Sandro Del Rosario
Born in Italy, with a background in Graphic Design and Photography, Sandro Del Rosario came to the U.S. in 1998 with a Fulbright Scholarship to study for an MFA in Film/Video with emphasis in Experimental Animation at CalArts, in California. His work has been awarded and exhibited in many festivals and venues worldwide, including at the Annecy Film Festival, the London Film Festival, the Berlinale Talent Campus, the MoMa, the Lincoln Center and the Hong Kong Film Festival. Sandro’s films and installations are inspired by places, feelings and memories of feelings, distilled through a labor intense process that transforms still images, photos, paintings and collages in moving, imaginary spaces. Over the past ten years Sandro has been a fellow in residence with his work at a number of prestigious foundations in Europe and in the U.S, at the Bogliasco Foundation, the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and the Santa Fe Art Institute among the others. He also traveled extensively as an instructor, Visiting Artist and lecturer at non-profit foundations and universities across the States; his last appointments were both in Virginia, in the Kinetic Imaging Department at Virginia Commonwealth University, and in the Department of Art & Art History at the University of Richmond.