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Mario Agius

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Birthplace
Malta

Birth year
1956

Lives in
Gozo

Website

Representing galleries
Marziart Hamburg

Tags
sculpture

Statement

Mario Agius b. 1956 has manifested a fond inclination to sculpture and design from his early years. He began his artistic studies under the late Mons. Michelangelo Apap and furthered his studies in wood sculpture under the famous Maltese artist Anton Agius.

The artist has a number of sculptures in private collections both locally and abroad including in London and Switzerland. His finest wood sculptures adorn churches all around the Maltese islands. In 1989 he followed a course of studies in Cheltenham, England at the White Knight Gallery under the tuition of international artist Ian Norbury.

Presently Agius teaches technology and design in wood at Ninu Cremona Lyceum Complex, Victoria Gozo. Mario has been actively taking part in various collective exhibitions including those organised by the Members of the British Woodcarvers Association. His first personal exhibition entitled Nature Exalted was held at the Banca Giuratale, Gozo in June 2008. Next July Mario will be exhibiting his sculptures at the ‘Marzi Art International Galerie’ in Hamburg, Germany.

Collective Exhibitions

  • Unity in Diversity - Collective Art Exhibition in De La Salle Palace, Valletta 5th May 2010
  • “Gozitan Art Exhibition”, San Anton Palace, Attard under the patronage of His Excellency George Abela, President of Malta, October 2009
  • “The Gozo Fine Art & Sculpture Exhibition”, 2009
  • A collective Exhibition, Hamburg, Germany, July 2009
  • “Rotary Art Exhibition” Citadella Centre for the Arts, Victoria, September 2008, 2009
  • “Ir-Rotta ta’ l-Arti”, PN Headquarters, Pieta, September 2008
  • “Notte Bianca”, Valletta, October 2006,2007
  • “Collective Art Exhibition”, Victory Band Club, Xaghra, April 2007
  • “Santa Marija u l-Katidral t’Ghawdex”, Ministry for Gozo, May 2006
  • “Eden Foundation”, Victoria, March, 2003, 2008
  • “Gozitan Art Exhibition”, Visby, Gotland, Sweden, 2001
  • “Ggantija Art Festival”, Xaghra, July 1999
  • Contributed in the sculpting of sculptures which were put in an installation by Budingen, H, photographed and published in a book entitled: Budingen, Hans et. al (1995) in Gozo
  • “Prelude to Summer”, Hotel ta’ Cenc, July 1994
  • “Wildlife in Danger”, London, 1992
  • Exhibition for the opening of the School of Arts, Gozo, 1991
  • Exhibition at the Exhibition Halls of the Parliamentary Secreteriate for Gozo, 1989


Personal Exhibitions

  • Natura - Personal Art Exhibition of recent sculptures in Palazzo Castellania, Valletta 4th September 2010
  • Marzi Art International Gallery, Hamburg, Germany, August 2009
  • ‘Love In Diversity’ art..e Gallery, Victoria Gozo, February 2009
  • A joint exhibition with Girio Marsili, organized by St. James Cavalier - Centre for Creative, Valletta, August 2008
  • Nature Exalted – Banca Giuratale, Victoria, June 2008
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