Francesca Di Virgilio, in the art Fragilia, is an architect who has many way of expression (from painting to jeweler’s, from drawing to poetry) . In 2017 she records the Fragiliadesign brand. With it she has partecipate in Italy for years at competitions and exhibitions receiving acknowledgments and mentions.

In 2017 she has create the INTRECCI collection . It’s a line of jewels made up of unique pieces and limited series. It’ s made giving particular attention to the details and the interlacing of the colored tubular . They are wisely tangled and they mean the turbulences of the soul , the changing of everyday life, the one million stories in a life.

They are metaphors of the eternal going and going back , the eternal meet us and lost us , the limitless hug in the intimacy of every sensitive soul, and then becoming a single body.
This collection whants to give unprecedented emotions coming from new shapes.

 

“PRESENCES”

 

07-14 June 2014

Collective exibition selected  works for   “Design 20.14″ International Competition

Edited by : Francesca Canapa and Dave Gelder-  “GioielloDentro” Association

place : Abate Zanetti in Murano, Venezia

 

10-13 May 2014

Collective exibition selected  works for   “Design 20.14″ International Competition

Edited by : Francesca Canapa and Dave Gelder-  “GioielloDentro” Association

place : Diamond Room –  Palakiss Centre, Vicenza

 

22Feb.-02 Mar. 2014

Collective exibition selected  works for  “Re-define the Jewel” Competition

place : Apeiron Gallery, Savico (MB)

 

12-19 Dicember 2013

Collective exibition selected  works for  “Re-define the Jewel” Competition

place :  L’Acanto Gallery, Milano

 

19-31 October 2013

Collective exibition selected  works for  “Re-define the Jewel” Competition

place :  Rossini Gallery, Milano

 

15-27 September 2013

Collective exibition selected  works for  “Re-define the Jewel” Competition

place :  Circuiti Dinamici exibition spaces, Milano

 

March 2013

Competition “Re-define the Jewel”

Design and Art Direction by Sonia Patrizia Chain

Executive production and management: Lorenzo Argentino, Dynamic Circuits.

Work in competition: “Keeping marine”

 

March 2013

National Competition ETHICAL FASHION dedicated to self-production of the Italian Talents

Event designed and developed by The Craftworks, sponsored by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture and by the Association. Contemporary Jewellery.

Theme: “White in   ethics key”

 

January 2013

Realization of cover and drawings   in the  Romance : “Nel profondo oblio sognavo Vermeer”

Author : Silvana Cellucci
Editor : TA Edizioni . ( Pescara )
Year : 2013
Lithography : Brandolini

 

November 2012

International Competition “Bijoux D’Autore” fourth edition
Event created and developed by Norma De Lucia for the Cultural Association “IncontrieEventi” – Rome and sponsored by the City of Casalmaggiore and the  Bijoux Museum of  Casalmaggiore.
Work presented: “Anamnesis”

 

Fall 2011

Competition of manual dexterity “On the wool wire”

Event held at the Fair of artistic craftsmanship “Abilmente” in Vicenza.

Work in competition: ” Multifil Decompostable Scarf”

 

18 February to 4 March 2012

International Competition Bijoux d’Autore

Event by ‘s Cultural Association IncontrieEventi – and sponsored by the Municipality of Rome and the Museum of the Jewellery Casalmaggiore Casalmaggiore.

Work presented: “Anamnesis”

 

May 10, 2011

1st Workshop on Contemporary Jewellery

Event sponsored by the Institution Castle and Museum of the Arts Nocciano in collaboration with The Institute of Higher Education “GBVico Art School” of Chieti.

 

May 5, 1996

2nd International Competition in impromptu Graphics and Painting “A. Boni-L. Naples “

Event organized by the Italian Association of Blood-Municipal Section of Chieti.

 

19-20-21 May 2001

 VII National Prize of Painting “S. Pasquale Bajlon “

Event organized by the Province of Chieti-City of Torrevecchia Teatina.

 

2001

 ”Day of Art and Creativity Student 2001″

Art Institute “N. Guardiagrele ”

 

5-14 October 2000

10 ° Abruzzo International Film Festival “Writing and Image” of Chieti-Pescara

Event sponsored by the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities, the Abruzzo Region, the Provinces and the Municipalities of Pescara and Chieti.

 

19-20-21 May 2000

 VI National Prize of Painting “S. Pasquale Bajlon “

Event organized by the Province of Chieti-City of Torrevecchia Teatina.

 

 

“RECOGNITIONS”

 

Work Selected:

March 2013

Competition “Re-define the Jewel”

Design and Art Direction by Sonia Patrizia Chain

Executive production and management: Lorenzo Argentino, Dynamic Circuits.

Work in competition: “Keeping marine”

 

1st Award:

October 23, 2011

Competition of manual dexterity “On the wool wire”

Event held at the Fair of artistic craftsmanship “Cleverly” in Vicenza.

Work in competition: ” Multifil Separates Scarf”

Jury statement:

For the combination of colors, the careful execution, balance and clean shapes.

 

1st Award:

May 2001

Competition “Principles warriors”

Event organized by the Municipality of Chieti in collaboration with the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage.

Work in competition: “Principles Warriors: from ‘the ideal material.”

Suspended installations retractable