - BLADE—BANNER, SPRINT - Independent Publishers and Artist’s Books Salon, Spazio Maiocchi, Milan (IT)
Nov 2019 - Urania, curated by Zoe de Luca, Sonnenstube, Lugano (CH)
May 2018 - L’isola portatile, curated by Caterina Molteni, ADA Project, Rome (IT)
Oct 2017 - Gattacornia, Altalena, Maccagno VA

Co-founder of Altalena 

Dec 2018 - Trigger Party #20, curated by siliqoon, Marsèlleria, Milan (IT)

Residencies & Workshops: 
Sept 2019 - September Book, curated by Dallas, Fondazione ICA, Milan (IT)
July 2019 - Q-Rated: Pittura, with Enrico David, Marcello Fois, Bart van der Heide, Nuoro (IT)
April/June 2019 – Residenza La Fornace: Primavera, Spino d’Adda (CR)

2022 - Cover and illustrations for Gancio Cielo: DNA Clepsydra by Francesco Cavaliere, curated by Idioletta, NERO Editions
November 2019 - Illustration cover for Every Me by Costanza Candeloro, published by Altalena

Quando le muse si svegliano. Insonnia, frammentazione e fluidità come demistificazione del femminile nel lavoro di Viola Leddi by Camilla Paolino, Flash Art Italia 355 (italian).
Lovable Creatures on Mousse Magazine.
Per una pittura situata. Diego Gualandris, Viola Leddi, Giuliana Rosso, Alice Visentin by Caterina Molteni, Flash Art Italia 345 (italian).
Pittura Lingua Viva. Interview on Artribune (italian)