Lea Culetto ia a visual artist who focuses on feminist art. She creates objects and installations from textile and mixed media. Her works, often inspired by persona experience, question our ideals, taboos and the image of a so called perfect female body.

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Lea Culetto (1995, Trbovlje, Slovenia) completed her master’s degree at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2019. Since than she has been working as a self-employed intermedia artist.
Culetto is a visual artist who focuses on feminist art. She creates objects and installations from textile and mixed media. Her works, often inspired by personal experience, question our ideals, taboos and the image of a ‘perfect’ female body.
 
 

education

2019 graduated with MA thesis,“Too Much, Too Little, Never Exactly Right and other tales about female body
2016 graduated with BA thesis

exhibitions

 

solo

2021 Kalupi vsakdana, Gallery Božidar Jakac, Kostanjevica na Krki, Slovenia
2019, babje leto / “indian summer”, Gallery Alkatraz, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2019, deflowered, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2019, deflowered by Lea, Aksioma Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2019, deflowered by Lea, Galley Miklova hiša, Ribnica, Slovenia

group

2022 Returning the Gaze, Cukrarna, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2022 (P)ostati ženska, MNZC, Celje, Slovenia
2022 Live, Laugh, Love, Kresija Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2022 Art Has No Sex, Ptuj City Gallery, Ptuj, Slovenia
2022 Based on True Stories, Festival Račka, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Celje, Slovenia
2021 We Are All Absolute Beginners, AIR4, Ravnikar Gallery Space, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2021 Gallery.Delivery, Gallery Aksioma, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2020, Future, Gallery Domžale, Domžale, Slovenia
2020, Corneous stories, 26th International festival of contemporary arts – City of Women 2020, ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana
2020, The Radical Reverberations of the Body, The Duckling Festival 2020, Račka Gallery, Celje, Slovenia
2020, Gender Slipslope, Lesbian Quarter Festival Exhibition, ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenija
2020, 40 godina art ljubavi Vlaste Delimar, ŠKUC Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2020, Hej, kje si zdaj?, UGM, Maribor, Slovenija
2019, 7. festival Deuje babe, Štrene, razstava iniciative ČIPke, Cerkno, Slovenia
2019, 20th International Feminist and Queer Festival Red Dawns, Pre-Festival Programme, Guided tour with the exhibiting artists of the “Feminist Art at UL ALUO, 1st part: One, Two … Five (Hairy) Ideas for an Éden Better Tomorrow”
2019, Feminist Art at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana, Part 1: One, Two … Five (Hairy) Ideas for an Éden Better Tomorrow, Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana, Sloveni
2018, Štrene / zaključna razstava iniciative ČIPke, Rampa Lab, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2018, The Cultural Body, Space, Placements, 4th Triennial of Young Artists – PREMIERE 2018, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Celje, Slovenia
2018, Collaboration (So-delo-vanje), Gallery Alkatraz, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2018, A3: Noč akademij, Center Slovanskih Kultur France Prešeren, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2018, Papirologija II, Gallery Media Nox, Maribor, Slovenia
2018, Galerija 7:069: PILOT epizoda, Layerjeva hiša, Kranj, Slovenia
2018, PopredmeteNJE, Red Dawns 19th International Feminist and Queer Festival, Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2017, Papirologija, Equrna Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2017, Young Female Art in Šiška, part one, GalerijaGGallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2017, Utelesenje, Equrna Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2017, Razstava študentov UL ALUO v prostorih FDV, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2017, ROOMS 2017 Plus+, Kappatos Gallery, Athens
2017, ROOMS 2017, St George Lycabettus Hotel, Kappatos Gallery, Athens
2016,Transformation of Image, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
2016, DSU ROG, Zelenica Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2016, Video projection at the event Aktualna Beauvoir, Trubarjeva hiša literature, Ljubljana, Slovenia, (coordinator of the event: Eva D. Bahovec)
2016, In to the Space, Objects 2015, Bežigrajska galerija I, Ljubljana, Slovenia
 

 

awards

2018 Award for outstanding academic achievements, Academy of Fine Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
2015 Award in recognition of outstanding academic achievements, Academy of Fine Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

works in collections

2021 Zbirka Gorjupove galerije, Božidar Jakac Art Museum
2020 WOW Awards, City of Women

residences

2021-2023 Švicarija, MGLC Ljubljana

workshops

2021 Osebna izkaZINca, Festial Bobri, Dobra vaga, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2021 Identiteta = maska, Mlade oči, Festival Bobri, Ljubljana, Slovenia 
2020 Za nohte nam gre!, Vstop prost, Celje, Slovenia
2020 Za nohte (nam) gre!, Corneous stories, 26th International festival of contemporary arts – City of Women 2020, Gallery Škuc, Ljubljana, Slovenia