Melissa Bugarella


Melissa Bugarella is an artist and composer based in London. She was born in Padova, Italy 1981.


2099 Goldsmiths College, MA Fine Art, London
2006 London Metropolitan University, BA Fine Art
2000 London Liceo Artistico di Venezia, Italy


2012 Notturno, La Scatola Gallery – Bugarella’s first solo show
2012 The Lewton Bus: “Coming Soon” and “Conditions”, two- part exhibition, curated by Tom Trevatt, Vitrine Gallery, London
2011 Mapping the studio, MoinsUn Gallery, curated by KMG collective, Paris, France
2011 S.A.G.S, The Woodmill, London
2010 Cross Currents, in collaboration with Mary Cork, Barbican Art Gallery, London
2010 I see myself there where I am not, Formans Gallery, London
2010 Say what what way, ShopAt34 Project, London
2010 The pursuit of happiness (2), Poznan, Poland
2010 Hack Gold, Space Project, London
2010 The pursuit of happiness (1), London
2009 Platform 2009, Platform, London
2009 Goldsmiths MFA Exhibition, Goldsmiths, London
2009 I know a friend that, Het Poortgebouw, Rotterdam,
2009 Hack Gold, Space Project, London, 2009. Grope-group, Area Ten, London
2009 A Trilogy within a Trilogy, Take Courage gallery, London
2008 The Fall in Theatre, The Basement at Arshwin street, London
2008 New British Video, screening, Camden Art Centre, London, 2008
2007 Strange Times, independent biennale, Liverpool
2006 From London with Love, Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb, Croatia
2006 What women want today, the Women’s Library Gallery, London
2006 London Metropolitan University, BA Exhibition, London

Residencies and Awards

2009 Short-listed for Red Mansion Art Prize, Goldsmiths, London
2006 London Metropolitan Exhibition Prize, London
2006 The Women’s Library, a year artist-research bursary, London
2006 Resident artist in 2006 at Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb, Croatia


2011 ‘Goldsmiths: But is it Art?’, BBC 4, Two part documentary, aired April 12 & 19


2010 IAMLDN Magazine/ Artist Review, 5 pages spread.
2010 MADERAPATIO Magazine, December 2010.