SILVIA RIGON’s artistic investigation concerns ambivalence towards the 'natural' world exposed through the perceptual lens of the 'artificial" (language, reality, world, intelligence) and the trope of monstrosity.
Her work has been exhibited internationally in such venues as: The Metropolitan Museum of Photography in Tokyo, Japan; The Center for Contemporary Art, Tallin, Estonia; The Armory Center for the Arts Pasadena; The Parachute Factory (Yale University), New Haven; The Center of Contemporary Art in Torun, Poland; The California Institute of Nanotechnology, Los Angeles; The Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles.
She holds a degree in painting from the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice (Italy), and a MFA from the Department of Design | Media Arts at UCLA (2002). She is a faculty at Pasadena City College in the department of Visual Arts and Media Studies. Previously, she worked at the Walt Disney Company and taught at RISD and UCLA.