About Gabriella Di XX Miglia

 
 

                        GABRIELLA DI XX MIGLIA

              PO Box 491845 Los Angeles, CA 90049 USA

GDIXXMIGLIA@AOL.COM

PH: 310-261-9430 FAX: 310-476-0463 


Born in Genoa, Italy, lives and works in Los Angeles.


EDUCATION

1967-1970 Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti, Genoa, Italy.

Studies with Mimmo Rotella, Genoa, Italy.

1972-1973 Studies with Prof. Chiti Viardo, Genoa, Italy.

1974-1977 Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti, Laboratorio

di Restauro, Genoa, Italy.

1977 Master in Painting Conservation. Genoa, Italy.

1999-2000 Classes & Workshops on PhotoManipulation,

Silk Painting and Fiberart at “Wildfiber “

Santa Monica, California.

Studies on Sculpture on Clay & Porcelaine at

“The Clay House”, Santa Monica, California.

2000- 2008 Jewelry design & manufacturing courses.

2002-2003 Master Course in Fashion. The Fashion Institute of Fashion

& Merchandising. Los Angeles, California.

Specialization in Fashion (Consultant, Styling, Designing)  FIDM, Los Angeles, California“Professional Makeup Artistry & Special Makeup Effects Joe Blasco Training Center”, Hollywood, CA Specialization in Beauty Makeup and F/X for Print, Film, Television and Theatre.



AWARDS


1972 Gold Medal for Best Drawing, Genoa, Italy.

1985 Nominated for Guggenheim Fellowship, New York.

1991 Selected to judge The Christopher Columbus

Quincentenary Poster Contest, County of Los

Angeles, California.

1991 Certificate of Commendation by the County of

Los Angeles Board of Supervisors C.C.Q.C.

1995 Winner in contest T-SHIRT design for SCA, UCLA

Committee for the Arts, Ca.

2002 Fellowship from Italian Government with SCI for

Master Fashion Course at FIDM, Los Angeles, Ca.

2003-Spring.  FIDM (The Fashion Institute of Design &

Merchandizing “Creativity of The Fashion Business”

Best Dress Group, 1st. Place.

2003-July. FIDM, Honor Student Award, 1st Place.



WORK IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


H.M. the Queen Beatrix of Holland, The Hague.

County Government of Rome, Italy.

Cedar-Sinai Med. Center. Los Angeles, California.

UCLA Med. Plaza. Los Angeles, California.

Museo di Roma, Palazzo Braschi, Rome, Italy


ART DIRECTORIES


National Catalog of Modern Art, Turin, Italy, 1974-1978

National Catalog of Modern Art, Milan, Italy, 1986-91

Pittori e Pittura Contemporanea, Milan, Italy, 1975

Il Chi E` dell’Arte Italiana dell’ Ottocento e Novecento 1993

Annuario Comanducci, Milan, Italy, 1978-1979

The World Who’sWho of Women, 1988-1990

Marquis Who’sWho of American Women, 1998-2009

Marquis Who’s Who in America, 2000-2013

Marquis Who’s Who in the West, 1998-2001

Who’s Who in Italy, 1994

Marquis Who’s Who in California, 1986

Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 1999-2007

Madison Who’s Who, 2004

International Who’ Who of Professional and Business

Women, 1988

Foremost Women of XX Th. Century, 1986

Dictionary of International Biography, 1986-2000

The International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, 1986

Five Thousand Personalities of the World, 1986

Two Thousand Notable Americans, 1987

Personalities of the Americas, 1987

Outstanding People of the 20th Century, 1999, 2000

2000 outstanding Artists and Designers of the 20th century, 2000

2000 outstanding Women of the  20th Century, 2001

International Women Artists, volume 2, 2001

NAPW (National Association of Professional Women), 2009-2013

International Artists, Vol.2 ICA Publishing, NY US, 2011

Pittori del Novecento e carte da gioco, Palombi editori, Roma, Italy, 2016



MEMBERSHIPS


1980___UCLA: Medieval. and Renaiss. Center (Hon.) CA

1983-86 Westwood Art Assn. (bd. dirs.) LA, CA

1986-87A.F.E.A. (bd.dirs.) LA, CA

1986-90 America Assn. for the History of Discoveries

1988-2007 LACMA, Costume Council (Fashion Circle) LA, CA   

1993-94Women Faculty Club, U.C.L.A, CA

1990-2008    LA Art Assn. Galleries, Gallery 825, (bd. Dirs.) West Holl. CA

1992 Quincent. Program, UCLA, CA

1992 Columbus Countdown, New York, N.Y.

1995-99 Armand Hammer Museum, LA, CA

1995-96 Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, LA, CA

1997-99 National Art Assn. LA, CA

1998-2001 Alliance of Women Artist, Palo Alto, CA

1999-2012 SPIN (Silk Painters International) Riverdale, MD

1999-2012 Surface Design Ass. Kansas City, MO

1999-2012 Surface Art Association, LA. CA

1999-2000 The Clayhouse, Santa Monica, CA

2007-2012 Accademia Della Cucina Italiana

(Founding member of Los Angeles Chapter, CA)

2009___AGTA (American Gem Trade Ass.)

2009___WJA (Women Jewelry Ass.)

2009___JBR (Jewelry Resource Bureau)



 
    

 EXHIBITIONS

SELECTED EXHIBITS

1972 First solo exhibit in Europe: La Piccola Gallery,
Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy.
1983 First solo exhibit in U.S.A.: Esther Robles Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
1985 Slide show with commentary, City Art Museum,Pistoia (Florence), Italy
1986 UCLA the Faculty Center, California.
1993 Group show  “What Women Got To Do With It”, S.C.L.A., los Angeles, California.
1990-2003 Group shows, Gallery 825, West Hollywood, California.
1998-June.” World Contemporary Art”, Los Angeles Convention Center, California.
1998 Group show  “California Salon d’Automne” La Galerie Internationale, Palo Alto, California.
1999-April.  Group shows “Art Contemporain-International Artists” Galerie Everart,
 Paris, France.
2003-2004- May “50/50 Show” Gallery 825, West Hollywood,Ca.
2006-December  Gallery 825, West Hollywood,CA
2006-December  “Journey show” Viva Gallery, Sherman Oaks,Ca.
2008-January Design Show, Hilton Pasadena, CA 
2011-February “Our Creative Journeys”
Downtown Community Center Gallery,
 Anaheim, CA
2011-March Riviera Country Club, Pac.Pal. CA
2011-June Hangar Galleries, Santa Monica. CA
2013-July/Aug. Interni & Distorni, Nervi, Ge. Italy.
2016-Nov to 2017- April Museo di Roma, Palazzo Braschi- Rome, Italy

TV Guest Appearances;
  
“The Joan Quinn Show” playing "Herself” 17 June 2005

ART RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1976-1984 Conservation and restoration of paintings
1985-1987 Conservation and restoration of china and paintings

 1987____Consultant in Art Conservation, selected conserv.
 & restor. commissions.
1995____  Jewelry Designer & Manufact.
2000____ Textile & Surface Designer (encompasses the coloring,   
patterning, and structuring of fabric )      
2000-2002 Production of Silk handpainted and silkscrened scarves for 
Women’s Cycling Catalog.
2003-2004 Stylist & Visual Consultant 
2003-2004 Makeup Artist & F/X


SKILLS

 1976-1984 Conservation and restoration of paintings
 1985-1987 Conservation and restoration of china and paintings
 1987____   Consultant in Art Conservation, selected conserv.
     & restor. commissions.
 1995____  Jewelry Designer & Manufact.
 2000____ Textile & Surface Designer (encompasses the coloring,   
   patterning, and structuring of fabric )      
 2000-2002 Production of Silk handpainted and silkscrened scarves for 
   Women’s Cycling Catalog.
 2003-2004 Stylist & Visual Consultant 
 2003-2004 Makeup Artist & F/X