Artist Member since 2008
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Switzerland

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Ralfonso Biography

<b>Ralfonso - Kinetic Art for Public Places</b>

2006 / OLYMPIAD Finalist selected from over 2,400 submissions from 82 Countries by the Chinese Olympic Art Committee for the Olympic Games 2008 in Beijing – one year traveling exhibition of 3 sculptures through 12 Cities in China, the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, Rome, etc.
2006/Olympic Kreisel Recipient of the Outstanding Award and Money Prize in the International Sculpture Competition by the City of Beijing (selected from 2700 submissions from over 40 Countries). Group exhibition May to July 2006 in Beijing.
2006 / MomentuM 3 Ralfonso Sculptures at Kinetic Art Group Exhibition “MomentuM” at Grounds for Sculpture, New Jersey, USA. May to September ‘06.
2006 / Tsinhua Uni. Invited speaker at the “Public Art for the 2008 Olympics” conference and keynote speaker at the Beijing Central Academy of Fine Arts and the Tsinghua University, Beijing, China..
2006 / Hong Kong MTR Corporation HK - Commission for a 45ft by 30ft (15m by 10m) ExoCentric Spirit suspended mobile for the central lobby atrium of the new Union Square Tower and Elements Mall in Hong Kong.
2007 / Shanghai Group Exhibition and Prize Winner at the Art & Science Biennale, Shanghai, China.
2007 / China Recipient of the second Honor Award in the “Beauty of Harmony” Competition for MOVING ON UP - by the National Guiding Committee for Public Sculpture, P.R. China.
2007 / Olympics Invited by the Committee of “Art & Dream for the Beijing Olympics” as one of 20 international Artists to create a large kinetic sculpture for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

This is just a small and incomplete listing of my CV - please contact me at ralfonso@ralfonso.com

or visit my website www.ralfonso.com for more information